Cupressus torulosa D.Don

Himalayan Cypress

Family: Cupressaceae

Genus: Cupressus

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 8 to 10

Size: To 75' tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Conical habit, horizontal branches and sprays of whip-like branchlets with dark green foliage.n


Native to the Himalayas. Introduced in 1824.

Published in Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 55 in 1825. Also published in Desc. Pinus v.2 p.18 in 1824 and in ed.3 #59 in 1832.


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