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Escallonia rubra Macrantha Hedge Red Escallonia

Escallonia - Red
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Escallonia rubra Macrantha Hedge Red Escallonia

From: 8.99
Escallonia rubra 'Macrantha' or Red Escallonia is a super evergreen shrub with dark green glossy leaves and masses of bright pink-red flowers from June to October.Click here for more information.More Information
  • 12 Month Plant Guarantee
  • Average Growth Rate
  • Red Flowers
  • Evergreen
  • Grows to 2.5m
  • Planting Conditions: Suitable for normal, chalk and clay soils, full sun to semi shaded areas and inland, exposed and coastal sites
  • Growth Rate: Average growing, expect 20-40cm a year
  • Height: Easily maintained at 1-2.5m
  • 12 Month Guarantee On All Plants - Buy With Confidence
  • *Alternative variety of Donard Radiance is also stocked and supplied

Step 1 - Select Root Type:

Bare Root

Bare Root

Pot Grown

Pot Grown

Root Ball

Root Ball

Instant Hedging

Instant Hedging

Step 2 - Select Size & Quantity:

Individual Plants
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Height
cm
Price
inc VAT
Planting Density
Quantity
Red Escallonia 20/30cm 2L pot
8.995.99
3 to 5per metre
Red Escallonia 30/50cm 5L pot
19.99
3 to 4per metre
Red Escallonia 20/30cm 2L pot x 75
449.99426.99
Pallet delivery - min. order 350 for free delivery
3 to 5per metre
Red Escallonia 30/50cm 5L pot x 40
799.60 759.99
Pallet delivery - min. order 350 for free delivery
3 to 4per metre
Individual Plants
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Product Details
Product Details

Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants Description

Escallonia Red is suitable for most soils and situations and is particularly well suited to coastal situations but is not shade tolerant and does not like extremely cold positions. It is relatively fast growing at approx 30/45cm p.a. It should be pruned for shape after flowering. We stock both Rubra Macrantha and Donard Radiance varieties.

See our ultimate Escallonia hedging guide for more information.

These plants are available all year round. Also see our range of pink flowering Escallonia and our white Escallonia range. View also our entire range of flowering hedge plants and our hedging for exposed sites.

Our Escallonia plants are a popular evergreen option. You can include this species within a feature full of additional evergreen hedging plants, creating the ultimate focal point as it will bring even more colour, shape and texture to a certain area of a garden.

Further Information
Further Information

You’ll see our recommended planting densities for each size and root type listed next to the products below. We suggest that you use these as a guide, taking into consideration how long you’re willing to wait to see your finished hedge. As a rough indication bare roots can be planted at anything from 3 to 7 per metre and cell grown between 4 and 6 - the higher densities here would need to be planted in a double staggered row or zig-zag.

For more information on planting distances please see our planting density advice section. Prices shown are the price per plant unless otherwise stated.

Pruning Advice
Pruning Advice

Escallonia Red

General hedge trimming should be done immediately after flowering. Escallonia will also benefit from a harder prune in early Spring (April-May).

Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns

Free delivery is available on most orders (except Premium Products) providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:

Packaging TypeStandard Delivery ChargeMinimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery
Standard Boxes (Bare roots up to 1.2m tall and pots up to and incl. 7.5L)7.99 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Tall Boxes (Bare roots 1.2m and over)14.99 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Pallets (Root balls, large pots (10L+), trees etc)60.00 delivery charge (orders up to 350 incl VAT)Orders of 350 and over - FREE
Pleached Trees (Specialist Delivery)450.00 delivery charge (orders up to 1500 incl VAT)Orders of 1500 and over - FREE

There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall or large plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page. (Please note that due to new Brexit rules, we are currently unable to export to both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.).

Delivery Time - Please note that delivery times are currently 3-7 days excluding bank holidays. *Some troughs and trees may take up to 14 days delivery. We are working through existing orders as quickly as possible to deliver new orders within this timescale.

It's Convenient - no need to wait in all day to sign, we don't need a signature (the odd, larger order may require a signature but will be delivered at a mutually agreeable time).

It's Tried & Tested - we use only couriers who have shown consistency in their efficiency & care.

* Please note that delivery costs are based on the final order amount in your cart after any discounts have been applied.

Hedges Direct 12 Month Plant Guarantee

Our plants are guaranteed for 12 months after delivery subject to specific criteria. Visit our Hedges Direct Plant Guarantee Page for full details.

Nominated Day Delivery

Choose a delivery day that suits you with our new Nominated Day Delivery option at checkout. Whilst our standard no signature delivery means you don't need to take time away from other committments to receive your order, we understand that there are times our customers want to make sure they are present to accept delivery, either to plant straight away or to store somewhere safe and out of the way until you're ready to plant.

For an additional fee, you can make sure that your order arrives on the exact day you want it. Please note that this is additional charge to all qualifying orders, including those above the free delivery threshold for Standard Delivery.

Our Nominated Day Delivery is available year-round on the weekdays Tuesdays to Fridays, excluding the day after any bank holiday.

Some products are sent direct from our suppliers and as such are not available for Nominated Day Delivery. These include:

- Cell Grown Hedging Plants
- Instant Trough Grown Hedging Plants
- Instant Hedging Screens
- Premium Root Balls (250cm and above in height)
- Turf

To book your Nominated Day Delivery for farther ahead than the 3 week window available online, please contact our Sales & Advice team to discuss your options.

Don't forget we have a 12 month plant guarantee on all of our plants. Find out more on our Plant Guarantee Page.

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