Live fences – hedges are a very decorative element of landscaping and yard of a private property. It can be in multiple colors, low, high, shaped or released to grow naturally. To make the fence complete, it is necessary to know how to shape and nurture it….
It consists of one or more floral flowering shrubs, does not fall into geometric shapes, which is why regular burring is not required. Every couple of years they need to be thinned so that the old branches are completely removed.
This is for example a Liguster that has one major prining in the second half of winter from the middle of January to the middle of March. The second pruning is at the end of June, because at that time the plants are resting and the wounds quickly heal.
These are spruce and cypress hedges that can be pruned in all summer months, but it should be avoided in sunny and dry periods, as sunburns can occur.
Possible pruning from May to August, but avoid sunny weather and high temperatures. It is possible to have more frequent pruning due to a slower and more compact growth.
TYPES AND FORMS OF PRUNING
Depending on the size of the hedge, it is possible to cut it by hand or by electric scissors.
PRUNING YOUNG HEDGES
The hedge density is obtained by frequent pruning which should be started early. It should be pruned evenly laterally and upwards to achieve hedge density.
For the first year it is necessary to shorten it for one third of its height, and in the next year it must be pruned on all sides.
FORMS OF PRUNING
It is possible to prune hedges in various shapes. The most common are trapezoidal and rectangular.
OVER THE YEARS HEDGES MAY BECOME A HOME FOR DIFFERENT ANIMALS THUS YOU NEED TO BE CAREFUL WHEN PRUNING.