Hedging Plants

hedging-plants

Photinia

Photinias are evergreen, some deciduous, shrubs or trees. That can be used for hedging.

The leaves are simple and produce small white flowers usually followed by red berries.

Photinia Pink Marble (red robin)

Pink marble is an evergreen variety,

The leaves are glossy, dark green with margins of white. The young leaves are bright red with  pink varigation in the spring. Small creamy white flowers appear in the spring.

Plant in full sun, partial shade in well drained but moist soil.

Can reach height and spread up to 4m.

Photinia Xfraseri red robin

Red robin is a dense evergreen shrub of an upright habit.

The glossy leaves are bright red when young that turn green later on.

The flowers are creamy white but rather sparse.

Plant in part shade full sun in well drained but moist soil.

Can reach height and spread up to 4m.


Taxus

taxus
Common or English YewTaxus £22.50

Common or English Yew

Taxus baccata is a medium size bushy evergreen tree, also used as hedging.

The deep green foliage has bright green spring growth and small red fruits in the autumn for added interest.

The yews foliage is easy to trim into shape, which makes it ideal as a hedge plant.

They are slow growing, about 20-40cm in a season.

Yews are easy to maintain and look good in any setting.

They require a lot of water in the first couple of seasons, but do not like to sit in water-logged soil.

Yews are resiliant and can adapt to all soils types, particulary alkaline and is the ideal hedging for shade.

Yews can also be used for topiary shapes. 

It is important to prune yews at the right time, so you don't remove any new growing shoots.

Do this twice a year, once in early June and again in late September.


Bamboo Aurea

bamboo aureaBamboo Aurea £34.99

Phyllostachys (running bamboo)

Phyllostachy aurea is a graceful but strong evergreen Bamboo.

The bright green canes are tall and upright, the canes change to yellow-green with age.

This running Bamboo has a stiff upright habit. The narrow, oval shape leaves are light green to golden green.

Phyllostachy are tough, heat and drought tolerant and cold hardy too.

This Bamboo is often used as a specimen plant or tall screen. Plant in full sun or partial shade in fertile, humus rich, moist but well drained soil in an open position.

May remain clump forming in poor dry soils but can become to invasive in warm moist positions.Can be used for hedging and screening, as an accent plant or planted in containers.

Remove any dead. weak, damaged or spindly stems in spring.

Can reach 4.5 - 7m high and 2 - 4.5m spread.


Fargesia Murielae
(umbrella bamboo)

fargesia-murielaeFargesia Murielae £13.50

(umbrella bamboo)An elegant, compact, densely, clump forming evergreen bamboo.Arching yellow-green canes with lots of small branches at each node bearing narrow leaves.

The leaves are lance shaped and bright green. All year round interest for the garden.

Plant in partial shade in well drained moist soil.

Can reach 4m high and 1.5m spread.




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