Symphoricarpus White Hedge

 

Symphoricarpus White Hedge, snowberry. A compact variety which produces small, white berries in autumn and winter. A hybrid group of deciduous, thicket forming shrubs, to 5-6 ft (1.5-1.8 m) tall, spreading via runners. Leaves, simple, opposite, elliptic to broadly ovate, 2-4 cm long, dark green above, lighter below. Small white or pink-white bell-shaped flowers appear in summer.

 

 

Plant in moist well drained soil. Full Sun / Partial shade.

 

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.