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southern wax myrtle

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by fordnut, Feb 3, 2008.

  1. fordnut

    fordnut LawnSite Member
    Posts: 65

    A contractor wants me to create a large hedge with southern wax myrtles. They grow 15ft tall and 15ft wide. How close should I plant them to create hedge? They are about 3ft tall and 2ft wide right now....thanks

    SOUTHERNGREENSCAPES LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 763

    Two ways. 10ft appart or 5' appart and 2-3years into it you can remove every other one so that they will continue to grow together. I only offer the second one b/c most customers are too impatiant to wait three years for them to grow together that 10 feet.

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