Cupressocyparis leylandii ‘Goldrider‘ ~ spirals
Fantastic option for topiary, this spiral shaped Golden Leylandii is a really beautiful conifer, it is vigorous growing conifer that is perfect for a hedge, large topiary or a specimen tree. Easy to grow, but if you let it turn into a specimen tree you will need plenty of space. The new growth on these are a brilliant yellow, it fades but the new growth lasts for quite some time to make a unique display.
DFG rating: 9/10
Shaping: Do not clip them in Winter, or in wet/damp conditions.
Leaves: Evergreen, coniferous, bright yellow fading to green.
Ultimate height: 10-15 meters.
Soil PH: Lightly acidic