Cupressocyparis Leylandii are suitable for planting in a variety of areas around the garden. They can be grown well in most types of soil but prefer moist well drained conditions. They are ideal when used around gardens to provide a hedging area. The hedges have the ability to grow very quickly. The plants are widely available from garden centers where you will also be able to get help and advice with choosing the most suitable plants for your needs.
The attractive hedges can offer the home owner privacy around their property. It requires very little maintenance although it does require regular cutting back which will prevent it from becoming overgrown. Regular trimming will also encourage fresh new growth keeping the plant healthy. When kept cut back and well maintained these plants will offer an attractive feature of the garden for many years to come.
There are various species of this popular plant. The golden foliage of the goldrider variety can look stunning when used as a hedge or screen around the garden area. These can be used to successfully protect a garden against strong winds. The plants are available in many gorgeous shades that can be used to complement other plants throughout the year.
The plants can be propagated from cuttings or seeds. Cuttings can be taken from the tips during late summer and grown successfully during the winter months. It can sometimes be difficult to grow the plants from cuttings but persevering can bring excellent results. The plants can also be successfully grown from seeds.
These plants are relatively easy to care for and require very little maintenance. They are hardy plants that will create a colorful garden throughout the year. Using more than one variety will give a mix a color and provide the garden with various shades of green. They usually grow healthily without any major problems from pests and diseases. They can sometimes become a problem if they are not regularly trimmed to keep the height under control.
When planting these attractive plants, it will be necessary to leave space between them and other plants in the garden. They take many of the nutrients from the soil so leaving space will give other species a chance to grow. Giving them plenty of space will also provide them with room to spread out and grow healthily.
These plants are ideal for gardens where the gardener is looking for something that will grow quickly to protect the garden from high winds. They are also great for planting between properties to provide privacy for the home owners. The level of maintenance they require is very little so this gives the gardener a chance to spend their time attending to other areas of the garden.
The various species of Cupressocyparis Leylandii includes the Blue Jeans variety which has a gorgeous blue and green foliage. The plant has the appearance of a wide bushy plant. It is also an ideal solution for areas requiring hedging. As with other varieties it enjoys growing in a partially shaded area or exposed to full sun.