Neat, tidy habit, and easy to maintain
Holds most of its leaves over winter
Colourful foliage makes a decorative feature
Height Up to 1200cm (472.4in)
Spread Up to 800cm (315in)
hedgeslow maintenance gardenwoodland garden
Sun or semi shade
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Copper Beech can be grown to almost any height to create a neat and tidy screen. When grown side by side, the plants will knit together to form a dense, interwoven hedge that makes a good security barrier. The colourful foliage makes a decorative feature, and just like Green Beech, it will retain some of its autumn foliage through the winter, so the stems are rarely completely bare. This well behaved hedging plant is easy to maintain, only needing clipping once or twice a year. Height: 12m (39'). Spread: 8m (26'). Planting distance: 30cm (12").(4 plants per metre for a single line hedge).
For instant impact try one of one of our innovative trough-grown hedges! Each trough contains a 1 metre length of pre-planted hedging to create a mature looking hedge from the very moment it is planted. With well-established root systems, you’ll find that trough-grown hedges are correctly spaced, making them much easier to plant. The healthy framework of branches are nicely knitted together, and can be trimmed to the ideal height immediately after planting. Better still, you can plant them all year round, so long as adequate irrigation is provided. If planting is delayed then trough-grown hedges can be easily maintained until you are ready, without the need for ‘heeling in’.
100 Bare Root Plants (60-90cm In Height) (KC1974)
50 Bare Root Plants (60-90cm In Height) (T74444P)
1000 Bare Root Plants (60-90cm In Height) (T74440P)
500 Bare Root Plants (60-90cm In Height) (T74439P)
250 Bare Root Plants (60-90cm In Height) (T74438P)
10 Bare Root Plants (60-90cm In Height) (KC1954)
10 x 1 Meter Trough Potted Plants (KB4414)
5 x 1 Meter Trough Potted Plants (KB4402)
1 x 1 Meter Trough Potted Plants (KB4390)
5 x 2 Litre Potted Plants (KB3262)
1 x 2 Litre Potted Plant (KB3247)
25 Bare Root Plants (60-90cm In Height) (KB0019)
1 Bare Root Plant (60-90cm In Height) (70276)
6 x 2 Litre Potted Plants (KC5328)
2 x 2 Litre Potted Plants (KF1786)
These plants are lifted from the nursery field when dormant, and sent to you in late autumn or spring for planting. They often look dead on arrival, but they are just resting in the dormant period and will establish quickly for a strong start in the garden come spring. Set out in prepared soil in holes wide enough and deep enough to lay out the roots. Tread down the planting soil to knock out air pockets. Water well to settle. Apply a mulch to protect roots from cold temperatures. If conditions prevent immediate planting, set roughly into loose soil or a pot of compost (‘heeling in’) to protect the roots. Set these at the same level as they were in the nursery field – you should see a soil line at the base of the stem. Stake trees, taller shrubs and roses to prevent root disturbance.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
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