Leyland cypress thrives in clay soil, hot and humid summers, and tolerates drought conditions once established.
one in a row of three behind a palmetto tree in my yard. the palm vs. the "christmas tree" makes nice contrast.
a row of 3 being used as a screen, or at least they will be!
This one sits in a large container on the roof of my garage. It remains to be seen whether it will go through our zone 6b winters unscathed. Sofia, Bulgaria. 2300 feet AMSL
Sofia, Bulgaria. Zone 6b, 2300 feet AMSL
This variety is called "Leighton Green Leyland Cypress"
Nursing these for my brother. It grows very fast 2 or 3 ft per year
A group of mature trees in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware in Jan 2014
The screen planted behind my yard in southeast PA in February 2007
A full-grown trunk and bark in January 2014 in southern Delaware
The foliage in February 2012 in southeast Pennsylvania
Krapets, Bulgaria, zone 8a