Cypress: ‘Blue Ice’ Cupressus arizonica
Growth Habit: Columnar evergreen tree.
Light: Full Sun
Mature Height: 20-25 feet.
Mature Width: 8-10 feet
Spacing: 5-6 feet apart privacy screen.
Growth Rate: Fast growing 2-3 feet per year once well established.
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Soil Conditions: Prefers well-drained soil; adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions.
Tolerances: Drought once well established.
Pruning/Trimming: Trimmed to a desired height and/or sheared in the fall, but not necessary.
Fertilizer: Suggest a well-balance fertilizer like a 10-10-10 or 13-13-13. Feed in spring and fall.
Uses: Decorative accent and ideally for wind or privacy screen.
Moisture: Regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. The first year of growth requires watering at least once per day. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly.
Hardiness Zone: 7-9.