Introduction: A gem in any garden, the Cornelian Cherry (Cornus mas) is a multifaceted deciduous shrub, famed for its ornamental beauty and edible fruits. Thriving in the UK’s climate, it’s a perfect addition for those seeking both visual charm and practicality.
Vibrant Visuals: Cornus mas is a celebration of seasonal color. In early spring, it erupts in a profusion of small, yellow flowers, offering a cheerful display when most other plants are still dormant. Its leaves, a glossy green in summer, transform into shades of reddish-purple come autumn, providing year-round visual interest.
Edible Delights: Beyond its ornamental value, the Cornelian Cherry produces edible fruit. These small, elongated red berries, resembling cherries, ripen by late summer. With a tart flavor, they’re ideal for preserves, syrups, and culinary experimentation.
Easy Care, Hardy Nature: Cornus mas is notably hardy and low-maintenance, thriving in well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade. It’s resilient to most pests and diseases, making it a worry-free choice for both novice and experienced gardeners.
Landscaping Versatility: Whether as a standalone specimen or part of a mixed border, the Cornelian Cherry adapts beautifully to various landscaping designs. Its moderate size also makes it suitable for smaller gardens.
Conclusion: For a harmonious blend of visual splendour and practical use, the Cornelian Cherry (Cornus mas) is an unparalleled choice. To discover more about this versatile plant, visit RHS/CornusMas. For a broader exploration of our botanical offerings, we invite you to visit ‘Shop All’ at Harrods.
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STANDARD DELIVERY TYPES
Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.
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In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.
Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.
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