Swamp CypressUpdated: September 10th, 2017
22nd April 17
Swamp Cypress Cut
14th July 2016 Put a wire guard around the northern swamp cypress.
16th June 2016 The northern swamp cypress. that has been damaged, probably by deer. You can see that although the top looks a little more full and bushy, it has lost width overall due to deer having the munchies.
The southern one seems fine although not much grown, hardly surprising given it's location.
25th May 2016 They were difficult to find, given the high ground cover, especially the one to the south: which was struggling for light; as you see in the right-hand picture below. Still, each has rooted and taken to its new home.
24th Feb 2016 Planted the two Swamp Cypress protected by felled willow to make rough barrier. Click on image to enlarge!
12th Jan 2016 Bought two trees in 5Lt pots @£30 each from Thornhayes Nursery. Have also bought one Dawn Redwood, a similar plant from China which comes in a 10Lt pot and is £60
(Thornhayes Nursery, St. Andrews Wood, Dulford, Cullopmton, EX 15 2DF; Tel: 01884 266746)
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08 Sept 2017: Dawn Redwood looking good and Swamp Cypress ok
23 Jan 2017: Checked all three, still standing.