Leyland cypress


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Leyland cypress

(ˈleɪlənd)
n
(Plants) a fast-growing cypress, Cupressocyparis leylandii, that is a hybrid produced by crossing the macrocarpa with the Nootka cypress (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis): widely grown for hedging. Also called: Leylandii or Leylandi
[C19: named after C. J. Leyland (1849–1926), British horticulturalist]
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They include goat willow, common ash, Norway spruce, common elder and plum and apple trees as well as shrubs and Leyland Cypress.
Cutting now allows time for plants to harden off, so whether you've got a privet, box, leyland cypress, holly, laurel, yew, viburnum, thuja or Lawson's cypress, here's my handy guide.
The crash occurred on a private property and uprooted several large Leyland Cypress trees.
I''m not talking about thugs like leyland cypress, but hardy herbaceous perennials which can reach 6ft in a year, then die down in winter.
Depending on the geographic location, Leyland cypress also can be infested with cedar bark beetles, but these beetles are often mistakenly thought to be the problem when Seiridium canker is the real culprit.
soft mulch), and building a natural "screen" to keep eliminations out of view, using a taller, decorative planting such as ornamental grasses or a Leyland cypress.
The Leyland cypress is the obvious victim, but you can see this, too, with white pines and Norway and blue spruces.
An argument has erupted over the line of 10m (35ft) leyland cypress trees outside the home of David Alvand, which engulf his entire front garden and tower above his semi-detached home.
So far, they have conducted tests on plants popular to the ornamental and landscaping industries, such as the garden mum, perennial salvia, climbing rose, and Leyland cypress.
Leyland cypress and Aldarica pine thrive in alkaline soil, although the Leyland cypress is successful in acidic soil as well.