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Cuprocyparis leylandii / Leyland Cypress : 25L : 275-300cm High (exc pot)

Cuprocyparis leylandii

Leyland Cypress

25L 275-300cm
£55.00

In stock

SKU: 00436

The Leyland Cypress is a large, very fast-growing evergreen tree. Its ability to grow quickly has made it very popular to use as a hedging and screening plant to ensure privacy and absorb sound. Its one of the most commonly planted trees in Britain. Leylandii can grow at over 90cm (3ft) a year.

The Leyland cypress has small dark green scale leaves in flat sprays. The density of the foliage makes the species ideal for hedging and screening but also for certain forms of topiary.

Specification

Additional Information

Latin Name Cuprocyparis leylandii
Common Name Leyland Cypress
Pot Size 25L
Plant Size 275-300cm
Form N/A
Secondary Size N/A
Trunk Size N/A
Trunk Width N/A
Pot Information N/A
Position Full sun or part shade, sheltered or exposed.
Soil Will survive in any well drained soil.
Hardiness Fully hardy
Rate of Growth Fast
Garden Care Hedging or topiary forms will require regular trimming.
Pruning No pruning required, but can be trimmed and shaped as required as long as cuts are confined to young green shoots. Old wood will not resprout

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The Leyland Cypress is a large, very fast-growing evergreen tree. Its ability to grow quickly has made it very popular to use as a hedging and screening plant to ensure privacy and absorb sound. Its one of the most commonly planted trees in Britain. Leylandii can grow at over 90cm (3ft) a year. The Leyland cypress has small dark green scale leaves in flat sprays. The density of the foliage makes the species ideal for hedging and screening but also for certain forms of topiary.