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35 Green Beech 5-6ft Instant Hedging Trees,Strong 4 Year Old Feathered Plants

£181.99

Expected release date is 1st Nov 2018

35 GREEN BEECH - Fagus Sylvatica

1.5-1.75M / 5-6 FT 4yr old 2+2

 

These are  bare rooted plants which can be planted from October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.

Growing Details

Common Name: Green beech 
Genus: Fagus
Species: sylvatica
Skill Level: Beginner
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline
Height: 25 - 30m
Spread: 15m

Description

Beech hedges make effective windbreaks and sort of span the evergreen / deciduous boundary as whereas they are deciduous, they retain the dead leaves on the branches through the winter until they are pushed off by new shoots in the spring time. They are not completely bare and twiggy therefore when grown as a hedge.Plant 15-45cm(6-18 inches) apart depending on how thick you want your hedge to be.Leaves are green Spring and Summer then in the Autumn they turn copper brown .These leaves are retained by the plant until Spring when the new leaves grow resulting in a hedge that is never bare.The hedge can be trimmed into any shape or size and will tolerate most conditions including shade and exposed areas.

Beech can be planted as a single specimen tree which will grow to a maximum height of 30 metres but it will shed it's leaves in Autumn.

 

Green Beech
All year round
Hedging Tree
Sylvatica
Chalk,Clay,Loam,Sand
Deciduous
Fagus
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  1. Excellent buy 5

    Posted by GEORGE on 18th Apr 2018

    Delighted with these trees, they arrived quickly as promised and are excellent quality exactly as promised on the website.