Hedging available from Mid October 2020

We are only able to honour the below prices on plants purchased / reserved before the 31st October.

Reserve your plants now to avoid any Brexit related price increases.

Prices are per plant, Sizes shown are the height of the plant from the top of the rootball or the top of the pot

Root Balls are large, heavy, mature plants. They are great value for money because they are grown in fields rather than pots and carefully lifted with specialised equipment.

Root balling is a method of growing evergreen and a very few deciduous species and is generally an autumn/ winter/ early spring plant. Most species are available mid October to mid February.

Please take a look below to view the Hedging we will have available.  Remember if you are interested in something not listed then please give us a call on 01932 875403 or drop us an email info@theotternursery.com as we may be able to help you!

Delivery is availble for plant purchase over £100.00 - delivery charges will apply

Please read through our helpfull root ball after care guide Rootball care

All of our prices include VAT

Photinia Red Robin - Rootball

Bright red, glossy new foliage makes Photinia Red Robin a popular choice for hedging. The mature foliage of Photinia x fraseri Red Robin is dark-green with red tinges and creamy white spring flowers, although this species is primarily grown for its younger foliage colour. The growth of these hedge plants is somewhat loose and gives good movement in the wind.

80/100cm     £19.00

100/125cm   £23.00

125/150cm   £33.00    


Prunus laurocerasus Rotundifolia (Common Laural) - Rootball

Very dense, fast growing, evergreen hedge with large, leathery, glossy green leaves. In spring, upright spikes of white flowers contrast well against the foliage. This variety will form a tall, wide, substantial hedge. Shade tolerant.


80/100 cm        £17.50

150/175 cm      £55.00

180/200cm       £75.00


Prunus lusitanica Angustifolia (Portugise Laurel) - Rootball

The Portuguese Laurel, Prunus lusitanica Angustifolia, makes a beautiful formal hedge. It's dark foliage against maroon coloured stems creates a striking contrast whilst flowers and berries provide interest for wildlife such as birds and bees

100/125 cm    £28.00

125/150 cm   £85.00

175/200 cm    £150.00

200/225 cm    £190.00

350/375 cm    £480.00


Thuja pl. Atrovirens - Rootball

Upright growing, relatively openly branched tree with a pyramidal crown that later becomes conical. 'Grows vigorously to 15 to 20 m tall

80/100cm    £10.50

125/150cm   £19.50

175/200cm   £46.00

200/225cm   £52.00     


Taxus baccata RB

With dark-green, conifer foliage that is easily trimmed and has a slow growth rate, this is an ideal hedging choice for shaping formal displays. Yew hedge plants create a dense, evergreen canvas, which works wonderfully as a privacy screen hedge or to reduce noise. Taxus

120/140 cm    £48.00

140/160 cm    £68.00

160/180 cm    £105.00

180/200 cm    £125.00


Ilex Crenata Green Hedge RB

Japanese Holly (Ilex crenata) Instant hedge is a low growing and slow growing evergreen hedge. It is a form of Holly but it has small Box like spineless leaves and is sometimes called the Box leaved Holly. Ilex is a great alternative to box as it will not suffer from blight or caterpillars!

50/60 cm          £17.50

60/80 cm            £19.50


Ligustrum ovalifolium RB


Privet hedging is a fast growing and a semi evergreen hedge plant. The bright green, lush leaves of Privet provide perfect screening for garden boundaries. In July, a flush of creamy white flowers are produced.

100/125 cm        £19.50

150/175 cm        £28.00

200/220 cm        £42.00


Please note that the failure rate of root balls is slightly higher than potted plants. 

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