Cupressocyparis leylandii

Leyland Cypress

A tall, fast growing conifer with long sprays of flattened, dark green foliage. Can be pruned to maintain a medium to large hedge, also makes a good screening plant. An intergeneric hybrid of Cupressus macrocarpa and Chamaecyparis nootkatensis. It prefers full sun and a moist, fertile, well-drained soil. It isn't fussy about soil, but good drainage is essential.

  • Common Name: Leyland Cypress
  • Height: 40' tall
  • Spread: 15' wide
  • Type: Evergreen
  • Zone: 5 - 8