How to remove a cypress tree


How to kill a Cypress tree

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Cypress or Cupressaceae trees are native species in North American, known for their fast growth and resilient nature. Because of their short needles and feathery appearance, Cypress is a great choice for landscaping. It can withstand pretty harsh conditions once they reach maturity.

Let’s take a look at some of the ways to remove your cypresses as well as kill their root system.

How to kill Cypress trees?

When it comes to killing Cypress or Cupressaceae trees, you can choose from a variety of options. Each of them has its pros and cons both in terms of cost and efficiency. Let’s take a look at some of these methods.

  1. Foliar Spray: This method is most suitable for trees that are under 15 feet (5 meters) tall. Simply spray the foliage with a selective weed killer. Make sure there is no wind that day as the herbicide can be carried far away.
  2. Cutting the tree down and treating the stump with Herbicides: This tree killing method is one of the oldest and most used one. Once you cut the tree down, there is a chance it might sprout back. Treating it with herbicides will prevent the tree’s further growth.
  3. Gridling or ring barking: You simply have to remove a strip of bark throughout the circumference of the tree and treat it with an herbicide. Make sure the strip of bark is at least 4-6 inches wide. This will stop any nutrients from travelling across the tree.
  4. Basal Bark treatment: Spray the bottom 20 inches of the tree with a chemical like Garlon XRT or Triclopyr. The chemical will absorb within the bark and effectively kill the tree.
  5. Injecting the tree with killing chemicals: You will need to drill 2 inches (4 cm) deep holes along the circumference of the tree at a downward angle. After drilling the holes, simply spray or squeeze in herbicides into the holes.
  6. Cut surface treatment: Make the cuts every 2-3 inches of the circumference. The cuts have to be deep enough to expose the inner white surface. Then spray the cuts with a chemical like Tordon or Roundup.

It should be noted that even though any of the above methods can be used to kill a Cupressaceae tree even while standing, it will still have to be taken down and dealt with later on.

The best way to kill a small Cypress tree

Some methods are preferable for killing small Cupressaceae trees as they are more efficient and cost-effective. Besides removing the tree right away, the Foliar Spray method would be most suitable here.

  1. Make sure there is no wind during this as the herbicide can get carried away.
  2. Use an effective herbicide like Roundup or Ohto. (can be sound on my recommended procucts page here)
  3. Spray the foliage of the Cypress with the herbicide.

The herbicide will be absorbed by the leaves and transported to the roots, effectively killing the tree over time. In most cases, depending on the size of the tree, this method requires multiple treatments.

The most effective season to use this method is summer and spring as the foliage cover is high.

The best way to kill a big Cypress tree

A mature Cupressaceae can grow up to be around 80 feet tall, therefore you will have to look for a killing method that is both fast and easy.

Ringbarking would be the easiest and the most efficient method for killing a large Cypress or Cupressaceae as it will stop the nutrient flow from the roots to the stems and leaves, killing the tree over time.

  1. You will need to either get a hatchet, hammer and chisel or chainsaw for this method.
  2. Simply remove a ring of bark around the entire tree, about 4-8 inches wide.
  3. For extra measure, spray some herbicide on the exposed area.

You can use this method without using an herbicide but there is a chance that the tree survives the ringbarking process.

This method is also preferred if you want to use the Cypress as firewood because after ringbarking the tree will slowly start to lose moisture while still standing. Low moisture content is essential to use a tree as firewood, and seasoning before cutting a tree down helps to save room and time.

Killing a small Cypress compared to a big Cypress – What are the differences?

Some methods of killing trees might just not work with larger trees. One such example is the foliar spray. This method works best when the distance from the foliage to the roots is less. This makes transporting the herbicides and chemicals to the roots faster and easier.

The other major difference is the time taken no matter which method you use. If you use ringbarking for both sizes, the smaller Cupressaceae will die much faster. With the bigger tree, you will have to be more patient.

One unique thing about the Cupressaceae is that they tend to develop ‘knees’ when they mature. These are protruding roots that can grow up to about 6 feet in height. When removing the Cupressaceae, cutting down these extra parts can be quite tedious.

Can you kill a Cypress without cutting it down?

