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Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.)

Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) Basics

Grows LikeTree
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusOBL

Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialYes
Fall ConspicuousYes
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterModerate
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormSingle Stem
Growth RateRapid
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)45
Height Mature feet130
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityYes
ConicalConical
ToxicityNone

Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceHigh
CaCO3 ToleranceNone
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days (Minimum)160
pH Minimum4.5
pH Maximum6
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)300
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)800
Precipitation Minimum40
Precipitation Maximum65
Root Depth (Minimum inches)40
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Minimum Temperature (F)-18

Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) Reproduction

Bloom PeriodMid Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceLow
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesYes
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound5200
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorLow
Seedling VigorLow
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductMedium
Lumber ProductYes
Naval Store ProductYes
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryGymnosperm
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Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.)

Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) grows like a Tree. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is an Perennial. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is Native to U.S.. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: OBL. Spring and Summer is when Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is actively growing. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is not an allelopath. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) has a High C:N Ratio. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) has a coppice potential of Yes. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is fall conspicuous. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) has a Purple colored flower. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) has a Moderate foliage porosity. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) has a Fine foliage texture. Seeds of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) are Brown. Seeds of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) are No conspicuous. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) grows as a Single Stem. The growth rate of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is Rapid. The maximum height of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) at 20 years is 45 feet. The mature height of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is 130 feet. The lifespan of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is Long. The shape and orientation of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is Conical. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is adapted to coarse textured soils. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is adapted to fine textured soils. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is High. The CaCO3 tolerance of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is None. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is Low. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) requires a minimum of 160 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is 4.5. The maximum pH of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is 6. The minimum planting density per acre of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is 300. The maximum planting density per acre of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is 800. The minimum Precipitation that Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) requires is 40. The maximum Precipitation that Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) can handle is 65. The minimum root depth of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is 40 inches. The salininty tolerance of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is None. The shade tolerance of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is Intermediate. The shade tolerance of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is Intermediate. The minimum temperature that Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) requires is -18. The bloom period of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is Mid Spring. The commerical availability of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is Low. The fruit seed period of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is Yes. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is propagated by bare roots. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is propagated by bulbs. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is propagated by container. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is not propagated by corms. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is not propagated by cuttings. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is propagated by seed. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is not propagated by sod. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is not propagated by sprig. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is not propagated by tubers. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) can generally yield 5200 seeds per pound of seeds. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) has a Slow seed spread rate. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) has a Low seedling vigor. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) has a Low seedling vigor. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) does not have a small grain. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) has a None vegatative spread rate. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) does not have a berry/nut seed product. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) does not make a good fodder product. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) does not make a good fuel wood product. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) makes a good lumber product. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) makes a good naval store product. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is not palatable to humans. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) does not make a pulpwood product. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) does not make a veneer product. Bald Cypress (Taxodium Distichum (L.) L.C. Rich.) is of the category, Gymnosperm.
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