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Thrives on Neglect and Drought
Why Drought-Tolerant Evergreen Trees?
One of the top benefits is right in the name: The Drought-Tolerant Evergreen Tree thrives on neglect, forming a thick privacy screen through an array of tough conditions. In fact, it's also adaptable to various soil types and is actually the most drought tolerant of any evergreen.
This hardy tree stands up to the extreme weather conditions that damage and even kill most evergreens. These trees are also referred to as the Arizona Cypress in arid, Southwestern regions. Basically, the Drought-Tolerant Evergreen is an extremely versatile tree that can be planted anywhere within its growing zones.
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
In addition to its strength, its unique blue-green foliage lends gorgeous good looks. And it requires no upkeep to preserve its great shape, making it fantastic for use as a hedge, privacy screen, or property divider.
But the best part? We've nurtured our Drought-Tolerant Evergreen for these amazing benefits and more. Because we've grown, planted, and meticulously cared for each tree before shipping, you reap the rewards in your own landscape.
So, see what all the hype's about...and elevate your landscape, effortlessly, with our Drought-Tolerant Evergreen Tree today!
Planting & Care
1. Planting: Drought-Tolerant Evergreens prefer a location with full sun but can tolerate partial shade. Choose an area with soil that drains well, away from poorly-drained, soggy areas.
Prepare your soil before planting the Evergreen by adding organic materials including sphagnum peat moss, manure, and compost in a 1- to 3-inch layer over the planting area. Dig the hole as deep as and approximately twice the width of the root ball. Holding the tree, carefully place it into the hole and make sure that the roots are not curling upwards. Then, cover the hole with the removed soil mix, making sure the tree is upright, and cover the entire planting area with an organic mulch.
2. Watering: Once the roots are established, your Drought-Tolerant Evergreen should not need any supplemental watering. Be sure to inspect the tree and surrounding soil for extreme dryness during extended winter dry spells and water if necessary.
3. Fertilizing: Evergreen trees don't require much fertilizer. We recommend not fertilizing unless your evergreen begins losing its dark green color due to a lack of nutrients. If necessary, just a tablespoon of balanced fertilizer (labeled 12-12-12) sprinkled on top of the ground around the tree is sufficient.
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $129||$19.95|
|$129 +||FREE SHIPPING!|
|Mature Height:||40 ft.|
|Mature Width:||15 ft.|
|Botanical Name:||Cupressus spp.|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
|Grows Well In Zones:||6-9 outdoors|
|Your Growing Zone:||#|
Growing Zones: 6-9 outdoors(hardy down to 0℉)
Customer Reviews & Photos
- Arizona Cypress
Amazing trees! Amazing company!!
I originally ordered 5 of these trees. One of the boxes containing 2 trees had been damaged in shipment, resulting in exposed roots. I planted them all within the next week. After several months, it was clear that the 2 that had been damaged were drying out and not "taking" to their new home; the other 3 were doing beautifully. After contacting F-G-T and sending pictures of the trees, they replaced the 2. That was 2 years ago, and now all 5 of my trees are thriving and growing impressively. I estimate that they have quadrupled their size (x4) in that time. I am ordering 2 more of the same trees today, to extend the privacy line they created.
Drought-Tolerant Evergreen Tree
Wonderful experience. Trees arrived in good shape and in a timely manner.
Great experience from ordering to arrival of trees… very helpful and professional.
Drought resistant trees
The small trees (2-3') I ordered were a little smaller than anticipated but I am looking forward to them to new growth soon. The large tree I ordered looks great. The small trees appear to be traditional Arizona Cypress while the tall tree appears to be a Carolina Sapphire based solely on color. That provides diversity in the yard and I look forward to seeing how this develops over the next several years. Very happy with my purchase so far. If you can afford bigger, go with bigger is my recommendation.
I really do like them. Your method of shipping these trees goes above and beyond perfect. They arrived in perfect conditions.