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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Most todulosa can be kept in the tubes for up to 8 weeks, depending on the time of year and how old the plants are. In cultivated landscapes, they grow 50 to 80 feet tall with a spread cupessus 20 to 30 feet. Removing the plant from the pot Do not pull the plant out by the stem. Planting out The steps taken to plant your young plants will depend very much on the type of soil you have in your garden. Shoots in a single plane. Planters by Size Upto 5 inch Planters 5.

Apply any organic fertilizer Care: How often Some of the organic fertilizers include Blood n Bone, Dynamic Lifter, Manure cupresshs liquid fertilizers such as Seasol require application every week or every few weeks to be effective whereas the slow release fertilizers require application every 3, 6 or 12months depending on the release rate specified on the pack.

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Cupressus torulosa Himalayan Cypress PFAF Plant Database

Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Not for the casual reader. Bark on the above tree ca. This product may take upto 3 weeks to deliver. Cultivated trees at Long Beach, California. Tube stock care and planting guide Planting young plants and watching them grow is not only good for the hip pocket, it can be a very rewarding experience and more often than not will give better results than planting more advance plants.


Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. This species is featured in: This fast growing conical tree has deep green needle leaves and Shiny brown cones.

Bhutan Cyprus – Cupressus Torulosa – Evergreen Growers

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Good notes on cultivation and a few bits about plant uses. Site in locations protected from toeulosa drying winds.

Earle About Chris Earle Back to top. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. Cones appear in February-March, seed matures in May-June.

It prefers dry or moist soil. 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 torulsa rotting. Unfortunately, due to strict bio-security horulosa, we are unable to ship plants to Western Australia, Northern Territory or Tasmania. Drench the soil around the tree after planting and cover the root zone with 3 to 4 inches of organic mulch.

The reason for this is that after a certain amount of time, plants will become pot bound which means their roots will become so tightly crowded in the pot that even water won’t be able to penetrate. Toruloaa notice its effects as the plant start to look a bit tired and is not responding very well to anything you try.

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 planting. It is in leaf all year. 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.


When backfilling, create a shallow well around each plant to form a water catchment.

Planting in tubs and planters One thing to remember when planting in tubs and planters is that plants are not designed yorulosa be kept in containers indefinitely.

Eventually every plant will need to be lifted out of the container and one of two things will need to be done to allow for continuous growth. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Tolerates some drought once established.


Tue May 30 Cupressus Torulosa, Himalayan Cypress – 0. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. W Sichuan, in arid areas at m Vidakovic ; and Vietnam, where restricted to a narrow area of the Central Region and the North at elevations of m in Lang Son and Tuyen Quang. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

In a mulched bed, it can also be place on top of the mulch as it will leach through to the roots. Not really for the casual reader. Near the trailhead are some Pinus gerardianaJuniperus semiglobosa and Cupressus torulosa. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Try and avoid using pine bark as a mulch. For a list of references used on this page please go here.