Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium ‘Nutans’ Taxodium

Taxodium

Description: A broadly columnar, deciduous conifer making a medium-sized tree with spreading or ascending main branches and drooping branchlets. Linear, needle-like, soft green leaves turn orange-brown in autumn.

History: Originally introduced in 1789.

Taxodium Growing Tips: Prefers to have access to good sources of moisture in the soil and will tolerate water logged soil well.  Requires plenty of water in the first 2 years after planting to ensure that it will thrive. 

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 6m x 2m

Attributes

  • Wet tolerant
  • L Size: Large
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Autumn colour
  • Attractive bark
  • Do not prune
  • Open space planting

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