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× Cupressocyparis leylandii ‘Harlequin’

Leyland cypress

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMarch & October
  • Height18m to 24m
  • Spread2m
  • Growth HabitUpright conical
  • Flower ColourPure white
  • Leaf ColourDark green shades

Description

× Cupressocyparis leylandii ‘Harlequin’ (Leyland cypress). A columnar conifer with cones. Carried in plume-like sprays, there is grey-green foliage with pure white patches.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Conifer

Other common names

Cypress

Origin

Garden origin

Interest and use

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

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

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.

Propagation

Seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true). Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Honey fungus may damage young plants. prone to canker and aphids.

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