Plant Care Tuscan Cypress

Tuscan Cypress

Also known as

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


Cupressus sempervirens

How to care for Tuscan Cypress


How often to water your Tuscan Cypress

Water needs for Tuscan Cypress
0.5 cups
every 9

Tuscan Cypress 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 Tuscan Cypress

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Tuscan Cypress: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Tuscan Cypress love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Tuscan Cypress does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Tuscan Cypress

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Tuscan Cypress: 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 Tuscan Cypress after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Tuscan Cypress 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 Tuscan Cypress

Tuscan Cypress

Tuscan Cypress

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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