Cupressus Sempervirens is a species of cypress tree commonly found in the Mediterranean region and other areas with similar weather conditions. This coniferous evergreen tree is medium sized and has an average height of about 35 meters. cypress exporter The tree has a conic crown and level branches with loosely hanging branchlets. This species is long lived with some reported to have more than a 1000 years. According to scientific classification, it belongs to kingdom Plantae, division Pinophyta, class Pinopsida, order Pinales, family Cyperaceae, genus Cupressus and species sempervirens.
The tree is dark green in color and usually grows in cypress supplier exporter dense sprays with leaves of about 2 to 5 mm long which are produced on rounded shoots. The seed cones are green at first but turn brown with time. Male cones release pollen grains in the late winter. It grows in areas that experience dry summers and rainy winters.
The tree is well known for its durable and perfumed wood which is used to construct doors, windows and house furniture. Before the discovery of stainless steel, cypress was used in distilleries to ferment alcohol. Growing in full sun cypress supplier exporter on various well drained soils, the plant need to be planted in a fine prepared site which is watered periodically until the roots are established. This species has a high genetic and ecologic value.
These trees are prone to diseases like canker and the roots rot in poorly drained soils. Groups of well matured trees form a good wind resistance since the branches cover a wide area. The plant is medicinal and has been used to treat whooping cough and also controls flu and sore throats. A foot wash of the cones clean the feet and helps to minimize excessive sweating.