This plant grows well in the following regions:
- CVCentral Valley
- NCNorth and Central Coast
- SCSouth Coast
Formerly known as Cupressus arizonica. Arizona cypress is an evergreen conifer that can grow to forty feet tall and twenty feet wide. It maintains a pyramidal form with blue-green foliage of small, scale-like leaves on splay branches. It makes an excellent windbreaks or screens, but can just as well be used as a specimen tree.
Although the flowers are inconspicuous, they develop into golf ball-sized cones that persist on the tree throughout the year. This is a low maintenance tree that requires little pruning to maintain its form.
'Blue Pyramid' and 'Blue Ice' form dense blue-gray pyramids to at least 20-25 ft. high.
- Full sun
- Low water
- Very low water