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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 4:39 pm    Post subject: Box Hedge Reply with quote

Hi, looking for suggestions for an alternative to Buxus Sempervirens for a low formal hedge??
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 6:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Difficult, Box, Senecio (Has new name Brachyglottis greyi.) Olearia, Lonicera nitida 'Baggesen's Gold', Elaeagnus x ebbingei, Hebe, Lavandula stoechas, Viburnum tinus 'Eve Price or Prunus laurocerasus these are Evergreen, Slow growing and tolerant of trimming, Disease resistant.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Japanese Holly make a low maintenance formal hedge.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How about Teucrium fruiticans, Euonymus, and Osmanthus hetrophyllus 'Goshiki'.
berberis or Spirea
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