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Q.A very old privet hedge . 8ft tall green on both sides but nothing in middle Want to thin one side hoping that will encourage growth

Zone L37 5HU | Anonymous added on April 18, 2020 | Answered

from bottom, and make easier to cut. As it acts as a shield Although I am desperate to thin hedge, as I am next to road I need privacy of hedge . It would take years to get anything to grow again. Will the middle sprout again once I have opened it up do u think?

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Answered on April 21, 2020

Experts say these hedges will withstand a good pruning and bounce back. Here's an article for you:


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