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Cotoneaster Simonsii 5 x 40/60cm Bare root Hedging

Semi-evergreen with small dark green leaves, some turning red in autumn and winter. Produces small white flowers, tinged with pink in June and striking red berries in autumn. Depending on density of hedging required, suggested planting 5 to 7 plants per metre run, in staggered rows.

Good soil preparation is key to giving your new hedge the best possible start. Thoroughly prepare the ground, digging the soil to a spades depth, adding plenty of organic matter as you go. Be sure to remove all weeds, particularly perennial types. Just before planting, rake in general-purpose fertiliser, such as Growmore for an extra boost. Mulch to retain moisture and keep new weeds at bay. Keep an eye on watering during the first season until plants are established.

Plant details

Item Number: 599132

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  • Suitable For: Flower Border and Beds, Cottage Garden, Informal Garden.
  • Features:
  • British grown hedging plants available in bundles of 5
  • Available for Planting November to March
  • Plant immediately, or plunge in soil or compost to protect the roots, until you are ready to plant in their permanent positions.

Orders are wrapped in strong polythene to retain moisture, before being packed for despatch direct to your home.

In depth plant information

Property Value
Plant type Hedging
Flower colour
Foliage colour
Season of interest Autumn
Evergreen No
Fragrant flowers No
Attracts bees No
Attracts butterflies No

Will perform best in these conditions

Property Value
Soil type Loam, Chalk, Clay, Sand
Light exposure Full Sun, Partial shade

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