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Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' hedge plants

Flowering Currant shrub
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Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' hedge plants are a wonderful addition to any space. With fragrant clusters of pendulous flowers that provide an early nectar for bees, Flowering Currant is a great informal shrub. Flowering Currant also provides edible currant like berries and its foliage releases a lovely aroma when crushed.

  • Best Features: fragrant flowers, scented foliage, wildlife friendly, berries
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1-2m
  • Growth Rate: Average | 30-40cm
  • Position: Sunny, partial shade, normal soil, sheltered or exposed, inland or coastal
  • Also Consider: Other shrubs for hedging
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Flowering Currant hedging Root: Pot Grown Root Type: 2 Litre Pot Height Now: 60/90cm Flowering Currant hedging 1+ £4.99 (ex VAT) 10+ £4.99 (ex VAT) 50+ £4.85 (ex VAT) 100+ £4.75 (ex VAT) 250+ £4.59 (ex VAT) In stock | In Stock | Pot Grown | Delivered Within 3-7 Working Days
2 Litre Pot 60/90cm In Stock | Pot Grown | Delivered Within 3-7 Working Days 3-5 £4.99 (ex VAT) £4.99 (ex VAT) £4.85 (ex VAT) £4.75 (ex VAT) £4.59 (ex VAT)
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Flowering Currant hedging Root: Pot Grown Root Type: 2 Litre Pot Height Now: 40/60cm Flowering Currant hedging 1+ £3.99 (ex VAT) 10+ £3.99 (ex VAT) 50+ £3.99 (ex VAT) 100+ £3.89 (ex VAT) 250+ £3.69 (ex VAT) In stock | In Stock | Pot Grown | Delivered Within 3-7 Working Days
2 Litre Pot 40/60cm In Stock | Pot Grown | Delivered Within 3-7 Working Days 3-5 £3.99 (ex VAT) £3.99 (ex VAT) £3.99 (ex VAT) £3.89 (ex VAT) £3.69 (ex VAT)
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Flowering Currant hedge (Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII') description

Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' will grow in almost all soils in full sun to partial shade. A deciduous shrub, the flowering currant bush makes a good informal hedge.

Most popular uses for Flowering Currant hedging

Flowering Currant Hedges make a great wildlife friendly habitat or informal feature. The edible berries and floral nectar of Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' are a favourite with passing wildlife.

Combine Flowering Currant with

You can plant your Flowering currant with other shrubs for hedging.

Growth rate of Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' hedges

Flowering Currant is an average growing plant and should achieve 30-40cm per year. Ribes sanguineum is great for hedging of 2-3m.

Care advice for Flowering Currant shrubs

A light prune in late winter or early spring is all that Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' hedges require. Please view the Best4hedging Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section.

Suggested planting density for Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' hedging

For information regarding planting density for flowering currant, 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.

Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' is available year round as Pot Grown plants. Bare Root Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' plants are available for delivery from November to late April/early May and can be pre-ordered from mid-summer.

On the whole, our Flowering Currant Hedging Plants are UK grown by our hands-on nursery team who are thoroughly experienced. On the rare occasion that we source Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' from outside of the UK we go strive to ensure our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At best for hedging we go to every length to provide the freshest condition plants at the highest possible standard, all whilst maintaining our superb prices. Rest assured, you can buy Flowering Currant hedging online with complete confidence.

 

Delivery Cost

  • Orders £60 & over (ex. VAT) to mainland UK are delivered FREE* (Exceptions apply - see below for Scottish Highlands etc)
  • Orders under £60 (ex. VAT) to mainland UK £9.95
  • At an additional cost, we can deliver to Scottish Highlands & Islands, which we classify as including AB (Aberdeen) and DD (Dundee) postcodes, as well as Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Wight and Isle Man. The exact delivery cost is order specific and will need to be quoted by one of our team, so please contact us on 01257 261 243

*For some plants that are too heavy or too tall to be packed in cardboard boxes we use pallet deliveries. In these circumstances, we require a minimum order value of £200 (ex VAT) for free delivery, or you can make a contribution towards the delivery cost. Look out for the information on product pages which explains this further where applicable and if your order is for less than £200 (ex VAT) please call or email us to agree upon a delivery contribution. This requirement only applies to those plants where it is clearly indicated on the product page

Free delivery over £150

Pallet deliveries are always undertaken on an 18-tonne vehicle (similar in size to a standard refuse vehicle). If for any reason you require a smaller vehicle please contact our sales team who can arrange this for you. There will be an additional surcharge applied for small vehicle deliveries

Delivery Timescales

99% of our orders are dispatched within 3-7 working days of receipt and most the day after the order is placed. We can do “next day delivery” on many of our products but please call before placing your order to check.

We can also deliver on a specified date to suit you. Please indicate the date you would like to receive delivery in the notes section of the checkout (or place your order by phone) and we’ll do our utmost to meet that date.

Occasional hiccups can occur (such as broken down vehicles) and although we are very experienced in logistics we cannot be held liable for costs incurred or inconvenience due to late deliveries - see terms and conditions for more information.

You will receive an email or telephone call confirming the dispatch of your order 24/48 hours before it arrives with you.

Exceptions to our quick turnaround timescale

Pre-orders - if you have placed an order that includes products on pre-order, then they will be dispatched to you as soon as they are available. If your order includes pre-order bare roots or root balls you will be notified once they are being dispatched (root balls from mid to late October and bare roots from early to mid-November).

Root balls - lifting root balls involves the use of complex, heavy machinery, this lifting is carried out twice a week in the root ball season so we do still have a prompt turnaround timescale but if your order has just missed one lifting, it will be a few days before we lift again. We are always happy to confirm when we can deliver to you before you order. The benefit of this method of supplying root balls is that they are always fresh and therefore have a higher success rate than root balls that are stored out of the soil.

Weather conditions can affect dispatch - bare root and root ball plants are not lifted if the ground is too cold (it damages the roots) and the delivery of all plants can be affected if the water supply is frozen (because we water all plants before packing). Extremely hot weather can also be challenging and occasionally we hold back orders for species that are particularly vulnerable. We ask our customers to be mindful of bank holidays when couriers are not active.

We'd like to stress that although there are exceptions, the vast majority of our orders are dispatched extremely quickly and we are proud of our logistics developed over many years of delivering plants to tens of thousands of customers.

Returns

We inspect plants carefully before dispatch but accept that very occasionally things may go wrong. 
You can return your plants (within 14 days) for a refund or replacement (we’ll help with the process of returning). If your plants arrived damaged then returns are free of charge. However, we ask that you inform us as soon as possible. If you’d like to return your plants because of a change of plan or if we do not agree that the plants are significantly damaged (the loss of a few leaves in transit or a loose pot on arrival, for example, wouldn't be harmful to the plants), then we may ask you to pay the full or partial return costs if you still wanted to return them. We’re very reasonable and always aim for complete satisfaction as demonstrated by our amazing Feefo customer reviews which can be viewed here.

Should you wish to return any products that you have over-bought, no longer require or purchased in error you will incur both a return cost (different charges for pallets and Boxes) and the original cost of delivery incurred by Best4hedging. Please contact the Service team for charges and/or to organise a return. Plants will be subject to a quality control check from our Nursery upon return before any refund is authorised and processed.

Please note that in the case of damaged plants, if you have not notified us of a problem within 14 days of delivery, we consider you to have accepted the plants and Best4Hedging has no further liability for them should they fail.

You can read more about our returns policy in our terms and conditions here.

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