• Lonicera nitida

    Shrubby Honeysuckle hedging

    From £2.50

    Lonicera nitida hedging plants, also known as Box Honeysuckle, is a dense, bushy, fast growing evergreen hedging plant that is a great alternative to Box (Buxus sempervirens) and it is also used to create Topiary.

    Lonicera nitida, which is also known as Box Honeysuckle, is an evergreen hedging plant and shrub that is fast growing. It makes a great alternative to Box hedging, if your garden is suffering from Box Blight, as it is very similar in appearance due to its small leaves. It has a high tolerance of clipping which makes it ideal as a neat, formal hedge and produces small, scented off-white flowers in spring with purple-blue berries developing in the autumn, particularly followng a good summer.

    Due to its fast growth rate and tiny leaves on supple stems, it's also a very popular choice for topiary.

    More Information
    Berry Colour Purple
    Deciduous No
    Semi Evergreen No
    Evergreen Yes
    Flower Colour White
    Grows Up To 3m
    Has Berries Yes
    Is Edible No
    Is Native No
    Intruder Proof No
    Privacy Hedge Yes
    Lonicera Nitida (Box Leafed Honeysuckle) should be pruned yearly to keep a nice, neat shape. Pruning should be done in late Winter or early Spring before you see new growth.

    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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    • (Shrubby Honeysuckle) Lonicera nitida 15/20cm Cell grown
      (Shrubby Honeysuckle) Lonicera nitida 15/20cm Cell grown
      15/20cm
      Cell Grown Pot Grown
      Price £2.50
      Planting Density:
      5 to 7 per metre
    • Lonicera nitida 20/40cm 2L pot grown hedging plants
      Lonicera nitida 20/40cm 2L pot grown hedging plants
      20/40cm
      2L Pot Pot Grown
      Price £5.50
      Planting Density:
      3 to 5 per metre
    • Lonicera nitida 40/60cm 5L pot
      (Shrubby Honeysuckle) Lonicera nitida 40/60cm 5L pot
      40/60cm
      5L Pot Pot Grown
      Price £14.99
      Planting Density:
      3 per metre
    • Lonicera nitida 60/90cm 5L pot
      (Shrubby Honeysuckle) Lonicera nitida 60/90cm 5L pot
      60/90cm
      5L Pot Pot Grown
      Price £16.00
      Planting Density:
      3 per metre
    • Lonicera nitida 16L 30/50cm 1 Metre Trough
      (Shrubby Honeysuckle) Lonicera nitida 16L 30/50cm 1 Metre Trough
      30/50cm
      1m Trough Instant Hedging
      Price £100.00
      Planting Density:
      1 per metre
      Pallet Delivery - min. Order

      This product requires a pallet delivery which is £60 or free on orders over £240.

    • Lonicera nitida 90L 100/120cm 1 Metre Trough hedging plants
      Lonicera nitida 90L 100/120cm 1 Metre Trough hedging plants
      100/120cm
      1m Trough Instant Hedging
      Price £179.99
      Planting Density:
      1 per metre
      Pallet Delivery - min. Order

      This product requires a pallet delivery which is £60 or free on orders over £240.

    • Lonicera nitida 90L 80/100cm 1 Metre Trough
      (Shrubby Honeysuckle) Lonicera nitida 90L 80/100cm 1 Metre Trough
      80/100cm
      1m Trough Instant Hedging
      Price £229.99
      Planting Density:
      1 per metre
      Pallet Delivery - min. Order

      This product requires a pallet delivery which is £60 or free on orders over £240.

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    More Information
    Berry Colour Purple
    Deciduous No
    Semi Evergreen No
    Evergreen Yes
    Flower Colour White
    Grows Up To 3m
    Has Berries Yes
    Is Edible No
    Is Native No
    Intruder Proof No
    Privacy Hedge Yes

    Delivery Information

    • Orders £100 and over to mainland UK are delivered FREE for box deliveries
    • Orders under £100 to mainland UK - £12 (box delivery).
    • Orders requiring a pallet delivery, free delivery over £240 or a £60 pallet charge if the order is under £240.
    • We can deliver to Scottish Highlands & Islands, Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Wight and Isle Man, but the delivery cost will need to be quoted by one of our team, so please contact us on 

    For some plants that are too heavy or too tall to be packed in cardboard boxes we use pallet deliveries. In these circumstances, we require a minimum order value of £240 for free delivery, or you can make a contribution towards the delivery cost. Look out for the information on product pages which explains this further where applicable and if your order is for less than £240 please call or email us to agree a delivery contribution. This requirement only applies to those plants where it is clearly indicated on the product page.

    For delivery information for other products please see here.

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