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Dogwood Hedging

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Cornus sanguinea

  • Stunning wood colour.
  • Beautiful Autumn leaf colour.
  • Native hedge.
  • Plant 18" apart.
  • Reaches 20 feet (if you let it!).

Supplied as bare root plants approximately 2-3 feet (60-90 cm) in height including roots.

Available from APPROXIMATELY late November / early December 2020

5 or more £2.75GBP each. Group & quantity discounts
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Common Dogwood is lovely when planted as a hedge offering colour and interest all year round, even when the leaves have fallen.

It has an upright yet bushy habit with a stunning red stem (when freshly grown and if they see the sun, if in the shade the stems are green), the leaves turn through some beautiful colours in the Autumn.  It produces a small white flower which turns into a black berries during the Summer.

Loved by wildlife.

Also known as blood twig.

  • Plant 18" (45 cm) apart.
  • Ultimate height 20 feet (6 metres) plus. Can be trimmed to any height above 3 feet (90 cm). 
  • Average annual growth rate 2 feet (60 cm).
  • Ultimate width 8 feet (2.5 metres) plus. Can be trimmed to any width over 2 feet (60 cm).
  • Grows well in most soil types (including chalky and clay) except those prone to laying wet.
  • Suitable for most aspects from full sun to partial shade. Does not perform well in dense shade.
  • Suitable for most coastal areas.
  • Suitable for exposed/windy positions.
  • We are not aware that any subjects in this mix are poisonous.
  • Plant autumn/winter/spring.

Cultivation Guidance

  • On Arrival
  • We often trim the tops to ensure basal branching and for the hedge to grow thick before dispatch.
  • This is a natural growing hedge, alternate the young plants for more interest. We simply label each variety batch but not each subject.
  • Remember growing in a shady position will reduce the growth of the plants.
  • A mulch of spent mushroom compost or well rotted manure planting is beneficial.
  • Do not use any stimulants or bone meal at planting time.
  • Aftercare
  • Once well established this hedge can be cut by conventional hedge trimmers, but only in winter before the birds start nesting.

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How To...

How To Plant Cherry Plum Hedging, Conservation Hedging, Coral Pearls Hedging, Whispering Willows
Detailed advice on planting out different varieties of hedging.




Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265