In this mix
- Broad Tolerance
- April - May
- Full Sun, Part Shade
Hugely popular and classically English, when grown as a hedge, it is strong and resilient and offers food and shelter to numerous species of birds, insects and mammals. The deep green leaves change to a plethora of burnt oranges and yellows in autumn beautiful in contrast to the smooth-skinned acorns.
Our UK grown hedging plants are supplied as cell-grown saplings ready for immediate planting into their final positions. Cell-grown plants are known to have high establishment success rates with rapid early growth and are uniform and compact in size for quick and easy planting.
As a guide, use 5 plants per metre length. When planting, set out in a zig-zag style to encourage a thick and bushy hedge.
Medium to large sized hedging that can be easily clipped and maintained to 1.5m. Growth rate 20 - 40cm per year. Trim and prune to keep in shape during late autumn/winter.