PLANTING A NEW HEDGE Click here
for a guide on planting a new hedge, together with pictures of new
hedges. More information can also be found in the plant
AVAILABILITY We can only sell bare-rooted plants (listed
Sd, Br or Tr - see Key) when they are dormant
(depending on the weather this is normally between November and
late March). We don't charge your credit card for goods until they
are about to be despatched.
Pot grown and cell grown plants are usually available all year round.
To check on availability please click on "check availability"
HARDINESS In very severe winter conditions Berberis Darwinii,
Escallonia, Common Laurel, Lonicera, Pyracantha, Rosemary and Viburnum
Tinus can suffer from die back even when established, but they will
recover and the dead wood will need removing. All plants, especially
when young, can suffer from severe weather conditions but those
already mentioned and Elaeagnus, Holly, Lavender, Nothofagus, Osmanthus,
Photinia, Santolina and Scots Pine do need extra protection against
the cold. Wind is particularly damaging when the ground is frozen
and there is no protective snow cover.
POSITION All plants listed will grow in a sunny or partially
shady position but those which will grow well under other conditions
SOIL Unless otherwise stated the plants listed will all
grow in any reasonable soil.
SIZE Trees and conifers - the approximate height and spread
in 20 years and the ultimate height. Shrubs - the approximate height
and spread in 20 years. Hedges - the range of heights we recommend.
SIZES OFFERED The size we offer for the plants is the height
when despatched. As they are young some will not be very bushy yet,
especially the 4-5ft (120 - 150cm) trees. However, with correct
planting and pruning they will quickly develop into sturdy plants.
Planting and pruning instructions will be sent with the plants.
HEDGE PLANTING DISTANCE The recommended planting distance
is shown, to calculate the number of plants required for a certain
distance click on "How Many" above the "Buy"
button. This will calculate the number of plants required and show
the price for each size available.
TRANSPLANTED A plant, when transplanted, has been lifted
from the ground and replanted. In doing so the root structure is
broken, which encourages a better fibrous root system and makes
the plant stronger and bushier.
POISONOUS PLANTS We regret we cannot give specific advice
on the toxicity of plants to animals as there are too many different
HOW TO ORDER Please click here for
our guide on ordering.
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