Hesperocyparis (Cupressus) forbesii, Tecate Cypress
Hesperocyparis (Cupressus) forbesii, Tecate Cypress
Hesperocyparis (Cupressus) forbesii, Tecate Cypress
Hesperocyparis (Cupressus) forbesii, Tecate Cypress
Hesperocyparis (Cupressus) forbesii, Tecate Cypress
Hesperocyparis (Cupressus) forbesii, Tecate Cypress

Hesperocyparis (Cupressus) forbesii, Tecate Cypress

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Tecate cypress

A tree that grows quickly to fifteen feet then slowly grows up to thirty feet or higher.  After it reaches twelve feet it grows three inches per year.  

Plant in full sun

- Best in well draining clay soils, tolerates loam or sand texture

- Best if not watered once established

- Drought tolerant 

- Attracts birds

- Hardy up to 10 degrees

- Native to California