Taxodium distichum 'Secrest'
- Height: 3 feet (1m)
- Width: 10 feet (3m)
- Hardiness: -29°C (-20°F)
- USDA Zone: 5a
- Light: Full Sun
Taxodium distichum 'Secrest' is a weeping form of Bald Cypress. New feathery growth emerges bright green and darkens into the summer. This deciduous conifer has graceful weeping stems. Secrest is a dwarf cypress and forms a mounding shape. Sometimes it is top grafted onto standards which can further accentuate the shape of this plant. A stunning specimen for smaller gardens.
Taxodium distichum 'Secrest' was discovered as a witche's broom at Seacrest Arboretum in Wooster, Ohio.
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Seacrest on standard
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Bright green spring foliage
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Closeup of foliage