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Bird Cherry Hedge ‘Prunus padus’ 60/90cm
Bird Cherry Hedge ‘Prunus padus’ 60/90cm
Bird Cherry Hedge ‘Prunus padus’ 60/90cm
Bird Cherry Hedge ‘Prunus padus’ 60/90cm
Bird Cherry Hedge ‘Prunus padus’ 60/90cm
Bird Cherry Hedge ‘Prunus padus’ 60/90cm
Bird Cherry Hedge ‘Prunus padus’ 60/90cm
Bird Cherry Hedge ‘Prunus padus’ 60/90cm

Bird Cherry Hedge ‘Prunus padus’ 60/90cm

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Enjoy garden interest in abundance with these hardy and reliable hedges as a show of fragrant white flowers, healthy light green leaves, and inky black berries emerge across the seasons. 

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10 x Bare Roots
500333
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£34.90
£29.90
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25 x Bare Roots
500334
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£87.25
£49.75
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50 x Bare Roots
500335
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£174.50
£74.50
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Enjoy garden interest in abundance with these hardy and reliable hedges as a show of fragrant white flowers, healthy light green leaves, and inky black berries emerge across the seasons. 

Also known as Hagberry, these plants are often grown as trees, but make outstanding neat and structural hedgerows.

The show of beauty begins in spring, when white flowers on short spikes erupt with an attractive almond-like perfume. Moving into autumn, dark fruits develop from flowers along eye-catching red stems.

What’s more, these hedges are recommended by the RHS as ‘Plants for Pollinators’, thanks to the nectar-rich flowers that draw the attention of bees with early-season pollen, while birds and smaller garden mammals love the sweet, autumnal berries.

Bird Cherry hedges grow well in most soil types, in either full sun or partial shade, but will not tolerate exposed windy sites, coastal conditions, or fully shaded areas. 

Growing at a rate of 20-40cm per year, it is easy to keep these hedges well-shaped and uniform, particularly when attempting to reach a manageable height of 4m.

Supplied as 10 bare root hedges, 60-90cm tall, ready for planting.

PLANT FEATURES
  • Max Height:1200 cm
  • Max Spread:800 cm
  • RHS Perfect Pollinators
  • Perfect In Pots
  • Plant In Sunshine
  • Winter Hardy
  • Easy To Grow
  • Wildlife Friendly
CARE INFORMATION

Top Tips

For best performance, plant bare root hedges in the winter.

Care Guide

On Arrival:

  • When your bare root hedges arrive, be sure to place them upright in a bucket of clean water as soon as possible for a minimum of two hours. 
  • Only remove the plants from the water when you go to plant them, to ensure the roots are wet when planted and avoiding the chance of them drying out. 
  • If you are not ready to immediately plant your bare roots when they arrive, they can be stored in a sheltered space, such as a shed, for up to a week. Just be sure to open the package they arrive in and keep the roots moist.

Planting:

  • Where possible, plant in well-drained, good-quality soil in a sunny or partially shaded space in the garden for best performance. 
  • Trim the roots slightly before planting, as this will encourage healthier growth. 
  • Dig a trenched hole in the ground in the shape of a ‘V’, deep enough for the bare root to sit comfortably so the ‘tide mark’ of the root is level with the ground. This marks the level where the bare root was previously planted before lifting for delivery.
  • Ensure the roots are completely covered in soil, then firm the soil around, as water will gather in any remaining air pockets and potentially damage the roots when it freezes.
  • Water immediately after planting, then again whenever there are three or more days of continuous dry weather.
  • Where the weather is hot, daily watering may be needed throughout the first year of growth.
  • For an impressive display when planting multiple hedges, place five per metre. For a thicker hedge, plant seven per metre.
DELIVERY INFORMATION

Our experienced team at the nursery will always carefully package and send your plants nursery fresh in the perfect condition to thrive once you receive and plant them. Although most plants are extremely tough and will not be affected by all but the most extreme of weather conditions, we always avoid dispatching the most perishable plants if extreme frosts or heat is forecast. We also avoid dispatching orders over Bank Holiday weekends.

Please allow 5 to 7 days for your delivery to arrive. If you have ordered a 'pre-order' item, these will be sent out as soon as possible after the quoted dispatch date and we generally ship your entire order with any pre-ordered items. Once your order has been dispatched, we will send you an email with details on how you can track it.

We send most of our orders via a fully tracked courier service with Yodel. We will send you a tracking link as soon as your order has been dispatched. To avoid perishable items being stuck at depots and deteriorating, we will not require a signature on delivery, and we ask out couriers to leave your item in a safe place ad your delivery address.

*Please note, once your item has been delivered, we cannot be held responsible for loss or theft from your delivery address. If you have delivery instruction and require our courier to leave your item in a specific place, please let us know - there is an option to leave a message for the courier at the checkout.

For smaller and single-item orders, we may send these via the post with Royal Mail - Tracking will not be available for orders sent via this method.

**Please note, we cannot guarantee delivery on a certain day or time. Delivery to outlying postcode areas may take 1-2 days longer, dependent on your location.

For all orders, a small delivery fee of £4.99 will be charged or spend over £60 for FREE Delivery!

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