Leyland Cypress 3 Ball Topiary (Triple Ball Topiary) is one of the most visually striking topiary forms: they come shaped as 3 similar-sized topiary balls on a single stem. It’s a great feature for contemporary gardens and patios.
The Leyland Cypress conifer is a hybrid of two American species that were grown closely together at Leighton Hall, Wales in the 1800s. It is very popular in the UK for its dense sprays of dark evergreen foliage that grows slightly paler in spring and matures to dark green over the summer months.
Leyland Cypress is often used as a quick-growing evergreen hedge or screen, but our Leylandii Triple Ball Topiary is something more unusual. Each plant has three topiary balls of a similar size,one above the other on a straight clear stem making them rather similar to traffic lights in appearance. Despite their intricate appearance they only require a twice-yearly trim to maintain their shape.
Height And Spread Of Leyland Cypress 3 Ball Topiary Left unchecked Leyland Cypress grows to many metres in height, but these topiary balls can maintain their shape if regularly trimmed.
How Hardy Is Leyland Cypress 3 Ball Topiary Leylandii Triple Ball Topiary is extremely hardy. It withstands sub-zero temperatures and exposed conditions including coastal sprays if the roots are well-drained. Once established they are drought tolerant and rarely bothered by pests or diseases.
How To Use Leyland Cypress 3 Ball Topiary Leylandii Triple Ball Topiary is a good choice for patio containers and framing doorsteps if you are looking for something more unusual. They will bring both height and structural interest while taking up only a little lateral space. Topiary 3 balls also look good in a border especially when several specimens are grown together. Rocks gardens and Japanese style gardens benefit from Leylandii Triple Ball Topiary’s unusual shape and they are perfect for beginner topiarists.
How To Care For Leyland Cypress 3 Ball Topiary Leylandii Triple Ball Topiary needs little attention once established. Plant yours in moist, free-draining soil and water them well until established. They prefer a sunny to partially shady spot but will grow in shade too – albeit more slowly. If grown in a container be sure to water and feed them regularly and weigh the container down in high winds to prevent them toppling over. Clip twice a year back to the original ball shape and these unusual topiary balls will last for years.