Coastal Hedge Plants

Hedging and screening plants for the seaside

Coastal hedge plants need to have the combined qualities of being good in the wind, not minding salt and growing in sandy and aften poor soils. The plants on this list variously all do just that. Some prefer warmer areas, so flower, some have good foliage. But they are all good seaside "doers" and are excellent for proving low windbreaks, cover for wildlife and extremely low maintenance privacy hedges (just thing what a seaside gale does to a close boarded fence.... If your location is not as fierce as some, them late a look at our full list of hedge plants as well.

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  1. Dwarf Box Plant 20-30cms Tall

    Box, Dwarf - Potted

    From £3.36
    Buxus sempervirens Suffruticosa
    • 15 - 30cms Pot-Grown Bushes
    • Evergreen. Slow growing, tolerant of full shade
    • Other Sizes: Pot-Grown & Bareroot common box
    • Ideal decorative, low hedging
    • Max. Height: 1m
    • Pot-Grown Delivery: All Year

    Out of stock

  2. Mixed Coastal Hedging

    Coastal Hedging Mix - 50 Pack

    From £35.75
    Coastal Hedging - Packs of 50 Plants
    • 50-80cms Bareroot Saplings.
    • Will thrive in sandy and salty sites.
    • 1 pack makes 16.5 metres of hedge.
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.

    Out of stock

  3. Variegated Dogwood in Woodland

    Dogwood, Gouchaultii (Red)

    From £1.04
    Cornus alba Gouchaultii - 60 - 80cms Saplings
    • Red young stems. Variegated leaves.
    • Ornamental shrub.
    • Max. Height: 2m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.

    Out of stock

  4. Scarlet Dogwood Bark

    Dogwood, Sibirica (Scarlet)

    From £0.59
    Cornus alba Sibirica - 60 - 125cms Saplings
    • Bright red young stems.
    • Ornamental shrub.
    • Max. Height: 1.5m
    • Delivered Nov-Apr

    Out of stock

  5. Dogwood, Common

    Dogwood, Common

    From £0.14
    Cornus sanguinea - 40 - 120cms Saplings
    • Native. Red-purple young stems.
    • Ideal mixed country hedging.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Apr.

    Out of stock

  6. Golden Dogwood Bark

    Dogwood, Flaviramea (Yellow)

    From £0.59
    Cornus stolonifera Flaviramea - 60 - 100cms Saplings
    • Yellow young stems.
    • Ornamental shrub.
    • Max. Height: 3m

    Out of stock

  7. Cotoneaster franchetii Hedge

    Cotoneaster franchetii

    From £0.45
    Cotoneaster franchetii 40-60cms Bushes
    • Pink flowers, late season orange berries.
    • Semi-evergreen.
    • Hedging & screening
    • Max Height: 2-3m
    • Year round delivery

  8. Cotoneaster simonsii

    Cotoneaster simonsii

    From £0.45
    Cotoneaster simonsii - 40-60cms Bushes
    • Late season red berries.
    • Semi-evergreen.
    • Hedging & screening
    • Max Height: 2-3m
    • Year round delivery

    Out of stock

  9. Hawthorn Berries in October

    Hawthorn, Quickthorn

    From £0.12
    • Sizes sold: 40-150 cm
    • Height: 1m to 6m
    • Soil: all soils
    • Use: Thorny Informal Native Hedging
    • Single Row: 3/m
    • Double row: 5/m
    • Very tough indeed

    Out of stock

  10. Broom in Flower

    Broom - Cytisus scoparius - Potted

    From £3.20
    Cytisus scoparius - 40 - 60cms
    • Thick, bushsy, good for hedges and coastal planting.
    • Fixes nitrogen, lots of yellow flowers.
    • Max. Height: 4m
    • Pot-Grown Delivery Only: All Year

    Out of stock

  11. Oleaster - barerooted

    Elaeagnus angustifolia - Oleaster

    From £0.42
    Elaeagnus angustifolia - 60-80cms Saplings
    • Thorny hedging shrub.
    • Fixes nitrogen, ideal for the coast.
    • Sizes: Saplings only.
    • Max. Height: 4m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.

