Selections for skinny hedges

There are times when the growing space only allows for a narrow selection. These trees can be clipped to remain healthy within the space or naturally grow 'skinny' or skinnier than others of their species.

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A popular selection for framing driveways, the Italian Pencil Pine has dark dense foliage and grows in the narrowest of spaces. This is a popular selection all year round and we currenlty have good numbers in 20cm and 45 litre containers. 30cm/14L 40cm/27L 50cm/52L
This is another tree with a compact and upright growth habit and what we call a luscious deep green colouring. Easy to clip, we have good numbers in 40cm, 50 litres and ample supply in 150 litre bags for that instant large hedge. 30cm/14L 40cm/27L 50cm/52L
A very narrow growing native Australian shrub. This Syzygium is a lovely compact, dense grower which requires very little pruning to maintain a narrow habit, making it ideal for screening and hedging in tight spaces. Foliage is glossy and deep green in colour with new growth being tinged in tones of red-brown. Small, white flowers appear in the warmer months, followed by fleshy pink-red fruits. This variety could easily be used as an Australian native alterative to the Italian pencil pines.
This Lilly Pilly is a better form than the narrow growing 'Pinnacle' due to its dense foliage and naturally columnar form. Foliage is a mid-green colour and fruits are reddish-pink. As the name suggests it is a great selection for narrow spaces. 30cm/14L 40cm/27L 50cm/52L
This is a narrow growing Bottlebrush great for tight planting spots. It provides all the usual colour and texture qualities of Callistemon, flowering from spring to autumn but with the benefit of being able to use to as a compact alternative in positions that are narrower. Flowers are red and numerous over the warmer months. Of course it can also be used as a screen or hedge to attract birds, bees and butterflies into the garden. 40cm/27L 50cm/52L

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