Cypress or Cupressaceae can be killed without cutting them down. The preferred methods for doing so would be ringbarking, basal bark treatment, or cut surface treatment. These methods are not only effective but cheap at the same time.

You have to consider the fact that once the tree is dead, it will start decomposing over time and it can fall on nearby property.

Hire a professional tree removal service

Hiring a professional for removing a Cupressaceae tree has its own benefits. You won’t have to worry about the cutting and transporting procedure once the tree is dead. A professional can also take care of the ‘knees’ which Cupressaceae tend to develop. These issues might not be as big if the tree is small but for large Cypresses, it can be quite tricky.

On top of this, the cost factor also plays an important role. Figuring out all of these separate logistical details can turn out to be quite costly.

Take a look at my tree removal cost article here.

Things to consider while removing a tree on your own

If you are not experienced with killing or removing trees, there are some unexpected challenges that can come your way. Large Cupressaceae trees will start decomposing once they have been killed, which increases their chance of falling down. This can be a hazard if the tree is located near your house or near power lines.

One more thing to keep in mind here is the ‘knees’ which I previously mentioned. These parts of the tree can be quite a nuisance, they protrude out of the surface and can’t simply be cut down. You have to kill the entire root system to effectively get rid of the tree.

The root system will be killed by treating the tree with herbicide in the removal process.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you kill a Cypress tree with vinegar?

Although Vinegar is harmful to most plants and trees and it can effectively kill grass, it won’t be as effective in killing an already established Cupressaceae. Undiluted white vinegar with salt can be used to prevent shoot and stump growth. The use of a chemical herbicide is more efficient.

Can you kill a Cypress tree with diesel?

Yes! Diesel can be used to stop any tree from growing, including cypress. Diesel can even kill trees if it is poured directly into drilled holes, on the stump, or on the roots. Diesel will also contaminate the nearby soil by killing other plants as well.

Can you kill a Cypress tree by directly attacking its ‘knees’?

The ‘knees’ are protruding root systems of the tree, so if you use removing methods listed in this article, herbicides used to treat the tree would directly travel within the root system and effectively kill the tree.

Conclusion

There are a number of ways of killing Cypress or Cupressaceae trees, the easiest method for small trees is considered to be foliar spray while for bigger trees you should stick to girdling and treating the area with herbicide.

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Bald cypress trees stretch toward the sky along the Post Oak Trail at the Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens in Humble.E. Joseph Deering/Chronicle

Q: Four bald cypresses send up "knees" in my lawn. The knees make it difficult to mow the grass. Should I cut them off? Will that hurt the trees? Is it better to leave them alone and plant something other than grass around them? - D.H., Montgomery

A: Answers vary among tree experts. A bald cypress, Louisiana's state tree, is more prone to send up knees in moist areas. According to LSU horticulturists, you can carefully remove the knees without harming the tree: Dig a small area to expose the knee a few inches below the soil level. With a clean, sharp knife or saw, cut the knee off horizontally, 1 to 2 inches below the soil level. Refill the area.

Texas Forest Service's Mickey Merritt assesses knee removal as he does root removal. "It depends on the size of the root that will be cut, how many will be removed and the distance from the tree," he says.

Merritt has removed small knees as they developed from a 35-foot-tall cypress in his front yard. These have been about 60 feet away from the tree, well beyond the critical root zone. (The critical root zone is a circular area with a radius of 12 inches to every inch diameter of trunk, taken at 4 1/2 feet above the soil level.)

If there are a lot of knees. he suggests removing them over a couple of years and, if possible, staying out of the critical root zone. If this is not possible, it's important to make clean, smooth cuts and not chop, rip or pull the knees.

Some gardeners do give up the lawn and add other plants - or just mulch the area.

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Cypress - planting and care rules

Status, style, unique beauty creates a cypress at their summer cottage. This is one of the brightest representatives of conifers. In the wild, it grows in warm Asian countries and in the south of North America. The plant is ancient and long-lived. On the territory of ancient Sparta, a specimen was discovered, whose age is about three thousand years!

Some features of a coniferous plant

Cultivation of cypress in central Russia is fraught with difficulties. Severe winters in this region are detrimental to the plant. There is a high risk of complete freezing of the root system and freezing of the crown. Cypresses have a much better chance of surviving in the southern regions.

