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{"id":543443779618,"title":"Wildlife Fruiting Hedge Mix","handle":"wild-fruiting-hedge-mix","description":"\u003ch1\u003e\u003c\/h1\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003cb\u003eWildlife Fruiting Hedge\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eA great mix to encourage wildlife into your garden, a selection of mainly native fruiting hedgerow plants. \u003cbr\u003eEvery variety in this mix will produce a berry or nut that birds, bees and butterflies will love, it will also provide shelter for small mammals. \u003cbr\u003eThis mix can be clipped into a tidy hedge but to really enjoy the flowers and berries, it is best kept as an informal screen - at least 5-6 ft tall. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThis hedge mix is made up with our selection of 5 of the following varieties, with Hawthorn making up an average of 40% of the mix:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCrataegus \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/futureforests.ie\/products\/crataegus-monogyna\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Hawthorn\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003emonogyna \u003c\/a\u003e- \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003eHawthorn\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCorylus \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/futureforests.ie\/products\/corylus-avellana\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Corylus avellana\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eavellana \u003c\/a\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e- \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003eHazel\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003eMalus \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/futureforests.ie\/products\/malus-sylvestris\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Malus sylvestris\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003esylvestris \u003c\/a\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e- \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003eCrab Apple\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSambucus \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/futureforests.ie\/products\/sambucus-nigra\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Sambucus nigra\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003enigra\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/futureforests.ie\/products\/sambucus-nigra\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Sambucus nigra\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e \u003c\/a\u003e-\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003eElder\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan lang=\"en-ie\"\u003eViburnum \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/futureforests.ie\/products\/viburnum-opulus\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Viburnum opulus - Guelder Rose\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eopulus \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan lang=\"en-ie\"\u003e- Guelder Rose\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eFrangula \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/futureforests.ie\/products\/frangula-alnus?variant=15947110449186\"\u003ealnus\u003c\/a\u003e- \u003c\/b\u003eAlder Buckthorn\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEuonymus\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/futureforests.ie\/products\/euonymus-europaeus?_pos=1\u0026amp;_sid=1986e8db6\u0026amp;_ss=r\"\u003e europaeus\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e- Spindle \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eThis hedge will take inland exposure and will grow in any reasonable soil.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWe recommend planting this hedge at 2  plants per mtr in a staggered row, with 6 to 9’’ between the rows. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eYou could plant the varieties as they come out of the parcel, but for best results, we recommend planting  the varieties in groups that repeat themselves down through the hedge, with the exception of Crabapple, which should be dotted individually.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWhen first planted, a prune will encourage good bushy growth, how hard you cut the plants depends on how low down you want them to bush from, but anywhere from 6’’ to 1 ft is usually good.\u003cstrong\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOngoing this hedge can get a trim every Spring, if desired varieties like Crabapple can be left to grow as trees. \u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eFor mature hedges, avoid cutting during the nesting season between early March and the end of August.\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eKeeping any young hedge weed and grass free is vital to the overall vigour and health of the hedge. Using weed membrane keeps back weeds and insulates the roots and will greatly increase growth rates, as well as cutting down on your weeding work. Mulching is another great option for insulating the roots and holding back weeds, Bark mulch is the most commonly used medium.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eSuitable varieties in this hedge can change depending on availability.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eWe can’t promise to include every variety in this hedge mix but if there is anything you definitely do not want included, please let us know in the notes field when ordering, thank you. \u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eThese hedges are hand picked and take a while to gather, if coming to the nursery, pre ordering is advised, otherwise please allow at least 1 hour for it to be gathered.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff9900;\"\u003eMixed Hedges can be ordered, when in stock, for delivery from November to April.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff9900;\"\u003eFor more info on bareroot delivery dates \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/futureforests.ie\/pages\/bareroot-ordering-availability\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eCLICK HERE\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2018-05-16T22:05:00+01:00","created_at":"2018-03-01T12:10:37+00:00","vendor":"Future Forests","type":"Hedging","tags":["zero_out_no_hide"],"price":5000,"price_min":5000,"price_max":20000,"available":false,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":6922378543138,"title":"25 Plants \/ 1-2ft Bareroot","option1":"25 Plants","option2":"1-2ft Bareroot","option3":null,"sku":"007532","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"Wildlife Fruiting Hedge Mix - 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Guelder Rose\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eopulus \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan lang=\"en-ie\"\u003e- Guelder Rose\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eFrangula \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/futureforests.ie\/products\/frangula-alnus?variant=15947110449186\"\u003ealnus\u003c\/a\u003e- \u003c\/b\u003eAlder Buckthorn\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEuonymus\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/futureforests.ie\/products\/euonymus-europaeus?_pos=1\u0026amp;_sid=1986e8db6\u0026amp;_ss=r\"\u003e europaeus\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e- Spindle \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eThis hedge will take inland exposure and will grow in any reasonable soil.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWe recommend planting this hedge at 2  plants per mtr in a staggered row, with 6 to 9’’ between the rows. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eYou could plant the varieties as they come out of the parcel, but for best results, we recommend planting  the varieties in groups that repeat themselves down through the hedge, with the exception of Crabapple, which should be dotted individually.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWhen first planted, a prune will encourage good bushy growth, how hard you cut the plants depends on how low down you want them to bush from, but anywhere from 6’’ to 1 ft is usually good.\u003cstrong\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOngoing this hedge can get a trim every Spring, if desired varieties like Crabapple can be left to grow as trees. \u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eFor mature hedges, avoid cutting during the nesting season between early March and the end of August.\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eKeeping any young hedge weed and grass free is vital to the overall vigour and health of the hedge. Using weed membrane keeps back weeds and insulates the roots and will greatly increase growth rates, as well as cutting down on your weeding work. Mulching is another great option for insulating the roots and holding back weeds, Bark mulch is the most commonly used medium.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eSuitable varieties in this hedge can change depending on availability.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eWe can’t promise to include every variety in this hedge mix but if there is anything you definitely do not want included, please let us know in the notes field when ordering, thank you. \u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eThese hedges are hand picked and take a while to gather, if coming to the nursery, pre ordering is advised, otherwise please allow at least 1 hour for it to be gathered.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff9900;\"\u003eMixed Hedges can be ordered, when in stock, for delivery from November to April.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff9900;\"\u003eFor more info on bareroot delivery dates \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/futureforests.ie\/pages\/bareroot-ordering-availability\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eCLICK HERE\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Wildlife Fruiting Hedge Mix

