Leyland Cypress Trees


Leyland Cypress Are One of America’s Most Popular Privacy Trees

Leyland Cypress are popular, fast-growing privacy trees. They have soft, dense foliage and grow more narrowly than other evergreen trees that have a more pyramidal shape. Leyland Cypress’s growth rate is considered fast, about 3 to 5 feet per year in the right conditions.

Planted as a hedge, it will become a tight, dense barrier for privacy, sound, or wind reduction.

Plant Facts

Mature Height 40-60 ft.
Mature Width 8-12 ft.
Sunlight Full – Partial
Growth Rate Fast
Grow zones 6 to 10
Botanical Name Cupressocyparis leylandii

Grow Zones 6 - 10

USDA Hardiness Zones 6 to 10

Frequently Asked Questions


How fast do Leyland Cypress trees grow?

Leyland Cypress are considered fast growing. Expect 3 to 5 feet of new growth per year once established.

Where is the best place to buy Leyland Cypress online?

We have ordered, visited and evaluated over 30 online nurseries. In our opinion, the best online nurseries to buy Leyland Cypress are, Fast-Growing-Trees.com, PlantingTree.com and MyPerfectPlants.com


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