Neat, geometrically regular shape of the crown is a distinctive feature of the plant. It is pyramidal, pin-shaped. Neat rounded cones look spectacular. The needles are scaly, bright green. The tree reaches a height of about 10 meters. In the course of selection, shrub forms of cypress were obtained.

What does the cypress not like?

Creation of favorable conditions for growth and development is the key to successful cultivation of conifers in a summer cottage. For the cultivation of cypress, it is important to create specific conditions for the plant to take root and delight the eye with its magnificence. Ephedra dislikes:

  • direct sunlight;
  • stagnant water;
  • dry air and soil.

Features of planting cypress

The right choice of planting material is the first step to successful cypress cultivation. There are several options for planting material:

  1. Seeds obtained from a green cone inside, which is already beginning to crack.
  2. Tip cuttings cut from an adult plant and specially prepared for planting.
  3. Seedlings purchased from specialist outlets.

At the dacha, it is important to choose the right place where the "southern prince" will grow. He does not tolerate noise and polluted air. A site with partial shade and light, well-drained soil is the best choice. The planting hole should be prepared in the spring. Its dimensions should be 50% larger than the clod of earth with which the young plant is transplanted. The root neck must be placed at the level of the soil surface.

The usual composition of the soil mixture (in parts):

  • leafy soil - 2;
  • soddy soil - 1;
  • sand - 1;
  • peat - 1.

Ideal for cypress is soil half mixed with softwood humus.

When planting plants in a row, it is important to ensure that the seedlings do not shade each other. A lump of soil during transplantation must be carefully preserved so as not to injure the root system. In a young cypress, it is very fragile and vulnerable.

The subtleties of cypress care

Coniferous "southerner" is unpretentious, but with careful care it will become a bright accent of the garden plot.

Watering and loosening

Cypress reacts painfully to lack of moisture in the soil and air. Every 7-8 days the plant needs watering and sprinkling of the crown. At an average air temperature and moderate humidity, one bucket of water is enough for each young plant. During drought, cypress should be sprayed frequently and protected from direct sun. The soil around the plant should always be loose.

Top dressing

Successful cultivation of cypress at home is impossible without fertilization. A young plant needs top dressing 2 times a month. Effective mineral compositions:

  • mixture of organic fertilizers with phosphorus;
  • mineral complexes of directional action.

As the decorative ephedra grows, the amount of top dressing is reduced.

Spring pruning

During this period, sanitation of the vegetative mass is necessary. It is important to remove frozen, dry, damaged, old shoots. At one time, you can cut no more than ⅓ of the crown. At the same time, shaping pruning can be carried out to give the cypress a pyramidal or other geometrically regular shape.

Autumn pruning

This is the end of the growing season. The plant has a developed, dense crown. To preserve the decorativeness of cypress, it is advisable to remove 30% of the annual growth. Crown formation can be carried out a year after planting or transplanting the conifer.

Winter care for cypress

Many varieties of cypress do not tolerate the winter cold. To protect the plants, natural covering materials (for example, spruce branches) are used and covered with plenty of snow. High specimens are wrapped with burlap, tied with twine and covered with special frame structures. Seedlings and plants after formative pruning need more thorough frost protection.

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90,000 cypress: Care

Cypress, or Cipressis - this is a relict grassy plant, which exists on planet since the beginning of the Cenozoic era. The genus cypress is mainly represented by evergreen shrubs and trees with a pyramidal crown. Professional breeders believe that cypress comes from North America. In the ancient world, a legend was spread, according to which a young man named Cypress killed the horse of the god Apollo, for which he was turned into a tree.

Cypress can be grown both outdoors and in a pot. If you liked such a plant, it is quite easy to buy evergreen flowers in Sumy and other cities of Ukraine. You can contact specialists and order delivery around the clock.

Characteristics of cypress

In natural conditions, evergreen coniferous plants of the Cypress family are most often found. Good shoots are observed in countries with a tropical and subtropical climate. The tree lives for over 300 years, making it one of the longest-lived plants on the planet. The main feature is long and straight trunks with a pyramidal crown. Other species grow in the form of a lush shrub. Scientists met specimens that reached 30 m in height. Modest bushes are cultivated in the gardens, very tiny ones reach no more than 2 meters in height. Skeletal branches are directed upwards and fit snugly to the base. This feature not only helps the relic grow faster, but also increases the decorativeness of the plant. Shoots actively branch, they grow on branches and are distinguished by their softness. Bright green leaves from a distance resemble ferns. In young representatives, the foliage is needle-like, but over time it becomes scaly.

