|Common name||Mexican Swamp Cypress|
|Approx size in 10 years||7 x 4m|
Taxodium distichum var. Mexicanum
- Grade: 90cm-1m
- Common name:: Mexican Swamp Cypress
- Code:: PB6
- Approx size in 10 years: 7 x 4m
This is one of the largest trees in Mexico, reaching 80 feet (25 m) in height. Broadly spreading, branches slightly bowed, with long, arching shoots. It prefers sun and can grow in a range of soil types including damp soil. It is also drought tolerant. This species has been known to tolerate flooded conditions for extended periods of time. Generally evergreen however may be deciduous in dryer areas.