Montezuma Cypress


Common Name: Montezuma Cypress

Botanical Name: Taxodium Mucronatum

Description: Deciduous, unlike the Bald Cypress, Montezuma Cypress trees rarely produce knees from the roots. It is very drought-tolerant and fast-growing but does better with climates that are rainy throughout the year or with a high summer rainfall. Persistent and evergreen in extreme South Texas, but semi-evergreen or deciduous farther north.

Size: 50' - 70' H x 25' W (or more)

Sun/Water: Full sun, average water.

Zones: 8 - 11