Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.
Native plant with superb foliage, deep purple leaves turning rich copper in autumn. Not suitable for heavy or wet soil. If a Beech hedge is trimmed in late summer, the leaves remain on better during the winter. Do not plant Beech in a frost pocket as it will get damaged.
Tree Guards are generally not recommended for Beech plants as they can encourage Beech Aphids.HEDGE Retains copper foliage throughout the winter. Trim July or August. For hedges 3ft (90cm) upwards. Plant 9-18ins (23-45cm) apart or for a denser or stock-proof hedge plant in a staggered double row with 15ins (38cm) between rows and 18ins (45cm) between plants.
TREE 30ft x 20ft (9m x 6m) in 20 years, ultimate height 100ft (30m).
Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.
Sd = Bare rooted seedling.
We can only sell bare-rooted plants when they are dormant. This is later this year than normal due to the mild weather.
Please enter length of hedge you require below. The number of plants and price for these will then be shown on the right hand side.
Length of Hedge
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