SUARABANDUNGBARAT – Ornamental plants can be the perfect choice to beautify your yard.
Ornamental plants not only provide a beautiful green appearance, but can also be useful as living fences or natural barriers that provide privacy.
The following are eight ornamental plants that are suitable for becoming a living fence around the house as reported by the Official Gardener Youtube:
1. Boxplot or Boxwood
This plant is very popular as a living fence because it can grow densely and densely, reaching a height of six meters. We can shape it as we wish, such as a circle or square. These plants will keep your home green all year round.
2. Fan Tree or Fan Cypress Tree
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This plant grows upright and tall, reaching four meters. Apart from maintaining security and providing privacy, the leaves can also be used to treat several diseases.
3. Bougainvillea Plant (Paper Flower)
Bougainvillea is known for its beautiful thin flower petals, in various colors such as pink, purple, white and gold. This plant is very suitable for tropical climates and is practical to care for.
4. Bunga Soka Jawa
This plant has beautiful red flowers and can grow like a bush with a height of around 120 cm. Gives a local touch to your home and requires low maintenance.
5. Mother-in-Law’s Tongue
Apart from filtering harmful compounds in the air, this plant with its erect leaves can be an efficient hedge plant. It can reach a height of 75 cm, and is quite easy to care for.
6. Holy American (Ilex Opaca)
Known for its dense green leaves throughout the year, this plant can grow up to 15 meters in height. Very good as a living fence, as long as you regularly trim the leaves to make it look neat.
7. Yellow Bamboo
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Bamboo is a multifunctional plant that can be used as a building material and also as a living fence. Able to grow tall, towering and dense to provide privacy.
8. Red Bud
This plant has green leaves with a touch of red on them. Through the cutting technique, you can make it into a tall and beautiful living fence.