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  • Beech Premium Instant Pot Grown Hedging

    Fagus sylvatica

    From £40.00

    Beech (Fagus sylvatica) Instant Pot Grown Hedging is the ideal garden solution if you are looking for an instant impact at a lower cost than other instant hedging solutions. Large pot grown hedging plants available to order today and delivered to anywhere in the UK. 

    Beech (Fagus sylvatica) is the classic native hedging plant. It is well know for its superb foliage of delicate fluttery leaves which are initially a gentle soft golden green, then turning bright green and finally coppery menaing your garden will benefit from seasonal colours. 

    Our instant hedging pots are pots sized 10L or above which will give an effect of an instant hedge quicker than smaller hedging pots. 

    More Information
    Deciduous Yes
    Semi Evergreen No
    Evergreen No
    Has Berries No
    Is Edible No
    Is Native No
    Intruder Proof No
    Privacy Hedge No

    Beech hedging is relatively low maintenance and by planning your beech hedging care routine carefully, you will only have to prune once or twice a year.

    A beech hedge can be tidied up in June, if it’s looking a little messy.

    We recommend pruning an established beech hedge in late summer, August is the ideal time, as a late summer cutting means that the plants have enough time to regrow and recover before the winter and having a last flush of growth increases the winter coverage that makes beech hedging so popular.


    Looking after a beech hedge is important, but it is possible to renovate an overgrown beech hedge. This sort of beech hedging maintenance should be carried out in February whilst it’s still dormant. If your overgrown beech hedge requires cutting back by more than half of its size it is best to do this gradually over two growing seasons. Firstly, cut back the top and one side of the hedge, leaving the other side for the following year.


    Hard pruning is nothing to worry about, the beech hedging growth rate is particularly fast, approximately 30-60cm per year so your hedge will soon recover. With regular beech hedging maintenance, we do recommend using a slow release fertiliser, such as Bonemeal."

    1. Select Root Type

    Bare Root 

    Bare roots are young plants that are only planted when they are dormant, from November to March (weather dependant). We lift bare root plants and despatch them during the planting season but they can be pre-ordered in summer to guarantee your stock. As they are cheaper to grow, they are one of our most affordable hedge planting options and the cheapest way to plant a hedge.

    Root Ball 

    Root ball plants are also seasonal stock as they can only be lifted when they are dormant, from November to March (weather dependant). These plants are scooped out of the ground like an ice-cream using machinery to keep their root system intact and wrapped in bio-degradable, hessian sacks.  They are mature plants that provide dense coverage very early on, ideal for when you need a thick hedge quickly. Root ball hedging plants give an instant effect and are a cheaper alternative to instant trough grown hedging. 

    Pot Grown 

    Pot grown plants can be planted year round and they are our mose convenient option of hedging plants. They come in a wide range of sizes, from 10cm to 2.5m so they're suitable for the majority of planting requirements. From small 2L shrubs to large 15L extra tall hedging, there will be a pot grown plant for any garden type. 

    Instant Hedging 

    Our Instant Hedging is grown in troughs or bags that measure 50cm-1 metre in length and carefully clipped during the growing season to create a dramatic, instant hedge effect. If you are looking for a quick fix or an instant impact, Instant Trough Grown hedging is the solution for you. 

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    • Beech 150/175cm 10L pot
      (Fagus Sylvatica) Beech 150/175cm 10L pot
      150/175cm
      10L Pot Pot Grown
      Price £40.00
      Planting Density:
      2 to 3 per metre
      Pallet Delivery - min. Order

      This product requires a pallet delivery which is £60 or free on orders over £200.

    • Beech (Fagus sylvatica) 175/200cm 10L
      Beech (Fagus sylvatica) 175/200cm 10L
      175/200cm
      10L Pot Pot Grown
      Price £44.99
      Planting Density:
      1 to 2 per metre
      Pallet Delivery - min. Order

      This product requires a pallet delivery which is £60 or free on orders over £200.

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