Leyland Cypress Fastest Growing Tree
Leyland Cypress, Best Selling Privacy Tree, Easy-to-grow evergreen that shines
Leyland Cypress Trees, Cupressus Leylandy Murray, are fast growing trees that can grow 3 to 5 feet per year. They are often chosen for privacy screens due to their fast growth rate and dense, upright growth habit that requires no pruning, if you are in need of an evergreen tree to create outdoor privacy this is it, they are also prized for their hardiness and ease of maintenance making them ideal for hedges, windbreaks, and privacy screens. Its bright evergreen foliage and conical shape provide additional ornamental value to any landscape.
Our Top Selling Privacy Tree, can grow up to 5 feet a year, create a beautiful living fence, quickly block noise from neighbors or roadways, block out what you did not want to see with a maintenance free Leyland Cypress.
Leyland Cypress also known as Green Tree Cypress, Giant Cypress, planted as a hedge, the Leyland cypress quickly grows into a dense fence. The growth and the harmonious interplay in the garden with other plants is simply impressive. Once the hedge has grown dense and high, it serves as a perfect privacy and wind protection in the garden.
Plant Hardiness Zones and Specifications
Grow Zones: 5-9
Growth Rate: 3-5ft/Year
Mature Height: 40-60ft
Mature Width: 15-20ft
Growth form: Pyramidal
Foliage Color: Green-Blue
Soil Conditions: Tolerant to most soil types
PLANT BENEFITS AND KEY FEATURES
• Fastest growing privacy tree, growth rate can exceed 4ft per year
• Add plants to your landscape to lift the spirit, calm the mind and clean the air
• Plants can reduce stress and anxiety by spending time close to nature caring for them
• Great choice to increase property value with a low maintenance evergreen
• Great for privacy trees along fences and backyards
• Drought Tolerant and Resistant to ice, freezing conditions and Pest, Easily grown in a wide range of soils
DESIGN IDEAS AND LANDSCAPE USES
Creating Privacy between Property Lines:
Plan on Spacing out the Leyland Cypress 6-10 feet apart. If you want to plant in a straight line, space them 8-10 feet apart. If you want a more natural look, stagger the trees and space them about 6-8 feet apart, as Leyland Cypress mature they will create a great wind break fence.
Leave room on the property line for the trees to grow. Don't plant directly on the property line because they will grow over the line onto your neighbor's property.
Create a Hedge:
Leyland Cypress can grow so fast, you can Create an instant privacy hedge or living fence, Plant your new Leyland Cypress 4-6 feet apart. As your trees grow, prune the tops and hedge the sides, gradually shape or design your own living fence.
Privacy for Pool Areas:
Add a Leyland Cypress Tree to areas of your yard that require privacy. You do not have to plant trees all over your yard. Simply look for areas where you can plant three or four trees in a row to block out your neighbor's house or window.
Tall Focal Specimen:
Leyland Cypress can also be used as a focal point. Plant one in your yard and just let it grow, It will definitely be the tallest tree in they yard. What makes the Leyland Cypress Tree so popular is its fast growth rate! Leyland Cypress Trees are the go-to tree for any privacy needed in your yard.
care & maintenance
HOW TO CARE FOR LEYLAND CYPRESS TREE
Before purchasing a Leyland Cypress Tree, read about the recommended care instructions to keep this plant healthy and flourishing.
Planting recommendations, select an area with FULL SUN, Leyland Cypress Trees are easily grown in a wide range of soils, including clay, alkaline and compacted soils, avoid wet soggy soils, once established Leyland Cypress Trees are highly adaptable. When it’s time to plant your tree, Dig a hole approximately twice as wide as your new plant’s root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is parallel with the ground level, this is very important, planting the tree deeper than the original top soil line may severely damage the tree. Place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated upright, use the excavated soil to back fill around the root ball, gently press down as you fill the hole and thoroughly soak with a hose to ensure air pockets are eliminated, Take great care to not leave any gaps or air spaces around the root ball. A 2-3 inch layer of organic hardwood mulch is strongly recommended, it will help retain moisture and discourage weed growth. Apply the mulch over the entire planting area.
LIGHT, Select an area with FULL SUN
WATER your Eastern Leyland Cypress Trees deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep and strong root system, increase frequency during extremely hot days, you should always verify the top 2-3 inches of soil, if dry to the touch is time to water, you can reduce frequency of watering once the tree is established.
FERTILIZE your cypress trees during spring before new growth begins, Applying a slow-release, 180 days duration, well balance fertilizer is probably the simplest solution and least expensive.
MULCH - We strongly advise mulching your Leyland Cypress with either ground hardwood mulch or ground cypress mulch. Any type of mulch will suffice, but cypress or hardwood mulch will be of higher quality and will provide more nutrition overall as it decomposes. Mulching helps to keep weeds at bay, which compete for water and nutrients with your new investment, as well as to regulate soil temperature. A 2 to 3 inch layer of mulch is sufficient. It is preferable to leave at least one inch of space between the mulch and the plant's main stem or trunk.
PRUNING the Leyland Cypress Trees is not necessary, if left to grow naturally it may reach heights of up to 60 feet, if desire the Leyland Cypress Tree can be planted as a hedge along fence lines, it can be hedge at a desired height of your choice and will help make the tree more dense creating complete privacy. Avoid pruning during the hottest and coldest months to avoid strain on the tree.
MAINTAINING the Leyland Cypress Tree is simple, they require little or no upkeep, they are disease and pests resistance which eliminates the need for spraying chemicals which can be very harsh to our environments.
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