Emerald Isle® Leyland Cypress
x Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Moncal'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
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793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ku-pres-o-SI-pa-ris la-LAN-de-i|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 20 to 25 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide, in natural form.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||A cold hardy alternative to Italian cypress that adds Mediterranean character to landscapes. Outstanding against warm colored stucco walls or in conjunction with rectangular Moroccan style swimming pools. Exploit the columnar form in formal garden design by using as a matched pair to flank doorway, gate, art or a fountain. Use in the English style to create a staccato background of deep green colonnade at the back of a mixed border. Tall enough to provide screening from neighboring second story windows when more tightly spaced.|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
Thrives in deep, well-drained, average to enriched soils, but highly adaptable. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9