The Q&A Archives: Leland Cypress

Question: I read that if you live in Zone 5 and have a Leland Cypress, it should be

Answer: Snow and ice tends to collect on the needles of Leyland Cypress and can damage the tree. You'll want to provide a snow fence or windbreak (other plants, burlap, etc.) to keep snow from accumulating on the tree, or plant it in a site protected from blowing wind and drifting snow.

Best wishes with your landscape!

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