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× Cupressocyparis leylandii

For sale by Grahame Oakey, (Acorn Trees and Shrubs), hmcw, Freeman of WCFM

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Dark green variety. These have been regularly pruned to take on a narrower columnar shape which looks more refined- however, they will grow broader if left ton their own devices. Many more rare/choice conifers and broad leaves, send message for full list. Prices are ex vat, ex nursery, 50% surcharge ex vat for orders under £250 ex vat. I currently have many broadleaves(large and small) to dispose of at little more than cost.

Plant Size
Total Price
370cm × 60cm

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Plant Finder: about × Cupressocyparis leylandii

Common names

Leyland cypress, Cypress


× Cupressocyparis leylandii (Leyland cypress). This is a tall evergreen tree cross between Chamaecyparis nootkatensis and Cupressus macrocarpa. It grows up to 35m high. It can be used for hedging or as a screen because of its rapid growth.


If the conifer produces more than one leader, to maintain the general conical habit remove all but one leader. To restrict the height of the plant, the leader can be cut back.

Interest and use

Hedging. Screen. Year-round interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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× Cupressocyparis leylandii | Rackenford, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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