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  • Hornbeam mature Box Head Trees

    Carpinus betulus

    From £1,300.00

    Impressive Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) Mature Box Head Trees. Box Head trees are designer cubed trees, created by training trees onto a framework over a number of years to create distinctive formal, geometric shapes. They can be used as a specimen to complement your garden, or in pairs to line a pathway.

    Carpinus Betulus, also known as Hornbeam, is a deciduous broadleaf tree native to the south of the UK, but widely planted elsewhere. Hornbeam is monoecious, meaning male and female catkins are found on the same tree.

    Box head trees are carefully pruned into rectangles and squares. Box heads are made from compact type species such as beech, hornbeam and lime. In the garden they emphasize a clear line structure at a natural height, making them iconic features of contemporary garden design.

    More Information
    Deciduous Yes
    Semi Evergreen No
    Evergreen No
    Flower Colour None
    Grows Up To 8m
    Has Berries No
    Is Edible No
    Is Native No
    Privacy Hedge No

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    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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    • Hornbeam mature Box head  210cm clear stem, 100 wide x 120 tall x 100 deep, Root ball
      Hornbeam mature Box head  210cm clear stem, 100 wide x 120 tall x 100 deep, Root ball
      210cm Clear Stem | 100 Wide x 120 Tall x 100 Deep
      Root Ball
      Price £1,300.00
      210cm Clear Stem | 100 Wide x 120 Tall x 100 Deep
      Requires Equipment:

      Plants are heavy, equipment is required for unloading.

      Pre-order for Oct
      Min. Quantity: 3
    • Hornbeam Mature Box Head 210cm clear stem, 130 wide x 240 tall x 130 deep, Root ball
      Hornbeam Mature Box Head 210cm clear stem, 130 wide x 240 tall x 130 deep, Root ball
      210cm Clear Stem | 130 Wide x 240 Tall x 130 Deep
      Root Ball
      Price £1,450.00
      210cm Clear Stem | 130 Wide x 240 Tall x 130 Deep
      Requires Equipment:

      Plants are heavy, equipment is required for unloading.

      Pre-order for Oct
      Min. Quantity: 3
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