Hedges

The following plants can produce good hedges in their own right or as creative mixtures:

Plants for Coastal Areas

  • Carpinus betulus
    Hornbeam - Deciduous
  • Crataegus monogyna
    Hawthorn - Deciduous
  • Cupressus macrocarpa
    Monterey cypress - Evergreen
  • Elaeagnus x ebbingei
    Evergreen
  • Euonymus japonicus
    Japanese spindle - Evergreen
  • Griselinia littoralis
    Kapuka or New Zealand broadleaf - Evergreen
  • Laurus nobilis
    Bay laurel - Evergreen
  • Olearia x haastii
    Daisy bush - Evergreen
  • Prunus spinosa
    Blackthorn - Deciduous
  • Rosa rugosa
    Ramanas rose - Deciduous
  • Thuja plicata
    Western red cedar - Evergreen

Trees

The following trees are tolerant of full sea wind exposure:

Plants for Coastal Areas

  • Acer pseudoplatanus
    Sycamore - Deciduous - Up to 40 metres and 20 metres wide
  • Alnus glutinosa
    Common alder - Deciduous - 30m high 10m wide
  • Carpinus betulus
    Hornbeam - Deciduous - 20m high 8m wide
  • Crataegus monogyna
    Common hawthorn - Deciduous - 10m high 5m wide
  • Cupressus macrocarpa
    Monterey cypress - Evergreen - 40m high 2.5m wide
  • Pinus pinaster
    Maritime pine - Evergreen - 20m high 1.2m wide
  • Pinus radiate
    Monterey pine - Evergreen - 30m high 8m wide
  • Populus alba
    White poplar - Deciduous - 35m high 20m wide
  • Quercus cerris
    Turkey oak - Deciduous - 30m high 15m wide
  • Salix alba
    White willow - Deciduous - 25m high 15m wide
  • Thuja plicata
    Western red cedar - Evergreen - 15m high 5m wide

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