A privet hedge is a semi-evergreen shrub that is commonly planted to provide privacy. To get the best results when growing privet...
Why is this privet hedge dying? The hedge is about 4' tall and consists of approximately 15 plants. They were cut back severely several years ago and grew back, but this year all the plants seem to be dying, having failed to leaf out this spring and in most places reduced to bare twigs.
unfortunatly our elderly privet hedge looks like it is dying. some parts definitely have. it didnt do well in the frosts last year, and the dry weather probably sealed its fate. Is it too far gone? if not any tips? Davido.
A customers Privet hedge has started dying in places. Hedge has been in about 3years. But some of the trees are dying off within the hedge. Pulled one of the roots out to have a look. The roots seem very soft like wet tissue paper.
Privet Hedge Disease. Privet hedges are extremely hardy and can thrive in almost any soil condition or location.
Q: why did my privet hedges die over the winter? Winter kill John. It froze to death.
Rather than Pruning privet hedges, you carve the privet hedge with an electric trimmer.
Healthy privet hedges depend on proper watering.
When privet dies in stages over several years the culprit is often Honey Fungus, I find Privet a poor hedge plant as it often seems to die in patches and needs cutting a lot as it grows very quickly
I have some very old privet hedge. I was told it could be 50 years or more. Its atleast 35.