Alder Hedging – Alnus Glutinosa

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Alder hedging (Alnus glutinosa or Alnus serrulata) is nature’s gift to your landscape, combining both aesthetics and practicality. These versatile hedging plants boast a unique set of attributes that make them an excellent choice for creating a stunning and functional hedge. Let’s explore why Alder hedging forms a fantastic hedge and the ideal conditions for their growth.

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Alder hedging (Alnus glutinosa or Alnus serrulata) is nature’s gift to your landscape, combining both aesthetics and practicality. These versatile hedging plants boast a unique set of attributes that make them an excellent choice for creating a stunning and functional hedge. Let’s explore why Alder hedging forms a fantastic hedge and the ideal conditions for their growth.

Alder Attributes: Alder hedging plants are known for their striking beauty. Their glossy green leaves, adorned with serrated edges, add an elegant touch to your outdoor space. In spring, they come alive with graceful, pendulous catkins, creating a charming display. As the seasons change, Alder leaves transform into a radiant golden hue, infusing warmth and vibrancy into your landscape.

But Alder hedging isn’t just about looks. These plants also play a vital role in attracting and supporting wildlife. Their catkins provide essential nourishment for pollinators like bees and butterflies, while the seeds within the cones are a favourite among many bird species. Additionally, Alder hedging can create a habitat for beneficial insects, contributing to the overall health of your local ecosystem.

Why Alder Makes a Great Hedge: Alder hedging is an excellent choice for forming a hedge due to its adaptability and resilience. These plants thrive in moist environments, making them ideal for soil stabilisation along riverbanks, ponds, or wet areas. Their deep root system effectively prevents soil erosion, ensuring your landscape remains stable and healthy.

Alder hedging is also a low-maintenance option once established. It can tolerate various soil types and moisture levels, making it suitable for different climates. Pruning is a straightforward way to maintain a neat, bushy appearance, allowing you to tailor your hedge to your preferences.

Ideal Conditions and Mixed Hedges: Alder hedging performs best in areas with ample moisture, making it a perfect choice for wet or waterlogged conditions. They are particularly well-suited for mixed hedges, where they can complement other native shrubs and trees. Alder’s nitrogen-fixing ability enriches the soil, enhancing the overall health of your hedge and contributing to improved air and water quality.

In summary, Alder hedging plants offer a winning combination of beauty, functionality, and Eco-friendliness. Whether you’re looking to create a standalone hedge or incorporate them into a mixed hedge, Alder hedging can be customised to suit your landscaping vision. Elevate your outdoor space with Alder hedging and enjoy the beauty of nature while supporting local wildlife and environmental sustainability. Choose Alder hedging for a truly remarkable hedge that brings life and vitality to your landscape.

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STANDARD DELIVERY TYPES

We offer a variety of delivery types to suit the needs of most plants available on our website. Note that topiary products or plants with large root systems (such as Box, Ilex, Monkey Puzzle) may have different delivery requirements. If you are unsure about your delivery type, please contact our logistics team for assistance.

Small Box/Parcel

Size: 0-50cm

Cost: £12

Free Delivery: On orders £100 or more.

Details: Excludes rootball plants.

Medium Box/Parcel

Size: 51-120cm

Cost: £18

Free Delivery: On orders £150 or more.

Details: Excludes rootball plants and pot grown plants above 70cm.

Large Box/Parcel

Size: Bare root plants 121-150cm

Cost: £25

Free Delivery: On orders £200 or more.

Details: Excludes rootball and pot grown plants.

Extra Large Box/Parcel

Size: Bare root plants 151-200cm

Cost: £35

Free Delivery: On orders £250 or more.

Details: Excludes rootball and pot grown plants.

Pallet

Size: 0-200cm

Cost: £65

Free Delivery: On orders £350 or more.

Details: Applies to all root types. Please note this is curbside delivery only.

Extra Large Van

Size: 201-450cm

Cost: £180

Free Delivery: On orders £1800 or more.

Details: Applies to all root types. Please note this is curbside delivery only and sufficient access to property is required.

XXL Lorry Delivery

Size: 451-1200cm

Cost: £750

Free Delivery: On orders £10,000 or more. .

Details: Applies to all root types. Please note this is curbside delivery only and sufficient access to property is required.

COLLECTION FROM OUR NORFOLK NURSERY

You can collect all orders directly from our nursery at no additional cost. Once your order is ready for pickup, we will notify you via email. To take advantage of this convenient service, simply select the ‘Collection’ option as your delivery method during checkout.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

All deliveries are curbside only. Customers must be prepared to unload their orders themselves. For lorry deliveries, ensure you have the appropriate equipment ready when the driver arrives.

Personalised Premium Delivery

In addition to our standard curbside delivery options, you can request a van or lorry delivery with assistance from the driver to help unload your plants. This service offers a personalized touch, ensuring your plants are delivered directly by us and placed where you need them within a reasonable distance from the delivery location.

Please mention this request in your delivery order notes upon checkout or contact us directly to arrange. Upon your request, we will re-evaluate your delivery fee and inform you of the delivery time. For more information or to arrange for this service, please contact us at logistics@harrodsoutdoor.com or by calling 01603 327269.

Third-Party Deliveries

For pallet and box deliveries, we use third-party companies. Occasionally, delays may occur due to unforeseen circumstances. Please do not schedule gardeners, contractors, or take days off work based on the estimated delivery date to avoid disappointment.

Not home? No problem!

If you are not home during the delivery, we can instruct our couriers to leave your plants in a safe place with your permission. Please specify your preferred safe place in your order notes or contact us directly.

DELIVERY RESTRICTIONS

Please note that we may be unable to deliver to Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland due to Brexit rules and regulations, please contact us directly if you.

For more information, view our  delivery information table or contact us by emailing logistics@harrodsoutdoor.com or by calling 01603 327269.

 

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