Clear trunks can be as low as 100cm with the head on a bamboo frame sized to suit More commonly, the clear stem is 180cm to 200cm and the flat plane is 175cm square, although it can specified to suit your needs, as well as the girth of the tree. We often supply the trees freshly pleached, but for an immediate full effect, we can supply mature specimens, including magnificent cube box-shaped heads. Girth sizes vary from 12/14cm up to 45/50cm.
Species that we recommend
Although many species can be trained to grow together, best results are achieved using species that lend themselves to the pleaching process. We recommend the following species:
- Lime (Tilia) varieties
- Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus)
- Whitebeam (Sorbus) varieties
- Ornamental Pear
The London Plane tree is a superb species to consider, with a striking trunk character.
Excellent evergreen specimens, with interesting leaf characteristics include:
- Trachelospernum jasminoides
- Photina Red Robin.
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