Shawnee Brave Bald Cypress

Taxodium distichum ‘Mickelson

Form: Narrow pyramidal
Growth Rate: Fast
Drought Tolerance: High
Size: 55-75’ tall by 18-20’ wide
Zone: 5-9
Salt Tolerance: High
Light Requirements:
 Full sun
Soil Requirements: Adaptable to most soils except highly
alkaline; If the pH is too high, the leaves will become chlorotic
and turn yellow
Bark: Smooth; reddish brown fibers when young; matures to
reddish brown to gray, brown with shallow fissures; ridges are
narrow strips, ribbon and bands vertically overlapping.
Flower: Monoecious, purple male catkins, green female cones; inconspicuous
Fruit: Small, round cones, clusters mature October –
Foliage: Green foliage turns russet-brown to orange, brown in the fall; soft feathery needles Large parking lot islands, parking lot buffer strips, reclamation plantings, screening and as a shade tree; can be clipped into a nice soft hedge

100 S Westminster Rd, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Monday – Thursday 
8:00AM – 5:00PM
8:00AM – 3:00PM