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Gold Rider Leyland Cypress

x Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Gold Rider'

Item 031645

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USDA Zone:
5-9
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Description:

Considered one of the best golden conifers, this selection was found as a sport in the Netherlands. Open, horizontal branching covered with dense, bright gold-tipped needle-like sprays, contrasting with lime green interior foliage. A single plant makes a bright focal point in the garden, or plant en masse as an eye-catching hedge. Evergreen.

Landscape :: Credit: Doreen Wynja Close Up :: Credit: Doreen Wynja

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Average Landscape Size
Moderately growing, upright tree; reaches 35 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
Botanical Name: x Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Gold Rider'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Pyramidal
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Conifer; prized for foliage.
Flower Color: No
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Cottage ,   Asian/Zen
Design Ideas: Considered one of the best golden conifers, this selection was found as a sport in the Netherlands. Its open, horizontal branching structure is covered with dense, bright gold-tipped needle-like sprays, contrasting with lime green interior foliage. A single plant makes a bright focal point in the garden, or plant en masse as an eye-catching hedge. This upright grower will reach 35 feet tall and 15 feet wide.

Best in well-drained, average to enriched soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought in coastal and cool summer areas. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. May be pruned periodically to shape.

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