• Leyland Cypress for Sale

    Leyland Cypress for Sale

    Leyland Cypress for Sale


Leyland Cypress

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-t- Planting Mix
Leyland Cypress Planting Mix

Helps your Leyland Cypress get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Root Rocketâ„¢ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer

Growing Zones: 6-10

Growing Zones 6-10 This plant is recommended for zones: 6-10
(green area above)
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

40-60 ft.

Mature Width:

20-25 ft.


Full Sun

Drought Tolerance:


Botanical Name:

Cupressocyparis leylandii

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- Grows up to 3-5 ft. per year!
- Feathery soft texture
- Drought Tolerant

Leylands are the most popular privacy tree in the U.S.A.They grow very fast and thicken to create a solid wall.

It's feathery texture is soft to the touch. Stays green all year-round, giving you complete privacy.

Grows rapidly... up to 3-5 ft. per year! Easily pruned to your desired height and shape.

Even without trimming, your Leyland Cypress trees will grow in a uniform, symmetrical shape that gives you a dense, living wall.

Fast growers and adaptable to a variety of soils and conditions, even sandy and clay.

Space your Leylands 8 ft. apart for a privacy hedge or further apart for a spacious property border.

You get hardy, vibrant trees, that will give you the fastest growth possible. And for quickest privacy, you can still order from our limited supply of taller Leyland Cypress trees.

Customer Reviews

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I recently planted 15 Leyland Cypress trees from another source. I lost 6 out of 15 so far in growing zone 10 Florida.
I purchased 1 Leyland Cypress from Fast-Growing Trees to see if there is a quality difference. It seems that there is, as this tree appears to be doing quite well and looks very healthy. I would trust this source, I have purchased 3 different varieties of trees and Bamboo and so far I am very satisfied.
September 23, 2014
Seminole, FL, US
1 year ago
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I bought 75 of these leylands to line my property, and to block out my unfriendly, nasty neighbor. The trees are doing great so far and I cannot wait until they create a living wall. When the trees came in, they were very carefully packaged and undamaged
December 31, 2012
I bought 6 of the pretties Leyland Cypress trees I think I have ever seen about 6 years ago and they grew to be exactly what I wanted. I think at this time they are about 15 feet tall looking beautiful. Then 1 day darkness fell on my trees, I noticed several cocoon looking things attaching to the needles and then there were more and more . I found something to treat them but by then the trees were dying. 1 by 1 I have lost all but 1 and it has a few spots on it but who knows whether it will live or not. These deadly things were found to be Bag Worms. A word to the wise if you see any they spread like fire and are deadly. Hopefully you will find something that will kill them faster than I did because I loved my trees and were proud of them and now I am afraid to plant any that Bag Worms Attack because I don't want this to happen again. I plan to try another kind this time the Thuja Green Giant it is said that Bag Worms don't attack these. BEWARE OF BAGWORMS !!! BE LIKE A SCOUT AND BE PREPARED!!!!!dont get hurt
December 31, 2012
My leyland cypress is looking good. A great tree, though it took several seasons to really take off. Dont plant too close together or too close to a fence - after 3 years they have a spread of almost 3 feet in any direction ,6ft across,
December 31, 2012
My wife and i ordered 11 leyland cypress trees for privacy in our back yard . when they arrived they were packaged carefully and looked very healthy. we planted within 2 days and now one year later they have doubled in size and 3 of them are now 6 feet tall, not bad when you consider they were 2.5 feet tall when they arrived
December 31, 2012
I was given an estimate by a local landscaper of $4,000 to plant 9 Leyland Cypresses in my back yard. I shopped with you and needless to say, I saved a LOT of money, even though two of them didnt make the first few months. You replaced them and they all have taken root and are doing well. I may need to buy one more to make sure the whole area is full. Your trees arrived in perfect condition and so well wrapped!! I was very happy
December 31, 2012
We received our Leyland Cypress trees this week and are very please with the condition they are in. The came healthy with little or no damage to them. We wouldn't have a problem ordering from this company again. In fact, we are going to order a couple more Cypress and fruit trees
December 31, 2012
I planted 10 Leylands 2 and a half years ago lining my driveway to give me privacy from neighbors. I trim them on the sides and top when permitted and they are doing great. They survived the big Hurricane Sandy very well even though I lost 3 other trees from the 70 mile an your winds which fell in their direction. I have previously planted single Leylands in the front of my house which faces north and was told they would never grow tall due to lack of sun exposure. Well, these leylands had to be trimmed back several times already and keep growing past the roof of my house. They are all beautiful and so graceful too. They are my favorite and are very healthy. I will sprinkle some Holly Tone on the ground around all my ever greens very shortly before the heat sets in. So happy with these evergreens!!
December 31, 2012
I purchased 89 baby lelands 12 yrs. ago as a ""L"" shaped privacy fence between 2 neighbors. I have a corner lot. I mistakenly had a yard guy plant the trees 4 ft apart rather than 6 ft. Now I'm paying for it! No diseases on the trees, however the branches are growing into one another and the soil is being drained of necessary nutrients to support all these trees. I live in Greensboro, NC northeast where the water and soil is ""hard."" Need to find a reasonably priced tree firm to cut down about 12 of these trees.
December 31, 2012
I live in Central FL and planted Leyland Cypress. The soil is mostly sandy and these trees took off - within 4 years they are 18 feet tall and very full.
December 31, 2012

Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Leyland Cypress

Leyland Cypress Planting Diretions Place your Leyland Cypress Tree in a Southward facing area of your yard to make sure that your tree will receive more sunlight. Your Leyland Cypress tree can tolerate shade, but will prefer to be in full sunlight.

While Leyland Cypress Trees prefer acidic or Alkaline soil, your Leyland Cypress Tree will adapt to your natural soil, even if it is sandy or heavy in clay. Just be sure that your soil is well draining.

Leyland Cypress Trees enjoy moist soil, that isn't soggy or over saturated. Your tree will need about an inch of water of every week during the growing season. Keeping your Leyland Cypress Tree's soil moist down to 18 inches will give you the best results.

Leyland Cypress Trees don't require any fertilizer, unless you already know that your lawn needs extra nutrients. Giving your Leyland Cypress Tree some general fertilizer of formula 10-10-10 once every Spring will give it a boost.

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Jinou X on Apr 20, 2016
To plant as a little wall by the sitting area
IRYNA S on Apr 17, 2016
Jinou X on Apr 20, 2016
due to the fact that they are fasting growing and make perfect wind breakers a nd privacy
Catherine B on Apr 19, 2016
To plant as a little wall by the sitting area
IRYNA S on Apr 17, 2016
I planted two of these about three years ago and they have done great. They are very rapid growers and very pretty.
Donna B on Apr 14, 2016
I am choosing to place trees as a privacy border instead of a fence. I think the trees are more beneficial to our community than a fence that will rot and deteriorate without constant upkeep.
Janet B on Apr 13, 2016
Privacy they offer, growth rate, price, and satisfied reviews.
Steven F on Apr 10, 2016
I am purchasing this product to see how well it grows and will purchase more once I am satisfied.
Henry F on Apr 9, 2016
Are beautiful, fast growing trees that provide privacy and shade. They are fuller and hardier than redwoods.
Cheryl B on Apr 8, 2016
Majestic evergreen for year round foliage
Rachel T on Apr 5, 2016
Raul H on Apr 5, 2016
was told this a great item
William M on Apr 5, 2016
Zone 9
Jeanne M on Apr 3, 2016
I needed a quick growing, hardy tree for the corner of my backyard where another tree was taken down. I needed it to screen a neighbor's house.
Marcia H on Apr 3, 2016
I am hoping to establish privacy around my pool cage - - quickly!
Nanette R on Mar 24, 2016
I am looking to get privacy since we cleared a wooded area behind my yard. We can now see the street below. I need something that blocks out noise and grows fast. My house sits up high so the taller the tree the better. The price was great so once I plant the trees that I ordered I will be back for more.
Diane R on Mar 23, 2016
Lovely privacy screen.
Diana B on Mar 22, 2016
I chose for the fast growth.
Alex F on Mar 20, 2016
Beautiful trees! Already have 10 and just bought 5 more!
Justin M on Mar 19, 2016
For privacy in yard
Donna B on Mar 19, 2016
They are fast growing and are draught tolerant and can handle the cold winters. Perfect type of tree for growing zone 6.
Nancy B on Mar 19, 2016
Kristen D on Mar 19, 2016
To create a privacy on our balcony
Mark P on Mar 19, 2016
Fast grower and stately looking
MICHAEL C on Mar 18, 2016
easy to grow, grow fast, drought tolerance
WENCHAO C on Mar 17, 2016
Mostly for privacy and hardiness
Kevin M on Mar 16, 2016
Kelli G on Mar 16, 2016
Replacement trees following loss of trees after tornado. To provide privacy boundary
Brenda C on Mar 16, 2016
Great trees even in the winter, we have several and want even more!
brittany s on Mar 10, 2016
Needed a privacy hedge and something that was hardy and did not need a lot of watering since it was going to be planted where there were no sprinklers.
Kathy N on Mar 6, 2016
Hoping the description of fast growing trees by other buyers is valid. If it is I'll buy some more.
Darwin C on Mar 2, 2016
Grow baby grow!!! Need a privacy border asap!
Jay O on Feb 29, 2016
hopefully good stock
Jacob M on Feb 27, 2016
