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It is a dense, branched shrub, very similar to Ilex aquifolium. The leaves are stiff, leathery, spiky or dentate.

Female ones have numerous red or yellow fruit, remaining on trees until December or longer. The fruits are poisonous.

The soil in a garden cultivation should be fertile, quite humid, not so heavy and acidic. […]

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It is a tree with narrow foliage, growing to 40-50 m of height.

The leaves are needle-like, falling slightly during the autumn. The cones are roundish or elongate. It should be planted on light, fertile, quite humid soil. It is photophilous. It needs much space to grow. It looks beautiful in parks as a […]

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It is a very decorative shrub, straight, with slightly pendulous branches, growing to 3 m of height.

It is decorative mainly because of its beautiful, campanula pink or white flowers, produced of several together. It is easy to cultivate because of its low soil requirements.

It grows the best on a permeable soil, with […]

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It is a short, branchy shrub which grows to 1 m of height.

It is the most popular from among all kinds of Berberis. Its various species, such as ‘Atropurpureum’ or ‘Tiny Gold’, having different types and colors, are widely used in home gardens and urban areas.

In the autumn, the leaves turn bright […]

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It is a green tree or a big shrub growing slowly, 3-4 cm of height in 30 years. The leaves are dark green, shiny needles, arranged both sides of a stem. The fruit on feminine plants are covered with red aril.

It needs quite fertile, humid and permeable soils. It grows badly on dry, […]

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Today we present another hedge species – unusually charming Buxus sempervirens.

It is a green, leaved shrub, growing to 3 m of height. The leaves are small, 1-4 cm long, decussate, elliptic, leathery, naked, dark green and shiny.

It likes shady, screened habitats and light, semi-humid soil. However, it tolerates drought.

Buxus sempervirens also […]

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It is a high tree with dense, conical, low growing foliage. It grows 20 m of height and 15 m trunk diameter. It has smooth, grey bark. The leaves are lanceolate with crenate margins. They turn yellow, red or orange in the autumn.

Fagus sylvatica is one of the most beautiful forest trees, also […]

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One of the best hedge plants which can be used in our garden arrangements is ligustrum vulgare.

It is extensively used in urban space and home gardens because of its resistance to pruning and cutting and low habitat requirements. It is resistant to air pollution and drought and grows on any surface.

It grows […]

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