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  • Eventual height: 6m
  • Eventual spread: 3m

Cupressus sempervirens

Italian cypress

5 lt pot (1-1.2m) £39.99
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: any well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Dense, flattened branches of grey-green to dark green leaves and spherical or prickly brown female cones. This evergreen Italian cypress performs best in a sunny, sheltered site with well-drained soil. A narrowly upright, pencil-like form useful for punctuating designs, it does however need to be balanced with other rounded and prostrate forms.

  • Garden care: Remove any competing leaders that appear in spring, cutting out the weaker or crooked shoot cleanly at its base.
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