Cupressus leylandii ' Gold Rider ' Golden Leyland Cypress A nice gold variety of the hybrid Leyland Cypress. Considered one of the best golden conifers for sale. It has an open, horizontal branching structure that covered with dense, bright gold-tipped needle-like sprays, contrasting with lime green interior foliage. A single plant makes a bright focal point in the garden, or plant hedge plant for a nice golden wall. Tolerates shearing for a more formal appearance. Well-drained soil is best.