Product Description

Wildlife Fruiting Hedge

A great mix to encourage wildlife into your garden, a selection of mainly native fruiting hedgerow plants.
Every variety in this mix will produce a berry or nut that birds, bees and butterflies will love, it will also provide shelter for small mammals.
This mix can be clipped into a tidy hedge but to really enjoy the flowers and berries, it is best kept as an informal screen - at least 5-6 ft tall. 

This hedge mix is made up with our selection of 5 of the following varieties, with Hawthorn making up an average of 40% of the mix:

Crataegus monogyna - Hawthorn
Corylus avellana 
Hazel
Malus sylvestris 
Crab Apple
Sambucus nigra - Elder
Viburnum opulus - Guelder Rose 
Frangula alnus- Alder Buckthorn
Euonymus europaeus- Spindle 

  • This hedge will take inland exposure and will grow in any reasonable soil.

  • We recommend planting this hedge at 2  plants per mtr in a staggered row, with 6 to 9’’ between the rows. 

  • You could plant the varieties as they come out of the parcel, but for best results, we recommend planting  the varieties in groups that repeat themselves down through the hedge, with the exception of Crabapple, which should be dotted individually.
  • When first planted, a prune will encourage good bushy growth, how hard you cut the plants depends on how low down you want them to bush from, but anywhere from 6’’ to 1 ft is usually good. 

