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Taxodium distichumSwamp Cypress

2 Options from £64.99

Hardy Tree
What is Hardy Tree?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches. Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

Magificent deciduous conifer

Ideal for boggy soils

Good autumn colour

1 x 18 litre potted taxodium plant £64.99 Within 7 Working Days
2 x 18 litre potted taxodium plants £119.99 Within 7 Working Days
Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery Video
This hardy, deciduous conifer which is ideal for planting in a wet, boggy area or alongside a stream or riverbank. Swamp Cypress will produce aerial roots at water level, so waterlogged soils will not be a problem. Taxodium distichum is a shade loving tree, which is capable of attaining great heights, with growth of up to 1m (39") per year. Ultimately it will form a conical shaped tree which becomes more columnar with age. This majestic conifer has striking red-brown bark and branches. The deciduous foliage turns an attractive rusty-brown in autumn, accompanied by roundish red brown cones. Height: 20m (65'). Spread: to 12m (39').

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Low Maintenance Garden, Specimen Plant


dappled shade, shade

Up to 2000cm (787in)

Up to 1200cm (472in)



Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

1 x 18 litre potted taxodium plant (KA3572)
2 x 18 litre potted taxodium plants (TKA3573)

Feed and water regularly during the first year after planting. Taxodium is low maintenance and trouble free once established.
Grow Taxodium in reliably moist, even boggy soil. Swamp cypress requires and non-alkaline soil. Choose a shaded, sheltered position.


Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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