Cypresses are populair for a natural and decorative border, as well as for topiary. This hedge plant is known for it’s conical shape, evergreen foliage and it’s tolerance to clipping. the most common species are:
- Cupressus sempervirens ‘Stricta’: this fast growing cypress can reach a height of 15 meter. the foliage is blue-green in colour and very dense. this plant is semi-hardy and can withstand temperatures down to -15C.
- Cupressus macrocarpa ‘Goldcrest’: a slower growing Cyprus, which only reaches a maximum height of 5 meter. It’s needles are gold-yellow in colour, giving it it’s name ‘Goldcrest’. This plant is hardy and can
- Cupressocyparis lawsoniana ‘Ivonne’: a very decorative cypress, which can grow up to 15 meter high. It’s needles are blue-green in colour and it has a conical shape. This plant is hardy and can withstand temperatures down to -20C.If you are looking for a Cypress hedge plant for your garden, we have a wide selection available in
- Cupressocyparis ‘Leylandii’: a very fast growing cypress, which can reach a height of 20 meter. It’s needles are green in colour and it has a conical shape. This plant is hardy and can withstand temperatures down to -15C.
One of the big advantages of the cypresses is that you don’t need to prune very often. If you do want to prune, the best time to do so is in the summer. You can remove the dead branches and give the plant it’s desired shape.