Hedging & Screening

Hedges are use to create outdoor rooms, to block off the sun and to create a windbreak and to screen an unattractive view or to create a living wall. Creating a thick hedge or screen acts like a fence, keeping things in and keping others out. Remember plants can be selected for hedging that have coloured foliage, scented to non scented flowers, edible fruit and berries, and bird attracting.

Here are some factors to take into consideration when planning to grow a hedge or screen 

  1. How tall would you like the hedge or screen
  2. What is your soil type - heavy clay to sand, quality of drainage
  3. Will it be full sun or shade
  4. You will need to feed your hedge- water, fertilisers and mulch
  5. Ensure you have the right tools and products to maintain the hedge or screen

At Woodys we grow proven varities of hedging and screening plants that are suited to North Queensland.

Listed below are just some of the varities available from 140mm pots to 45kg bags. Simply call or email Woody for more information

Lilly Pilly Bed Hinterland GoldLilly pilly bedHg 45Lillypilly aussie southern 140mm Resil 45
 Hinterland 200mmSouthern tubes




Syzygium Resliancesyzygium resiliance

Grows to 4m-5m tall 2m wide in ideal conditions. Bright red new growth. White puffy flowers and edible berries. It is psyllid resistant. Loves regular, light pruning during the growing months. Frequent, light clipping of the new foliage, rather than a once-a-year hacking of the bush provides a much more effective dense thick screening hedge you’re after.

Resilance 140





Syzygium Aussie Southernaussie southern

Grows to 4-5m tall, 2m wide in ideal conditions. Olive green new growth. White puffy flowers and edible berries. Creates a great screen or tall hedge when clipped to shape on a regular basis.

 Syzygium Select FormSyzygium Australe Select

Grows to 3m and 1.5m wide. displays dark green glossy foliage, with bronze tinted new growth. Small, white fluffy flowers are produced during summer and autumn.


Sysgium select 200mm







Syzygium Hinterland Goldsyzygium hinterland land

Grows to 3m tall 1.5 wide. Can be kept as low as 1.5m. A dense upright shrub, with mid-sized glossy golden leaves. Useful in narrow areas where space is limited.
White fluffy flowers followed by red fleshy berries. Great for clipping into smaller hedges to define areas in the garden. Clipping is only minimal as it has a naturally uniform habit.

Hinterland 140

Hinterland 200mm

Hintrrland 300







Syzygium australe ‘Bush Christmas’
Height 2m and 1.5m wide. A dwarf, compact form of syzygium australe. This is excellent for hedging and topiary. You can cut ‘Bush Christmas’ into almost any shape. Pruning will make them flush with brilliant red new growth and they can produce white flowers on mass usually around Christmas

Cascade Syzygium Cascade

 Height 2-3m by 1.5-2m wide.

Syzygium 'Cascade' is a fantastic  small weeping and neat shrub with mid-sized glossy green leaves with  eye catching pink/red new growth. It also has spectacular pink powder-puff flowers in summer followed by edible pinkish fruits that attract birds.  Great for hedging or create into a small single trunk weeping  feature tree.



Murraya PaniculatumMock Orange

Grows to 3m tall and 1.5m wide. The creamy white flowers smell like orange blossom and are produce in abundance from spring right through to autumn. Light prune 3-4 times a year, with a final prune in Autumn after flowering.


duranta gold 140mmDuranta Sheena Gold

Height 3m by 1.5m wide. Duranta needs full sun to attain it's beautiful golden coloured foliage, but will grow well in a partly shaded area and leaves will be a beautiful lime green colour. It has a dense habit and is happy to be kept cut as a low to medium size hedge. It can also be trained into a small tree with a single trunk.


Duranta blue cascadeDuranta Blue Cascade

Height 2m, width 1.5m. Compact shrub, pendulous blue orchid like flowers. has a dense habbit when kept trimmed. grows in full sun to part shade.



Indian Hawthorn (Raphiolepis Indica Alba)

Height 2m
Width 1m
It is a compact broadleaf evergreen shrub native to southern China. It produces clusters of fragrant white flowers intermittently from spring through summer. Indian hawthorn likes full sun and fertile, well drained, slightly acidic soil. Use it as a low hedge or as a backdrop for a flower border. It does well in shade or sun but growth will be more compact and faster when grown in full sun.



River cherry hedge 1Syzygium Tierneyanum/ River Cherry

Height 5-8m, Width 3-5m

If your looking to create a tall screen / wind break rather than a hedge why not have a look at the River Cherry. See more description under ''Feature Trees"