There are three different crosses among species that are sometimes referred to as Leylands.These three trees have different father trees crossed to the same mother tree, Alaska-Cedar or Nootka Falsecypress.The influence of the motherís characteristics dominates all three species, so they look very similar to their mother, the Alaska-Cedar.




Father is Mexican Cypress.A vigorous form, more open than Leyland, and with stiffer branches.It produces large flattened sprays of drooping dark green foliage.In Georgia trials it is the fastest growing, averaging 3í per year. ††It is an excellent Christmas tree, lasting two months or longer without drying, if cared for properly and kept watered at all times.