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I have a well established leylandii hedge. Through time parts of it are a bit patchy with lack of foilage. I have tried planting small evergreens to fill the gap, but without success. Is there a shrub which I could plant which would grow in the shade of the hedge ?



Try a rambling or climbing rose espec if a west facing hedge. We have just bought Rosa new Dawn which will grow in poor soil.

26 Mar, 2012


Viburnum Tinus is doing this in our garden with great success.
Its not planted actually in the hedge but a cuple of feet in front, but after about four years it has reached about five feet up and across and covers the gap beautifully - plus it has nice flowers all winter and is a great improvement on the leylandii!

26 Mar, 2012

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