Full Sun – Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day.
Frost Hardy – Can Handle frost without damage.
Low Watering – Requires Little Water.
Pruning Required – Needs to be Pruned.
Non Indigenous – Exotic to South Africa.
Pencil pine, Mediterranean cypress
Produces cones as fruit which ripen to a red brown colour and turn grey with age.
- Botanical name: Cupressus sempervirens
- Common name(s): Pencil pine, Mediterranean cypress
- Categories: Trees
A long lived, evergreen tree with a upright, cone like growth habit. Originates in the Mediterranean and southern Europe region and has a fast growth habit when young, produces cones as fruit which ripen to a red brown colour and turn grey with age.
Botanical Pronunciation: ku-PRES-us sem-per-VI-renz
Cupressus sempervirens requirements and featuresinfo on these icons
Requires moderate maintenance.