Leylandii is a fast-growing and evergreen hedge plant that can reach a height of up to 1800 cm. It is perfect for those who are looking for a privacy hedge, as Leylandii grows quickly and densely. This plant can also be used as a stand-alone specimen in the garden, to give certain spots extra attention.
If you are thinking of adding Leylandii to your garden, there are a few things to keep in mind. Leylandii prefers full sun and well-drained soil, so make sure to choose a spot in your garden that meets these requirements. Leylandii is also tolerant of most soil types, so you don’t need to worry about amending the soil before planting. Leylandii can be susceptible to wind damage, so it’s important to choose a site that is sheltered from strong winds.
Once you have chosen the perfect spot for Leylandii, it’s time to plant! Leylandii is best planted in the fall. To plant Leylandii, dig a hole that is twice the width of the root ball and just as deep. Gently remove Leylandii from its container and place it in the hole. Backfill the hole with soil and water Leylandii deeply. Leylandii doesn’t need much fertilizer, so once a year is sufficient.
Leylandii is a fast-growing plant, so you will need to prune it regularly to keep it under control. Leylandii can be pruned at any time of year, but the best time to prune Leylandii is in the late spring or early summer. Leylandii can be pruned to any desired shape, so have fun and be creative!