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Pencil Pine Cypress, Cupressus sempervirens - Plant

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It is one of the best foliage plant mainly cultivated as an ornamental and decorative tree.

    What makes it special:
  • Pencil pines are hardy plant.
  • One of the best ornamental tree.
  • Distinct and Attractive foliage.
  • Best for both balcony and outdoor.

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1Pencil Pine Cypress, Cupressus sempervirens - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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About Pencil Pine Cypress

Pencil Pine Cypress is an evergreen conifer with a very narrow, pencil-shaped crown. Pencil Pine Cypress is native to southern Europe and western and commonly called Italian cypress which belongs to the Cupressaceae family. Cupressus sempervirens is a medium-sized coniferous evergreen tree.

It is one of the best foliage plant mainly cultivated as an ornamental and decorative tree. They can grow remarkably tall, slender, almo

Plant Specifications

Plant Height18 inch (46 cm)
Plant Spread 3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Italian cypress, Tuscan cypress, Persian cypress
Maximum Reachable Height up to 30 meters.
Bloom Time Non-flowering
Difficulty Level Very easy to grow.

Planting and care


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Sunlight

  • Keep the plant outdoor with bright direct natural light.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile for growing.

  • Watering
  • Water the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (Eary monsoon-spring) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

  • Re-potting
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

  • For re-potting procedure click here

    Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Donts
  • Do not overwater the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Pencil Pine Cypress care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in direct bright light.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Full sun, indirect bright light.
    Watering Moderately.
    Soil well-drained sandy loam soil.
    Temperature 30-40 degree Celsius.
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Pencil Pine Cypress special feature

    It makes a popular ornamental tree due to its attractive foliage.

    Pencil Pine Cypress uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Decorative tree
    • Also used in gardens

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to plant Cypress trees?

    To grow plant through cuttings consider the following points 1.To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2.Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight 4-6 hours a day or they can also thrive in indirect bright sunlight. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season.

    How to propagate Cypress plant?

    You can propagate Cypress tree through seeds or cuttings. To Propagate Cypress consider the following points 1. More than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(Feb-June).

    Can you plant Cypress trees in water?

    No, you can not plant Cypress tree in water

    Where to plant Cypress trees?

    You can Plant Cypress tree outdoor where it will get indirect bright or direct bright sunlight 4-6 hrs. a day

    Can lemon Cypress be planted outside?

    Yes, you can Plant Lemon Cypress tree outside where it will get direct bright sunlight 4-6 hrs. a day

    When to plant Cypress trees?

    You can plant Cypress tree From February to June.

    When to plant Cypress seeds?

    You can plant Cypress seeds in Summer season

    How to plant Cypress trees in pots?

    To plant Cypress in pot tree consider the following points 1.Choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2.Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field.

    Can you plant Cypress trees in winter?

    No, you can not plant Cypress tree in winter because the best ideal season to plant Cypress is Summer.

    Is Cypress a flowering plant?

    No, its not flowering plant.

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