Leylandii Castlewellan Gold (Excalibur) (P9)
Botanical name: Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Castlewellan Gold'
Other names: Golden leylandii
Variety Description: Castwelland Gold is a hardy, evergreen conifer with a narrowly conical habit, dense upright sprays and small circular cones. It has beautiful golden foliage all year round.
Spread: 10m Max
Height: 35m Max (10-20 years to achieve maximum height)
Uses: Perfect for a formal hedge
Plant in the spring or autumn in any moist well drained soil.
For hedging plant 2-3 x 2/3L plants per metre.
Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
Chalk, Clay, Sand or Loam.
Will tolerate most soils
Ideal Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun
Hardiness: -10 degrees Celsius
Pruning: Apart from the winter months regular pruning is required to maintain height and shape.
Pruning should be restricted to new shoots as old wood will not re-sprout.