Hornbeam hedging is very similar in appearance to the green beech hedge. It is often used as a replacement for green beech hedging as it can tolerate very damp conditions. The bright green leaves darken during the summer, dead leaves remain through to January if kept well-trimmed.
- Planting Hornbeam hedging
This hedge can be planted in very damp soil conditions, it is a very hardy hedge. It should be planted 3 to the yard for a single row and 4 to the yard for a double row
- How tall & fast will Hornbeam hedging grow?
Hornbeam hedging can grow up to 8m if left untrimmed. It grows 12 – 24 inches per year.
- Maintenance of Hornbeam hedging?
To create a dense hedge you should prune hornbeam twice a year first time at the beginning of June and then in September,
All our hedging is bare-root and lifted to order, they are bagged to keep fresh and ready for replanting.