Cupressus sempervirens “Totem”

Cupressus sempervirens “Totem”

Plant type

Small treesShrubs




  • Small trees
  • Shrubs


  • Half-shadow
  • Sun

    Leaf Persistance

  • Evergreen

    Crown Shape

  • Colonial

    Flower Colour

  • Non significant

    Climatic Zone

  • 7

    Continent of Origin

  • Asia

Botanical characteristics: It is a resembled Cupressus sempervirens cultivar “Piramidalis” but with a more compact, slower growth, green foliage of a most brilliant colour, rarely fruiting.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is originally from the East, it was introduced in Italy in ancient times, very common and popular it is going to be a typical element of the Mediterranean landscape especially in the hills of Tuscany and Umbria. It fits any well-drained soil, poor soils and dry, both clay and calcareous soils. Good resistance to marine climate.

Use: It is used singly or in groups in parks and gardens, tree-lined streets, screens windbreaks, reforestation in Mediterranean areas. It is suitable for small spaces.