Cypress: Leyland Latin Name: cupressus x cupressocyparis leylandii (x cuprocyparis leylandii)
The Basics This evergreen is very fast-growing with a narrow, symmetrical, upright growing habit. The bright emerald green foliage grows densely to heights of 50-100 feet(15-25 feet wide). Its narrow symmetrical form is used for screens and accent specimen.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full sun Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant Soil Conditions: Prefers dry, well-drained soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-10 The Care This fast-growing upright needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. The first year of growth requires watering weekly. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Tolerates severe pruning.