Hornbeam Hedge Carpinus betulus Pack of 50 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Hornbeam Hedge Carpinus betulus Pack of 50 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Hornbeam Hedge Carpinus betulus Pack of 50 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Hornbeam Hedge Carpinus betulus Pack of 50 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Hornbeam Hedge Carpinus betulus Pack of 50 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Hornbeam Hedge Carpinus betulus Pack of 50 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Hornbeam Hedge Carpinus betulus Pack of 50 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Hornbeam Hedge Carpinus betulus Pack of 50 Bare Roots 60/90cm
Hornbeam Hedge Carpinus betulus Pack of 50 Bare Roots 60/90cm

Hornbeam Hedge 'Carpinus betulus' Pack of 50 Bare Roots 60/90cm

See autumnal shades even in winter
Grows to
Grows To
800 cm
1200 cm
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Plant Care Information:

Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

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50 x Bare Roots
Item: 500275
£64.50
Grows to
Grows To
800 cm
1200 cm
50 x Bare Roots - Item: 500275
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  • Impressive structural hedges loved by wildlife 
  • Ribbed green leaves emerge in spring with deep veins, before evolving into an autumnal golden yellow shade
  • During mild winters, leaves can be held through to the new growth
  • Resilient and hardy hedges ideal for growing in all manner of garden conditions
  • Supplied as a set of 50 bare root hedges, 60-90cm tall, ready for planting
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Healthy and deciduous hedges perfect for introducing structure and months of interest to the garden.

New green leaves erupt with deeply crinkled veins and ribbed edges from spring, before turning golden yellow in autumn. Green catkins emerge at the tail end of spring to add extra depth to the plants, before becoming autumnal winged fruits, perfect for feeding small garden mammals and birds.

Hornbeam hedges bring a rich and healthy shape to the garden for a longer period than many other hedgerows, so autumn leaves can be seen even when winter rolls around.

Very hardy and resilient, Hornbeam can be grown in most soil types, while shaded and windy garden spots can also be tolerated. Hornbeam hedges grow at a rate of 20-40cm per year.

Don’t forget to use one of our handy bamboo cane and spiral guard sets when planting a bare root hedge. The cane will keep the bare root upright as it grows, while the spiral guard will protect the base of the plant from wildlife to achieve as thick a hedge as possible.

Supplied as 50 bare root hedges, 60-90cm tall, ready for planting.

What Is Supplied

Item 500275 supplied as:
50 x Bare Roots

Top Tips

For best performance, plant bare root hedges in the winter.

Care Information

On Arrival:

  • When your bare root hedges arrive, be sure to place them upright in a bucket of clean water as soon as possible for a minimum of two hours. 
  • Only remove the plants from the water when you go to plant them, to ensure the roots are wet when planted and avoiding the chance of them drying out. 
  • If you are not ready to immediately plant your bare roots when they arrive, they can be stored in a sheltered space, such as a shed, for up to a week. Just be sure to open the package they arrive in and keep the roots moist.

Planting:

  • Where possible, plant in well-drained, good-quality soil in a sunny or partially shaded space in the garden for best performance. 
  • Trim the roots slightly before planting, as this will encourage healthier growth. 
  • Dig a trenched hole in the ground in the shape of a ‘V’, deep enough for the bare root to sit comfortably so the ‘tide mark’ of the root is level with the ground. This marks the level where the bare root was previously planted before lifting for delivery.
  • Ensure the roots are completely covered in soil, then firm the soil around, as water will gather in any remaining air pockets and potentially damage the roots when it freezes.
  • Water immediately after planting, then again whenever there are three or more days of continuous dry weather.
  • Where the weather is hot, daily watering may be needed throughout the first year of growth.
  • For an impressive display when planting multiple hedges, place five per metre. For a thicker hedge, plant seven per metre.

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