In addition to aesthetic tasks, the hedge from spiraea and other plants is also characterized by protective functions. It is able to protect the area from prying eyes, dust, wind, and also to divide it into zones. One of the advantages of a hedge is the durability, because some types of plants can serve the owners for hundreds of years. Planting spiraea should be held on a wet, non-sunny day, as the season is perfect for this fall, preferably September.
Plant the plants at a distance of about half a meter from each other in all directions. In the care of the plant is unpretentious, fertilizers and watering do not differ from the standard methods for flowers.
If you have a desire to save, it is enough to buy one small bush and multiply it. One of the classic varieties is the turf, it is blood-red, white and offspring. The plant looks like a hedge, due to a large number of variegated varieties. Planted in the ground preferab
A hedgerow from a cotoneaster is most often used for low elements( up to 2 meters), which are formed by pruning. During cultivation it passes into a free form, grows rapidly under favorable conditions. Planting it in a spacious trench filled with peat, you can forget about nursing and feeding, only to give time to pruning. During the season, the plant will change its appearance several times, so you can not blame it for boredom.
Used bushes for hedges, willow and aronia, also look good on the site. They are suitable for a free-form object, remain dense even in the winter.
These plants are capable of preserving decorativeness all year round, and at the end of summer they bloom very beautifully. Inflorescence of chokeberry in autumn turn into large clusters, and if not cut off, they will be in harmony with the autumn foliage. Bushes of aronia are unpretentious in planting and care. The only thing that is important for the health of this plant is the rejuvenation of the branches. Shoots older than seven years are periodically removed, once every 10 years it is desirable to cut the bush under the root, for which he will thank you with a splendid branching and abundant harvest.
The Tatar maple and the Ginnala maple are not only externally similar to each other, but also according to the requirements for care. They grow in the form of small trees, or large shrubs, reaching 9 meters in height. Suitable for hedges, formed by pruning. Dilute this society a hedge of acacia, which looks good in the summer. Plant maples in one row in a wide trench( up to 80 cm), its depth from 50 cm, fill it with a fertile composition, you can mix the compost, turf, add a little sand for drainage, and also add a little phosphorus fertilizer.
It is important to note that this plant does not tolerate waterlogging. One of the most practical options is considered a hedge from a privet or a mixed version. In this case, you can plant several plants of different varieties, some of them high, like a chubushnik coronal, and others low, like a short rose that is better placed in front. At different times of the year they will blossom, and the fence will remain attractive all year round. True, the cage does not endure the cold, so you have to cover it for the winter.
Having preferred this or that kind of "scenery", it is necessary to familiarize yourself with the conditions necessary for your "chosen one".The best age for hardwood seedlings is up to 3 years, and for coniferous trees - up to 4 years. Often there is an opportunity to purchase immediately an adult plant, but such a step is not advisable, because a large plant is more difficult to adapt, and the cost is impressive.
For a hedge, needs to provide timely fertilizing, watering, observance of rules for cutting, correct treatment, detection and treatment of emerging diseases. It is best to plant a hedge in early May. There is a variant of autumn planting( until the end of September).It is not carried out in separate holes, but in a trench, it is important to plant plants moderately close to each other, because too little distance will adversely affect the quality of the fence. After the end of the formation, the hedge still requires attention.
In addition to the fact that permanent supportive pruning is implied, it is necessary to select the right fertilizers, water abundantly and monitor the health of all plants. Pay attention to the fact that the root system does not dry out in any way. To do this, ensure moistening of the root layer. When planting the plants is over, then the first three weeks, water them to the depth of the roots. If the planting is autumn, you can expect abundant natural precipitation, and if spring, do not neglect the rules.