|Latin Name||Cupressocyparis leylandii Pyramidalis|
|Common Name||Leyland Cypress|
|Position||Full sun or partial shade.|
|Soil||Any deep, well-drained soil.|
|Rate of Growth||Very fast. It is important to trim hedges 2-3 times a year to maintain required size. Higher than 12 metres.|
|Garden Care||Can be affected by honey fungus, coryneum canker and aphids.|
|Pruning||Will not resprout from cutting into old growth so it is important to maintain at desired shape. Trim hedges 2-3 times a year, if done regularly they can form tight wekk controlled hedges. No formal pruning needed for specimens. Make the last cuts in late summer or early autumn to protect any new growth from the effects of a cold winter.|
A very fast growing conifer that makes excellent hedging if well pruned or can be grown as a specimen tree. This variety has a tapered growth. Dark green, grey tinted typically conifer leaves. Cones are dark brown.