Welcome to The Tree & Hedge Company’s guide to the most popular hedges sold in Britain right now. This guide is to help you understand the hedge species and their suitability to various planting situations and for you to decide which hedge is ultimately the best for you.
You can choose the perfect solution, and we will guarantee that you will be delighted with your choice because The Tree & Hedge Company presently produce and supply, and also plant, if required. Contact us to arrange a visit to one of our production nurseries where you can inspect our unique instant hedges and decide for yourself.
An excellent native deciduous hedge with glossy green or purple foliage. The purple beech, Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea’ variety is also known as copper beech.
A well-known evergreen favourite of garden designers as a low hedge. A slow growing hedge with intense cordate roots that can be planted in sun or shade in neutral to alkaline soils.
The evergreen native conifer English yew, Taxus baccata, sometimes referred to as ‘The King of Hedges’, produces an outstanding, slow growing, long living, dark-green hedge.
The common holly, Ilex aquifolium is a slow growing native evergreen hedge with prickly, glossy green leaves, white flowers in May and red berries between autumn and winter months.
A British native, hornbeam, Carpinus betulus resembles beech, Fagus sylvatica, but is more tolerant of heavy soils.
Portuguese laurel, Prunus lusitanica, produces a large, dense, evergreen hedge and excellent screen. Tolerates shade in well-drained, slightly acid to very alkaline soil.
A medium to fast growing easily maintained hedge that can be grown formally to cover up to 5m tall.