    Out of stock

  12. Elaeagnus ebbingei Leaves

    Elaeagnus ebbingei

    From £18.75
    Elaeagnus ebbingei - Oleaster
    • Fixes nitrogen
    • Suitable for the coast
    • Evergreen leaves
    • Sun or partial shade
    • Fully hardy
    • Small scented white flowers in autumn
    • Medium to fast growth

    Out of stock

  13. Elaeagnus x ebbingei Limelight

    Elaeagnus x ebbingei Limelight

    From £18.75
    Elaeagnus x ebbingei Limelight
    • Evergreen variegated leaves
    • Sun or partial shade
    • Fully hardy
    • Small, scented white flowers in autumn
    • Disease resistant
    • Medium to fast growth

    Out of stock

  14. Escallonia Apple Blossom Flower

    Escallonia - Apple Blossom (Pink/White) - Potted

    From £6.40
    Apple Blossom 60-80cms Bushes
    • Pink buds. Pink & white flowers.
    • Evergreen, fragrant shrub.
    • Suitable for the coast & poor soil.
    • Must have good drainage & sun.
    • Max. height: 2.5m
    • Year round delivery

    Out of stock

  15. Escallonia Crimson Spire Flowers

    Escallonia - Crimson Spire - Potted

    From £6.40
    Crimson Spire 60-80cms Bushes
    • Small red flowers.
    • Vigorous. Ideal hedging.
    • Evergreen, fragrant shrub.
    • Suitable for the coast & poor soil.
    • Must have good drainage & sun.
    • Max. height: 4m
    • Year round delivery

    Out of stock

  16. Escallonia Donard Seedling (Pink) - Potted

    Escallonia Donard Seedling (Pink) - Potted

    From £6.40
    Donard Seedling 40-100cms Bushes
    • Pink buds. Pink & white flowers.
    • Evergreen, fragrant shrub. Ideal hedging.
    • Suitable for the coast & poor soil.
    • Must have good drainage & sun.
    • Max. height: 3m
    • Year round delivery

    Out of stock

  17. Escallonia Iveyi flowers

    Escallonia Iveyi (White) - Potted

    From £6.40
    Escallonia Iveyi 40-80cms Bushes
    • Abundant clusters of small white flowers.
    • Vigorous. Good hedging.
    • Evergreen, fragrant shrub.
    • Suitable for the coast & poor soil.
    • Needs good drainage & sun.
    • Max. height: 4m
    • Year round delivery

    Out of stock

  18. Escallonia rubra macrantha Flowers

    Escallonia rubra macrantha (Red) - Potted

    From £6.40
    Escallonia macrantha rubra 40-80cms Bushes
    • Pink-red flowers.
    • Vigorous. Ideal hedging.
    • Evergreen, fragrant shrub.
    • Good for the coast & poor soil.
    • Needs good drainage & sun.
    • Max. height: 4m
    • Year round delivery

    Out of stock

  19. Escallonia Peach Blossom

    Escallonia - Peach Blossom (Pink) - Potted

    From £6.40
    Peach Blossom 60-80cms Bushes
    • Pink buds. Bright Pink flowers.
    • Evergreen, fragrant shrub.
    • Suitable for the coast & poor soil.
    • Must have good drainage & sun.
    • Max. height: 2.5m
    • Year round delivery

    Out of stock

  20. New Zealand Privet

    Griselinia (New Zealand Privet)

    From £13.46
    • Griselinia littoralis
    • Needs good drainage.
    • Any fertile soil. Good for the coast. Not hardy in the North
    • Ideal evergreen hedging
    • 40-100 cms Pot Grown Saplings.
    • Pot-grown only: Delivery all year.

    Out of stock

  21. Variegated New Zealand Privet

    Griselinia, Variegated

    From £5.98
    • Griselinia littoralis Variagata
    • Needs good drainage.
    • Any fertile soil. Good for the coast. Not hardy in the North
    • Ideal evergreen hedging
    • 40-80 cms Pot Grown Saplings.
    • Pot-grown only: Delivery all year.

    Out of stock

  22. Sea Buckthorn Berries

    Buckthorn, Sea

    From £0.38
    Hippophae rhamnoides - 60-80cms Shrubs
    • Native. Thorny. Edible orange berries.
    • Grows on chalk & the coast.
    • Fixes nitrogen.
    • Good for stabilising sand dunes.
    • Max. Height: 8m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.

