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Forum topic by patcollins posted 06-15-2012 10:10 PM 1160 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-15-2012 10:10 PM

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

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#1 posted 06-15-2012 10:39 PM

None that I’ve seen.

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#2 posted 06-18-2012 01:55 AM


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#3 posted 06-18-2012 02:51 AM

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

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#4 posted 06-18-2012 03:23 AM

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 06-19-2012 03:10 PM

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 06-19-2012 07:59 PM

I’m sure that you can get it here


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#7 posted 06-20-2012 01:40 AM

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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