GPS coordinates :
50.8000 , 4.4208
Scientific inventory


Category :
Arbre remarquable
Latin name :
Taxodium distichum
French name :
Cyprès chauve
Dutch name :
English name :
Bald cypress
Family :
Height :
Targeted height :
This species can grow up to 35–45 m
Diameter of the crown :
Trunk circumference :
Expected circumference :
500 cm
Expected longevity :
Can live for more than 1200 years, perhaps up to 3000 years in its area of origin
Origin / Indigenous
South-eastern USA
Favorite soil :
Likes damp soils
Favorite climate
Temperate, warm (and preferably damp), but adapts to cool temperate climates
Collection of the Belgian Federal State on permanent loan to the Meise Botanical Garden: Mouillefert, Traité des arbres et arbrissaux, Atlas, pl. 32bis, 1892-1898