| Hedge & Hedging Plants from Hedges Direct|
Hedges Direct are a specialist grower of a huge range of hedging plants, in all sizes from 30cm to 3m. We stock bare roots, cell grown plants, pot grown shrubs and root ball hedge plants so whether you want deciduous or evergreen hedging, cheap garden hedging or top of the range instant hedging, fine topiary, trees or lawn turf you’ve found the right company.
Our guide to fast growing hedging
Fast growing hedge plants are the perfect, time and cost effective way to establish a fully formed garden feature. We understand that some customers are restricted to a certain budget and one of the main benefits of planting a quick growing hedge is that you don’t have to initially buy the tallest plants for your garden. Our fast growing hedges have an average growth rate of 40-60cm per annum and will achieve their desired height in next to no time. Due to their swift development, there is the common concern about fast growing hedge maintenance. However, these speedy species only need pruning once or twice per year, so choosing a quick growing shrub will save you time, money and effort. Speed and height are the primary gardening goals associated with this section. The majority of fastgrowing plants are suited to heights up to 5m and are frequently used as an effective, privacy screen with wind breaking and noise reducing capabilities. Some of the most popular shrubs for privacy include our collection of conifer and evergreen hedge plants, both of which are wonderful options for providing instant screening and year round cover. For the ultimate screen, consider our professionally maintained, instant hedging. Keep those nosey neighbours at bay by including these eady-made features in your plot and waste no time at all waiting for them to establish. We have an array of instant species available in heights as small as 30cm, up to 2m tall, so if it’s a low border or a large arrier you’re looking for, our instant hedging will satisfy heaps of gardening needs.
Our most popular fast growing hedges
Fast growing hedge plants with fruit
When discussing fast growing hedge plants, Bamboo wins the race. The Usain Bolt of the plant world, they will achieve 60cm+ per year and are obtainable in black, green and gold colours. Their long canes, attractive foliage and quick growth are great ways to bring instant impact into a tropical garden. Species such as Cherry Laurel, Portuguese Laurel, Western Red Cedar, Privet and Lonicera nitida will offer luscious, green foliage 365 days of the year. For colourful, fast growing hedge alternatives, consider the brightly coloured bark of Dogwood, the purple shades of Berberis x ottawensis, the sun-kissed tints of Golden Privet or the variegated foliage of Oleaster ‘Limelight’, Speed and height shouldn’t be the only reason for choosing plants in this section. We offer fast growing species with additional attributes which contribute to the value of its presence in your garden. From flowers, foliage and fruits, these seasonal features create striking displays, for hedges full of additional interest. Include a fast growing hedge with juicy fruits in your garden and come autumn, enjoy the colourful and glossy berries which these plants have to offer.
Fast growing hedge plants with flowers
Become a wildlife friendly garden with fast growing hedges with fruits as these luscious treats are favoured amongst a range of British birds. These plants attracts a variety of British wildlife as the dense, thick foliage provides the perfect habitat, especially in winter. Don’t let the birds eat all your bounty as you can also forage with fast growing hedges with fruits. Species such as Elder, Crab Apple, Wild Cherry, Blackthorn, Hawthorn and Rosa canina all produce juicy fruits suitable for human consumption. Create a sensory garden with fast growing hedge plants with flowers. The species below produce beautiful flowers that emit succulent scents, eye-catching colours and unique shapes and play an important part with pollinating insects as beautiful butterflies and buzzing bees are found frolicking around their foliage.
Fast growing hedge plants growing conditions
Don’t let hindering planting conditions stump your gardening ambitions. Our fast growing plants are a hardy bunch and will develop in inland and coastal locations, difficult soils, and shaded areas. Fast growing hedges for exposed sites and will tolerate strong winds and salt laden air, perfect for seaside gardens.
Fast growing hedge plants with shade
Fast growing hedge plants for exposed sites
You can purchase these plants year round as cell grown or potted plants, with the exception of some species being available as Bare Root and Root Balls in their dormant season, from November until mid/late May.