x Cupressocyparis leylandiiItem #3050 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
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Densely packed foliage is bright emerald green. Very fast growth, up to 3 feet per year in youth makes a quick solution to problem views or lack of privacy, though best reserved for estates or large commercial sites. Tolerant of most soils. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Reaches 20 to 30 ft. in 10 years; 50 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide eventually.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:ku-pres-o-SI-pa-ris la-LAN-de-iPlant type:ConiferDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:ColumnarGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Reaches 20 to 30 ft. in 10 years; 50 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide eventually.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.Garden styleMediterraneanCompanion PlantsMagnolia (Magnolia); Rose (Rosa); Potentilla (Potentilla); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Spirea (Spiraea)
- CareCare InformationHighly adaptable, best in well-drained, average to enriched soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought in coastal and cool summer areas. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. May be pruned periodically to shape.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.