The Leyland Cypress Tree is one of the fastest growing privacy trees. Our Leyland Cypress Trees are grown from premium stock and can be found planted in some of the most exclusive communities around the country. Leyland Cypress Trees are a "must have" for VIP privacy. You will love how quickly this evergreen will block out unwanted sights, sounds, and wind and fill in those gaps in your landscape.
The Leyland Cypress tree has a natural pyramidal shape and grows upright with a strong and sturdy trunk. It's rich green color compliments any backdrop and surrounding area. Leylands are found all across the United States and with that classic look they are a true part of the Americana landscape.
Leyland Cypress Trees can reach up to 40 - 60 feet tall and will spread 15-20 feet. The Leyland Cypress Tree prefers full sun and will thrive in most soils. Expect 3-5 feet of growth per year.
Plant your very own living fence! We have a variety of sizes to suit any budget!
|Grows in Zones||6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|Mature Height||40-60 Feet|
|Mature Width||10-15 Feet|
|Fall Color||Dark Green|
|Botanical Name||Cupressocyparis leylandii|
How To Care for your new Leyland Cypress Tree
No Maintenance required!
You do not have to prune your Leyland Cypress tree. Just let them grow. Extremely drought tolerant, the Leyland Cypress is growing in popularity in areas where water restrictions have been implemented.
After planting, make sure you water your new trees every day for about 1 week. After the first week, start spacing out the waterings to every other day. For the third week water as needed.
Keep your Leyland Cypress trees fertilized with a high quality slow release fertilizer. Fertilizer will increase the growth rate and provide nutrients that are needed for the best health and color.
Unpack all of your plants right away! Look for the perfect location. Make sure you are planting in the correct light conditions.
Dig a hole twice the width of the root ball. Position your plant in the hole. Make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than the original grade of the bed. Also check to make sure it is straight from all sides.
Fill up hole with water before placing new plant in hole in order to saturate the surrounding soil. Once the water is absorbed place your plant in the hole and water thoroughly.
Mix the potting soil and the soil removed from the hole. Start by backfilling soil around the root ball. Carefully pack in the soil to remove any air pockets. Water plant thoroughly again until the soil will not hold any more water. This will ensure that your new plant will be a success.
Fertilize around your plant with the amount recommended on the package. Our special Fertilizer contains all of the nutrients to keep your plants growing and healthy. Repeat every 3 months.
Finish up by mulching around your new plant. Apply 1-2 inches of mulch around the plant and plant bed. Mulch will help keep the soil moist and keep weeds out.
Keep watered with a hose every 2-3 days for 2 weeks. This is critical for plant survival. In the third week, begin to water as needed depending on the weather. Always check by placing your finger under the mulch to see if the soil is moist.
Shipping and Delivery
Most orders ship next business day. Please allow 1-3 business day to process and pack your order for shipping. View the Fedex shipping map below. Please note that Fedex ships Monday-Saturday only and shipping times on the map below are not guaranteed. West coast orders MAY be held until the following Monday to prevent additional transit time on sensitive plants. Your plants will be carefully packaged and shipped using Fedex.
You will receive a confirmation via email when Fedex picks up your shipment. Delivery emails are also sent when your package arrives. As soon as your package arrives, It is important to open your boxes and water your new plants thoroughly.
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Each plant is carefully hand selected and packaged making sure that they will arrive ready to plant! We ship Fedex Home Delivery which will ensure your package will also be delivered on a Saturday.
They arrived in great condition.
They also gave me a free bag of fertilizer.
Highly recommended for anyone looking for privacy, but keep in mind the mature size when planting. They can grow very large.
Oh and stick to late winter/early spring for your heaviest pruning:)
But your original question, the Leyland Cypress root system is not invasive and will not push up or damage your driveway.
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