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Leyland Cypress

x Cupressocyparis leylandii

SKU
03050
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationku-pres-o-SI-pa-ris la-LAN-de-i
Average Size at MaturityReaches 20 to 30 ft. in 10 years; 50 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide eventually.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean
Growth HabitColumnar
Growth RateFast
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsMagnolia (Magnolia); Rose (Rosa); Potentilla (Potentilla); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Spirea (Spiraea)

Highly 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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