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Our Policy on Plants

Looking after our plant world.

Barton Grange makes the conscious effort to carefully source all foreign imported plants from Xylella fastidiosa disease free areas. We have signed and pledged our agreement to the following statement:

“We have taken the decision not to knowingly purchase any host plants originating from regions where the disease Xylella is known to exist. The decision has been taken after detailed consideration as to the potential catastrophic impact the introduction of the disease could have to the UK environment, coupled with the ever increasing number of host plant genera of this disease. This is in line with DEFRA’s good practice recommendations.”

Guy Topping - Managing Director
For further information about the Xylella disease, please feel free to ask a member of staff in store or visit www.hta.org.uk/xylella