They are evergreen plants that can grow up to 30-35 m height, widely scattered in North America, SouthAmerica, Far-East and Mediterranean. Lamina leaves apart from other needle-like leaves species. Some species are erect, narrow and column-shaped. They have dark green leaves and brown spiny cones. The leaves emit impressive odor when crushed. They grow well in sunny environments. They are used for amelioration of corners and vertical sections at the entrances. They are preferred as wind barrier or hedging plants.
Cupressus, sempervirens, aurea, Italian, Funeral, Mediterranean, Cypress, Altuni, Akdeniz, mezarlık, servisi, Selvi, Servi, سرو المتوسط, nerede yetişir