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Mar 29, Leyland Cypress pruning changes once the tree reaches the desired height. At that point, annually trim the top 6 to 12 inches ( cm.) below the desired height. When it regrows, it will fill in more thickly. Note: Take heed where you cut. If you Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Sep 15, Start training it early, however, and its final shape is surprisingly flexible.
The best time to prune is in early spring, before the annual growth spurt begins. This also gives you the chance to sort out any winter damage. The dense foliage of a leylandii can collect a lot of snow and ice, so broken branches aren’t unheard of/5(K). Pruning should be carried out between April and the end of August, with up to three cuts during the growing season for Leyland cypress. Before pruning, check for bird nests, as it is an offence under the Wildlife & Countryside Actto damage or destroy the nest of any wild bird.
Leylandii pruning should be approached with great care and only carried out between the months of April and August. Three cuts can be made during the growing season providing. Always remember that conifer trees such as leylandii will not stand up to hard pruning. Be sure never to cut into old wood as it will not regrow. Only prune the young green bushleaning.barted Reading Time: 5 mins.