Cupressus sempervirens Tiny Tower™ (syn. Monshel) Cupressaceae
Tiny Tower Italian Cypress ku-PRES-us sem-per-VI-renz
- Conifer, evergreen tree/shrub, narrow, compact columnar, very slow growing to 25 to 30 ft tall and 3 ft wide (~7.5-9 m × 0.9m) at maturity, blue-green foliage.
- Sun. Only needs occasionally watering once established. Appears well-groomed without shearing or pruning.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 7 Discovered in 1990 by nurseryman
Doug Zylstra at West Covina Wholesale Nursery, Santa Barbara, California. A selection derived from
Cupressus sempervirens ‘Glauca’ (PP12,933, 2002).