Himalayan Cypress
Cupressus torulosa

Family: Cupressaceae (koo-press-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cupressus (koo-PRESS-us) (Info)
Species: torulosa (tor-oo-LOH-suh) (Info)

Category:

Trees

Conifers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Aromatic

Provides winter interest

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Irmo, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 19, 2005, Treeguy from Charleston, SC wrote:

This cypress is much more hardy than mentioned here. It is growing very well in Columbia,SC, which is around a zone 8a, and has withstood temperatures down below 14 degrees F. Extremely lovely purplish-brown bark, especially when young!