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Green Rocket Leyland Cypress Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Green Rocket'

Evergreen Trees

  • Green Rocket Leyland Cypress
  • Green Rocket Leyland Cypress

* Images shown are of mature plants

A new Leyland Cypress with straight, pyramidal growth!

  • Deep-green foliage and naturally upright growth
  • Perfect for privacy screens, windbreaks or hedges
  • Little to no maintenance required!
Regular price $119.95 Sale price
$119.95

Size:
  • 2-3 ft.
  • 3-4 ft.
  • 4-5 ft.
  • 5-6 ft.
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Plant Care

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Product Details

Mature Height: 25-35 ft.
Mature Width: 8-10 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Fast
Botanical Name: Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Green Rocket'
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 6-10 outdoors
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Growing Zones: 6-10 outdoors

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Product Description

A Straight-Shooting, Easy-Growing Evergreen

Why Green Rocket Cypress Trees?

The Green Rocket Leyland Cypress is the ideal tree for year-round greenery. With a naturally straight growth pattern, you’ll spend less time in maintenance mode, and more time reaping the benefits.

This new introduction grows tall, falling into a perfect pyramid with tall, narrow growth. Its conical shape enhances the classic evergreen aesthetic, with flat branches and deep green foliage. When young, the Green Rocket's trunk is smooth - mature trunks will be lightly ridged and flaking.

Looking for height? You're in the right place. The Green Rocket Leyland Cypress will tower over most, reaching as high as 35 feet tall while maintaining a narrow shape. It makes a perfect privacy screen or windbreak, and when planted together, they provide excellent shade.

Easy-growing, with excellent pest- and disease-resistance as well as heat tolerance, the Green Rocket is the perfect evergreen addition to your landscape.

Why FastGrowingTrees.com is Better

The fast-growing Green Rocket is hardy, low-maintenance and tolerant of tough growing conditions. And since we've planted, grown and nurtured our Green Rocket Leyland Cypresses for best results, you get easy benefits in your landscape.

We've done the hard work at our nursery so that you don't have to - and you get a lush, green tree you'll enjoy for years to come.

Luxuriant, low-maintenance beauty for your landscape - does it get any better than that? Order your Green Rocker Leyland Cypress today!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Leyland Cypresses grow to heights of 25-35 feet with a canopy that can spread out to about 8 feet. If you want a taller hedge, screen or windbreak, young trees should be spaced at least 8-10 feet apart. If you're growing a hedge, a space of 4-5 feet between trees is ideal. It will take about five to seven years for the space between the trees to fill.

To plant your Green Rocket, find a spot in full sun and dig a planting hole twice the size of the root ball and as deep as the soil in the container. Center the tree in the planting hole and back fill with soil. Create a watering ring around the perimeter of the planting hole (this helps divert water to the outer roots). Mulch with at least three inches of compost or pulverized bark.

2. Watering: Water your Green Rocket Leyland Cypress with at least an inch of water per week, keeping the soil moist but not oversaturated - generally, we recommend letting a garden hose run for about 1 to 3 minutes per week, depending on your soil. The deeper you water the tree, the better the tree will grow.

If you're not sure when to water, simply check the surrounding soil about 3 inches down - if the soil is dry here, it's time to water.

3. Fertilizing: If your Leyland Cypress needs fertilizer at all, it should be fertilized with a shrub and tree fertilizer, unless a soil test shows that nutrients are low or missing. If the soil is missing or low on nutrients, use a nutrient-specific fertilizer.

4. Pruning: These trees require very little pruning. You may want to consider pruning if you are using them as a hedge; however, for the most part, they require little to no pruning.

Questions & Answers

Why Leyland Cypress Trees?

The Leyland Cypress is America's most planted privacy tree for a reason. For starters, this amazing tree grows up to 3 to 5 feet each year, boasts feathery soft, lush foliage, and is drought tolerant. Strength and beauty in one? The Leyland delivers.

Well-known for their iconic columnar silhouettes, Leyland Cypresses grow very fast and thicken to create a solid wall. And their textured foliage is soft to the touch - no unpleasant thorns or prickly leaves. Plus, it stays green year-round, giving you complete privacy. Though your Leyland Cypress grows rapidly, it's easily pruned to your desired shape and height. But even without trimming, your Leyland Cypress trees will grow in a uniform, symmetrical shape that gives you a dense, living wall.

Who is Fast Growing Trees?

We are the largest mail-order nursery in the country, shipping bigger and better trees directly to your door.

And since we've planted, grown and nurtured our Leyland Cypresses for best results, you get the easy benefits in your landscape. Basically, we're done the hard work at our nursery so that you don't have to...you get a lush, green tree you'll enjoy for years to come, without hassle.

For the quickest privacy, you can still order from our limited supply of taller Leyland Cypress Trees. Luxuriant, low-maintenance beauty for your landscape. Does it get any better than that? Order your own today!

How to Space Leyland Cypress Trees

Space your Leylands 8 feet apart for a privacy hedge, or farther apart for a spacious property border.

Planting Leyland Cypress Trees

To plant a Leyland Cypress, dig a planting hole twice the size of the root ball and as deep as the soil in the container. Center the tree in the planting hole and back fill with soil. Create a watering ring around the perimeter of the planting hole (this helps divert water to the outer roots). Mulch with at least three inches of compost or pulverized bark.

How Fast Do Leyland Cypress Trees Grow?

Leyland Cypresses grow to heights of 50 feet with a canopy that can spread out to about 25 feet. If you want a taller hedge, screen or windbreak, young trees should be spaced at least 25 feet apart. If you're growing a hedge, a space of 8 to 10 feet between trees is ideal. It will take about five to seven years for the space between the trees to fill.

When Do I Water My Leyland Cypress?

Water your Leyland Cypress with at least an inch of water per week, keeping the soil moist but not oversaturated - generally, we recommend letting a garden hose run for about 1 to 3 minutes per week, depending on your soil. The deeper you water the tree, the better the tree will grow.

If you're not sure when to water, simply check the surrounding soil about 3 inches down - if the soil is dry here, it's time to water.

Should I Prune My Leyland Cypress?

These trees require very little pruning. You may want to consider pruning if you are using them as a hedge; however, for the most part, they require little to no pruning.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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