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Re: When does a hedge become a tree

Re: When does a hedge become a tree
Posted by: chris (IP Logged)
Date: September 14, 2017 08:04


I wouldn't say a hedge can become a tree as such, but the individual plants within a hedge can become a row of trees. Many conifer hedges could clearly be consider a row of trees. A hedge is just a linear row of plants that form a barrier. The question is when do those plants become trees. The answer isn't so easy to pin down, and is very similar to "when does a shrub become a tree?". When it's big enough, basically. But hawthorn can certainly be a small tree, and a neglected hawthorn hedge could grow into a row of trees.

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