Naylor's Blue Leyland Cypress

x Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Naylor's Blue'

Good choice for screening and windbreaks. Feathery foliage displayed on a large pyramidal form. Beautiful bright grayish blue color and dense growth distinguish this fine ornamental. 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 MaturityFast growing; reaches 30 to 40 ft. tall, 10 to 15 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThis is a fast-growing tree that can be used as a screen or hedge. Its fine texture makes it a good candidate for shearing. Or use as a specimen tree for its beautiful pyramidal form.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGray-green
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateFast
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often 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: 6-9

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