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Cupressus Sempervirens Totem pot Ø 17 cm

Cupressus Sempervirens Totem pot Ø 17 cm
Cupressus Sempervirens Totem pot Ø 17 cm

The Tuscan Cypress is a slender, cone-shaped evergreen tree. Similar to most other cypresses, Cupressus Sempervirens can grow to surprising heights. Adult specimens can reach heights of up to 35 me...

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7734 

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1,750 KG

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2-3 working days

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The Tuscan Cypress is a slender, cone-shaped evergreen tree. Similar to most other cypresses, Cupressus Sempervirens can grow to surprising heights. Adult specimens can reach heights of up to 35 meters (115 feet). This cone-shaped 'totem' grows a bit slower than most other cypress trees but makes up for it with its beautiful shape.

The Cypress has a grayish trunk, with square branches. These branches have a similar gray or blueish bark. The wintergreen leaves are dark green of color. The fruits are cone-shaped green, but turn brown after being pollinated. Cupressus Sempervirens is not poisonous and is safe for pets and children.

It is possible to prune this cypress, but it is not necessary. It naturally grows into its cone-formed shape. If you prefer a fuller tree, pruning can help. Focus on pruning the top of the tree if you wish to obtain a fuller tree.

Cupressus Sempervirens is quite easy to plant. It can grow in any soil, as long as water can pass through easily. For clay ground, it can help to add organic compost and to work the soil before the first frost. Dry soil is not a problem either. Although this cypress does not like hard winds, salty sea wind is not a problem. In addition, Cupressus Sempervirens is quite winter hard, depending on where it grows up. Italian grown cypresses are less winter hardy, but cypresses from cooler climates like the British isles are fully winter hardy. Our cypresses are fully winter hardy and will only have problems with temperatures below -15.

The wood of Cupressus Sempervirens is strong and sturdy, which contributes to the longevity of the cypress. There is a Persian cypress that is estimated at an age of over 4000 years old! The wood of the cypress is also quite aromatic.

An interesting fact about Cupressus Sempervirens is that it might be fire-resistant. During a forest fire in Spain in 2012, a group of 942 cypresses remained almost untouched by the flames. Only 12 of them got burnt. The cypress is currently being researched for its fire-resistant properties.

Cupressus Sempervirens originates from Italy, Tunis, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and Cyrenaica (East Libya), but has been cultivated and naturalized in the entire Mediterranean and Black Sea areas, as well as from Syria all the way to Iran.

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Total height
50-70 cm
Pot
17 cm
Winter hardiness
Protect from -20°C
Watering
Water moderately
Location
Light sun/light shade
Shipping weight
1.7 kg
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