Hedging now in stock!

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

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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.

100/125 cm      £31.00


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.


100/125 cm      £16.00

140/160 cm      £33.00

175/200 cm      £48.00

200/225 cm      £59.00


Taxus Baccata (Yew) - Rootball

Needle-like, dark green leaves on horizontal branches and fleshy, cup-shaped, bright-red autumn fruits on female plants. The dark green foliage of this slow-growing, evergreen conifer provides an excellent background for shrub and herbaceous borders

100/125 cm      £22.50

125/150 cm    £36.50

150/175 cm     £63.00


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   £27.00

140/160 cm   £59.00


Thuja occ Brabant- Rootball

A fast-growing, compact, conical, evergreen conifer with flat sprays of tiny, aromatic, scale-like yellow-green leaves.

200/225 cm      £44.00


Buxus Sempervirens

The Box hedge plant (Buxus sempervirens) is the ideal species for formal low hedges or pathway hedging as well as being a classic topiary plant. Buxus sempervirens has very dense small round dark evergreen leaves. It is a slow growing plant with an average rate of growth of approx 10-15cm per year.

30/35 cm     £6.90

40/50 cm     £10.90

50/60 cm     £12.90

60/70 cm     £15.90


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

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