The cypress (cupressus) is an evergreen tree, it always remains green, coming from the family Cupressaceae. The cypress is an isolated tree generally growing alone, with no other cypress of the same species around, which comes from temperate and warm regions of the northern hemisphere, mainly from Asia Minor. It is very present in Provence and in the south of France but also in all the countries around the Mediterranean. The cypress is a tree with a clean line, the size of the cypress can reach nearly 40m in height. Its leaves are shaped like triangular scales. While its leaves have a lifespan of 2 to 4 years, the cypress can live up to 500 years.