Royal Gardens

Swamp Cypress

Taxodium distichum, Fam. Taxodiaceae

A deciduous tree, reaching a possible height of 30 m. It is very long-living (up to a thousand years). There are several exemplars in the Park along the Lambro, near Ponte Cavriga and Ponte delle Catene, or in the Giardini Reali, around the Lake and along the Roggia del Principe.