Magnolia 'Little Gem'-easily controlled to 2.5-3m. Will generally form a clipped block of foliage over time. *Could be used as a "pleached" hedge (stripping the trunk of foliage and promoting foliage on the top half of the plant) so that a second tier of plant material can be included underneath for a more dynamic visual aesthetic.

Magnolia 'Little Gem'-easily controlled to 2.5-3m. Will generally form a clipped block of foliage over time. *Could be used as a "pleached" hedge (stripping the trunk of foliage and promoting foliage on the top half of the plant) so that a second tier of plant material can be included underneath for a more dynamic visual aesthetic.

Little Gem Magnolia Trees, Gardenia + Ficus hedge | Classic contemporary landscape style

Little Gem Magnolia Trees, Gardenia + Ficus hedge | Classic contemporary landscape style

Privacy Plants -- The Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’ has been a popular plant over the last 10 years as both a feature tree and a screening plant.

Privacy Plants -- The Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’ has been a popular plant over the last 10 years as both a feature tree and a screening plant.

/\ /\ . Magnolia Grandiflora 'Little Gem' or 'Teddy Bear' dwarf varieties make beautiful evergreen hedges. Height: 20-25' but can be kept 13'. Width: 10-15'. Plant 4' apart. During early years, tip prune new growth by half all around individual trees for good structure and dense form in maturity. Once each plant is thick, prune the face and top of hedge as wide or tall as you like, perhaps 2.5' wide by 13' tall. Round the top.

/\ /\ . Magnolia Grandiflora 'Little Gem' or 'Teddy Bear' dwarf varieties make beautiful evergreen hedges. Height: 20-25' but can be kept 13'. Width: 10-15'. Plant 4' apart. During early years, tip prune new growth by half all around individual trees for good structure and dense form in maturity. Once each plant is thick, prune the face and top of hedge as wide or tall as you like, perhaps 2.5' wide by 13' tall. Round the top.

little gem magnolia tree screen - Dark green foliage contrasts well with the silver and greys of other shrubs

little gem magnolia tree screen - Dark green foliage contrasts well with the silver and greys of other shrubs

/\ /\ . Magnolia Grandiflora 'Little Gem' or 'Teddy Bear' dwarf varieties make beautiful evergreen hedges. Height: 20-25' but can be kept 13'. Width: 10-15'. Plant 4' apart. During early years, tip prune new growth by half all around individual trees for good structure and dense form in maturity. Once each plant is thick, prune the face and top of hedge as wide or tall as you like, perhaps 2.5' wide by 13' tall. Round the top.

/\ /\ . Magnolia Grandiflora 'Little Gem' or 'Teddy Bear' dwarf varieties make beautiful evergreen hedges. Height: 20-25' but can be kept 13'. Width: 10-15'. Plant 4' apart. During early years, tip prune new growth by half all around individual trees for good structure and dense form in maturity. Once each plant is thick, prune the face and top of hedge as wide or tall as you like, perhaps 2.5' wide by 13' tall. Round the top.


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Privacy Plants -- The Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’ has been a popular plant over the last 10 years as both a feature tree and a screening plant.

Privacy Plants -- The Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’ has been a popular plant over the last 10 years as both a feature tree and a screening plant.

little gem magnolia tree screen - Dark green foliage contrasts well with the silver and greys of other shrubs

little gem magnolia tree screen - Dark green foliage contrasts well with the silver and greys of other shrubs

Evergreen Magnolia Hedge. Click for info on how to care for magnolias.

Evergreen Magnolia Hedge. Click for info on how to care for magnolias.

Syzygium australe 'Aussie Southern' / Lilly Pilly. Could be good for screening the neighbour's garage, behind the jacaranda. Looks like it is quite narrow, or can be kept that way at least.

Syzygium australe 'Aussie Southern' / Lilly Pilly. Could be good for screening the neighbour's garage, behind the jacaranda. Looks like it is quite narrow, or can be kept that way at least.

pleached evergreen magnolias and jasmine with agapanthus.  Blue chairs pick up the blue of the agapanthus brilliantly.

pleached evergreen magnolias and jasmine with agapanthus. Blue chairs pick up the blue of the agapanthus brilliantly.

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