They are beautiful trees and they make a wonderful privacy screen. My husband specifically picked these and it is rare for him to put in requests for what I plant in our yard. The price is wonderful and I look to do more shopping with you in the future.
Anne O on Feb 25, 2016
I'm making a living privacy fence and after reviewing all other evergreens this is the best choice for my area and had the best reviews. I look forward to seeing how it does!
Stephanie S on Feb 17, 2016
Low water requirement, fast growing
Karin S on Feb 16, 2016
Need back yard privacy hope they grow nice and tall!
Stuart H on Feb 13, 2016
I have planted 10 Leyland Cypress trees. I needed one more to complete a wind barer to protect me & my plants from the winds off the northern California Coast. I also needed trees that would grow fast...I love their color & texture. I hope they grow 3-5 ft this Spring/Summer. They arrived in good condition & just as F-G-T described.
Karen S on Feb 7, 2016
Just had a row of very large black cherry trees removed and need a fast growing privacy screen. Planted 12 of these (smallest size) several years ago and they grew beautifully. Within 4 years they were about 20' tall. This time, I bought the largest size you sell in hopes of having a new screen faster.
Vic Y on Feb 6, 2016
Have had good success here in North Texas with the other 12 I have purchased.
rnurse on Feb 6, 2016
They grow fast and are great looking privacy trees.
Deborah H on Feb 3, 2016
Great sale and free shipping
H Sue L on Feb 1, 2016
Tall , FASTgrowing , excellent cure for poison arrow
margaret s on Feb 1, 2016
The property next door to ours was cleared of all its trees. this allowed the road frontage to be wide open to our property. We wanted something fast growing and able to stand the heat of the La. summers.
warren c on Jan 31, 2016
Sonja N on Jan 25, 2016
to make a privacy wall and they do well with drought conditions
Tami O on Jan 24, 2016
Richard L on Jan 16, 2016
Privacy screen.
Junaid A on Dec 20, 2015
Pirvacy hedge
leonard m on Dec 13, 2015
For privacy from the neighbors
Kelly H on Dec 8, 2015
We would like privacy in our back yard and not look at our neighbors boat, old cars, etc.
Jennifer S on Dec 6, 2015
due to the fact that they are fasting growing and make perfect wind breakers a nd privacy
Catherine B on Apr 19, 2016
I planted two of these about three years ago and they have done great. They are very rapid growers and very pretty.
Donna B on Apr 14, 2016
Do these Leland Cypress get bagworms or need spraying?
A shopper on Jun 3, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Leyland cypress can get bag worms on occasion, and may sometimes need to be sprayed.
how far apart do you plant making a wall around yard?
A shopper on Sep 21, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Since these trees can grow upwards of 60 feet, 8-10 feet apart is tight enough to let them expand and interlock just fine. You can go closer if u plan to retard their growth.
Some leaves on my cypress have turned brown after extremely cold winter. Are the brown leaves capable of coming back and turning green again?
Jay S on May 8, 2015
BEST ANSWER: If less than 1/3 of the tree died you can cut the dead branches back to where it is green and they should come back. If there is no disease, it is probably water causing the die back, especially in winter; windy conditions will aggravate the problem, too. Water them once or twice a month in winter if you have no rain, and mulch out past the drop line of the branches to also help hold moisture at the roots.
watering small plants in cold temps?
A shopper on Oct 22, 2014
BEST ANSWER: If the ground is not frozen and a week has gone by without rain, sleet, snow, that's your clue. So water your new evergreens now provide enough moisture to the root zone now to get them through the winter.
I am in urgent need of privacy and noise control. I am considering purchasing the 6-7 ft trees. How heavy are they? Is there any difference in the hardiness of the large vs smaller trees?
Leslie T on Mar 10, 2016
how long do these cypress grow at 3 feet per year?
A shopper on May 30, 2014
BEST ANSWER: At an immature age they will only grow about 1 foot per year... They need to become established before the rapid growth kicks in... around year 3.
Deer resistant?
