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 planting instructions and advice section for further information.
Suggested planting density for Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' hedging
For information regarding planting density for flowering currant, please see the product table. 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.