Tree Type: Italian Cypress trees give height to your foundation plantings without taking up a lot of room. Transforms any plain landscape. Architects use them to frame entryways, cover vertical drain-pipes, soften corners and vertical edges and even as elegant property dividers. You can even plant them in large pots to frame your front entryway or to add elegance to your back patio or pool. They grow almost everywhere... require little water, and can adapt to almost any soil type you may have. They even resist smog and frost damage. When they reach the height you want, just cut the top. 

Growth Rate: Fast/Rapid Growth Rate 2'-3' per year.

Mature Size: The Italian Cypress grows to a height of 40' or desired height and a spread of 5' at maturity.

Sun Preference: Full Sun.

Soil Preference: The Italian Cypress grows in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained, wet and clay soils. It is very drought-tolerant but can also grow in ground that is periodically saturated.


Zone: 7-11