How to plant a bare-root shrub

Pick up expert tips from Carol Klein on planting a bare-root shrub, including the correct planting depth.

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Pick up expert tips on planting bare-root shrubs in this video guide. Carol Klein plants a Viburnumn carlesii, showing you how to prepare the planting hole and ensure the shrub is at the right depth. She also explains how to ensure your new plant settles in well and thrives.