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FLOWERING CURRANT, KING EDWARD VII
Ribes sanguineum King Edward VII

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height6ft (1.8m)Exposed/WindyNo
Hedge Height3-5ft (90-150cm)Damp ShadeNo
Av. Growth/Year*1ft (30cm)Dry ShadeYes
Wet SitesNo
NativeNoCoastal AreasYes
EvergreenNoChalky SoilNo
 

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

FLOWERING CURRANT, KING EDWARD VII (Ribes sanguineum King Edward VII)
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Flowering Currant, King Edward VII in flower. Display hedge at the Garden Centre.

Colourful deciduous shrub with fragrant mid to dark green lobed leaves and masses of really colourful 2 to 4 inch (5 to 10cm) long pendent intense crimson flowers from late March to May. These are followed by globose blue-black berries in autumn.
HEDGE Trim after flowering and again in August. For hedges 3-5ft (0.9m-1.5m). Plant 2ft (60cm) apart.
SHRUB 6ft x 5ft (1.8m x 1.5m).

 Price per plant for

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Availability
1+5+50+250+
 Br 16-24ins
40-60cm
2.992.492.301.99 Bare rooted stock will be available
from Nov., see below/right.

Br = Bare rooted cutting, layer etc.
Pg = Pot grown.
 

We can only sell bare-rooted plants when they are dormant. Orders for bare-rooted plants will be sent when the plants are dormant again (depending on the weather this is normally in November). We still have a wide range of pot grown and cell grown plants available for despatch or collection.

We don't charge your credit card for goods until they are about to be despatched. Orders received before October will be charged at this season's prices. We process orders on a first come, first served basis so to get your plants as early as possible please place your order now.

HEDGE PLANTING DISTANCE CALCULATOR

Please enter length of hedge you require below. The number of plants and price for these will then be shown on the right hand side.

Length of Hedge

Planting Distance2ft/60cm
apart
No Plants 
TypeSizePrice
Br  16-24ins
40-60cm
 

We are starting despatching plants mail-order again, but have a large backlog to clear. Orders placed now will be delivered in around 2 weeks. Bare-rooted plants (marked br or tr) can only be sent when they are dormant (November March).

The Garden Centre is currently open 10am to 4pm Sunday to Wednesday, and 10am to 6pm Thursday - Saturday, for more information see www.buckinghamgardencentre.co.uk.

Where possible please contact us by email as we have reduced number of staff available to answer phone calls. The mail order office if open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

All prices include VAT where applicable.

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