Cupressocyparis Leylandii Pyramidalis Aurea or Leyland Cypress Golden Pyramid A relatively new variety from Italy, Cupressocyparis Leylandii Pyramidalis Aurea is an evergreen conifer that stands out for its year-round golden foliage and narrow columnar habit. The sprays of scale-like foliage will offer interest throughout the seasons and make a great privacy screen as well. Fast-growing, evergreen and with an upright growth habit, Leyland Cypress Golden Pyramid is ideally suited for hedging.
Height and Spread of Cupressocyparis Leylandii Pyramidalis Aurea Leylandii Pyramidalis Aurea is a fast-growing variety with a fastigiate growth habit and will reach a height of 4 metres with a 1.5 metre spread in a period of 10 years.
How Hardy is Cupressocyparis Leylandii Pyramidalis Aurea A tough and resilient cultivar, Leyland Cypress Golden Pyramid is fully hardy in the United Kingdom and will not be bothered by subzero temperatures.
How To Use Cupressocyparis Leylandii Pyramidalis Aurea If you are looking for an undemanding conifer that is ideally suited for hedging and evergreen screening, Leylandii Pyramidalis Aurea perfectly fits the description. This evergreen conifer grows fast and responds well to pruning, has dense evergreen foliage, and a beautiful natural growth habit that is upright and narrow, in fact everything you would want in a plant for hedging. The columnar shape is not the only particularly attractive feature of Leyland Cypress Golden Pyramid: although it undeniably adds to its architectural appeal, it is also prized for its golden-yellow foliage. Pair with the green version of Cupressocyparis Leylandii Pyramidalis for a colourful contrasting hedge or plant en masse for a stunning gold hedge.
How To Care For Cupressocyparis Leylandii Pyramidalis Aurea An exceptionally adaptable and undemanding conifer, Leyland Cypress Golden Pyramid does well in full sun to partial shade and almost any soil- it tolerates poor soils but will do best in acidic, fertile soil. This cultivar does not mind exposed and windy areas so it is well-suited for coastal gardens. To keep it tidy and neat, trim as desired in April-May and / or August-September.