A conical conifer that has smooth, flaking reddish purple bark and upright, spirally arranged sprays of scalelike, aromatic, glaucous blue-gray leaves/needles that are flecked with white resin. It develops globular cones which are chocolate brown.
Common Name: Blue Ice Cypress
Botanical Name: Cupressus arizonica 'Blue Ice'
Mature Height : 25 - 35 ft
Mature Width : 10 - 14 ft
Growth Rate : Moderate ( 10" - 18" avg per yr )
Hardiness Zones : 6 - 9
Sun Exposure : Full sun preferred, to light partial shade
Soil Preference : Average to slightly sandy - well drained