Prunus 'Cot 'n' Candy'
Apriums are complex apricot-plum hybrids that show more apricot than plum characteristics (genetically they are 75% apricot and 25% plum). They resemble apricots and are noted for their intensely sweet apricot flavour with a plum after taste. The trees grow quickly and are more compact and easier to grow compared to most apricot varieties. Cot 'n' Candy is one of the best varieties for growing in the UK. The golden fruits are often blushed red and are very sweet and juicy with an incredible flavour. Apriums flower early and therefore require similar growing conditions to apricots - a warm, sheltered site in full sun. They can be trained as a fan or grown as free standing trees.
Season: early September.
Vaccinium 'Hortblue Petitie'
NEW! The world’s first double-cropping blueberry, produces a crop in July followed by a further crop in September. The dark blue berries are small but have an excellent flavour. Reaching a maximum height of 3ft, this compact variety is perfect for patio containers.
Season: July & Sept.
Plant size: 2 litre pot.
Available for delivery: all year.
Asparagus officinalis 'Vittorio'
NEW! It is the eating quality that sets this male dominant F1 hybrid apart from many other varieties. The green spears are of medium thickness, low in fibre and have an excellent flavour. It can also be grown as white asparagus if the plants are covered with a mound of sandy soil and harvested before they push through the ground. Very heavy cropping and disease resistant.
Rosa canina (Dog Rose/Wild Rose)
A fast growing prickly shrub often used in an informal mixed hedge to form an impenetrable barrier. The arching stems produce a burst of pale pink flowers in May/June followed by a fantastic show of edible bright red hips that are good for rose-hip syrup or providing bird food in the winter. Plant 30-45cm (12-18in) apart. Ultimate height (untrimmed): 2.1m (7ft). Recommended hedge height: 1.2-1.5m (4-5ft). Average growth rate: 45cm (18in) per year.
Height on despatch: 45-60cm (18-24in).
rootgrow™ can offer huge benefits to almost all garden plants. It is the only product that will support your plants for their entire lifetime, making it probably the best value purchase you will make. Comprising of (UK origin) Mycorrhizal fungi, rootgrow™ is 100% natural and is the only planting aid to carry the RHS seal of approval.
For better establishment, naturally healthier plants, better drought resistance and stronger flowering and fruiting, rootgrow™ is all you need. Mycorrhizal fungi will colonise the plant and develop into a huge secondary root system that will increase the root area of your plants by up to 700 times in just a few weeks. This will help the plant find essential nutrients, minerals and moisture, enabling the plant to establish quicker and reducing the risk of failure.
One simple application at planting time is all that is required. Once you have used this amazing product you will wonder how you ever managed to grow your plants without it!
Almost all new plants will benefit from rootgrow™ but there are a few exceptions: blueberries, cranberries, lingonberries, rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers & brassicas. It should be noted that using rootgrow™ on these plants will not harm them - it just won’t work.
One 150g sachet will treat up to 25 bare root plants or 7 x 3 litre pots.
Pack size: 150g.