Amelanchier hedge - Snowy mespilus

Amelanchier (Snowy mespilus) is a deciduous shrub or small tree, white flowers bloom in dense clusters in strong contrast with the young coppery coloured foliage in March, turning a soft green colour in summer. During autumn it turns to a scarlet and crimson colour before losing its leaves.

Its best to plant Bare Root hedging in a double staggered row, and Pot Grown / Rootballed hedging in a single row.

Plant Spacing:
Bare Root. When planting smaller (60cm and below) plants you will need 6 plants per metre, and for the medium size (60cm and above) you will need 5 per metre, and for the larger size (90cm and above) plants you will need 4.5 per meter. 

Pot Grown / Root Balled. When planting smaller (80cm and below) plants you will need 5 plants per metre, and for the medium size (80cm and above) you will need 4 per metre, and for the larger size (120cm and above) plants you will need 3 to 3.5 per meter. 

Amelanchier hedge - Snowy mespilus
Amelanchier hedge - Snowy mespilus
Amelanchier hedge - Snowy mespilus
 
 

Key Facts
Likes all types of soil Semi shade White flowers Deciduous Autumn colour Annual growth 25cm to 35cm
Full hardy Fruit for birds Final height 20m Final spread 4.5m

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