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Differing from the original Italian Cypress, Italian Cypress Agrimed cultivar has been bred to resist the cypress canker that has damaged cypresses across the UK. It’s a tough but slender evergreen that suits all garden styles and sizes. Originally from the Mediterranean, Cupressus Sempervirens Agrimed Full Standard Trees are evergreen hence their name ‘Sempervirens’ which is Latin for ‘always alive’ or ‘ever green’. These slender evergreen conifers have dark green scaly foliage formed in dense sprays that are rough to the touch and often produce small cones in autumn.
Height And Spread of Italian Cypress Agrimed Full Standard Trees Italian Cypress Full Standard trees can be kept at their current shape with an annual trim. Left to their own devices and untrimmed they can grow to a maximum height of 20 metres.
How Hardy Is Italian Cypress Agrimed Full Standard Trees The Agrimed variety of Italian Cypress is bred to resist Cypress canker and it can withstand temperatures of minus 15 if its roots are well-drained. It does best in a sheltered position with protection from harsh frosts. Once established Agrimed is drought resistant and withstands coastal sprays.
To Use Pencil Cypress Agrimed Full Standard Trees Italian Cypress Full Standard Trees have tactile, evergreen foliage that adds texture and year-round interest to the garden without taking up all the space. They create hardy privacy screens, wind shelters, and textured hedge lines. They are popular as a lining for pathways, especially with added solar lighting, and to section up the garden without taking up too much room, for example a vegetable garden from a children’s play area. Italian Cypresses are often found standing guard on either side of a doorway, blocking out an unsightly shed or studded throughout a rock garden.
How To Care For Italian Cypress Agrimed Full Standard Trees These Pencil Cypress Agrimed Full Standard Trees are easy to grow once established and are very low maintenance. They don’t need any pruning to maintain their slender upright shape, although you can tidy up new growth. They enjoy a spot in full sun with moist well-drained soil and are not fussy about soil type or pH growing happily in chalk as well as loam. Water yours well it’s until established and apply a thick layer of mulch in the winter to give a boost of nutrients and maintain good health throughout the growing year.