Leyland Cypress
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leyland cypress

Zone irmo,sc 29063 | schair4u added on April 16, 2017 | Answered

did I over prune my leyland cypress, and will it die?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 18, 2017

A young tree does well when it is regularly pruned on a regular basis.
You should prune a young tree to a central leader and extra main stems should be removed at planting.
Side branches can be pruned yearly by removing each branch back by 1/3.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/leyland-cypress/growing-leyland-cypress-trees.htm

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