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1208 Sharp Rd.
Gunter, TX 75058
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1208 Sharp Road
Gunter , Texas 75058
(972) 372-4737

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Cypress

Bald Cypress

Bald Cypress

Scientific Name: Taxodium distichum
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  • Close up of a Bald Cypress tree leaf and the blue cones. Photographed at our tree farm north of Dallas, Texas by Treeland Nursery.
  • Bald Cypress tree installed in a frontyard by Treeland Nursery.
  • Bald Cypress trees planted along a retaining wall by Treeland Nursery.
  • Bald Cypress and Little Gem Magnolias installed by Treeland Nursery.
  • Bald Cypress tree planted next to a creek in a public park by Treeland Nursery.
  • Bald Cypress tree installed in Dallas, TX by Treeland Nursery.
  • Little Gem Magnolias installed by Treeland Nursery between bald cypress trees.
  • Bald Cypress tree installed in a frontyard by Treeland Nursery.
  • A grouping of Bald Cypress trees planted in front of a creek by Treeland Nursery.
  • Bald Cypress trees planted in a backyard around a playset.
  • Bald Cypress and Little Gem Magnolias installed by Treeland Nursery.
  • Large Bald Cypress tree planted near a pond by Treeland Nursery.
  • Mature Bald Cypress trees found at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildlife Center in Austin, TX. Photographed by Treeland Nursery.
  • Mature Bald Cypress trees found in Austin, TX. Photographed by Treeland Nursery.
  • Mature Bald Cypress trees with fall color. Photographed at the Tree Farm in front of the office by Treeland Nursery.
  • Bald Cypress trees have a bronze to red fall color. Photographed at our tree farm by Treeland Nursery.
  • Bald Cypress Trees in the Fall at Treeland Nursery
  • Bald Cypress tree with beautiful peeling bark. Photographed by Treeland Nursery.

SIZE & GROWTH RATE

Average Growth Rate is 2.5 Feet Per Year
Mature Size 60' Tall x 40' Wide

LIGHT NEEDS

Full sun

DECIDUOUS OR EVERGREEN

Deciduous

ACORNS?

No it doesn't have acorns

COLOR

Rich green foliage which turns orange in the fall.

SPECIAL FEATURES

Fast Growing
Extremely Long Lived
No serious insect or disease problems
Adaptable to a Wide Range of Soil Types
Excellent for Areas with Poor Drainage or Standing Water


The Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) stands out as a unique and fascinating addition to any landscape. Unlike most cone-bearing trees, the bald cypress sheds its feathery, needle-like leaves in the fall, earning its nickname “bald.” This deciduous conifer thrives in swampy areas and along riverbanks, boasting a remarkable adaptation for surviving in flooded environments. It develops “cypress knees,” woody growths that project from the roots upwards through the water. These knees are believed to help the tree take in oxygen and provide stability in the soft, wet soil. Towering over wetlands, the bald cypress can reach majestic heights of 80 to 100 feet with a wide, spreading canopy. Its reddish-brown bark is furrowed and vertically striated, adding a touch of texture and interest to the winter landscape. Young bald cypress trees tend to have a conical shape, but as they mature, their branches become more horizontal. This unique form, combined with the presence of cypress knees, creates a captivating visual impression in swampy habitats. Despite its preference for wet environments, the bald cypress is surprisingly adaptable. It can tolerate drier soils as well, making it a more versatile choice than one might initially think. Its slow-growing nature means it can live for centuries, becoming a majestic and enduring landmark in the landscape. The Bald Cypress is a symbol of resilience, thriving in challenging conditions and adapting to its environment with unique features like cypress knees and seasonal foliage changes. The bald cypress offers a unique combination of beauty, resilience, and ecological value, making it a truly remarkable tree.

Name Container
Size
Trunk
Width
Tree
Height
Canopy
Width
Delivered & Planted
Price
Delivered Only/
Pickup Price
Row #'s Buy
Bald Cypress 10% OFF65g3.25 - 4.0 in10-11.5 ft5-6 ft$445.50
Reg. $495
$334.80
$372
144-148, 150Add to cart
Bald Cypress 10% OFF95g4.0 - 4.5 in11-12 ft6-7 ft$715.50
Reg. $795
$537.30
$597
147-149Add to cart