Plant spacing – When growing a hedge, spacing between one plant and the next is of utmost importance. During planting you could have the plants within intervals of 10 – 30 cm apart.
The height of your hedge – This will largely be guided by the function of your hedge. If it is a perimeter or external boundary hedge, then it should grow to a height of not less than 2.1m. If your hedge is meant to serve as a space definer within your garden then you can grow it to a minimum of 0.7 – 0.9m.
A framing structure for your hedge -For added security, you will require a barbed wire or chain-link fence which your hedge can grow into.
You could also have such a fence installed as a way of supporting your hedge plant as it grows.
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