Plant Care Cupressus Sempervirens

Cupressus Sempervirens

Also known as

Mediterranean Cypress, Mediterranean Cypress, Italian cypress, Tuscan cypress, Persian cypress, Pencil pine and European Cypress


Cupressus sempervirens

How to care for Cupressus Sempervirens


How often to water your Cupressus Sempervirens

Water needs for Cupressus Sempervirens
0.5 cups
every 9

Cupressus Sempervirens needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Cupressus Sempervirens

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Mediterranean Cypress in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cupressus Sempervirens: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cupressus Sempervirens love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Cupressus Sempervirens does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cupressus Sempervirens in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Cupressus Sempervirens

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cupressus Sempervirens: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cupressus Sempervirens after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Cupressus Sempervirens is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Cupressus Sempervirens

Cupressus Sempervirens

Cupressus Sempervirens

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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