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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Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. It’s best to scrape the mulch into a pile away from where the holes are to be dug so that it doesn’t mix with the soil and it can be spread back over the top when finished Break up any large lumps of soil before backfilling to avoid air pockets surrounding the root ball. Tue Nov 14 Give the tree a good soaking every week for the first few months.

X Close Image credit. Earle About Chris Earle. Mature culressus are rounded at the base with a pointed crown. Also used in construction cupressue railway carriage-making.

Near the trailhead are some Pinus gerardianaJuniperus semiglobosa and Cupressus torulosa.

toruloza This variety is rarely used in home landscapes because it needs boggy soil that is low in both nutrients and oxygen. Avoid mulching right up to the stem of the plants, always keep the mulch a couple of centimetres away from the stem so that it doesn’t cause rotting.

My Cupressus torulosa in Canberra, Australia ,is 29 years old and toorulosa feet high. Seed cones from the above tree [C. Used for cabinetwork, office furniture, fine art articles. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box.

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For tube size plants, 1 teaspoon of slow release granules around each plant will do nicely. You may browse related categories. It serves as an ornamental in Yugoslavia Vidakovicand presumably elsewhere in the West. Unfortunately, cupresaus to strict bio-security laws, we are unable cupressua ship plants to Western Australia, Northern Territory or Tasmania.

Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Fertilizing Fertilizer can be applied after backfilling the hole. Farjon provides a detailed account, with illustrations.

Planting out The steps taken to plant your young plants will depend very much on the type of soil you have in your garden.


It cupreesus rather slow-growing, and natural regeneration is very limited. Fresh manure should be composted for at least 6 months before being applied to your garden.

Just login and add your comments. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. You can prune the outer layer of the roots and return the plant to the same container with fresh potting mix around the remaining root ball or re-pot the plant into a larger container.

Only as a last resort, you can lightly put tension on the stem and gradually increase until the plant pulls free. Keeping a close eye on your plants for the first few months will ensure that you find the right schedule to suit your conditions.

Tree in habitat, in Pakistan [Vladimir Dinets, 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. Cupressus tongmaiensis Silba Cupressus tournefortii Ten.


Choose a site with full sun or partial shade and rich, acid soil. Once removed take a look at the root ball, if its a bit pot bound or roots are tightly wrapped each other, make a shallow cut with a sharp knife down each side before torhlosa. If you have clay or sandy soil, then click here for information on dealing with these and other situations. Himalayan cypress Cupressus torulosa.

Most, if not all the plants we sell do not like to sit in water Where you store your plants will depend on how long you will be keeping them in the pots. This is very good at keeping moisture where it belongs and keeping weeds out and doesn’t have as much of the nitrogen draw down effect that pine bark has.

I have not seen any data for specimens in their native range. Please view the copyright link for more information. Also, if the plants look like they’re too big for their pot then this time period should be reduced.

If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. If you’re planting in winter, an organic fertilizer will be more beneficial for your plants as apposed to slow release tablet or granules.