Climatic conditions essential to growing hedging plants in New Zealand

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Are you looking for a guide on how to grow formal plants AucklandYou have decided you want some privacy to reduce traffic noise and nosey neighbours and create green space.

You don't want to build a wall or a fence that does not give you the privacy you want. In addition, you need some greenery that will add depth and dimension to your green.

What is your solution?

A hedging plant that grows densely will keep Out noise and prying eyes. It will add texture and colour and be home to local birds and insects.

Growing a hedging plant is a great alternative to building a fence.

Getting the right shrubs

Before you can plant sub tropical Auckland trees, you need to buy the right shrubs where you want to plant them. You also need to know how high your woody plant can be. You need to know if it creates the privacy you desire.

For instance, how high do you want your hedging plant to grow? Is it 2 m or 4 m high? You need to imagine how high the plant will be.

You need someone to stand on a ladder to give you a visual of the height. Some plants, like photinia, can grow up to 2 m, while Michaelia Figo can grow up to 4 m.

You need to decide whether you need hedging plants Auckland that flower or one that is evergreen. You have a lot of varieties and species to pick from to create the privacy hedge.

Here are some favourite hedging plants that can help reduce noise and create privacy and greenery in your garden.


Do you want to add a song to your garden? You need to opt for a bamboo plant. It is fast growing and popular privacy screen. When the tree sways in the wind, it sounds like it is singing.


Which variety can give you a privacy screen, sasanqua or japonica? The former has small leaves and higher sun tolerance than its japonica cousin. Hedging plants Auckland provide beautiful blossoms in autumn.

It's a New Zealand native. Griselinia is an evergreen plant that does well in postal and drought conditions. It will also attract birds to its berries.


It has vibrant red leaves and looks brilliant as a hedging plant in your garden. It also produces blossoms.

How can you plant your natural privacy screen?

Steps to planting your natural privacy screen

Now that you know what kind of plant to buy, it is time to plant it. You can plant in individual holes or a trench. It's better to keep hedging plants Auckland in a trench, but you must keep them well irrigated and fertilized.

For your plants to succeed, you need to prepare your soil. You want loose soil so roots can anchor and water can go deep in the ground. If you have clay soil, you must work to make it loamy.

If you have sandy soil, add organic material for better water retention.

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