Duke
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How do you stunt the growth of a hedge?

How do you stunt the growth of a hedge? Can anyone help me, I would like to stunt the growth of a hedge, I don't want it to die, just slow it down.

MaineDesigner
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For all practical purposes you can't effectively stunt the growth of a plant without a substantial risk of killing it. If you can tell us where you live and what plant(s) make up your hedge we'll offer what advice we can. Sometimes woody plants (trees & shrubs) grow extra rapidly if they are in or near a heavily maintained lawn because of the very high inputs of water and nutrients - this situation is actually unhealthy for the woody plants.

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