  • Ongoing this hedge can get a trim every Spring, if desired varieties like Crabapple can be left to grow as trees. For mature hedges, avoid cutting during the nesting season between early March and the end of August.

Keeping any young hedge weed and grass free is vital to the overall vigour and health of the hedge. Using weed membrane keeps back weeds and insulates the roots and will greatly increase growth rates, as well as cutting down on your weeding work. Mulching is another great option for insulating the roots and holding back weeds, Bark mulch is the most commonly used medium.

Suitable varieties in this hedge can change depending on availability.

We can’t promise to include every variety in this hedge mix but if there is anything you definitely do not want included, please let us know in the notes field when ordering, thank you.

These hedges are hand picked and take a while to gather, if coming to the nursery, pre ordering is advised, otherwise please allow at least 1 hour for it to be gathered.

Mixed Hedges can be ordered, when in stock, for delivery from November to April.

For more info on bareroot delivery dates CLICK HERE

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MAIL ORDER:

Packing & delivery charges within The Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland are €15 per order.

If your full order is in stock, we usually deliver within a week to 10 days of receiving your order, often sooner. We will get in touch if there are any issues with availability - see Mail Order FAQ’s for more info.

 

DELIVERY:

Shipping times are usually within 3 to 10 working days from when we receive your order. We are currently using An Post, DPD and Prompto Courier companies.

COVID 19 Update - Shipping times make take longer than usual, please check the front page of our website for updates. 

Once your order has shipped it may arrive the next day or it can take 2 or 3 days for the parcels to arrive, we take special care to pack our plants in such a way that they will still arrive in perfect condition after several days in transit.


Delivery charges to the
rest of the UK are as follows:

€20 for orders up to €100
€35 for orders up to €250
€50 for orders over €250

Please note, there are some height (1.75m max) and other restrictions on what we can ship to the rest of the UK, we will let you know if there are any issues when you place your order.

Delivery charges are calculated & added to your order at the checkout stage.

- see Mail Order FAQ’s for more info.

COLLECTION FROM THE NURSERY:

Orders can be placed online to be collected at the nursery, we just require 24 to 48 hours notice and we will be in touch with any issues with availability and to let you know that your order is ready. Orders must be collected within 2 weeks of placing the order unless otherwise agreed. Please use the discount code COLLECT at the checkout to avail of free collection.

COLLECTION FROM SHOWS:

Orders can be placed online to be collected at the various shows we attend around the country - from April to September. See more info about the shows we attend HERE

POTTED PLANTS:

BAREROOT PLANTS:

Please note. Heights given are approximate and reflect the relative age
and strength of plants as well as their actual height. 

For more information about choosing Potted or Bareroot plants click HERE

OUR PROMISE TO YOU...

RANGE
We source our plants from the very best growers in Ireland and beyond, each plant is chosen for its Useful, Fruitful or Beautiful attributes and its value to the Irish garden & landscape, we strive to stock an outstanding range, from native to unusual & rare.


ENVIRONMENT
We manage our nursery on organic principles, all our potting, planting, lifting & weeding is done by hand & we use peat free compost, we strive to have the least impact on the planet as possible and are always looking for ways we can improve.


QUALITY
Plant quality is especially important to us. When we gather your order, we pick the best possible size & shape for the grade & always check for healthy roots & grafts. We take plant health very seriously and inspect our nursery for any signs of pests & disease regularly.


SERVICE
We have a skilled team who go to great lengths to make our plants arrive to you in the best possible condition, our priority is to supply an inspiring range of top quality plants with excellent customer service whether you are using our Mail Order Service or calling to the Nursery & Garden Centre.


We are a passionate team who love what we do and are always available to offer advice or answer any questions - by phone 027 66176 or by email info@futureforests.ie and very much in person, our nursery is open 7 days a week.