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Silver Smoke Cypress Tree

Cupressus arizonica glabra 'Silver Smoke'


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The Silver Smoke Cypress Tree is an attractive, pyramidal cypress that has a beautiful silver-blue color to its foliage making it a standout amongst the other greenery. The Silver Smoke Cypress Tree is definitely an eye-catcher and is very tolerant of heat, drought, and deer.

Hardiness Zone: 5-9
Mature Height: 30 to 50 feet
Mature Width: 15 to 20 Feet
Classification: Pyramidal Evergreen
Sunlight: Full Sun to partial shade
Habit: Upright, Pyramidal
Foliage: Blue
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Growzone: 5-9 Silver Smoke Cypress Tree Hardiness Zone 5-9

How to Care for Silver Smoke Cypress Tree

Never plant Silver Smoke Cypress Trees deeper than originally planted in the pot. As a rule we always say that before you mulch you should still be able to see the soil from the original pot. Planting to deep can cause rotting of the stem and death to the tree. Blue Ice Arizona Cypress are very drought tolerant, however they grow very slow without adequate water during the initial establishment period. Staking young trees is recommended to minimize the stress on the stem from winds blowing the tree. When tying trees to stakes remember the tree will continue to grow. Loosely tie the tree with several twist ties to allow for growth. Check trees every three months and loosen as needed. If this is not done, the twist tie will grow into the tree causing injury. A Pro tip that I can offer is to use a short length of old garden hose and run the tie wire through the hose. this will protect the trunk of the tree from being damaged by the tie wire. The one question that comes up often when talking to customers is "when is the best time to plant."? For the most part, container trees can be planted year around, provided the ground isn't frozen. Below Virginia many nurseries and Christmas tree growers field plant year around, weather permitting. When planting a potted tree, remember the only water source the tree has, is its small root ball, and all the water the tree uses must come from them until new roots can grow into the surrounding soil. New trees should be watered twice weekly (Minimum), under hot drier conditions possibly more. Care should be taken not to over water. More trees die from over watering than under.

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