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Shawnee Brave bald cypress

Taxodium distichum 'Mickelson'

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Characteristics:
An upright, aristocratic deciduous conifer perfect for the street environment due to it's narrow form.

Growing Conditions:
Prefers moist, acidic, sandy loams, but tolerates a wide range of soil conditions ranging from average moisture garden soils to wet soils.

Uses:
A great street tree for moist locations; also, minimum leaf litter due to its fine-textured foliage.

Height:
55' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Narrow, perfectly upright form

Flowers:

Leaves:
Green, deciduous needes that turn rusty orange in the fall

Bark:

Chosen as a runner-up in the 2002 Urban Tree of the Year competition held by The Society of Municipal Arborists.