x Cupressocyparis leylandii

Leyland Cypress

For fast growth, this single hybrid outstrips most. It reaches 20 feet in only 5 years, changing from a column to a narrow pyramid. Where summers are warm or hot, trees grow broader. Used as a tall hedge or screen, it is also planted in groves. Thrives in most soils and climates. Tolerates strong winds.
x Cupressocyparis leylandii, Leyland Cypress
Grown as a commercial Christmas tree, this blue-green conifer has flat sprays of scalelike leaves. In dry, hot climates, susceptible to spider mites. Prone to canker fungus and bagworm.

Attributes - x Cupressocyparis leylandii

Plant Type: Tree

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 60 ft. to 70 ft.

Width: 12 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Alkaline Soil, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers.

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