Leyland cypress

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Related to Leyland cypresses: Cupressocyparis leylandii

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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She strolls in the shade of Bradford pears and Leyland cypresses, crosses the little wood bridge, and digs into the fertile Delta soil when the mood strikes.
Q: My Leyland cypresses are dying from the bottom up, and it's spreading from tree to tree.
Q i have a mixed hedge of golden and green Leyland cypresses which has been allowed to grow to about 2.5m (8ft).
LEYLAND cypresses, those quick -growing conifers notorious for creating ``hedges from hell'',are prominent all year round.
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Burke planted Leyland cypresses along the southwest side of the garden to create a sense of enclosure.
"If you live along the coast and are trying to replant, we've found that the Leyland cypresses, nandinas, viburnums, and ligustrums weathered remarkably well," De Luca says.
The first is typified by deciduous trees with a light canopy of leaves even in summer, such as birch and flowering cherries, while the second has the sun blocked by a thick screen of evergreen foliage - maybe Leyland cypresses - or by walls or fences.
We were thinking of Leyland cypresses as they are fast and very dense.
Leyland cypresses, those quick-growing conifers notorious for creating `hedges from hell', are prominent all year round.