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Taxodium distichum

The baldcypress is well adapted to survive in harsh soil conditions. It is one of the few deciduous trees with needle-like leaves. These feathery leaves turn golden, then reddish-brown, before dropping off the tree each fall. The reddish-brown bark provides year-round color. Baldcypress are known for developing knees, or wood projections, when growing in very wet soils.

 Tree Height 
 Mature Crown Spread 
Tree Height
50-70 FT
Crown Width
20-30 FT
Per Year
1-2+ FT

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