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What is the maximum height for leylandii?

The Leyland cypress, Cupressus × leylandii, often referred to simply as leylandii, is a fast-growing coniferous evergreen tree much used in horticulture, primarily for hedges and screens. Even on sites of relatively poor culture, plants have been known to grow to heights of 15 metres (49 ft) in 16 years.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, is there a maximum height for leylandii?

The Anti-Social Behaviour Act (2003) only applies to: hedges of two or more evergreen or mostly evergreen trees, not to individual trees. hedges over two metres tall.

Also Know, is there a maximum height for a hedge? Although the law states that a high hedge is more than 2m (approx 6½ft) tall, this is not necessarily the height to which a hedge is reduced. The final height will be decided by your local council based on the requirements and information provided by the complainant and hedge owner.

Additionally, what is the legal height for conifers?

The legal definition of a hedge can be found in Part 8, Section 66 of the Act. Generally, a line of two or more evergreens of a height of more than 2 metres above ground level constitutes a hedge.

How high can your Neighbours trees be?

2 or more mostly evergreen or semi-evergreen trees or shrubs. over 2 metres tall. affecting your enjoyment of your home or garden because it's too tall.

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