Leyland Cypress

Leyland Cypress: Cupressocyparis x leylandii

Leyland Cypress

Watering Instructions: Water thoroughly, don’t allow to fully dry out. Do not let plant sit in standing water.

Indoor Care Instructions: Place your tree in a sunny place. Add lights or decorations for the holidays.

Outdoor Care Instructions: Move your tree outside after the danger of freezing weather. Put it in a sunny location with a minimum of 6 hours sunlight per day. You can leave it in the pot, repot into a larger container or plant it in the ground. Prune as desired for shape and size.
USDA zones: 6-10

Mature Size: 20-40′

Fun Facts & Uses: Leyland Cypress was first recorded as a naturally occurring hybrid between a Monterey cypress and Nootka cypress in England in the 1850’s. Leyland cypress are believed to be sterile and are only produced by cuttings. Decorate with lights and enjoy in your home. Leyland cypress is a dark green conifer that is evergreen and grows in a upright pyramidal shape. Leylandi cypress are fast growers and well suited to use as a windbreak or privacy screen. When planting in containers use a good potting soil purchased at your local nursery or big box store. Keep the soil level in the pot the same as in the new container. Water regularly whether planted in a container or in the ground.

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