The Sweet Cherry, scientifically known as Prunus avium, is an exquisite choice for those seeking a vibrant and fruitful addition to their hedging plants. This species, renowned for its lush, glossy green foliage and springtime display of delicate white flowers, adds both aesthetic charm and practical value to any garden. The highlight of the Sweet Cherry is undoubtedly its sweet, juicy cherries, which ripen to a deep, luscious red in summer, offering a delightful treat for both gardeners and wildlife alike. The leaves of this plant turn to striking shades of orange and red in autumn, ensuring year-round interest in the garden.
As a hedging plant, the Sweet Cherry brings a unique combination of privacy, beauty, and productivity. Its dense foliage provides excellent screening, creating a natural and attractive boundary. The flowering season in spring is a spectacle, attracting pollinators and adding a burst of life to the garden. Sweet Cherry hedges are particularly suited to well-drained, fertile soils and thrive in full sunlight, ensuring the best fruit production and healthiest growth. Regular pruning not only maintains the desired shape and size but also encourages more prolific flowering and fruiting.
Integrating Sweet Cherry into a mixed hedge can be a delightful venture. It pairs well with other hedging plants like Hawthorn or Blackthorn, creating a diverse ecosystem that supports a variety of wildlife. The contrast between the Sweet Cherry’s white blossoms and the foliage or flowers of other hedging plants can create a stunning visual impact. Additionally, its seasonal changes in foliage and fruit provide an evolving backdrop that enhances the overall appeal of a mixed hedge. For gardeners looking to create a hedge that is both functional and visually appealing, the Sweet Cherry is an excellent choice, promising a blend of privacy, beauty, and bountiful harvests.
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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.
Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm, costs £60. Order £350 worth of plants to qualify for free pallet delivery! We always send our pallets for next day delivery, unless requested otherwise.
Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!
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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If you are not home at the time of your delivery, don’t worry! With your permission, we will instruct our trusted couriers to leave your plants in a safe place. If you have any requirements, or a preferred safe place for your plant delivery, please ensure to leave us a note along with your order, or simply give us a call.
If you have any special requirements regarding your delivery, please add it to your order notes or call us on 01603 327269. Always include any delivery restrictions into your order note so appropriate vehicles and good carriers can be used to deliver your plants.
Please note that we currently are unable to deliver to Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland due to Brexit rules and regulations.
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