Our Miniature Cypress Trees can be kept inside for short periods of time (such as a holiday season), and are hardy in most zones. Fragrant and slow-growing, these are healthy trees that provide Mediterranean style to any garden.
European Cypress & Lemon Cypress Trees
Grown in the Pacific Northwest
Best Indoors or Out: It will thrive indoors or outside, but does not tolerate exposure to heaters, freezing temperatures, direct sun or wind
Light: Prefers partial shade or four hours of bright, indirect light
Temperature: Moderate (normal indoor temperatures)
Water: Water immediately upon receipt. Afterwards, water regularly to keep soil moist but not soggy. In hot, dry weather water deeply once a week.
Fertilizer: After the last spring frost, feed with a well-balanced, granular fertilizer
Growth Mature height 15 feet, with 3 foot girth
Re-potting: Re-pot every year in well-draining acid soil. Early Spring is the best time to re-pot and transplant. Re-pot it into an increment of 2" pots. Example: if currently in a 6" pot transplant it to an 8" pot the following year.
Planting Outside: Best to plant in early Spring to allow tree to become established before the heat
USDA Gardening Zones: Zones 5 -11