Lawsons Cypress Hedge x 10
|Botanical name||Chamaecyparis Lawsoniana Columnaris|
|Plant spacing hedges||4 per metre|
|Preferred Soil||Peaty soil|
How to take care of Lawsons Cypress Hedge x 10
In general : Lawsons Cypress Hedge dislike wet feet, therefore plant in well-drained soil which has been improved with some compost, you can improve soil drainage by mixing in some sand or grit to the planting holes. Lawsons Cypress Hedge have strong preference for sandy, acidic soils. At the start of winter water the Lawsons Cypress Hedge well so that they go into the winter with a moisture boost. As Lawsons Cypress Hedge are evergreen trees, they keep on dehydrating all winter long. Avoid shading the base of the plant to prevent the lower part also turning brown - it does not stand shade. Do not apply fertilizer until your trees have been in the ground for at least 6 -8 weeks. It could burn the new roots. During Feb and March add some Natural Kieserite (Magnesium Sulphate) on top of the soil to improve the foliage colour, if you cannot obtain it, organic fertilizer will suffice. Lawsons Cypress Hedge require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned to remove any dead and old wood.
Please do not be alarmed by the brown tips, this is known as winter colour. Once planted it will flourish and turn green again.