Scientific Name: Cupressus x leylandii Form: Columnar, Oval - vertical, Pyramidal - narrowly
Common Name:Leyland cypress Texture:Fine
Family Name:CupressaceaeHabit: Dense
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):22 - 30m x 10 - 15m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Scale-like, Opposite, Imbricate, Leathery, Glabrous, Lustrous, Rhomboidal, Deltoid, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Yellow, Brown, Mar- Apr
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Alkaline, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Hedge row, Screening, Specimen plant, Wind break
Key ID Features:Leaves light green scales in loose open sprays; cones about 1 cm round.