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Q.How To Thicken Hawthorn Hedge

Zone Leicestershire, UK | KBKB added on May 7, 2020 | Answered

I planted hawthorn whips to creat a hedge all around my garden last spring. It has grown well but quite a few are very spindly and top heavy, consequently they are bowing over. Should I prune now (May) or do I need to wait? Many thanks in advance

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Answered on May 11, 2020

This needs to be done during dormancy so as not to cause any damage. This article will help:


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