Taxodium distichum 'Secrest'
Common name: 
Secrest Baldcypress
Pronunciation: 
taks-O-di-um DIS-ti-kum
Family: 
Cupressaceae, Taxodiaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous conifer, shrub, dwarf, relatively low and spreading habit, slow growing to about 3 ft high and 10 ft wide (~1 × 3 m).  
  • Sun.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5      Originated from a "witches' broom", discovered and named by James N. Karcher, Grounds Manager at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), Wooster, Ohio.  Secrest Arboretum is on the OARDC campus.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden
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