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Cupressus sempervirens 'Stricta' (Mediterranean Cypress)

TropPlant Accession Number (TPAN) : 0064 Botanical Name:   Cupressus sempervirens Common Name: Italian Cypress, Mediterranean Cypress, Turkish Cypress, Common Cypress   Cultivar: ' Stricta' (Some people include  subspecific names for the two general forms: fastigiate (' Stricta ') & horizontal. The fastigiate form is treated as a cultivar, while the horizontal form is believed to be the form pre-horticultural intervention. The fastigiate form is the form/cultivar described specifically in this post. Additionally there are compact forms of the fastigiate form.) Family: Cupressaceae Cupressus sempervirens  on the UH Manoa Campus  Photo by Matthew Gaston Cupressus sempervirens   Photo by Matthew Gaston Native To:   Mediterranean  Region from Morocco  & Spain to Egypt, Israel & Iran Landscaping Information:  Plant Type : Tree, Conifer, Evergreen Texture: Fine Form: Conical, Upright-Narrow Height (on average, in landscape use