Here are 5 sublime hedge plants with low maintenance and zero effort

Low-maintenance hedges require less work, but still provide privacy, shelter, and beauty to your outdoor space.

Choosing the right plants for your garden can be tricky. Certainly, it is important to ensure that your garden has the right conditions to thrive. There are many choices to be made when it comes to selecting the best trees to avoid curious looks from passers-by. But if you’re looking for a maintenance-free hedge, only a few varieties will do. Here are the best trees for the perfect, effortless hedge, so you can choose the one that’s best for your property.

Photinia Frasier Red Robin :

Fraseri’s Red Robin is an evergreen shrub that can grow up to 3m tall. It thrives in full sun or partial shade. It is also best planted in well-draining soil with a PH of 6 or higher. This plant features dark green foliage, bright red flowers in spring, and white flowers in fall. In winter, it bears small purple fruits. Fraseri’s Red Robin should be protected from strong winds, as it may break branches due to its height and weight.

Thuja Brabant :

Thujas are a species of coniferous-leaved trees belonging to the cypress family, Cupressaceae. They are native to much of the temperate northern hemisphere, where they are the dominant timber species. The genus in question is present in all regions with a temperate climate. There is also a species that extends to the tropical highlands of South America (Thuja Occidentais). Cedar has an Old World appearance, as its leaves resemble those of cedars or firs, but its cones resemble those of spruces. Cedars have been used for centuries as bonsai trees and they remain highly valued to this day.

Berry yew (Taxus baccata):

The yew is a slow-growing variety of evergreen tree that can measure up to 45 feet in height. It has dark green leaves and red berries, and it thrives in moist, acidic soil. This plant is shade tolerant, which makes it ideal for low sun areas. You must stake the yew if you want your hedge to grow tall or use it as a low maintenance ground cover instead.

Japanese holly:

Japanese holly is a shrub that grows to about 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide, but can be pruned to any size you want. It has dark green, glossy leaves and features red berries that appear in the fall. They are excellent hedges for areas with dry ground, as they have sturdy roots that do not become waterlogged. In addition, they grow quickly if given the proper care. This will allow you to obtain an excellent result without too much maintenance!

Love River Maple:

The Love River Maple is the quintessential deciduous and faster growing hedge. It has outstanding fall color in fiery reds, oranges and yellows. As it is very resistant to cold (down to – 15°C!).

It can easily be grown as a hedge thanks to its natural multi-stemmed habit and can be maintained by pruning it once a year. It grows perfectly in full sun or in a partially shaded area and tolerates drought once established.

The Love River Maple is one of the most beautiful shrub hedges that grows quickly and provides shade in summer while letting light in in winter.

The best low-maintenance hedge plantings are easily grown and require little care. These beautiful and long-lasting plants can be used to create privacy, shelter and a more attractive landscape. As they are a decor bringing beauty to your outdoor space. They’re also good for the environment and your wallet because they don’t require a lot of watering or fertilizing.

* Presse Santé strives to transmit health knowledge in a language accessible to all. In NO CASE, the information given can not replace the opinion of a health professional.

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