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Italian cypress is typically hardy down to zone 8. It can take temps as low at 10 degrees F.
The Italian Cypress is cold hardy in zones 7–11. Being a fast grower, it tends to grow naturally in an upright form.
This hardy evergreen requires full sun and well-drained soils. It tolerates many types of soils including, sand, clay, loam and acidic soils.
The Italian Cypress is also drought tolerant.