Leylandi Castlewellan Gold Pom Pom Cloud Tree is fast-growing and perfect for topiary. It is an ancient evergreen conifer that can live for hundreds of years. New foliage emerges golden and contrasts beautifully with the darker green foliage.
Foliage: Ever green & glossy leaf
Hardy: Hardy in the UK survives down to -15
Exposure: Sheltered. North of UK -In harsh winds, fleece crown and bubble wrap pot as this is advised in extreme cold weathers.
Soil: Most soil types
Watering: Keep moist but free drainage. Water regular in pots in the warmer months, minimum once to twice a week and more in full sun. During winter months don’t allow to dry out completely, but keep soil moist. When planted in the ground you must be aware that olive trees like free drainage and not water logged soil.
Potting: John Innes no. 3. Mix some agricultural grit.
Fertiliser: Osmocote slow release and tomato feed to promote olive growth.