Photinia and Leylandii foliage

Some plants are so popular that the horticulture industry has quite a task to keep up with demand. Leylandii is the obvious example.

Tree Terminology

Sometimes it can be very confusing to hear various terms referring to trees and plants when trying to decide which size, type or species you actually require. We have tried to simplify this procedure with our descriptions listed below.

Close up of folaige and a 3m tall Cupressocyparis Leylandii, Leyland Cypress.

Leylandii is a conifer which is a cross between C. Nootkatensis and C. Macrocarpa. The result is one of the most widely planted trees or hedging in the UK over the last 50 years.