A shopper on Jun 7, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Leyland Cypress Tree is Deer Resistant. However if a winter is cold enough and food is sparse pesky deer will eat anything.
Does this tree grow in a container in zone 4?
A shopper on Jun 16, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Zone 4 is outside of the recommended growing zone for Leyland Cypress Trees. They require a lot of sunlight and aren't as cold hardy as the Emerald Green Thuja, or Thuja Green Giant. They also grow too big to be a good container subject, maturing to 40-60 feet tall and as much as 20-30 feet wide when grown in the ground. I would recommend looking into a cold hardier plant that will grow in the ground fro you area, or else a much smaller, slower growing evergreen to grow in a container.
can they take lots of shade?
Barb K on Jun 13, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Your Leyland Cypress tree can tolerate shade, but will prefer to be in full sunlight. They need at least 6 hours of sunlight a day.
Do you guys come out and plant them? I'm in Chicago ridge,il
Geohard123 on Jun 11, 2014
BEST ANSWER: No, the trees are shipped to your location. Planting is up to the buyer.
How do they do in high winds? We get quite a bit of wind in the fall and spring. Consistent 10-15 MPH and gusts up to 25.
Aeklund on Feb 1, 2015
BEST ANSWER: These trees have a relatively small root system when they are young, so will need to be staked for the first year or two; however, when they are established, if they are grown close together in a windrow on 6 to 8 foot centers, they make an excellent wind barrier and visual screen
How wide apart should they be planted to form good screen if they get only morning sun?
charlie on Oct 14, 2014
BEST ANSWER: To form a dense privacy screen quickly, you can plant your Leylands 6 feet apart. In five years, they should be starting to have all the space between trees filled in. They do mature to a large tree, 40-60 feet tall and 20-30 feet wide eventually, so if you don't mind waiting, you can plant them 8 or 10 feet apart. You should know that these trees like a lot of sun, so if they get less than 6-8 hours of sun a day, they will grow more slowly and their branches will be less dense.
Have wetland area will this tree grow in it. Has standing water?
michael c on May 14, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It will not do very well in standing water. Not many evergreens will tolerate that. I would suggest a Willow Hybrid as it will do well there, but keep in mind it is not an evergreen. It still will provide you with great privacy year round and grows very quickly.
What is the lifespan of a Leyland Cypress tree? I hope it's longer then 15 years. I planted 3 of them in spring of 2008 and they are over 2 stories high and look great.
ELYSE G on May 24, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I would assume they last longer than 15 years. I also planted 3 trees last year and they are getting pretty big now.
Are the roots of the Leyland Cypress invasive and do they break concrete foundations?
A shopper on Sep 22, 2014
BEST ANSWER: We have not had any issues with roots
How far away from a fence do i need to plant the Leyland Cypress?
Chris W on Jul 20, 2014
BEST ANSWER: In 5-7 years, these trees will be 8-12 feet wide, and they keep growing to mature at 10-12 years to 20 or even 30 feet wide, depending on growing conditions. If you don't mind the branches going over the fence, you can plant your trees 6-8 feet from the fence. If you want the trees to not encroach on the fence in 10 years, you should plant them 12-15 feet from the fence.
Will they grow in clay soil?
Harvey G on Jul 15, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Leyland Cypress is tolerant of a wide range of soils including clay, but especially when they are young, they need good drainage. If you have hard clay, dig the hole a foot or two deeper and 2-3 feet wider than the root ball and back-fill the hole with the clay you dug out, well mixed with organic matter (1/2 clay, 1/2 composted leaves). Be sure to plant the Leyland with the soil surface in the pot at the same level as the soil surface in the ground, and cover the planting area with 4 inches of mulch, keeping the area around the trunk free of mulch for about 4-6 inches. The mulch will deter weeds which compete for water and nutrients with the shallow roots of the Leyland, and also help conserve moisture.
