Pencil Pine Cypress is an evergreen conifer with a very narrow, pencil-shaped crown. Pencil Pine Cypress is native to southern Europe and western and commonly called Italian cypress which belongs to the Cupressaceae family. Cupressus sempervirens is a medium-sized coniferous evergreen tree. It is one of the best foliage plants main cultivated as an ornamental and decorative tree. They can grow remarkably tall, slender, almost pencil-shaped. The leaves are needle-like, and dark green at all times of the year. The young trees can sometimes be a mistake for Morpankhi. The main difference is that Morphankhi has all leaves and branchlets in one plane. The leaves and branchlets of the Italian Cypress are not in one place. Cones develop in March-April.