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Green Mountain
Green Mountain Boxwood (Buxus x ‘Green Mountain’) is an extremely popular boxwood. It has great cold tolerance and is one of the most naturally resistant to Boxwood Blight. It is deer and rabbit resistant and grows well in full sun to shade. It is hardy in USDA Zones 4-9.
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Schmidt
Schmidt Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens ‘Schmidt’) is a lesser-known boxwood variety but has a desirable tall and narrow growth habit making it great for hedging. It is deer resistant and grows in full sun to partial shade. It is hardy in USDA Zones 5-8.
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Box Honeysuckle
Box Honeysuckle (Lonicera nitida) is lovely hedge in its own right but also makes a great boxwood substitute for areas with Boxwood Blight. The foliage is evergreen and very similar to boxwood. It is deer resistant, takes full sun to full shade, and grows in USDA Zones 6-9.
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Hick's Yew
Hicks Yew (Taxus x media ‘Hicksii’) is the best hedge for deep shade locations, although it also thrives in full sun. This is a naturally narrow plant, so it is good for small spaces. It has evergreen needles and bright red fruits. Hicks Yew is hardy to USDA Zones 5-8.
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Little Simon
Little Simon Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis ‘Little Simon’) is a dwarf selection of Emerald Green that only reaches 3-4’ tall. It is a great boxwood substitute for colder regions and blight-susceptible areas. It grows best in full sun and is hardy in USDA Zones 3-8.
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Teton Firethorn
Teton Firethorn (Pyracantha ‘Teton’) is an evergreen hedge that boasts billows of white flowers in spring, followed by bright orange fruits that feed birds through winter. Sharp thorns keep deer away. It grows well in full sun to shade and is hardy in USDA Zones 6-9.
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Sizes
Our hedges come in multiple, convenient sizes. Learn about which hedge size option will work best for your project, from our 18-24” tall MiniHedge to our 5-6’ tall InstantHedge. See detailed dimensions for all of our different hedge sizes, including root balls.
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Containers
You have multiple options for the kind of container in which your InstantHedge is shipped. Learn about our standard Biodegradable Cardboard Boxes, as well as the fabric bag and cedar box options. This page will lead you to the best choice for your project.
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Installation
InstantHedge is a unique product and the planting process is very unlike installing a traditional hedge. This page takes you step by step through the easy process of how to plant an InstantHedge. No doubt about it, it’s the fastest way to plant a hedge.
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About Us
Learn about our company’s past and present, and all about how we introduced this revolutionary product to the US market. You can also get a peek at our farm and meet our team of hedge experts who make all the hedge magic happen!
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Distributors
Find out where you can purchase our hedges in your area, whether you are a retail or wholesale buyer. We have exclusive wholesale distributors in some states, and this is where you can connect with them.
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Projects
See real-life examples of our hedges being used in projects all over the country. These photos are provided by our customers and can be used as inspiration for a wide range of uses, from commercial to residential. You can find customer reviews here as well.
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FAQ
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Hedge Sizes

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Hedge Size

The InstantHedge family of hedges is available in three convenient size options, with multiple packaging choices to suit your needs. Our smallest option, the 18” boxwood hedge, is easy for one person to maneuver alone for a low hedge or knot garden. Our 3-4’ hedges are the perfect mid-size option for creating garden “rooms” or hedges you want to see over. The 5-6’ hedges are unparalleled for instant privacy or a dramatic backdrop for your landscape.

5-6’ INSTANTHEDGE

5-6’ INSTANTHEDGE
  • 4 plants per 40” long unit
  • 40 inches long x 14 inches thick
  • 5-6 feet tall, top of soil to top of plant
  • Root ball 11 inches deep, 12 inches wide
  • Tall borders

  • Lining driveways

  • Hiding tall fences

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Dimensions of a 5-6' InstantHedge growing in the field, ready to harvest.

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Miles of 5-6' InstantHedges, ready to be harvested from the field.

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This 6' yew hedge provides instant privacy immediately after installation.

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5-6' InstantHedge units ship 3 per pallet in cardboard or cedar, and 4 per pallet in fabric bags.

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Dimensions of one harvested 5-6' InstantHedge unit in a cardboard box.

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This 5-6' beech hedge provides privacy to the garden with a view of the surrounding fields.

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Driveways gain elegance and drama when lined with tall hedges.

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Peace and quiet in any garden space are easy to achieve with a 5-6' hedge.

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Deciduous hedges like this beech hedge provide seasonal interest as well as privacy.

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Line paths and hide fences with 5-6' tall privacy hedges.

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5-6' tall English Laurel InstantHedge units harvested and ready to ship.

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A 5-6' tall crop of English Laurel InstantHedge growing in the field.

3-4’ InstantHedge