Cupressocyparis leylandii Excalibur Gold ('Drabb') PBR
Golden Leyland cypress - 10 litres
x Cuprocyparis leylandii Excalibur Gold PBR is a golden-leaved variety of Leyland cypress, the classic fast-growing conifer, rapidly making a tall hedge or screen to give shelter and privacy, growing up to 90cm (3ft) a year. It also makes a fine specimen tree, colourful throughout the year, with an ultimate height of around 25m by 4.5m (85ft x 15ft).
Thrives in deep, well-drained soil in sun or light shade. For a 2-5m (6-15ft) hedge plant 1m (40in) apart in well-prepared ground. Water thoroughly once a week in spring and summer during the first two seasons after planting. To maintain density, trim in May and September, avoiding cutting into old wood. Not suitable for the most exposed sites.
British nursery grown.
|Botanical name||Cupressocyparis leylandii|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||Golden Leyland cypress|
|Plant breeders' rights code||'Drabb'|
|Plant type||Evergreen Hedging|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter|
|Time to maturity||20 - 50 years|
|Ultimate height||16.1m - 20m|
|Ultimate spread||8m +|