Growing an evergreen hedge

Choosing evergreen shrubs is often a great solution to cut off inquisitive onlookers or simply to mark the limits of a garden with regarding to immediate neighbors.

They have the advantage of keeping their leaves all year round, and bring greenery to the garden in winter.

A hedge of evergreen shrubs will thus have the advantage of staying green all year round, and will not loose its leaves, which will spare you all that working picking leaves up…

But you can also try mixed hedging, which is a hedge grown from evergreen and deciduous shrubs, which will have the advantage of being more diverse and offer a greater range of flowers and leaves.

Finally, remember that hedges, both evergreen and deciduous, protect nature and hinder the spread of diseases and parasites.

Which shrubs are best for an evergreen hedge?

Here is our selection of the most beautiful evergreen shrubs to grow your hedge

Cherry laurel

cherry laurel

Photinia

Photinia

Spotted laurel

spotted laurel

Cotoneaster

cotoneaster

Spindle

Spindle

Oleander

oleander

Bay laurel

bay laurel

Berberis

berberis

Bamboo

wild privet

Wild Privet

wild privet

Strawberry tree

strawberry tree

Silverberry

Eleagnus

Pittosporum

Pittosporum

Laurestine

Laurestine

Fire thorn, pyracantha

Fire thorn, pyracantha

Mexican Orange

Mexican Orange

Rhododendron

rhododendron

Escallonia

escallonia

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