Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Golconda'

Dwarf Gold Leyland Cypress

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Item #: 3179

Zones: 6a to 8b, at least

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 80" tall

Culture: Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

This superb 1977 English introduction from D.F. Wyant of Bedforshire was discovered as a golden sport on C. 'Hagerstown Grey'. The bright golden foliage that retains its color all year makes for a much slower growing plant than its parent... to 6-8' tall in 10 years. In hot climates, a bit of afternoon shade and a moist but well drained soil will help keep the plant for scorching.