Description:Golden-yellow foliage suitable for a fast growing hedge. keep the plant trimmed to keep the plant the size you want it.
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by - written on 09/05/01, updated on 09/05/01 (Very useful, 457 readings)
When I read about these trees, yes they are trees, in the media it makes me want to scream. Why do people insist on using them as hedges? If left unclipped they revert to what they are, large trees that block light and suck water out of the soil. Don't get me wrong I have seen these trees grown as a hedge and kept trimmed properly they have looked quite nice, if you like that sort of thing. But nine times out of ten the person that plants them either gets fed up with clipping them or, if they move house the new people don't bother then they become a menace. Then you will get the other sort, those that know exactly what they are ... Read the complete review
by - written on 30/01/01, updated on 30/01/01 (Useful, 155 readings)
This is a plant that needs to be trimmed because it will grow fairly rapidly, but you must trim it well. You should begin trimming as soon as you plant it as it responds quite well and will grow back thicker and fuller. However, when trimming be careful not to cut below the foliage or you will do permanent damage to the plant. A good rule of thumb is to cut no more than the length of your pointer finger from last year's growth. Furthermore, when you trim you should also use a bit of string to shape the plant to the form you desire so that it will grow to that shape. This is also a fairly hardy plant. I never had to water it, even in the driest of ... Read the complete review