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Taxodium (Baldcypress) distichum (Common Baldcypress)

Native tree. Good as a street tree. Drought tolerant. Generally found in wet swampy areas, often in standing water. A deciduous conifer. Pyramidal to conical shape, especially when young. Branching is more or less horizontal. Foliage emerges as a bright yellow and matures to a soft green. Needles turn an attractive, warm reddish brown in fall. Relatively care-free. Works well at pond edges, for shade, in wet sites, as well as in groupings.

  • Height: 50'-80'
  • Spread: 20'-30'
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Viburnum (Viburnum) prunifolium (Blackhaw Viburnum)

Stiff, horizontally branched, round headed, multi-stemmed shrub. Handsome clean, glossy foliage. Useful as a large shrub or small tree. Slow growing. White flowers in May with clusters of edible pink to black fruit in September and October. Excellent fall color.

  • Height: 12'-15'
  • Spread: 8'-12'
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Viburnum (Viburnum) prunifolium 'Wilson' (Wilson’s Blackhaw Viburnum)

Nice dense habit – tends to be tighter than the species. Compact version of the upright dense shrub. Scarlet fruits appear in fall and hang on until spring. Extremely dense mounded form requires no trimming. Excellent as foundation plant, winter screening or as a low hedge. Withstands wet conditions.

  • Height: 6'-8'
  • Spread: 6'-8'
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Characteristics
  • Attracts Birds
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    Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Shade
  • Wet Soils