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Create an architectural feature in any garden. Sweet Bay's dark green leaves are edible and are great for cooking! Perfect for borders or container. Simply trim back in summer to the original shape. (Please note that the decorative pot featured is not included with the plants.)
Nothing brings more of a feel of style and sophistication to a garden or patio than evergreen plants that have been trained and clipped into formal architectural specimens. They create instant drama and will provide structure and interest for 12 months of the year, for many years to come! A pair either side of a doorway will always create the 'wow!' factor.
An evergreen shrub or tree is suitable for container or ground growing. The dark and evergreen foliage can be pruned into formal shapes and give a timeless and contemporary feel to any house and garden. Remove the plant from the packaging and water if the compost is dry. You may want to pot up your plant into a larger pot or you can grow it on for a little while in the pot it has arrived in. Use a John Innes No 3 potting compost. Re-pot bay every two years in spring. Tease out some of the roots and trim off excess roots if planting it in the same sized container. Re-plant in fresh compost. Grow the plants in a warm, sunny position that is sheltered from cold, drying winds which can damage the foliage. In colder areas where the temperatures fall below -5ºC (23ºF), overwinter in a greenhouse or conservatory.Once or twice during the summer months trim the plant to shape.Keep well-watered during the summer months but keep pots on feet so that any excess water can drain away freely. Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser every two weeks from mid-spring to late summer. Reduce watering in the winter and don’t let the compost become soggy or waterlogged.
Caution: irritant to skin and eyes
Orders are despatched promptly by post or parcel carrier. Seasonal items such as plants are sent separately with the estimated delivery times stated against each variety both in our catalogue and on our website.
Please note that when several items are ordered they may not all be delivered at the same time.
Packet seed only will incur a carriage charge of £2.99.
All other products incur a carriage charge of £6.99.
If your order comprises of a combination of carriage charges then a combined carriage charge of £7.99 will be applied.
Suttons strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. While the majority of our nursery plants cope well with slight delays in intransit, sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this for some of our smaller plug products and tender bedding and vegetable lines, which do not respond well to the extra journey time. So regretfully while we offer the majority of our live plant offering nationwide, we are unable to ship plugs, begging plants and tender vegetable plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3.
Non Standard Deliveries
Unfortunately like many companies in our industry we are currently only able to supply orders to UK based customers, excluding those in Northern Ireland. We are committed to finding a way that we can resume or normal services again as soon as possible. Please accept our apologies for any inconvience caused.
Very Large items
If ordering any large items marked a surcharge of £5 per item will be applied. These items are also not available to areas and postcodes shown under non standard deliveries. We may need to contact you regarding delivery so please provide a contact number with all orders.
Prices include VAT where applicable.
We reserve the right to contact you and advise an additional charge where necessary and are happy to quote for carriage of specific products to more remote areas. Some items may not be available to all areas.
We reserve the right to revise any carriage charges in the event of carrier price increase or other unforeseen circumstances. We will always advise of the carriage charge before payment is taken.
All Suttons products should reach you in perfect condition, just as they left us. If you are dissatisfied in any way with their condition on arrival, please let us know within 14 days. We are only liable for the cost of the goods as quoted on the website plus the cost of delivery if the goods are faulty.
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These are our best value plugs plants. These 5cm plugs are great for confident gardeners and should be potted on before planting out.
Great value, robust plug plants for easy handling and care. These 7cm tall plants need potting on but provide a brilliant balance between value and effort.
Requiring little effort, these 12cm tall plug plants are ready to plant in the ground, once the threat of frosts has passed, kick starting your summer bedding display.
We nurture cuttings into these 12cm super plugs for you, offering fantastic value and very little effort. Plant out or pot on for the best results.
Our 9cm potted plants are amazing value and will give your garden a spectacular summer boost. Plant out or pot on for the best results.
Our supersized range of bedding plants will add a huge amount of colour and style to your garden, grown to provide instant impact from delivery!