General Information. Himalayan cypress is an evergreen tree with a large, oval to broadly conical crown; it usually grows 15 – 25 metres tall, although specimens. Habitat and Ecology: In the Himalaya, Cupressus torulosa is a codominant with Juniperus in the dry inner valleys and semi-arid high mountain environments. Learn more about the Himalayan cypress – with amazing Himalayan cypress photos and facts on Arkive.

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Do not tug at it as this may cause root damage. It serves as an ornamental in Yugoslavia Vidakovicand presumably elsewhere in the West. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: It is a shade intolerant species, thriving in tropical and subtropical rainforests, where it prefers calcareous substrates. Crown large oval to broadly conical. Tolerates some drought once established.

Unfortunately, due to strict bio-security laws, we are unable to ship plants to Western Australia, Northern Territory or Tasmania. China to the Himalayas. QR Code What’s this? Scissors or Secateurs Spade or hand shovel depending on your soil type Watering can or soft flow watering wand. Also used in construction and railway carriage-making.

When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Kashmir cypress Cupressus cashmeriana. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. If you plan to store your plants longer than a week or two, be sure not to keep them in a heavily sheltered area or indoors.


Fertilizing Fertilizer can be applied after backfilling the hole. Rodents of Unusual Size. Seed – sow late winter in a cold frame and only just cover the seed[].

Give the bottom of the tube a few cu;ressus taps and a light squeeze around all sides at the base, this will help loosen the root ball from cu;ressus sides of the tube.

Use the secateurs or scissors to cut the tape around the stem of the plant Remove the bag Place toruoosa plants in a tray or container that will allow water to drain away Water well each day for the first 2 – 3 weeks during the warmer months and 1- 2 weeks during winter After that, taper off to about once every 2 or 3 days From there on, observation will be needed to determine if the soil is drying out or if the plant begins to wilt After 6 – 12 months most plants will be able to find their own water that’s trapped in the surrounding soil, unless cupresuss go through an extended dry period.

Used for cabinetwork, office furniture, fine art articles. Water-in the plant and surrounding soil thoroughly until soaked. For tube size plants, 1 teaspoon of slow release granules around each plant will do nicely. This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.

Being in such small containers means they will dry out very quickly. Do not allow the fertiliser granules to come cpuressus contact with the stem of the plant, this can have adverse effects.

We are currently updating this section. The wood is cupressux, especially the root-wood, and an essential oil extracted from these parts is used in medicine to cure inflammatory wounds, or as an antiseptic, and is also used for cosmetics FIPI Great for hedging large gardens, also makes a fantastic windbreak and shade tree.


Can be applied to all house plants and vegetable plants.

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My Cupressus torulosa in Canberra, Australia ,is 29 years old and 40 feet high. The seedlings are very subject to damping off so should be watered with care and kept well-ventilated[]. An on-line version is also available. Shoots in a single plane.

Vol 1 – 4 and Supplement. Place the fertilizer around the outer edge of the root ball. Female cones globose or elliptic, grouped on very short stalks, mm across, green or purple when young, later turning dark brown, composed of 10 scales, with a small central depression and a small, triangular, reflexed mucro. Wild trees in the Himalayas Photograph by: Comments have to be approved before they are horulosa here.

This species is planted on a small scale as a timber tree in Italy[50].


Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Its very difficult to set out an exact watering schedule for all situations as there are so many varying condition such as plant variety, position sun, shade and windseason, soil type and mulch.

The leaves are used[]. It occurs naturally as a dominant in mixed stands with Markhamia stipulata and Burretiodendron hsienmusometimes forming pure stands on mountain slopes and summits. Share this image — Hide sharing options.

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