Letter: Leylandii

Sir: The anti-social nature of Leylandii could be overcome by feeding trespassing roots with weedkiller. The owner might sue, but with so many mitigating factors the outcome might well be an uncomfortable draw.

The notional value of such a tree would be a matter for discussion but the cost would be much less than the pounds 100,000 of fruitless litigation undertaken by Michael Jones and, of course, there would be no shadow to mar the proceedings ...


Wolsingham, Co Durham