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Wild Cherry hedging shrubs

Prunus avium
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Wild Cherry hedging shrubs are unequivocally one of the most ornamental of our native hedging species. With masses of white flowers from early spring followed by red cherries which are popular with the birds and then wonderful autumnal colour, Prunus avium is an attractive native shrub or can be allowed to grow as a hedgerow tree.

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Image Root Type Height Now Extra Info No. Per MetreMore Info1+10+50+100+250+ Quantity Qty
Wild Cherry Hedging Root: Cell Grown Root Type: Cell Grown Height Now: 30/50cm Wild Cherry Hedging 1+ £1.69 (ex VAT) 10+ £1.69 (ex VAT) 50+ £1.59 (ex VAT) 100+ £1.49 (ex VAT) 250+ £1.39 (ex VAT) In stock | Pre-Order | Sept 19 Minimum Qty: 12
Cell Grown 30/50cm Min Qty 12. Pre-Order | Sept 19 5-7 £1.69 (ex VAT) £1.69 (ex VAT) £1.59 (ex VAT) £1.49 (ex VAT) £1.39 (ex VAT)
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Wild Cherry Hedging Root: Pot Grown Root Type: 2 Litre Pot Height Now: 60/90cm Wild Cherry Hedging 1+ £4.79 (ex VAT) 10+ £4.59 (ex VAT) 50+ £4.39 (ex VAT) 100+ £4.29 (ex VAT) 250+ £3.99 (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 £4.79 (ex VAT) £4.59 (ex VAT) £4.39 (ex VAT) £4.29 (ex VAT) £3.99 (ex VAT)
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Wild Cherry Hedging Root: Bare Root Root Type: Bare Root Height Now: 40/60cm Wild Cherry Hedging 1+ £1.89 (ex VAT) 10+ £1.89 (ex VAT) 50+ £1.89 (ex VAT) 100+ £1.89 (ex VAT) 250+ £1.79 (ex VAT) In stock | Pre-Order | Nov 19
Bare Root 40/60cm Pre-Order | Nov 19 5-7 £1.89 (ex VAT) £1.89 (ex VAT) £1.89 (ex VAT) £1.89 (ex VAT) £1.79 (ex VAT)
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Wild Cherry Hedging Root: Bare Root Root Type: Bare Root Height Now: 60/90cm Wild Cherry Hedging 1+ £2.49 (ex VAT) 10+ £2.49 (ex VAT) 50+ £2.49 (ex VAT) 100+ £2.39 (ex VAT) 250+ £2.29 (ex VAT) In stock | Pre-Order | Nov 19
Bare Root 60/90cm Pre-Order | Nov 19 5-7 £2.49 (ex VAT) £2.49 (ex VAT) £2.49 (ex VAT) £2.39 (ex VAT) £2.29 (ex VAT)
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Wild Cherry Hedging Root: Bare Root Root Type: Bare Root Height Now: 90/120cm Wild Cherry Hedging 1+ £2.69 (ex VAT) 10+ £2.69 (ex VAT) 50+ £2.69 (ex VAT) 100+ £2.59 (ex VAT) 250+ £2.49 (ex VAT) In stock | Pre-Order | Nov 19
Bare Root 90/120cm '2yr plant'. Pre-Order | Nov 19 3-7 £2.69 (ex VAT) £2.69 (ex VAT) £2.69 (ex VAT) £2.59 (ex VAT) £2.49 (ex VAT)
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Wild Cherry Hedging Root: Bare Root Root Type: Bare Root Height Now: 120/150cm Wild Cherry Hedging 1+ £3.69 (ex VAT) 10+ £3.69 (ex VAT) 50+ £3.69 (ex VAT) 100+ £3.59 (ex VAT) 250+ £3.49 (ex VAT) In stock | Pre-Order | Nov 19
Bare Root 120/150cm Free delivery over £100. Smaller order delivery info here. Pre-Order | Nov 19 3-5 £3.69 (ex VAT) £3.69 (ex VAT) £3.69 (ex VAT) £3.59 (ex VAT) £3.49 (ex VAT)
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Wild Cherry Hedging Root: Bare Root Root Type: Bare Root Height Now: 150/180cm Wild Cherry Hedging 1+ £4.69 (ex VAT) 10+ £4.69 (ex VAT) 50+ £4.59 (ex VAT) 100+ £4.49 (ex VAT) 250+ £4.39 (ex VAT) In stock | Pre-Order | Nov 19
Bare Root 150/180cm Free delivery over £100. Smaller order delivery info here. Pre-Order | Nov 19 3-5 £4.69 (ex VAT) £4.69 (ex VAT) £4.59 (ex VAT) £4.49 (ex VAT) £4.39 (ex VAT)
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Wild Cherry hedge (Prunus avium) description

The small cherries produced by this native shrub are edible but bitter and loved by birds. They can be foraged however and used for hedgerow cookery, here's a recipe for Wild Cherry Brandy, a tasty tipple from this edible hedge. The white flowers open from reddish-pink buds in spring along with the mid-green foliage.

Most popular uses for Wild Cherry

Prunus avium provides a splash of colour in the autumn and the spring and so is ideal for adding seasonal interest to a native hedgerow or to grow alone as a hedgerow tree.

Combine Prunus avium with

We recommend combining this species with other native plants to create a dense and diverse mix.

Expected growth rates of wild cherry hedge plants

Wild Cherry will achieve 20-40cm a year and is perfect for heights of 1.5-4m.

Care advice for prunus avium plants

Prunus avium needs less attention than most. Any pruning should take place in winter. Please view the Best4hedging Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section.

Planting density recommendations for wild cherry hedging

For information on planting density 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.

Our Wild Cherry Hedges are available year-round as Pot Grown and Cell Grown plants or, from November - mid/late May, Prunus avium can be purchased as Bare Roots, using cold stored plants towards the end of the season.

The bulk of our Wild Cherry shrubs are UK grown by our experts whose experience of nursery growing is second to none. Occasionally, we source Prunus avium hedging plants from outside of the UK. In this instance, we strive to guarantee our suppliers are unbeaten on quality. At best4hedging we endeavour to make certain that your plants reach you in the freshest condition and that they are of the highest standard, whilst protecting our outstanding prices. Rest assured, you can buy Prunus avium hedges 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 3-5 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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You can order online or over the phone by calling our dedicated Sales & Advice team. 

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Call our Sales & Advice team on 01257 261 243

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