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769 days ago

Does anyone know if the big box stores in the south sell bald cypress?


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#1 posted 769 days ago

None that I’ve seen.

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#2 posted 767 days ago

glwt

-- I think of Jack Nicholson as the Joker in Batman when he says "Where does he get those wonderful toys" and ask WHERE DO U GUYS GET ALL THAT WONDERFUL WOOD?

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#3 posted 767 days ago

NAME: Cypress
BOTANICAL NAME: Taxodium distichum
ALSO KNOWN AS: Bald cypress, Red cypress, Yellow cypress, Southern cypress
sold all over the south

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#4 posted 767 days ago

Don’t usually see it in the Big Box stores here in the south. However, most of the regular lumber yards either carry it or can order it depending on the qty.

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#5 posted 765 days ago

Thanks guys, I dont live in the south. Was just wondering if I could quickly grab some while on vacation on the way back.

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#6 posted 765 days ago

I’m sure that you can get it here

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#7 posted 765 days ago

The only cypress I’ve seen in the big box marts down here are fence pickets. They make great raised flowerbed boxes but that’s about it.

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