Common Name Arizona Cypress

Botanical Name Pinaceae

Category Tree - Evergreen

USDA Cold 7-9

Hardiness Zone

Flowers Insignificant

Normal Bloom Time N/A

Foliage Blue green

Special Features

Mature Size 40-50' H X 30-40' W Evergreen:

Growth Rate Moderate Attracts Butterflies:

Sunlight Requirements Full Sun Attracts Hummingbirds:

Soil Requirements Adaptable Has Fragrance:

Water Requirements Dry to Moderate Produces food for Birds:

Maintenance Level Low Drought Resistant:

Special Considerations Can grow to 90 tall in perfect conditions Native Plant:

Good Fall Color:


Can be Invasive:


Description / Comments Deer "Resistant":

Prefers altitudes of 3,000 to 8,000 feet, but will prosper on the plateau. It has a

rounded crown or sometimes irregular shape. Foliage is aromatic and a pleasant

color year around. Very draught tolerant.

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( This page created by the Cumberland County Master Gardeners Association as part of their Favorite Plants for the Plateau CD )