Murray Cypress have been recorded as growing 3-4 ft per year compared to the 2-3 ft per year that Leyland Cypress offer. The Murray Cypress has a darker, bluer color than the standard Leyland. They also can tolerate wet sites a bit better as well as being more resistant to fungus disease.
If you are looking for a hardy, fast-growing Privacy Evergreen tree, look no further!!
|Latin Name:||Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Murray'|
|Plant Type:||Conifer, Tree|
|Exposure:||Full to Part Sun|
|Mature Height:||40 Feet|
|Mature Width:||10 Feet|
|Hardiness Zone:||Zone 5-9|
|Recommended Space:||5-10 ft apart|
|Growth Rate:||3-4 ft per year|
|Water Needs:||High until established|
|Pruning Time:||Light pruning between spring and mid summer.|
|Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak|
First discovered by retired forester, Bill Murray of Georgia.