I bought 6 silver birch bare root saplings the other week (currently stuck in a bucket of water in the greenhouse). They are about 2 ft tall at the minute.
At the nursery we were taken with the multi-stem SBs they had but we certainly weren't so keen at spending £120 apiece. The GC assistant said we could 'clump together the saplings to get the same affect, but I'm worried in case, years down the line, we end up with problems and basically they look crap!
Has anyone else done this? How far apart should we plant them? I initally thought on 2 clumps of 3 saplings.
Thanks in advance!
- 8 Mar, 2012