Neat Natural Hedge Mix

Neat Natural Hedge Mix

Three varieties that blend well together. This mixed hedge can be kept neat so is also suitable to urban gardens where space may be tight. An unfussy mixed hedge that provides variety and interest.

Not available? Choose your own mixed hedge!

It can be difficult to keep all of the species in stock that make up our mixed hedges, however, you can always make your own neat natural hedge mix! We have put all the plants that we use ourselves to make up this hedge in one place, with directions, so that you can easily make up your own mixed hedge.

Choose your own mixed hedge

This mix is made up of roughly equal quantities of the following varieties:

Crataegus monogyna - Hawthorn
Acer campestre - Field Maple
Carpinus betulus
- Hornbeam


This is a wind hardy hedge that will grow in most soils including some heavy soils, but not waterlogged.


We recommend planting this hedge at a minimum of 3 plants per meter in a staggered row (6 per meter maximum ) with 6 to 9’’ between the rows.


You could plant the varieties as they come out of the parcel, but for best results, we recommend planting the varieties in groups that repeat themselves down through the hedge.


When first planted, a good prune will encourage good bushy growth, how hard you cut the plants depends on how low down you want them to bush from, but anywhere from 6’’ to 1ft is usually good. Ongoing cutting should be carried out in late Winter to early Spring. If possible avoid cutting during the nesting season between early March and the end of August.


Keeping any young hedge weed and grass free is vital to the overall vigour and health of the hedge. Using weed membrane keeps back weeds and insulates the roots and will greatly increase growth rates, as well as cutting down on your weeding work. Mulching is another great option for insulating the roots and holding back weeds, Bark mulch is the most common used medium.


Suitable varieties in this hedge can change depending on availability. If you would like a specific species removed from the hedge mix, please let us know in the comments section at checkout.

These hedges are hand picked and take time to gather, if coming to the nursery, all mixed hedges must be preordered (using the code collect at checkout) at least two days in advance.

Type | Size: Bareroot | 2-3ft
Quantity: Pack of 25
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