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Viburnum opulus hedge plants


Guelder Rose hedging

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Viburnum opulus hedge plants, also known as Guelder Rose, are a great choice for all seasons, with jewel-like red berries from early autumn, creamy white lace-cap flower heads in the summer and wonderful red autumn colour.

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  • Best Features: Red berries, wildlife friendly, summer flowers, autumn colour
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1-5m high
  • Growth Rate: Average | 20-40cm a year
  • Position: Any normal or moist soil, sun or partial shade, Exposed or sheltered inland
  • Also Consider: Pyracantha hedging for an evergreen with berries and flowers. more ›
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Guelder Rose (Viburnum opulus) description

Guelder Rose is in fact not a Rose at all but a Viburnum. It is popularly used in native mixes to add seasonal interest and is very wildlife friendly. The glossy red berries are slightly poisonous and, although Viburnum opulus is considered self-fertile, it is advisable to have more than one plant to ensure pollination and subsequently, berries!

Common uses of Guelder Rose hedges

Used for informal hedging, this shrub provides seasonal interest and a great shelter for wildlife. Guelder Rose is a wonderful bushy hedging shrub.

Combine Viburnum opulus with

Mix it up by planting your guelder rose hedge with other native hedging plants to create a colourful, wildlife friendly combination.

Growth rate of Guelder Rose hedging

Viburnum opulus has an average growth rate and will achieve between 20-40cm pa. Guelder Rose is ideal for desired heights of up to 5m

Care advice for Viburnum opulus hedges

In order to promote optimum berry production Viburnum opulus needs to be pruned after flowering. Please view the Best4Hedging Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section.

Suggested planting density for Guelder Rose

For information on planting density for your Viburnum opulus plants, please see the product table above. In the 'No. Per Metre' column you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.

Guelder Rose plants are available to buy year round as Pot and Cell Grown plants. Bare Root Viburnum opulus plants are available from November - mid/late May, using cold stored plants towards the end of the season, and can be pre-ordered in the summer.

The bulk of our Guelder Rose is UK grown by our experts who have years of nursery growing knowledge and experience. On the odd occasion that we do source Guelder Rose from outside of the UK we make it our priority to ensure that our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At best4hedging we strive to make sure that your guelder rose plants reach you in the freshest condition and that they are of the highest standard, all whilst protecting our great prices. Rest assured, you can buy Guelder Rose online with complete confidence.

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Guelder Rose Hedge reviews

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Feedback for Guelder Rose Hedge has been compiled from 9 customer reviews

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Viburnum opulus hedge plants

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Another nice plant with good roots
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Viburnum opulus hedge plants

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3**** least good plant on my order but as they are tough plants I fully expect it to grow away come the spring
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Viburnum opulus hedge plants


plants delivered safely and in good condition
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Viburnum opulus hedge plants

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Bare rooted items seem ok but won't really know until the spring!
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