Cupressocyparis Ley.Castlewellan GoldThis bonsai Style cloud pruned tree will look stunning in your garden or on your patio or flanking the entrance to your abode, easy to care for with minimum effort required and only needing a light trim once or twice a year, can live in most soils that are well drained and happy in sun or semi shade.
foliage is ever green and gold tips.
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.