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Cupressus sempervirens 'Totem Pole' (Italian cypress 'Totem Pole')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
10m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
2m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
20-50 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Cupressus sempervirens 'Totem Pole'

Other names: Italian cypress 'Totem Pole'

Genus: Cupressus Cupressus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Totem Pole' _ 'Totem Pole' is a very slender, compact evergreen conifer with a columnar habit. It has rich green scaly foliage and is useful as a focal point or accent either planted singly or in groups.


Cupressus sempervirens 'Totem Pole' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Ascending branches, Narrowly columnar, Tall

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Cypress aphid Cypress aphid

Specific diseases: Cypress (coryneum) canker Cypress (coryneum) canker

General care

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Cupressus sempervirens 'Totem Pole' (Italian cypress 'Totem Pole') will reach a height of 10m and a spread of 2m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Planted in groups, Resistant to pollution

Cultivation: Plant in any moist, but well-drained soil. Can tolerate hot sunny sites, but protect from strong winds.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Cupressus sempervirens 'Totem Pole'

Other names: Italian cypress 'Totem Pole'

Genus: Cupressus Cupressus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Totem Pole' _ 'Totem Pole' is a very slender, compact evergreen conifer with a columnar habit. It has rich green scaly foliage and is useful as a focal point or accent either planted singly or in groups.


Cupressus sempervirens 'Totem Pole' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Ascending branches, Narrowly columnar, Tall

Watch out for

Specific pests: Cypress aphid

Specific diseases: Cypress (coryneum) canker

General care

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Cupressus sempervirens 'Totem Pole' (Italian cypress 'Totem Pole') will reach a height of 10m and a spread of 2m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Planted in groups, Resistant to pollution

Cultivation: Plant in any moist, but well-drained soil. Can tolerate hot sunny sites, but protect from strong winds.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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