Trees by Genus

Genus 'X Cupressocyparis'

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x Cupressocyparis leylandii
x Cupressocyparis leylandii cv. 'Haggerston Grey'
x Cupressocyparis leylandii cv. 'Leighton Green'

x Cupressocyparis leylandii (Leyland Cypress)

x Cupressocyparis leylandii

Location: Mainly planted as ornamentals in gardens or as hedging.

A hybrid between Nootka Cypress (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis) and Monterey Cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa). A large number of clones exist. The two most important are x Cupressocyparis leylandii cv. 'Haggerston Grey' and x Cupressocyparis leylandii cv. 'Leighton Green'.

Pollen and Seed Cones

x Cupressocyparis leylandii

Male and female cones are on the same tree. males appear in the autumn and open to shed pollen the following March. Females, small and green, develop into mature cones.

Mature Cones

x Cupressocyparis leylandii

Mature cones are shiny, about 15mm across.