Domestic species grown in pots or tubs. Unlike their wild counterparts, decorative cypresses do not grow to gigantic sizes. Leaf plates are green, with a blue tint. The fruit is an egg-shaped cone with thyroid scales. Under them are smooth seeds. The cypress plant is often mistaken for cypressus, which is similar to it, but has different needles. If you made a mistake when buying, nothing terrible happened. They need the same care, it's just that the cypress is not as decorative in appearance. The healing properties of cypress have been known since ancient times. These useful flowers for the home have antiseptic, astringent, vasoconstrictive, soothing and other healing effects. Even traditional medicine has long recognized the effectiveness of drugs based on cypress. Essential oils of cypressus, cone baths and pine needles extract are included in the healing book of Tibetan monks and many peoples of China. The needles contain aromatic hydrocarbons, and the shoots contain terpene alcohols.

Types and varieties of cypress

Cypress has recently been cultivated at home. Previously, flower growers believed that a plant at home quickly dies without natural light and a special composition of the soil. More and more apartments and country houses today are decorated with coniferous views. We will describe only those of them that have gained the greatest popularity in the countries of Eastern Europe.

Large-fruited cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa)th century by the English botanist Burke Lambert. He was the first to collect seeds and send them to the Horticultural Society of Great Britain. Under natural conditions, the plant can be found in California and some US states with a tropical climate. In Europe, large-fruited cypress has taken root in the Mediterranean countries, in Ireland and on the Isle of Man. This tree quickly grows up to 20 meters in height and 2 meters in diameter.

The crown is columnar and spreading. Shoots grow at different angles. The wood is yellow or brown in color, the root system is very powerful, goes deep into the substrate. The plant lives from 50 to 350 years. The needles are tightly pressed against the tree, exude a delicate lemon aroma when rubbed. The cones are elongated and large, the seeds are relatively small - only 6 mm in diameter. There are several variegated and pyramidal forms bred by breeders. It is believed that large-fruited cypress is best adapted to life in greenhouses and is easy to propagate.

Evergreen cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)

Under natural conditions, only the horizontal form of this species grows. The crown is quite narrow, it forms small branches that are adjacent to the trunk. Carefully monitor the watering regime so that moisture does not stagnate at the root system. This is a very beautiful plant, which is widely used among beginner flower growers. Two varieties are especially popular among breeders - pyramidal and horizontal cypresses.

Goldcrest Vilma

One of the most recognizable varieties, which for a long time holds the leadership in sales in flower shops. This tree looks like a tiny Christmas tree with narrow leaves. A lemon smell emanates from the leaves, the flower is planted in open spaces in apartments and office spaces. Organize diffused lighting, because with an excess of light, shedding of needles can occur. A favorable temperature for the plant is considered moderate, if it exceeds 25-28 degrees, then the leaves will dry out. A decorative crown can be obtained by pruning. Formation provokes the growth of new leaves to replace the old ones.

Dwarf cypress

A brown tree with a pyramidal crown, slightly reminiscent of arborvitae. The bark is covered with small cracks and scales. The needles grow crosswise, and the shoots are flattened. While the dwarf cypress is young, its needles are covered with needles. With age, they become softer and even more pleasant to the touch. The male cones are oval and miniature, while the female ones are scaly and slightly larger.

Arizona Cypress

As the name implies, the plant grows in Arizona. Naturally found on mountain slopes. The cultivation of the species began quite recently, only 20 years ago. This is the hardiest representative of cypresses, it can live even in adverse conditions for as long as 500 years. The tree grows up to 25 meters in height during this time. The bark is quite strong, gray in color. The wood is similar to walnut and is often used in the furniture industry. The plant is drought tolerant and tolerates frost well.

Lusitanian cypress (Cupressus lusitanica)

The crown of this tree is unlike the rest of the species. It is broad-pyramidal, and the bark has a red-brown hue. The species is considered very thermophilic and is extremely negative about temperature changes. It is very difficult to grow Lusitanian cypress in a temperate climate. Most often, flower growers prefer to grow decorative and low varieties in the garden. Therefore, breeders brought out several forms with a narrow, regular crown and branched stems.

