Pond Cypress
Taxodium ascendens

Family Cupressaceae
Genus Taxodium
Specific Epithet ascendens
Arboretum Collection LT
Lifecycle large deciduous tree
Fall Color brown
Size to 40 meters with 2 meter diameter
Bloom Time March to April
Flower wind pollinated
Bark brown fibrous
Leaf Size appressed >1cm on deciduous branchlets
Leaf Margin Entire
Leaf Arrangement
Leaf Type Simple
Description A large excurrent tree with soft textured foliage. On wet sites, cypress knees form from roots.
Cultural Requirements Found on wet sites. Adaptable and fast growing in the landscape.
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2 branches off the same tree

2 branches off the same tree

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branch with fruit

branch with fruit

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branch with leaves

branch with leaves

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Pon cypress by the pond

Pon cypress by the pond

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