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Amelanchier (Hedging)Amelanchier canadensisSnowy mespilus

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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Attractive, open habit

Colourful leaves that first open bronze, changing to orange and red tones by autumn

Easy for all to grow

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Height Up to 1200cm (472.4in)
Spread Up to 800cm (315in)

Hardy Shrub

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Description
Often grown as a specimen tree due to its attractive, open habit. They are deciduous trees; with colourful leaves that first open bronze, changing to orange and red tones by autumn. Amelanchier are known for their amazing autumn colour, which is even more enhanced in a sunny border. Amelanchier, also known as Snowy Mespilus, is a tree grown for its glorious spring blossom, which is white, but almost appears pink alongside the bronze coloured, young foliage. Plants will perform best on a slightly acid soil. Height: up to 12m (39'). Spread: 8m (13'). Planting Distance: 25cm (10") (4 plants per metre for a single line hedge).

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How to Grow
The autumn foliage colours of Amelanchier will be at their best when grown in full sun. Plant into a moist, but well-drained soil, which can be neutral to acidic. Can be grown as a free-standing specimen tree or trained as a hedge.

These plants are lifted from the nursery field when dormant, and sent to you in late autumn or spring for planting. They often look dead on arrival, but they are just resting in the dormant period and will establish quickly for a strong start in the garden come spring. Set out in prepared soil in holes wide enough and deep enough to lay out the roots. Tread down the planting soil to knock out air pockets. Water well to settle. Apply a mulch to protect roots from cold temperatures. If conditions prevent immediate planting, set roughly into loose soil or a pot of compost (‘heeling in’) to protect the roots. Set these at the same level as they were in the nursery field – you should see a soil line at the base of the stem. Stake trees, taller shrubs and roses to prevent root disturbance.

More Info
Amelanchier are maintenance-free, and will only need pruning to keep them in good shape, or to remove any dead, diseased or dying growth.
Delivery

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Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

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