willow branches from landscape nursery in bundles of 100 sticks . put branches in ground at least 6 inches . 4 to 8 inches apart . one pointing left . the next pointing right . weave them together . using hemp twine tie them together at the top
"How to make a living willow hedge" ~ Almost all willows take root very readily from cuttings. Young, thin willow cuttings are known as withies, longer willow rods are known as whips. Willows have high levels of auxins, hormones that promote rooting
Green fence: Living willow hedges are sustainable and aesthetically pleasing. They provide almost instant screening, even in winter. They establish very quickly after planting and create an attractive green hedge in as little as 2 months.
Pleaching was common in gardens from the late Middle Ages until the C. - weaving branches of deciduous trees to form a living fence. Sometimes branches woven together grow together, a natural grafting known as inosculation