We can offer you advice on this once the type of hedgerow has been decided.
Hedgerows are usually formed of a double staggered row. When deciding which pattern to follow, think about why you are planting the hedgerow and how you intend to manage it.
In the table below are our recommendations for a range of species.
Hedgerow Spacing: Recommendations
|Species||Spacing in rows||Species||Spacing in rows|
|Lonicera nitida||12″ single||Beech||18″ double|
|Holly||12″ single||Blackthorn||12″ double|
|Laurel||24″ single||Field maple||12″ single|
|Lawson’s Cypress||24-36″ single||Quickthorn||9″ double|
|Leylandii||24-36″ single||Ramanus rose||12″ double|
|Privet||12″ single||Mixed hedge||6-9” double|
Hedgerows are usually planted in either single or double staggered rows