Cuprocyparis leylandii Emerald Isle®
Common name: 
Emerald Isle Leyland Cypress
Pronunciation: 
ku-pro-SI-pa-ris la-LAN-de-i
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
×Cupressocyparis leylandii Emerald Isle®
Cuprocyparis leylandii ‘Moncal’
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Evergreen conifer, fast growing to 25 ft tall x 8 ft wide (7.6 x 2.4 m), pyramidal form, dense green foliage in flat sprays.  
  • Sun or very light shade.  May be used as a wind break.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5     According to Jacobson (1996, p. 178) it originally came from Britain and probably renamed for marketing purposes.  Introduced by Monrovia in 1992 and given the cultivar name 'Moncal' and the trademarked name of Emerald Isle.
  • Oregon State Univ. campus: SE corner of Richardson Hall.
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  • plant habit, about 8 years old

    plant habit, about 8 years old