LEYLAND CYPRESS x Cupressocyparis leylandii (x Cuprocyparis leylandii) Key Feature: Hedge Plant Plant type: Conifers Cold Hardiness Zone: 5-9 Light needs: Full sun Sunset Climate Zone: 3b-24 Mature size: Fast growing to 20 - 30 ft. in 10 years; eventually to over 50 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide.. Growth Habit: Columnar Blooms: Produces no flowers.
A massive semi-formal column of green, densely packed with bright emerald color. Very fast growth, up to 3 feet per year in youth makes a quick solution to problem views or lack of privacy. A tree best reserved for estates or large commercial sites.
Excellent for windbreaks and dense plantings as sound attenuation barriers for heavy traffic. Provides effective screening of multi-story buildings and undesirable land uses. Tolerant of virtually any soil. Evergreen. Full sun. Fast growing to 100 feet tall, 20 to 25 feet wide.