Tree Type:  Noted for its rapid growth and slender shape, the Leyland Cypress has found wide popularity over a large range of the United States. It grows well in a wide variety of soil and climate conditions and makes an excellent wind break as it provides a dense barrier with good color all 12 months of the year. Great for a Christmas tree, windbreaks and along boundary lines and landscape around homes, across campuses and in parks.


Growth Rate: Medium Growth Rate 

Mature Size: 
The Leyland cypress grows to a height of 60–70' and a spread of 15–25' at maturity.​

Sun Preference: Full Sun

Soil Preference: The Leyland Cypress grows well in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well-drained and clay soils.


Zone: 6-10

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