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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
10m
Max height
2m
Max spread
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

Habit

Ascending branches, Narrowly columnar, Tall

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Cypress aphid Cypress aphid

Cypress (coryneum) canker Cypress (coryneum) canker

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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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)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Ascending branches, Narrowly columnar, Tall


Colour

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Cypress aphid

Specific diseases

Cypress (coryneum) canker

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


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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