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Carpinus Betulus (Hornbeam) Hedging 80-100cm 3ltr



Carpinus Betulus (Hornbeam) is a native hedging plant it is ideal for creating a semi-evergreen hedge. The foliage darkens through the summer months and older leaves can remain intact until January resulting in a semi evergreen hedge.


Key Features

Plant Type: Hedging

Plant Height & Spread: 

Foliage Colour: Dark Green, Brown

Foliage Type: Semi-evergreen

Seasons of Interest: All Seasons

Soil Condition: Well-Drained, Free draining

Planting Position: Full Sun/Partial Shade


Plant Care & Advice

Evergreen hedges need less water than deciduous or flowering hedges. In late fall, remove dead wood and weeds and, if necessary, restore the mulch layer around your hedge. An essential part of our recommended aftercare is watering. Newly developing plants need to be drenched during the first year, ensuring that water reaches their roots. Even in winter, when most plants are dormant, there can be dry spells, so plants need a generous soaking. Hedging also benefits from being fed. We recommend bonemeal, alternatively any similar slow release fertiliser.