Gold Leyland Cypress - Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Castlewellan'

The Leylandii Castlewellan is a popular fast growing golden cypress hedge which is easy to plant and keep in shape. Often used as a hedging plant for garden boundaries, it offers privacy, wind shelter and noise reduction from traffic.

With growth rates up to 1 metre a year it offers a fast solution to anyone looking for an instant hedge. The Leylandii Castlewellan is an attractive cypress hedge similar to the green Leylandii but with a golden tone to the leaf colour. 

The current size of hedging plants is 20-40cm. We recommend planting at a distance of 2-3 feet apart - the closer the quicker it will establish but you will need more plants. The current height and quantities available are shown below.

  • Grows well is sunny, partial shady, wet and dry sites
  • Fast growing
  • Likes well drained soil
  • Popular garden hedge

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