Buckingham Tayberries are less ferociously spined tayberry plants. The tayberry is a hybridberry created by crossing blackberries and raspberries. Tayberries plants are higher yielding than loganberries and they produce enormous fruit - often up to 2" long (5cms). These are extremely tasty, have a lovely wine colour and freeze remarkably well.The cropping season for Buckingham Tayberries is from the beginning of July to the end of August.
Cultivation is easy - any decent well drained soil will do, ideally in a sunny spot although they will take a touch of shade. Tayberry plants should be set at least 2 metres apart and the canes need to be trained on straining wires (make them strong as the fruit can be heavy). Fruiting is on the previous year's growth and canes that have fruited should be completely cut out.
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Delivery: The basic delivery charge for orders of bareroot plants is £6.50 + vat, which increases to £12.55 + vat if you add any pot-grown plants, standard trees or fruit trees to the order.
Because couriers sometimes experience delays, we schedule delivery by week, not by day. Therefore, please plan your planting day for the weekend at the end of the delivery week or for the week following delivery, at the earliest.
We will email you the day before your plants are due to arrive.
*Surcharges to the Highlands and Islands still apply.
Payment: We do not charge your card until we begin to prepare your order for packing.
Guarantee: If any plants die within a year, we will replace them. We only ask that you follow our planting & growing instructions and sent us clear photographs of the dead plants in situ, so we can help to make sure that the replacement plants succeed. You only pay for the delivery of the replacements.
Please note that our guarantee is void if there is a hosepipe ban in your area: your newly planted hedging must be watered in dry weather while it is establishing. The best way to water is very thoroughly every few days: at least once a week if there is no heavy rain.
Our nursery has been supplying container grown and bareroot hedging plants to gardeners, farmers and town planners since 1949. Our website started in 2003, so we do understand the concerns that you may have about buying hedging plants online. If any of your plants are damaged when they arrive or if you are otherwise not satisfied with your order after you inspect it, please repackage it and contact us. We will give you a refund or send replacements and send a courier to come and collect the unwanted plants.
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