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X Cupressocyparis leylandii Growing Guide

How to Grow Leyland cypress 'Castlewellan' in your Garden

Leyland cypress 'Castlewellan'

X Cupressocyparis Leylandii photograph by Cob Lands.


Quick X Cupressocyparis leylandii Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific name: X Cupressocyparis leylandii
  • Common Name: Leyland cypress 'Castlewellan'
  • Growing Zone (USA): 06 to 10
  • Life Cycle/Type: Tree

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 300 to 600
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 179 to 300
  • Time of Bloom:
  • Color of Bloom:
  • Leaf Foliage Detail: Blue, Green
  • Growth Form: Columnar, Oval, Pyramidal

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Partially shady to full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Quick
  • Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Slightly alkaline, Well drained
  • Moisture:

Caring Conditions

  • Level of Maintenance: Medium
  • Propagation: Propagate from semi-hardwood cuttings
  • How to Prune: Not needed, but can be trimmed and shaped
  • Pests: Conifer aphids, scale insects
  • Diseases: Canker

Further Information

  • Can Attact:
  • Tolerant of:
  • Best used in: Border, Christmas tree, Hedge, Screen, Seashore, Specimen
  • Miscellaneous : Is not a native plant of N. America, Does not bloom
  • Genus Detail: X Cupressocyparis
  • Further Reading: Here and Here



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