Kashmir Cypress

A beautiful tree that reaches 18 m in height. The branches are frame, the shoots are long and hanging down. Leaves last 3-4 years. Yellowish-green ovoid cones eventually turn brown-black, reach a length of 14 mm. Seeds 3-4 mm long, light brown with a brick tinge. The plant was brought to Europe in the middle of the 19th century. The wood of the Kashmir cypress was used in the ship and furniture industries, as well as for the manufacture of small handicrafts.

Growing cypress

Growing a healthy plant at home is quite difficult, and the conditions should be as close to natural as possible. Particular attention should be paid to lighting and regular formation of the bush.

Lighting Mode

Tropical crops need a lot of light, but the bush should be protected from direct sunlight in the afternoon. Professional flower growers advise putting the pot on the east or north windows. Under natural conditions, cypresses calmly endure even tropical heat, but domestic species do not have sufficient stability. Only adult plants can withstand the scorching heat, and for young specimens it is better to arrange a little shading. Cypress trees usually grow in groups, so in the wild the crown of large trees obscures the "young growth".

Temperature

In summer, the temperature should not fall below +20 degrees. For good development, it is better to take a pot with a bush to a balcony or garden. In an apartment, cypress reacts sharply to stagnant air, heaters and air conditioners. In drought, it is necessary to spray the tree 3 times a day. A warm shower also protects the plant from pests and provides the necessary moisture. We recommend placing the pot on a tray of wet pebbles. This will not only reduce watering, but also give naturalness to the plant. In winter, cypress is placed in a room with a temperature of + 5-10 degrees.

Pruning

Mature plants need regular crown formation. Pruning helps the cypress keep healthy leaves and constantly participate in developing processes. Pruning is best done in the spring after rest, before the start of the active growing season.

Cypress propagation methods

Cypress can be propagated by seeds, cuttings and seedlings. The latter are quite difficult to find, usually only narrow-profile nurseries do this. If you find healthy specimens, then planting them will not be difficult. The process itself resembles the reproduction of araucaria and many other tropical plants.

Propagation by cuttings

For cuttings, you will need top cuttings, which can be obtained by pruning or bought in specialized stores. Remove the lower leaves from the shoots so that they do not take away nutrients during growth. Place the cuttings for 24 hours in a solution of Kornevin or other means for stimulation. After that, the sections must be washed, sprinkled with charcoal and planted in a special substrate. Deepen the cuttings by a third so that they have space. Water the substrate generously and cover the shoot with a jar or plastic wrap. Every 2 days, remove the cover from the "greenhouse" to give access to fresh air. After 6-8 weeks, the cuttings will take root enough for planting in open ground.

Propagation by seeds

Seeds are best taken from ripe buds or purchased online. Carefully monitor the quality of the goods and choose seeds only from trusted manufacturers. Novice flower growers often purchase expired planting material. Seedlings are first given time to germinate at home and carry out natural stratification in the refrigerator. To do this, put the seeds in a plastic bag and put them on the bottom shelf. Planting material will be ready after 3-4 months. Before sowing, the seeds are soaked in Kornevin or warm water for 12 hours. Plant seedlings in boxes that are filled with a nutrient substrate or soil for coniferous plants. Drainage should be laid at the bottom of the container (eggshell, expanded clay, crushed bark). River sand or sawdust is also used as drainage material. Moisten the soil every 2 days and the first shoots will appear after a month. You need to be prepared for the fact that not all seedlings will germinate. Some of them will definitely die, but those that remain should be enough for a dense landing. After the first healthy shoots appear, the seedlings dive into separate pots. Cypress grows throughout the year in room conditions. The root neck during transplantation is located on the same level with the soil. Spray every day, and also feed once a month. Try to avoid direct sunlight. A year later, the “young growth” grows up to 25 cm in height. After that, you can plant the plant in open ground. Many are in no hurry to plant and wait for full ripening for 2-3 years in room conditions. Such seedlings will require special care and more care than garden specimens.

