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Cupressus forbesii

Tecate Cypress
Cupressaceae
Evergreen, Trees

CUPRESSUS

These conifers have tiny scalelike leaves that are closely set on cord-like branches and bear interesting globular, golf ball–size cones made up of shield-shaped scales. Need little pruning.

Cupressus forbesii

Native to coastal mountainsof Southern California. Low-branching tree to 10–25 ft. talland 20 ft. wide, with cherry redbark and green foliage. Veryfast growing. In fact, it may gettoo top-heavy for size of rootsystem; keep on the dry side toslow growth, thus lesseninglikelihood that tree will topple instrong winds. Useful as hedgeor screen.

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