Bald Cypress

Taxodium distichum

  • State tree of Louisiana
  • Can grow up to 100 to 150 feet
  • Prefers moist, well drained soil
  • Pale green needles will turn a copper colored red in the fall
  • Bark peels in the winter
  • Small seeds are loved by birds and squirrels
  • Can be planted in urban settings

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