How tall does a Carolina Sapphire get?
20 to 30 feet tall
Product Details. The Carolina Sapphire Cypress is a fast-growing evergreen that features lacy, silvery-blue foliage. It can grow 20 to 30 feet tall and maintains a pyramidal shape.
How fast does Carolina sapphire grow?
The Carolina Sapphire Arizona Cypress is one of the fastest-growing evergreens and it can grow as much as two feet a year when young. It will quickly reach 20 or 30 feet in height if left unclipped.
How fast does a blue sapphire cypress grow?
It will grow about 4″-8″ per year and reach a mature height of 40′-60′ and a width of 15′-20′. Trunk diameter is 1’1″-1’8″ wide.
How do you take care of Carolina Sapphire?
Carolina Sapphire Arizona Cypress prefers well-drained soil and will tolerate some acidity and sandier soils. Fertilize in the early spring and mid fall for best growth with slow-release fertilizers. Pruning is often not needed, but if desired, prune in the spring.
Why is my Carolina Sapphire Brown?
Physiological Changes. If you notice the older needles on your tree turning brown and falling to the ground, this is simply a natural part of the tree’s growth process. You will find these needles near the tree’s base.
Can brown Cedars come back?
Oftentimes a discolored cedar tree that has no other symptoms will rebound the following spring with the right care. But when tree problems move past the foliage, it could spell trouble. Root rot, for example, doesn’t just turn needles brown, it may also leave a distinct white fungus at the base of the tree.
Why is my Carolina Sapphire cypress brown?
One of the reasons for evergreens going brown is because they do not receive an adequate amount of water during the late summer and fall months. When evergreens do not get enough water during these months, and you start to see browning needles, the cold winter often “seals the deal” for evergreens to turn brown.
Do cedars lose their needles?
Needle dropping and cedar flagging is a natural process that is often confused with a disease. Evergreen plants, including conifers (cedars, firs, hemlocks, redwoods, etc) and broad leaf types (laurels, rhododendrons, etc) naturally shed some old foliage each year.
Can cedars be overwatered?
Cedars are shallow-rooted and prone to drought stress. Make sure you water the trees during dry periods and mulch to help maintain moisture in soil. On the other hand, overwatering can kill roots, so use sprinklers at short intervals during the day to keep soil constantly damp.
How long do evergreen trees live?
White pine and arborvitae needles live for 2-3 years, Austrian and Scots pine needles live for 3 years, red pine needles live for 4 years. Firs, Douglas fir, and hemlock needles last about 3-4 years. Spruce needles live 3-10 years depending on the species, with most lasting about 5 years.