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    09 / 15 / 2013

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Just beautiful, what is it? Looks evergreen with very fine leaves simular to Christmas trees. This tree is in a common area of my neighborhood.


  • rbjonesy Green Thumb says:

    To buy, it would need to be Pikes or a nursery more geared toward native trees and plants. If this showed up at HD or WM I’d be shocked. Bald Cypress is easy, drought tolerant, wet tolerant, and gets pretty darn big, so choose the spot wisely.

    October 27th, 2013 at 6:18am

  • bullfroghollow Master Identifier says:

    Thanks for the info Walter Reeves! Mine is a Dawn Redwood 🙂 I didn’t know they were different. bobrl55, I got mine at one of my local nurseries.

    September 23rd, 2013 at 1:07pm

  • Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    remember A-B-C Alternate leaves means it’s a Bald Cypress

    September 17th, 2013 at 6:26pm

  • bobrl55 Apprentice says:

    Much appreciated, where can one be purchased?

    September 16th, 2013 at 12:17pm

  • bullfroghollow Master Identifier says:

    Pretty sure it’s the bald cypress. They were widely sold a few years ago as a dawn redwood, supposedly the oldest known species of tree or something like that. A friend of mine, gone now, had great luck growing them from seeds, her “seedlings” are forty or so years old now. Don’t have one single bad thing to say about them, wonderful tree, wonderful spring, summer and fall color. Soft needle like leaves turn orange and drop as winter approaches.

    September 16th, 2013 at 11:21am

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