    Out of stock

  23. Clipped Holly Hedge & Berries

    Holly, Green - Potted

    From £3.36
    Ilex aquifolium
    • 30 - 60cms Pot-Grown Saplings
    • Evergreen. Any soil with decent drainage.
    • Hardy, tolerates shade.
    • Good formal hedging.
    • Max. Height: 15m
    • Potted Delivery Only: All Year.

    Out of stock

  24. Alaska Holly at Christmas

    Holly, Alaska - Potted

    From £5.65
    Ilex aquifolium Alaska
    • 60 - 80 cms Pot-Grown holly
    • Evergreen. Any soil with decent drainage.
    • Hardy, tolerates shade.
    • Good formal hedging.
    • Max. Height: 15m
    • Guaranteed to berry

  25. Alaska Holly at Christmas

    Holly, Japanese

    From £3.95
    • Final Size: 30 cm to 1m
    • Soil: any
    • Use: formal hedging/topiary shapes
    • Single row: 3-4 plants per metre
    • Colour: dark green (no prickles) with black berries
    • Hedging:

    Out of stock

  26. Oregon Grape at Christmas

    Oregon Grape

    From £0.59
    Mahonia aquifolium - 30/40cms Shrubs
    • Evergreen, suckering shrub.
    • Yellow flowers in late winter.
    • Edible berries.
    • Any well drained soil. Shade tolerant.
    • Max Height 3 metres.
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar

    Out of stock

  27. Photinia Red Robin foliage

    Photinia Red Robin - Potted

    From £5.30
    Photinia x fraseri Red Robin - 60-80cms Pot-Grown Shrubs

    Out of stock

  28. Ripe Cherry Plums

    Cherry Plum - Prunus cerasifera

    From £0.20
    Prunus cerasifera - 60-120cms Saplings
    • European, naturalised in UK
    • Edible fruit.
    • Sizes: Saplings & Standards
    • Good hedging & screening
    • Max Height: 10m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar

    Out of stock

  29. Pyracantha Golden Charmer - Potted

    Pyracantha Golden Charmer - Potted

    From £3.54
    Pyracantha Golden Charmer

    Out of stock

  30. Pyracantha Golden Sun- Potted

    Pyracantha Golden Sun- Potted

    From £8.44

    Pyracantha Golden Sun

    Use Golden Charmer instead - it berries better and is more disease resistant

    Out of stock

  31. Pyracantha Orange Glow - Potted

    Pyracantha Orange Glow - Potted

    From £4.58
    Clouds of white blossom followed by orange berries. Thorny, evergreen and shade tolerant.

    Out of stock

  32. Red Pyrancatha Plant & Berries

    Pyracantha Red Column - Potted

    From £6.25
    Pyracantha Red Column

  33. Oak, Holm - Potted

    Oak, Holm - Potted

    From £8.38
    • Quercus ilex
    • 120 - 175cms Pot-Grown
    • Evergreen. Good for coast & chalk.
    • The only oak suitable for clipped hedging.
    • Max. Height: 30m
    • Delivery: All Year.

    Out of stock

  34. Tamarix tetrandra

    Tamarisk

    From £0.38
    Tamarix tetrandra - 60-80cms Shrubs
    • Ideal coastal hedging
    • Grows on poor soil.
    • Max. Height: 8m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.

    Out of stock

  35. Lime, Small-Leaved

    Lime, Small-Leaved

    From £0.23
    Tilia cordata - 60-80cms Saplings
    • Native. Great for wildlife.
    • Columnar canopy. Good coppice tree.
    • Sizes: Saplings only.
    • Max. Height: 25m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.

    Out of stock

  36. Gorse Leaves

    Gorse - Potted

    From £2.79
    Ulex europaeus - 30-50cms Saplings
    • Native. Thorny. Yellow flowers.
    • Rough hedging. Fixes nitrogen.
    • Good for dry, poor soil & the coast.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.

    Out of stock

  37. Viburnum tinus in flower in November

    Viburnum tinus Eve Price - Potted

    From £7.75
    Viburnum Eve Price - 30-60cms Shrubs
    • Evergreen. Suitable for hedging.
    • Flowers October-April
    • Shade tolerant. Any soil.
    • Max. Height 3m
    • Year round delivery.

    Out of stock

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