how far away yews, boxwoods

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by smarino21, Jun 7, 2006.

  1. smarino21

    smarino21 LawnSite Senior Member
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    How do you know how far to put these plants apart if your making a hedge say a 18-24 " boxwood hedge say you want a hedge thats 43' long.?

    TURFLORD LawnSite Senior Member
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    Depends on the variety. An upright at 18-24" tall should almost be touching maybe 6" apart. A spreading yew can be a little farther apart maybe a foot or more. Also depends on the target height of the hedge. If it's going to be 2' high, plant them right next to each other.:waving:
  3. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
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    For the boxwoods, I'd say 18" on center.

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