Plant Spacing Calculator

We recommmend planting Leylandii, Laurel and other evergreen shrubs between 60cm and 100cm apart (approximately 2-3 feet apart). Hedges with plants 60cm apart "fill in" quicker than those planted 100cm apart.

Enter the distance you need to cover in either metres or feet and click on "Calculate". This will calculate the number of plants you need if you want to plant at or 60cm, 75cm and 100cm apart (2ft, 2ft 6in or 3ft apart).

For all hedging plants with the exception of Yew and Buxus

e.g. Leylandii, Thuja, Laurel, Escallonia, Griselinia, Viburnum tinus, Photinia, Pyracantha

Enter Distance in feet ft    
  Planting Distance 2'0" 2'6" 3'0"
  Number of Plants needed
Enter Distance in metres m    
  Planting Distance 60cm 75cm 100cm
  Number of Plants needed