Rosa Rugosa Alba

 

Rosa Rugosa Alba.Excellent dense fast growing deciduous hedge with masses of small bristly thorns. Heavily scented large white flowers June to September followed by large orange-red hips early autumn which make excellent bird food in winter. For hedges 4-7ft (1.2m-2.1m). Plant 12-24ins (30-60cm) apart. SHRUB 7ft x 4ft (2.1m x 1.2m).

 

 

Plant in well drained soil. Full Sun / Partial shade. Trim in winter as necessary.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.