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Red Dogwood (Hedging)

Cornus alba

Hardy Shrub

Dogwood is usually grown for its vivid bare stems, which give incredible winter colour. Cornus alba is an easy to grow shrub, which will soon form an effective hedge that not only looks good in late spring when the white flowers are in bloom and covering it but also right through to winter when the bright red stems are left bare and will really show themselves off. Dogwood is a resilient, problem-free shrub for a sunny spot; it requires a moist, well-drained soil but can also tolerate consistently damp areas. Supplied as 50 - 80 cm bareroots (20 - 31"). Height:4m (13'). Spread: 4m (13'). Planting Distance: 30cm (12"). (4 plants per metre for a single line hedge).

Ideal For:
hedges, low maintenance garden
Flowering Period:
March, April
Position:
full sun
    • 1 bare root hedging plant

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £6.99
    • 10 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £19.99
    • 25 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £34.99
    • 50 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £59.99
    • 100 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £109.99
    • 250 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £249.99
    • 500 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £479.99
    • 1000 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £929.99
Plant Dogwood in any moist, well drained garden soil, in full shade or part shade. Cornus is a very useful shrub, as it can also tolerate damp soils or an exposed position.
Feed and water dogwoods regularly until fully established. Once established, they will require less attention. To encourage plenty of colourful stems, Dogwood will need regular pollarding in early spring. Cut back all dogwood stems to 3 buds above soil level or to a permanent low framework. Apply a mulch of well rotted manure or other organic matter around the base of the plant after pruning.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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