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There are certain trees and shrubs that respond better to clipping into hedges than others. If you are planting a hedge as protection, ensure you choose a tough hedging plant.
Carpinus betulus, Hornbeam
Latin nameCarpinus betulus
Common nameHornbeam
Type of plantTree
Flower colourGreen
Leaf colourMid-green
Height and spread25m x 20m (83ft x 67ft)
This deciduous shrub has mid-green leaves which turn coppery brown in autumn. Trim hedges in late summer.
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