Cupressus Arizonica 'Blue Ice'
A conical conifer that has smooth, flaking reddish purple bark and upright, spirally arranged sprays of scalelike, aromatic, glaucous blue-gray leaves/needles that are flecked with white resin. It develops globular cones which are chocolate brown. Prefers full sun, and thrives especially well in somewhat hot, dry environments.Makes a wonderful medium to large specimen tree. Has beautiful silvery blue color all year round.
Height: 30-50 ft
Spread: 15-20 ft
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast ( 10"-18" avg per year )
Hardiness Zones: 6-9
Sun Exposure: Full sun preferred, to part sun
Soil Preference: Average to slightly sandy & acidic - well drained