Cypress trees encompass a large group of trees all mostly grown in the northern temperate zone. The most extensively grown cypress in the United States is probably the Bald and Pond Cypress. These trees are long-lived, hardy, and quite adaptable to many conditions. Pond cypress has the unique ability to survive and thrive in standing water. Bald cypress can survive in watery conditions and also excel in dryer upland locations.
Cypress trees have good disease tolerance and grow quickly. They can be used in many landscape settings.