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Leyland Cypress Tree Cupressus

252 reviews
Evergreen

  • Leyland Cypress Tree

    Leylands are perfect for hedge planting in large areas.

  • Leyland Cypress Tree

    Soft, flexible foliage is easily pruned.

  • Leyland Cypress Tree

    2 story privacy!

  • Leyland Cypress Tree
  • Leyland Cypress Tree

    Makes an attractive stand alone specimen as well.

Reaching impressive heights of 40 to 60 feet, the Leyland Cypress Tree is an ideal privacy screen. With dense, soft, deep green foliage and an elegant cone shape, this naturally fast-growing tree will have your yard finished in no time, thanks to an incredible growth rate of 3-5 feet each year. 

 

  • Thick foliage ensures a dense screen for any space around your home.
  • This hardy tree will stay green and strong down to temperatures as low as 0 degrees.
  • Doesn't require pruning, unless you'd like to shape as a hedge.
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Plant Care

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Product Details

Mature Height: 40-60 ft.
Mature Width: 20-25 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Fast
Botanical Name: Cupressus
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

America's Most Popular Privacy Tree

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? Check.

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.

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Best of all, these fast growers are adaptable to a variety of soils and conditions, even sandy and clay. Space your Leylands 8 feet apart for a privacy hedge, or farther apart for a spacious property border. Either way, you'll have hardy, vibrant trees that will give you the fastest growth possible.

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!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: 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.

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.

2. Watering: 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.

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.

Planting

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.

Watering

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.

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.

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.
FGT Tip: If you want a taller hedge, screen or windbreak, young trees should be spaced at least 25 feet apart.

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.

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10/26/2020
Anonymous
United States
I recommend this product
Leyland Cypress

They came as advertised. They have been planted for several weeks and are doing great.

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10/21/2020
Anonymous
United States
I recommend this product
A Happy Customer

I have only positive remarks about my experience with this company and the product, thus far. I was looking for an evergreen with all the characteristics listed for this tree. The tree arrived when expected and looked good upon arrival. It has been in the ground a couple of weeks and I look forward to seeing it adjust to its new home and flourishing as time goes on.

BJ
10/19/2020
Brandi J.
United States
I recommend this product
good little trees

All 10 trees were alive upon arrival and size was as expected with most being at least 2ft. tall. We planted them the same day as we got them. They have been in the ground for almost 2 weeks now and so far so good. Time will tell how they do!

NB
09/01/2020
Nikki B.
United States
I recommend this product
Very pleased!

No complaints at all!

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08/31/2020
Anonymous
United States
I recommend this product
Great trees

the trees arrived quickly and in great condition. Have purchased multiple trees from the company and we are very happy with all the purchases and help we received.

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