X Cupressocyparis leylandii
, the dreaded "Leyland Cypress" has caused more problems than any other species, usually because it's planted in the wrong place.
The worst offender is the cupressocyparis leylandii
- music to the ears of forest lovers but a curse for families who live in darkness thanks to their neighbours' rampant conifers.
can grow as fast as one metre a year
A The fastest growing hedge is cupressocyparis leylandii
, which forms a hedge if trimmed each year, but grows into trees if not.
Hawthorns X Cupressocyparis leylandii
Leyland cypress Diospyros virginiana Persimmon Eleagnus angustifolia Russian olive Eucalyptus sp.
is not found in the wild.
Locals in Madeira claim that it takes as long as 10 to 15 years for the soil to become fertile again - a similar problem occurs with cupressocyparis leylandii
, so be warned
AALL conifers tend to create acidity, and I think that a green mulch from your X Cupressocyparis leylandii
would leach the soil.