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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Commonly known as Cypress

One of the conifer species that has a wide variety of sizes, forms and colours making them excellent specimen trees.

Genus of 16 species of evergreen, monoecious, coniferous trees from the northern hemisphere found in dry, open hillside forest.

The Monterey cypress (C. macrocarpa) is one of the parents of the notorious Leyland cypress.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Conifer - monoecious conifer (separate male and female flowers on same plant).
  • Full sun - shelter from cold winds.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, honey fungus, coryneum canker.
  • Place of origin - northern hemisphere.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
Cupressus - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CUPRESSUS

CUPRESSUS macrocarpa

CUPRESSUS macrocarpa  >

Commonly known as: Monterey cypress.
excellent for coastal planting in the teeth of the wind
individually £12.50 each, 10+ £11.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

CUPRESSUS macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'  AWARD

CUPRESSUS macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'  >

Commonly known as: Monterey cypress.
Erect. Rich gold colour best in the winter
£13.50 each
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CUPRESSUS sempervirens 'Stricta'

CUPRESSUS sempervirens 'Stricta'  >

Commonly known as: Italian cypress, Pencil pine.
Green columnar Italian cypress
Small individually £16.00 each, 3+ £14.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Specimen £70.00 each
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

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