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By Acadia

United Kingdom Gb

I have attached a close up of a leaf from the hedge to help identify the type

I have a large hedge which is unveven at the top and has a lot of bare branches on the side with no leaves. Should I drastically cut back in the hope that it will grow back more uniformally? (photos supplied)

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I am no expert on this but that is exactly what I would do. It is a well established hedge and it is very likely to benefit from a really good haircut.

29 Aug, 2011


Do you know what kind of hedge it is? Or could you post a close-up of the leaves? Some hedge plants can be cut back drastically, and some can't. Once you have dealt with the problem, either by a heavy haircut or by replacement, you can prevent this problem by keeping it narrower at the top than at the bottom.

30 Aug, 2011

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