Category: Tree - Evergreen
Zones: 6 to 10
Size: To 90' tall and 15' wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Large conical to pyramidal tree, dense form. Foliage in flattened sprays, slightly drooping. Well-drained, average soil. Disease and insect prone.
'Star Wars' - yellow-cream variegation
RHS Award of garden merit 2002.
Published in Hand-list Conif. Kew. ed. 4 37 in 1938.
Basionym is Cupressus x leylandii A.B.Jacks. & Dallim.
Taxonomic status is unresolved. Kew World Checklist reports Cupressus leylandii A.B.Jacks. & Dallim. as the accepted name. ARS-GRIN uses X Cuprocyparis leylandii (A.B.Jacks. & Dallim.) Farjon. In the trade, X Cupressocyparis leylandii (A.B.Jacks.] & Dallim.) Dallim. is used. Callitropsis x leylandii (A.B.Jacks. & Dallim.) D.P.Little is another synonym.