Leylandii Hedge – more information (Cupressocyparis Leylandii)
First things first: the Leylandii is a magnificent and irreplaceable plant and none of the negative press it has received has been down to the plant itself, but to it being planted in inappropriate locations and/or to it being left to grow unchecked.
The Leylandii is a cross between the tough Chamaecyparis and the tender but fast growing Cupressus that occurs naturally when the two plants are grown in close proximity. The result in an exceptionally hardy – and quick growing – plant. In fact, no popular hedging plant grows faster, making it a must have for the impatient. However, once it has achieved the desired (and suitable) height, maintaining it is simple – prune with clippers or an electric trimmer in late summer, preferably August. Do that and you will soon have a handsome, dense and robust evergreen garden hedge. However, the Leylandii is prone to aphid attack, leaving large dead brown patchs so we have decided to offer Western Red Cedar which is problem free, https://hedgexpress.co.uk/western-red-cedar/
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