Artificial Hedges: What Are the 3 Best Types?

Did you know that artificial hedge is becoming more popular? These versatile and low-maintenance alternatives to natural greenery offer a range of benefits for both residential and commercial spaces.

From real plants that are difficult to flourish, to realistic textures and life-like appearance the hassle of constant upkeep, artificial hedges have transformed our view of landscaping and décor.

Bring nature indoors or enhance outdoor areas with a simple installation to add a touch of green to your environment. Get an in-depth discover how artificial hedges can transform your space effortlessly.

Thing Should You Know

  • Understanding what faux hedges are can help you enhance your indoor or outdoor space without the hassle of natural plants.
  • Key features and benefits of artificial hedges include UV resistance, durability, and low maintenance requirements, making them a practical choice for adding greenery to any setting.
  • When selecting the best-quality artificial hedge, consider factors like material quality, density, and realistic appearance to ensure a natural look.
  • Implement maintenance and care tips such as regular cleaning, avoiding harsh weather exposure, and occasional reshaping to prolong the lifespan and appearance of your artificial hedge.

What Are Faux Hedges?

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Faux hedges, also known as artificial hedges, for decorative purposes are synthetic replicas of natural hedges.

Artificial hedges are crafted to mimic the look and feel of living foliage, for green and lush appearance all year round. And maintenance free, no need for regular watering, pruning or pest control. Even people without a green thumb and seeking a minimalist lifestyle have no additional upkeep.

Faux hedges find versatile applications across different environments due to their low maintenance requirements and long-lasting.

  • They are widely used in commercial spaces, such as hotels, restaurants, and shopping malls, to create green partitions or decorative accents.
  • In residential settings, artificial hedges serve as privacy screens on balconies or terraces or cover unsightly areas, while adding a touch of greenery to urban dwellings.
  • Additionally, they are popular backdrop for events, weddings, and photo shoots where temporary greenery is needed.

 What Are the 3 Types of Artificial Hedges?

Artificial Hedges with a variety of shapes, sizes and materials, each product is long-lasting and realistic.

Artigwall recommends the following to first-timers:

Artificial Boxwood Hedge in Trough

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Artigwall's faux boxwood hedges feature black or gray planter boxes up to 96" tall.
  • Quick and easy assembly is the standout feature. The artificial boxwood hedge boasts an ultra-quick-installation design, making it a hassle-free addition to any space.
  • Crafted from PE with UV resistance, the lifelike boxwood ensures long-lasting beauty, perfect for both indoor and outdoor use.
  • With a durable stainless steel interior frame, this faux hedge offers robust durability, while the powder-coated stainless planter box adds a sleek touch to the overall aesthetic. This combination of materials not only enhances the visual appeal but also guarantees outdoor resistance.
With wheels options, this artificial boxwood hedge becomes versatile and easy to maneuver, allowing you to effortlessly transform your space.
Whether used for events, commercial settings, or residential areas, for adding greenery without the maintenance of real plants.

Classic Artificial Boxwood Wall

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Enhance your space with the Artigwall® 40"W x 120" L Boxwood Panel & Roll, both indoors and outdoors to add a touch of greenery to any space.
  • Our artificial living wall are made from high quality, durable materials-PE, 2 inches plant height, to ensure the plant looks natural and has a long life.
  • Each maintenance-free mat can be quickly joined together to cover any shape or size surface and is easy to attach.
  • With a transmittance of less than 5%, this boxwood panel ensures privacy while still allowing light to filter through. The attention to detail on all sides ensures a seamless look once installed.
Artificial boxwood panels are excellent for areas where real plants struggle to thrive. With no effort, such as watering, pruning or additional sunlight, for residential and commercial use. UV-protected for various climates.

Artificial Boxwood Hedge Outdoor

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Artigwall® Outdoor Windproof Artificial Hedge measuring 48″ W x 14″ D x 79″ H with black planter box. Made of PE material for unmatched durability. UV rays, rain, snow, cold temperatures, and wind are not a concern even when in outdoor spaces.
Our unique frame system with stainless steel to keeps hedge walls sturdy and strong.
  • Windy day? No problem.
  • Max 7 Beaufort (28~33 mile/h).
  • All season(rain, snow, wind resistant), Adaptive temperature :-98℉~212℉.
  • Water bag(Optional) for counterweight.

With artificial boxwood hedge outdoor, all-season evergreen blends seamlessly with your natural surroundings. And also provides a more private and serene outdoor environment by effectively isolating dust and views.

How to Pick the Best-Quality Artificial Hedge?

Best-Quality Artificial Hedge

How can you accurately pick the best one with the wide range of artificial hedge products on the market? The following will help you pick an artificial hedge and create your ideal green barrier with ease.

Clarify Your Needs

  • Function: What are the main functions you want the hedge to serve? For example, visual screening, noise reduction, wind and sand control or just as decoration?
  • Environment: Consider the light, temperature, humidity, wind and other factors of the location to ensure your chosen hedge is suitable .
  • Dimensions: Measure the overall length, height and width of the desired hedge and lay-out within the planning site.

Quality of Artificial Hedges

Premium material

Best artificial hedges ought to be manufactured from high-quality materials, like UV stabilized PE or PVC materials to ensure durability and oxidation resistance. Eco-friendly, non-toxic, odorless and non-fading.

UV protection

When choosing an artificial hedge, opt for one with UV resistance. To prevents fading due to sunlight exposure and looks vibrant and green for years.

Density and realism

Quality artificial hedges feature higher number of leaves per sq. ft. with natural growth pattern and reasonable density distribution, to avoid overly regular or sparse. 

Leaf shape, size and color are similar to real plants, with realistic touch and fine surface texture, touch is not rough, but smooth. Natural swinging with the wind with vivid sense.

Frame construction

High-quality hedge is stable and durable, the internal frame is made of high-strength metal (such as galvanized iron wire or stainless steel). Firm welding points of the frame, tight connection, prevent loosening more stable.

Care and maintenance

High-quality artificial hedges are designed with ease of maintenance in mind, with a smooth surface and no complex gaps, making it difficult for dust and dirt to accumulate. Low maintenance and easy to clean.

Brand Service

Good brand products are proven in the market, not only with quality assurance, but also with perfect after-sales service, warranty and return policy, and so on.

Active attention to user reviews and feedback, which is more trustworthy.

Maintenance and Care Tips

Cleaning Methods

To keep your artificial hedge looking fresh, regularly dust it with a soft cloth or use a handheld vacuum. For deeper cleaning, mix mild soap with water and gently scrub the leaves, then rinse with water.

When cleaning, avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials as they can damage the artificial hedge's foliage. Instead, opt for gentle cleaning solutions to ensure longevity.

Repairing Damaged Parts

If you notice any loose or detached parts on your artificial hedge, replace them promptly.

Inspect the hedge regularly for any signs of wear and tear, such as fading colors or frayed edges. Promptly addressing these issues can prevent further damage and extend the hedge's lifespan.

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