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Murray Cypress
Murray Cypress
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SKU:
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Description

The Murray Cypress, scientifically known as Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Murray', is a cultivar of the Leyland Cypress. Leyland Cypress is a hybrid tree created by crossing the Monterey cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa) and the Alaskan cedar (Callitropsis nootkatensis). The Murray Cypress, like the Leyland Cypress in general, is commonly used as a fast-growing evergreen tree in landscaping and for creating privacy screens or windbreaks. Here are some key features and information about the Murray Cypress:

  1. Growth: Murray Cypress is known for its rapid growth, making it an excellent choice for quickly establishing a dense green barrier.

  2. Foliage: The foliage consists of flattened sprays of small, scale-like leaves that have a green to blue-green color. The foliage is typically dense and provides good year-round screening.

  3. Form: The tree has a columnar to pyramidal shape, with a fairly uniform and symmetrical appearance.

  4. Size: The mature size of the Murray Cypress can vary, but it often reaches heights of 30 to 50 feet with a width of around 8 to 10 feet.

  5. Adaptability: Murray Cypress is adaptable to various soil types and is generally hardy. It prefers full sun but can tolerate partial shade.

  6. Uses: Common uses for Murray Cypress include privacy screens, windbreaks, and as a decorative tree in larger landscapes. It's often used in residential and commercial settings for its rapid growth and year-round screening capabilities.

  7. Maintenance: Regular pruning can help maintain a more compact form and encourage denser growth. It's essential to provide adequate spacing when planting, considering the mature size of the tree.

  8. Disease Resistance: While the Leyland Cypress, in general, is susceptible to certain diseases like root rot and canker, the Murray Cypress has improved disease resistance compared to some other cultivars.

Specifications

Climate Zone:
6-10
Plant Type:
Evergreen
Type:
Tree
Mature Height:
30-50 Feet
Mature Width:
8-10 Feet
Sun Exposure:
Full Sun/ Part Sun
Attracts Pollinators:
No
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Deer Resistant:
Yes
Soil Type:
Well-Drained

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