Guelder Rose ‘Viburnum opulus’ – Bare Root

Guelder Rose is one of Britain’s most beautiful native shrubs and it makes a great hedging plant, typically in a mixed country hedge. It also make a fine ornamental shrub for any garden.  In the wild, it is often found in dappled woodland shade, but it needs full sun to give you the best show of flowers. Guelder Rose bushes will grow pretty much anywhere, including shady sites under large trees and chalky soils. It prefers a moist soil and will tolerate periods of water logging. If using as a hedge: All species in a wildlife hedge can be cut back or “Coppiced” without harm. In the 1st year after establishment the hedge can be cut back to stimulate growth of the hedge from the base thereafter cut every 2-3 years. If the weather is unsuitable for planting or receiving the hedging, dig a hole and bury the roots of the bunched plants, they can be held like that till planting. After planting it is advantageous to mulch the hedge with lawn mowing or leaf mould to suppress weeds and also be done with plastic or carpet cuts and covered with soil.

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Purchase this as part of a pack of 10, 50 or 100 bare root trees. All specimens will be 2-year old plants, around 60-80cm tall.
60cm spiral guards and 90cm bamboo canes are recommended for each plants to protect from rabbit damage.

Can be planted as individual trees or used to create wildlife friendly hedging.

Dispatched November through March.

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