Cupressus sempervirens

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Cupressus sempervirens, the Mediterranean cypress (also known as Italian cypress, Tuscan cypress, Persian cypress, or pencil pine), is a species of cypress native to the eastern Mediterranean region, in northeast Libya, southern Albania, southern and coastal Bulgaria, southern coastal Croatia, southern Montenegro, southern Bosnia and Herzegovina, southwestern Macedonia, southern Greece, southern Turkey, Cyprus, northern Egypt, western Syria, Lebanon, Malta, Italy, Palestine, Israel, western Jordan, South Caucasus, and also a disjunct population in Iran.

Cupressus sempervirens is a medium-sized coniferous evergreen tree to 35 m (115 ft) tall, with a conic crown with level branches and variably loosely hanging branchlets. It is very long-lived, with some trees reported to be over 1,000 years old.

The foliage grows in dense sprays, dark green in colour. The leaves are scale-like, 2-5 mm long, and produced on rounded (not flattened) shoots. The seed cones are ovoid or oblong, 25-40 mm long, with 10-14 scales, green at first, maturing brown about 20-24 months after pollination. The male cones are 3-5 mm long, and release pollen in late winter. It is moderately susceptible to cypress canker, caused by the fungus Seiridium cardinale, and can suffer extensive dieback where this disease is common. The species name sempervirens comes from the Latin for 'evergreen'.

Mediterranean cypress has been widely cultivated as an ornamental tree for millennia away from its native range, mainly throughout the whole Mediterranean region, and in other areas with similar hot, dry summers and mild, rainy winters, including California, southwest South Africa and southern Australia. It can also be grown successfully in areas with cooler, moister summers, such as the British Isles, New Zealand and the Pacific Northwest (coastal Oregon, Washington and British Columbia). It is also planted in Florida and parts of the coastal southern United States as an ornamental tree.

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Cupressus sempervirens
200/500 cc - 10/20 cm
0,69 €

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Cupressus sempervirens
1/2 L - 20/50 cm
3,18 €

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Cupressus sempervirens
2/5 L - 50/100 cm
9,54 €

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5/10 L - 1.00/1.50 m
21,20 €

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Cupressus sempervirens
10/15 L - 1.50/2.00 m
31,80 €

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Cupressus sempervirens
15/20 L - 2.00/2.50 m
47,70 €

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Cupressus sempervirens
20/40 L - 2.50/3.00 m
84,80 €

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Cupressus sempervirens
20/40 L - 3.00/3.50 m
116,60 €

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Cupressus sempervirens
20/40 L - 3.50/4.00 m
159,00 €

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Cupressus sempervirens
40/70 L - 4.00/4.50 m
196,10 €

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Cupressus sempervirens
40/70 L - 4.50/5.00 m
233,20 €

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