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Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum)

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Bald cypress, a long-lived wetland monarch, is an incredibly important component of floodplains, sloughs, swamps, brakes, or anywhere else that remains too wet for most other trees. Wood from mature trees is highly valuable due to its ability to withstand the elements, and because of this has spurned an industry...
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Bald cypress, a long-lived wetland monarch, is an incredibly important component of floodplains, sloughs, swamps, brakes, or anywhere else that remains too wet for most other trees. Wood from mature trees is highly valuable due to its ability to withstand the elements, and because of this has spurned an industry of “recyclers” who salvage lumber from old buildings or sinker logs from waterways to put it back to use. Baldcypress’ popularity as a landscape specimen has proven its tolerance to colder and drier conditions than its natural range indicates.

Here’s a tip: If you want to increase the chance of turkeys roosting on your property, plant several clumps of cypress in or around your food plots. Turkeys love the horizontal branching habit of this species, and will choose them over other trees when given the option.  Here is another tip: If you have or plan on installing a small bridge on your property, or already have one and don’t want to lose it to erosion, plant several cypress trees downstream. The roots will form upright growths called knees that trap sediment and material to slow the flow and greatly reduce erosion.

Zone: 6 - 9
Soil pH: <6.8
Mature Height: 75' - 100'
Wildlife Value: Preferred roost tree for wild turkeys, seeds eaten by wood ducks. Hollows provide habitat, nests, dens, ect. for fish, woodpeckers, ducks, racoon, and other woodland mammals.
Site Preference: Naturally occurs in wetlands, but tolerates drier sites.
Fruit Maturity Date: Fall
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Cypress

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Richard Conley
Great Trees

Tree seedlings arrived in a timely manner were of excellent quality.

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Michael Williams
Nice trees!

Delivered quick In great condition.

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Scott Riddell
Great

Good looking trees!

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T.C.
Cypress Saplings

Thank you for the healthy looking (6) Cypress saplings. I planted them the same day they arrived. I do plan on buying some Oak saplings from you in the near future. Best wishes T.C.

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Ryan Bradshaw
Live oak and bald cypress

Perfect arrived healthy

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No Refund Policy: Mossy Oak Nativ Nurseries (Nativ Nurseries) guarantees that our product will arrive in good condition, alive, and true to its name as labeled. We take care in packaging our products. If your order is incorrect or does not arrive in good condition, contact our customer service desk within five (5) business days from your receipt of the product to report any mistake in your order or damage to the product. No refunds will be given however but, we will fix our mistake or rectify any damage by replacing the product at our expense. Nativ Nurseries makes no warranty, expressed or implied for any certain rate of growth or productivity for any of our plant products. Nativ Nurseries will not be responsible for crop failure, damage to products after the customer has received an order, or injuries due to non-recommended zone planting, frost damage, or any man made or natural cause beyond our control. Nativ Nurseries will consider replacing an order if a claim is made in writing or e-mail within five (5) business days from your receipt of the product explaining in detail what problems have occurred. However, Nativ Nurseries reserves the right to refuse replacement at any time.
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Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum)
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