The genus Cupressus is one of several genera within the family Cupressaceae that have the common name cypress; for the others, see cypress. It is considered a polyphyletic group.
Common name: Cupressus macrocarpa, Monterey Cypress Color: green Bloom time: Non-flowering Height: 40.00 to 70.00 feet Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care Before you plant, be sure that you choose varieties proven in your climate. When in doubt, All-America Rose Selections winners are good bets. Or check with your local nursery.If you order plants from a mail-order company, order early, in January or February (March at the latest).
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 12-30 deg. C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Plants love waterâ€”but donâ€™t drown them.
That is, they donâ€™t like to sit in water, and theyâ€™ll die if the soil is too wet in winter.
The ideal soil is rich and loose, with good drainage.
One of the worst mistakes you can make is to not provide adequate drainage.
Special Feature: Narrow columnar form is sometimes difficult to fit into residential landscapes. Good specimen around tall buildings.
Use Ornamental use:
The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Note: No serious insect or disease problems. Spider mites attack foliage in some areas.