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Drought-Tolerant Evergreen TreeCupressus spp.

80 reviews
  • Drought-Tolerant Evergreen Tree

    Drought tolerant Arizona Cypress have an airy natural shape.

  • Drought-Tolerant Evergreen Tree

    Color is green to blue depending on seasonal conditions.

  • Drought-Tolerant Evergreen Tree

    Drought tolerant Arizona Cypress can be pruned to be narrow.

  • Drought-Tolerant Evergreen Tree
  • Drought-Tolerant Evergreen Tree
  • Drought-Tolerant Evergreen Tree

    Can be pruned into dense hedges.

  • Drought-Tolerant Evergreen Tree
  • Drought-Tolerant Evergreen Tree

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Drought-Tolerant Evergreen TreeCupressus spp.

80 reviews
Evergreen Trees
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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 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.

Shipping Details

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 $149 $19.95

Product Details

Mature Height: 40 ft.
Mature Width: 15 ft.
Sunlight: Full-Partial
Growth Rate: Fast
Botanical Name: Cupressus spp.
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 6-9 outdoors
Your Growing Zone: #
6-9 outdoors       Map

Growing Zones: 6-9 outdoors

(hardy down to 0℉)

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Gay K.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Drought tolerant evergreen

It came looking like it was artificial. It was perfect and still is! I hope it grows and thrives.

United States United States

Great tree for sun/heat/drought

This tree effortlessly handles the heat! Out of all the plants in my order it was the only one to arrive without any stress. It has a fragrance, if you rub it otherwise none, similar to sage. Nice tree, I recommend it for areas with extreme heat/drought.

United States United States
I recommend this product

The trees arrived in very good condition I would not hesitate to order again.

MIchael B.
United States United States
I recommend this product

So far so good

It’s only been 8 days since the trees arrived but they seem to be in good health and were well packaged.

Arthur B.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Nice Trees, Pummeled by Fedex

3rd order for these trees. All previous orders arrived in beautiful condition. This order looks like Fedex threw the box all over the place. Despite that, the trees in the box were mostly OK, just tops and ends of some branches broken off.


We're so sorry for how your trees arrived! If you have any concerns at all, please let us know and we'll make it right!