Cypress is certainly’one of the kings of conifers to form a hedge but it is also remarkable in isolated subject.
The planting,’Maintenance and size are critical steps to ensure their healthy development and to prevent that’they are sick.
In short, that’you should know:
Family : Cupressaceae
Type : Conifer
Height : 5 to 18 m
Climate : Temperate hot
Exposure : Sunny shadow
Ground : Ordinary, well drained
Foliage : Evergreen
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Planting cypress Provence
The cypress is usually planted as a hedge, and from the beginning of the’autumn, but it can also the’be up’the March-avrithe outside periods of freezing.
If you plant before’winter, protect the roots from cold by putting mulch at the base of conifer.
If c’is spring, you can do the same in order to’prevent weeds are invading their base.
- In 2 cases, maritime pine bark are ideal but any other Mulching perfectly fulfill this function.
If no size n’is performed, the cypress can reach nearly 20 m high and will be characterized by a conical shape.
In hedge, you choose the cutting height you want as well as’thickness.
- Prune your cypress preference to end of’summer or early spring.
- N’Feel free to carve because frankly cypress pushes very ... very fast.
The clever gardener will tell you that’good size late August will guarantee itself only a perfectly controlled growth.
C’was also at this time that the sap down and thus will reduce the growth of cypress trees.
There size of spring is done by rising sap and therefore accelerates the growth of’shaft, c’is ideal for hide quickly prying eyes
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Namely the cypress Provence
Cypress Provence are d’excellent windbreak ready to withstand all storms.
There are also resistant to disease and pollution.
D’an aesthetic point of view, it is very beautiful when’it is planted isolated manner, or better, to define a long driveway by planting a cypress every 4 to 5 m.
The Cypress wood is very dense in Provence and for this very popular cabinetmakers.
His Almost imputrescibility gives it high resistance to’water and the’humidity, making even long wooden widely used in the construction of boats.
At Last, l’cypress essential oil extracted and particularly of its branches, is used for its benefits on venous and lymphatic circulation.
Diseases and parasites cypress Provence
- Few, however, we find the cypress canker.
Branches brown and die.
- Watch Out! This attack can condemn’set’a hedge.
Malignant Council on cypress:
In hedge, think carefully about waist height to determine the planting distance of cypress ! Maintain a distance of 80 cm to 1 m for conventional hedge of’about 1.80 to 2 m high.
- Everything about the hedges: persistent, varied and flowery