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aliwix

Leyland cypress (Cupressus leylandii are notorious in Britain for causing the most upsets between neighbours. They grow aggressively in damp climates and can reach great heights blocking out sun and views. Don't plant unless you love trimming hedges often or you don't have neighbours..

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