Piute Cypress Hesperocyparis nevadensis

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Botanical Name:

Hesperocyparis nevadensis

Family:

CUPRESSACEAE

Genus:

Hesperocyparis

Species:

nevadensis

Common Name:

Piute Cypress

Lot#:
9201
Seeds Per Pound:
38,590
Quantity:
0.25 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
21
Germination:
50%
Germination Test Type:
Cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
40-50 feet
Collection Locale:
CA S. Sierras 3600’
Crop Year:
1992
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
7
In Stock: 0.25 lb
Prices
  • CUPRESSUS nevadensis

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
8.95
1 oz
47.03
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: seed can be treated with Captan (4 tablespoons/gallon of water) during stratification to prevent fungal problems.
In a Nutshell:
* Cupressus nevadensis is a medium-sized evergreen tree with a conic crown, growing to heights of 10-25 m (exceptionally to 39 m), and a trunk diameter of up to 0.5 m (exceptionally to 1 m). The foliage grows in sparse, very fragrant, sprays varying from dull gray-green to glaucous blue-green in color. The leaves are scale-like, highly glandular, resinous and aromatic, 2-5 mm long, and produced on rounded (not flattened) shoots. more...
* This cypress was discovered in 1907 by Mrs. Leo Polkinghorn, but it took until 1915 for Leroy Abrams to inspect specimens forwarded by Mrs. Polkinghorn and to visit the grove she described (Abrams 1919). more...