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Taxodium distichum 'Cascade Falls'

#PP12296

Also called Cascade Falls Swamp Cypress


More About Taxodium distichum 'Cascade Falls' (PP12296)

  • Top-grafted, compact, weeping crown
  • Branches grow outward from the stem, then drop vertically to the ground
  • Soft, feathery, flat, green needles in the summer
  • Foliage turns rusty-brown in the fall before defoliating
  • Tolerates moisture-retentive or submerged soil once the tree is established

Zone:

4

Height:

175-250 cm

Spread:

125-200 cm
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Cascade Falls Bald Cypress Growing and Maintenance Tips

While taxodium have the appearance of evergreens, they shed their needles every fall. An outstanding specimen when used with large rockery and water features. Staking can create a desired height or shape. Note: Chlorosis often occurs in an alkaline soil.


Taxodium distichum 'Cascade Falls' (PP12296) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Wetland (Root submerged)
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous conifer
Fall Color

Habit

Weeping

Foliage Color

Bronze
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

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