Will termites eat cypress?

Answer 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 »

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Do termites eat cypress?

Termites will eat cypress, but they prefer the sapwood, which is the young outer part of the tree. They avoid the heartwood, which is the central wood. The resistance of a wood to termites may be d... 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 »

Cypress Mulch & Termites?

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 »

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 »