Planting cypress

The plant is best planted away from industrial areas and roadways. If you decide to plant a plant in the country, choose a place protected by large flowering trees. When planting in groups, distribute the cypress trees evenly over the site so that they do not shade each other. Low shrubs grow up to only 1 meter, and large shrubs reach 25 meters in height. Consider the individual characteristics of the plant and distribute the amount of water over the site. A wooden stick works well as a support. They begin to prepare the ground for decorative cypress in February. Pay attention to the mixture of turf, leafy soil and peat, in proportions of 1:2:1. On the bottom of the container, lay out a mixture of expanded clay, sawdust or wooden wine corks. Then lay the substrate for conifers or pre-prepared soil. Seeds are planted in rows.

Caring for cypress

Follow simple rules when caring for - and the “southerner” will surely thank you with lush and long flowering. There are usually no difficulties with planting and watering, because cypress belongs to undemanding coniferous shrubs. The plant perfectly adapts to the conditions of temperate latitudes.

Winter care

Winter care is the most problematic for beginner growers. Almost all varieties do not tolerate sudden changes in temperature and severe frosts. To protect the shrub in the open ground for the winter, it is covered with sawdust or other materials and covered with snow. Winters without snow are especially dangerous for cypress, so you need to keep an eye on the weather. Cypresses with a crown cut off for the winter tolerate frosts worse. Shrubs in tubs for the winter are transferred to rooms with bright and diffused light. Plants in which the crown is formed require additional fertilizers. It is better not to tie high varieties of cypress with tight twine. In the spring, street cypress trees are often pruned. Frozen and diseased shoots are removed in March. After sanitary pruning, they begin to form a crown. This is done to improve the decorative effect, to give the shrub a pyramidal or conical shape. For one pruning, you can not remove more than a third of the crown. Before wintering, cut off about 35% of the crown. You should not take care of bare or dried branches, they will no longer bloom and only take away extra strength from the bush.

Watering and humidity

In winter, the number of waterings is reduced, and in summer it is desirable to maintain high humidity in the room. When watering, observe stability and regularity. Too much moisture provokes fungus and root rot. With a lack of water, the root system dries up, and flowering becomes poor. It is necessary to observe the correct balance and mode of watering. Spray cypress in the morning and evening. During the procedure, settled water, at room temperature, should be used. In the cold season, it is often not necessary to water the plant, it needs to be irrigated once a week, and they forget about spraying until April. Also make sure that the fertilizer contains no nitrogen additives and magnesium is present. Nitrogen is more suitable for flowering plants, conifers have a negative attitude towards such nutritious supplements.

Repotting

Young specimens are repotted every year in mid-spring. Mature plants are transplanted only when absolutely necessary. Use the transshipment method so as not to damage the root system. Ornamental and large plants can die if transplanted to an unprepared place. Do not remove the substrate from the roots, at first it will take part in adapting to new conditions. During transplanting, make sure that the root neck of the plant remains above the surface of the substrate.

Pests and diseases

Most often, spider mites settle on cypress. These dangerous small insects feed on the juices of plants, entangle the underside of the leaf with cobwebs and do not allow oxygen to pass through. Acaricidal agents or Aktellik's solution will help get rid of them. Treat the bush with a weak solution, and then repeat the procedure after a week. Excessive watering causes root rot and fungus. If the substrate has an unpleasant odor, the leaves become sticky or dry, then it is worth inspecting the roots. On them you will immediately notice brown or black formations. Rotting can only be stopped with pruning and fungicide treatment. It is worth immediately transplanting the cypress into a new soil, it is advisable to pre-treat it and put charcoal on the bottom. Cypress often dries out due to insufficient soil moisture, poor lighting, or poor water quality. Yellowing foliage indicates a lack of nutrients. Therefore, flower growers should not violate the rules for fertilizing a tree. Growers must adhere to a few simple conditions when growing:

  • earth ball must not dry out completely;
  • do not place shrubs in direct sunlight or near heaters;
  • spray the plant daily and water the southerner regularly;
  • prune dry areas of flora to living buds;
  • carry out timely sanitary pruning to keep the bush decorative.

Cypress trees are in great demand among flower growers. They can often be found in country houses, parks and greenhouses. They can decorate your site, hide a lot of unsightly facts in the design, or plant them on a hedge. In some countries, cypress is used instead of a Christmas tree.


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