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Cupressocyparis leylandii Leightons Green

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Wantirna
A2, A9
Size: 30cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $65.10 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $71.61 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cupressocyparis leylandii Leightons Green Leyland Cypress, Cupressus, Conifer, ,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
A fast-growing coniferous evergreen tree with a conical habit and flattened sprays of tinged golden-dark green foliage. Growing more that a metre in height per year, this is typically used as a residential hedge or screen. Can reach 30m in height, great for privacy, but can result in arguments with neighbours whose properties quickly become overshadowed by a thick, green wall!

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Wind Break

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers well drained soil in a sunny position, but will tolerate part shade. A tough shrub tolerating most conditions and climates including pollution and salt. Responds well to heavy pruning. Great as a hedge if pruned often, 3-4 times a year. Fertilise in Spring. Plant 1.5 - 2m apart if hedging.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Cupressaceae Europe

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

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