Symphoricarpos X Doorenbosii White Hedge


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SKU: symphoricarpos-x-doorenbosii-white-hedge Category:
Common Name: Snowberry
Size: 2-3 Litre
Hardiness: H6
Hardiness Ratings

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees ˚C) are shown in brackets

  • H1a: under glass all year (>15˚C)
  • H1b: can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15 ˚C)
  • H1c: can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10 ˚C)
  • H2: tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5 ˚C)
  • H3: hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1 ˚C)
  • H4: hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5 ˚C)
  • H5: hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10 ˚C)
  • H6: hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15 ˚C)
  • H7: hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20 ˚C)
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2-3 Litre Pot

  • Position: Full sun, full – partial shade
  • Soil: Moist, well drained
  • Growth Rate: Average
  • Flowering Period: Spring
  • Hardiness: H6
  • Eventual Height: 1 – 1.5m
  • Eventual Spread: 1 – 1.5m

Symphoricarpos x doorenbosii ‘White Hedge’, also known as ‘Snowberry’ is a cultivar of Symphoricarpos, a genus of deciduous shrubs known for their clusters of small, white or pink coloured flowers and colourful berries. This particular cultivar is prized for its dense, white-berried hedge that is perfect for garden borders and privacy screens.

This species can be traced back to the early 20th century when it was first bred by Dutch horticulturist Jan F. Doorenbos. Since then, it has become a popular ornamental plant around the world. It is known for its hardiness, versatility and easy maintenance, making it a great option for gardeners of all levels.

How to care for your Symphoricarpos White Hedge

  1. Plant in well-draining soil in a location with partial to full sun.
  2. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish a strong root system.
  3. Once established, the shrub is drought-tolerant and will only require occasional watering during prolonged dry spells.
  4. Fertilise once a year in the Spring with a slow-release fertiliser.
  5. Prune as needed to shape the shrub and remove any damaged or diseased branches.
  6. Keep in mind that the shrub is slow-growing, so it won’t need frequent pruning.
  7. In Winter the shrub can be mulched to protect the roots from frost and cold temperatures
  8. Keep the shrub well-trimmed to maintain its hedge-like shape

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