Kgrow67 on May 11, 2015
I have mine and went last winter which was very cold and they survived
Are the Leyland pictures here on your website pictures of trimmed or shaped Leylands or pictures of natural growth if left to grow freely?
A shopper on Jul 29, 2014
BEST ANSWER: All evergreens can be trimmed, however the Leyland cypress tend to grow that conical shape naturally, and the ones in our pictures have not been pruned.
Can I plant these in Sept? I planted all others in the spring, but really want a privacy fence to get started.
Keli R on Aug 17, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Not knowing what zone you're in makes the answer a little more difficult but I would say you could plant them anytime as long as you use the right soil around them for adequate drainage. Use the planting mix offered by Fast-Growing trees to get thm o adapt as quickly as possible.
How wide are the 5-6 ft h & 4-5 ft h?
albert b on Aug 14, 2014
BEST ANSWER: At the start the 5-6 ft and 4-5 ft could be approx 18-24" wide at the base to start. They tend to grow taller than wider here at first because we row grow, and they reach for the sun. Once planted they are fast growers and will fill out quickly.
Didn't really realize the trees would grow soooooo tall so quickly. Would like to trim but not sure how to keep their shape but really want to shorten them. How do I do this?
A shopper on Jul 22, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Once you shorten them you'll need a new leader for them o grow any higher. Shortening them will stunt their vertical growth for a long time. Trimming around them is not a problem.
Are Leyland cypress trees deer resistant?
Duane C on Feb 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: They are rarely damaged by deer. Please keep in mind if they get hungry enough they will eat anything.
I live in the high desert (Lucerne Valley, Ca), how would they do in that area?
Karen P on May 11, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Leyland are thirsty trees. Arizona Cypress are beautiful and after watering your first summer you never have to water the Arizona C again.
I have 6 Leland cypress trees about 2 1/2 years old. can they be transplanted?
A shopper on Sep 24, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can transplant the Leyland cypress, just be sure not to disturb roots when digging them up. And transplanting usually is best in the late fall or early spring.
How close can I plant these to an in ground pool?
Mark R on Jul 26, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Leyland Cypresses mature to a height of 40-60 feet and 25 feet wide, though they will grow smaller if planted close together in a hedge. Its roots are shallow, and will spread further than the foliage does. To make sure the roots stay clear of your pool, you should plant them 20 feet from your pool.
Can they survive near the ocean?
Jody B on Dec 6, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Leyland Cypress is salt tolerant, but it has a hard time withstanding constant or heavy wind.
How many feet a year will these trees grow?
angel on Mar 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I answered previously. Why do you keep sending the same question? Please stop it. Jerry
i live in a zone 8 it rains a lot and is very cloudy would this tree grow well?
Karen B on Nov 1, 2015
BEST ANSWER: They love rain. Should do well as long as drainage is good I live on the Texas panhandle and those that get shade in the hottest part of the day are thriving while the ones in full sun are struggling. They should love the rain and cloudy days. Good luck
How do these trees due in partial sunlight? The privacy fence I want to create with them is north-facing
Robert B on Mar 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You can plant them in partial sunlight, they may not grow as fast as if they were in full sun.

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