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  Montezuma Baldcypress (Montezuma Cypress)  
Common Name: Montezuma Baldcypress (Montezuma Cypress)
Latin Name: Taxodium mucronatum
Tree Size: Large
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Rapid
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Poorly drained sites
Attributes: Texas native, attractive seeds or fruit
Features: Delicate, feathery foliage casts a light shade. Bark is reddish and shredding
Comments: South Texas relative of Baldcypress. Leaves become deciduous when planted north of San Antonio.
Problems: Some insect pests, fruit drop.
Firewise: Yes
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