Cuprocyparis leylandii 'Golconda'
Golconda Leyland Cypress
×Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Golconda'
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Evergreen conifer, a growth rate of about 15 ft (4.5 m) in 10 years, to 40-60 ft (18 m) tall, upright, pyramidal form, grow rapidly. Foliage lemon-gold with some green, maintains yellow color year round.
- Sun, tolerated light shade. May burn somewhat in hot weather.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 6 A 1972 branch sport of C. leylandii ‘Haggerston Grey’ in England, first propagated in 1974 and registered in 1977 (Jacobson, 1996).