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Cupressus glabra ‘Blue Ice’/Blue Ice Arizona Cypress

Cupressus glabra ‘Blue Ice’ / Cupressus glabra ‘Blue Ice’
Young specimen in a nursery
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Young specimen in a nursery

Close-up of the silvery-gray foliage

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Scientific Name: Cupressus glabra ‘Blue Ice’
Common Name: Blue Ice Arizona Cypress
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: As long as the drainage is good the plant grows well in almost any soil, acidic to calcareous. The steel-blue foliage is a major feature. Nice for screening and privacy control, but also makes a handsome specimen lawn tree.