Weeping Arizona Cypress
Cupressus arizonica 'Ray Wood's Weeping'
The Weeping Arizona Cypress as it’s known colloquially is drought tolerant and has low watering maintenance and grows best in partial to full sun.
With a year-round color of silvery-blue/teal, this dense conical, pyramidal conifer grows 1-2 feet per year. This is the only cypress that is native to the southwest. It has smooth reddish-brown bark and scale-like leaves.
Susceptible to canker otherwise no serious insect or disease problems.
Screening especially for sun-baked areas and used for erosion control in desert areas. This tree can also be harvested and processed to make fence posts due to its durability.