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Cupressocyparis leylandii Castlewellan Gold

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cupressocyparis leylandii Castlewellan Gold Leyland Cypress, Cupressus, Conifer, ,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees, Conifers Conical, Dense, Upright

Dense fast growing conifer with attractive green, gold tipped foliage. Great for colour contrast. Use for a screen, hedge or windbreak. Grows approx. 12m tall x 4m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Topiary / Espalier, Wind Break, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a well drained soil in a full sun to part shade position. Prune when required to maintain shape and keep looking bushy. Requires a sunny position to keep looking golden. Feed with a annual slow release fertiliser.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Cupressaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green, Yellow
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High