Leyland Cypress Tree

Leyland Cypress Tree

Leyland Cypress Tree Facts

Specific Name:   X Cupressocyparis leylandii
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 10
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; well drained soil
Texture:   Fine
Form:   Upright
Height:   60 to 90'
Weight:   12 to 15
Leaf:   Bluish green needles
Flower/Fruit:   Not showy
Comments:    Short-term screen plant; disease and insect prone; easy to transplant; salt tolerant
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Naylor's Blue (Bluish green foliage; loosely branched and open; slower growth than species), Gold Pride, Golconda (Golden needles; compact pyramidal form), Hillspire (Narrow pyramidal form; bright green foliage)