What do you sell? Unless otherwise stated on the product page, we sell well rooted cuttings of the fuchsias on this website. Occasionally we may offer plants in 7cm pots, these will be found as an option on the page featuring any cultivar for which they are available.
'How big are the cuttings when they arrive?' - Depending on cultivar, most cuttings will be between 2½" to 5½" (80-140mm) tall. They will be growing in 35mm plugs, note that cuttings of small leaved or slow growing varieties will be smaller than those of large leaved or fast growing ones.Some fuchsias are available for pre-order in 7cm pots - please contact us for information.
'How long will it take for my cuttings to be delivered?' - This varies according to cultivar chosen and availability. We do not guarantee delivery within a set period, we do our best to deliver as soon as we can. If you require your cuttings by a specific date please contact us before to placing your order. We post on Mondays to allow Royal Mail as long as possible to deliver before the weekend - generally they will arrive on Tuesdays or Wednesdays, though some don't turn up until Thursday and occasionally Friday.
'Do you provide information about how to look after my cuttings when they arrive?' - Yes, a care leaflet is included with every order, and we are available by email if you would like further advice. Also there are information leaflets downloadable from here, just click on 'Downloads' here or in the footer of any page to see what is available.
'What if my cuttings are damaged or lost in the mail?' - Ideally you need to send us photos of any damaged cuttings with the packaging they came in, by email if possible, so that we can replace them as soon as we can and afterwards claim reparation from Royal Mail. Don't worry about returning them, we just can't afford to replace cuttings and pay for postage without making a claim. We claim for lost cuttings using the email from you informing us that you have not received your order or that it was damaged.
'How much is postage?' Please see Delivery Information for shipping rates.
'Can I collect my cuttings and have a look around the nursery?' - Alas no, we really wish you could but unfortunately we don't currently have premises suitable or insurable for public access. cuttings can be collected from our house by appointment though, it's always a pleasure to meet customers, just let us know when you'd like to collect.
'Will my cuttings need further treatments with mycorrhizal fungi?' - Not generally, no. However, if ever your plant is badly damaged, either by by vine weevil grubs or some other infernal pest, and you find yourself re-potting it, it would be a good idea to apply more as you do so. A small packet of the fungi will last the average gardener a long time, and is well worth using whenever planting most types of plant.
What countries do you ship to? Please see International Shipping for international delivery destinations, prices and advice.
What is meant by 'Reflexed', 'Recurved, etc in your descriptions?
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