Cypress Mulch & Termites?

Answer Cypress mulch is made by grinding cypress tree branches and trunks through chippers. Cypress trees are important parts of swampland and wetland ecosystems, so logging of cypress for mulch is under ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Cypress Mulch & Termites

Does cypress mulch attract termites?

Cypress mulch may attract termites if you apply too much of it. This is true of any type of mulch because the termites are attracted by the moisture retained by the mulch. They are not drawn by the... Read More »

How to Use Cypress Mulch?

Cypress mulch is the shredded bark of the cypress tree. Unlike other types of mulch, which look like nuggets, cypress mulch has a softer, shredded appearance. It is light in color, which benefits p... Read More »

Why Don't Termites Eat Cypress?

Cypress trees are evergreen trees that vary in height but may reach over 60 feet in maturity. Termites dislike cypress wood and this is important information for carpenters and homeowners alike. Ca... Read More »

Will termites eat cypress?

Termites do eat cypress, but, according to studies conducted by the University of Florida, they greatly prefer the soft sapwood from young cypress trees over the dense heartwood of older specimens.... Read More »