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Recomendations for golden 3-0 high yew hedge

Posted: 01/12/2014 at 16:17

Well, it really does sound like an outstanding specimen. Thank you everyone for your input. I must admit i also looked at Corleys coppertip, which also seemed like a possibility and is offered fro sale.

Verdun, your garden and plant knowledge are admired. I'd love to see pics if your able.

Recomendations for golden 3-0 high yew hedge

Posted: 28/11/2014 at 22:47

I have 2 Aobo Jo, the spring colour is great and it's very distinctive.

Recomendations for golden 3-0 high yew hedge

Posted: 28/11/2014 at 22:42

I have a large wintergold, had this one a few years now, it's outstanding, a great choice and brings much needed colour in the depths of winter.

I have many favourites with maples, some for their spring colour, others for autumn and also some make a great winter skeleton with there twisted branches.

I tend to try and steer clear of mass produced maples which have leggy growth, they look much better when hard grown with much more architecture in their  contorted branches.

I have quite a few in pots and besides buying larger specimens buy many 1 year grafts which I grow on in pots until large enough to plant out.

Little Princess is one of my favourites, I have this one in a container, other favourites are Beni Tsukasa, Green Cascade, Uki gumo, burgundy lace, Aobo Jo and Aoyagi.

Better mention my wife's favourite, Oregon a Sunset.

Recomendations for golden 3-0 high yew hedge

Posted: 28/11/2014 at 22:22

Hey guys, I'm just enjoying the advice, your both passionate about plants, a passion I share.

Salino, Japanese maples are my main passion, I believe I now have about 100 with about 90 different cultivars. Amazing plants. Ive been trying to inject some winter colour alongside them and am developing a real liking for some of the more unusual conifers. I like plants that end up being a talking point, something different that's not often seen.

ive had Taxus baccata 'Semperaurea' recommended by the RHS advice service for a more formal shorter hedge, but admit to.being intrigued by Verduns Coppershine, and although if not readil available in quantity for a hedge, i like the idea of giving it a go as a specimen plant from a cutting.

Recomendations for golden 3-0 high yew hedge

Posted: 28/11/2014 at 22:00

I have a large wintergold, had this one a few years now, it's outstanding, a great choice and brings much needed colour in the depths of winter.

I have many favourites with maples, some for their spring colour, others for autumn and also some make a great winter skeleton with there twisted branches.

I tend to try and steer clear of mass produced maples which have leggy growth, they look much better when hard grown with much more architecture in their  contorted branches.

I have quite a few in pots and besides buying larger specimens buy many 1 year grafts which I grow on in pots until large enough to plant out.

Little Princess is one of my favourites, I have this one in a container, other favourites are Beni Tsukasa, Green Cascade, Uki gumo, burgundy lace, Aobo Jo and Aoyagi.

Better mention my wife's favourite, Oregon a Sunset.

Recomendations for golden 3-0 high yew hedge

Posted: 28/11/2014 at 19:16

Hey guys, I'm just enjoying the advice, your both passionate about plants, a passion I share.

Salino, Japanese maples are my main passion, I believe I now have about 100 with about 90 different cultivars. Amazing plants. Ive been trying to inject some winter colour alongside them and am developing a real liking for some of the more unusual conifers. I like plants that end up being a talking point, something different that's not often seen.

ive had Taxus baccata 'Semperaurea' recommended by the RHS advice service for a more formal shorter hedge, but admit to.being intrigued by Verduns Coppershine, and although if not readil available in quantity for a hedge, i like the idea of giving it a go as a specimen plant from a cutting.

Recomendations for golden 3-0 high yew hedge

Posted: 28/11/2014 at 14:12

Well, it really does sound like an outstanding specimen. Thank you everyone for your input. I must admit i also looked at Corleys coppertip, which also seemed like a possibility and is offered fro sale.

Verdun, your garden and plant knowledge are admired. I'd love to see pics if your able.

Recomendations for golden 3-0 high yew hedge

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 21:25

Thank you Verdun, I really do appreciate your advice.

Recomendations for golden 3-0 high yew hedge

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 19:20
I've looked online and searched the rhs plant finder for coppershine and can't find any info apart from your posts and no online retailer offering the cultivar.
Where did you purchase "coppershine"?

Recomendations for golden 3-0 high yew hedge

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 18:50
Verdun, thank you for your advice, I have a few Standishii which are a decent size now, but I would guess a hedge of this variety would take a lot of plants and Standishii isn't cheap.
However it makes a magnificent specimen.
Copper shine sounds like it may do the job, how long have your plants raken to reach their present size and how large did you plant?
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