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Blackthorn (Hedging)

Prunus spinosa, Sloe

Hardy Tree

Well known as a Sloe bush when seen growing in our natural hedgerows, this Blackthorn hedging makes a good, strong and reliable screen. Covered in white flowers in late spring, then turning to the black rounded berries in autumn. The foliage is dense and the branches are thorny, making it an excellent protection or deterrent hedge too. Supplied as 60 - 90cm bareroots (24 - 35") Height: 4m (13'). Spread: 4m (13'). Planting Distance: 25cm (10"). (4 plants per metre for a single line hedge).

Ideal For:
hedges, low maintenance garden, woodland garden
Flowering Period:
April
Position:
full sun
    • 1 bare root hedging plant

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £6.99
    • 10 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £19.99
    • 25 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £29.99
    • 50 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £49.99
    • 100 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £89.99
    • 250 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £199.99
    • 500 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £369.99
    • 1000 bare root hedging plants

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    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £699.99
Plant Blackthorn in any moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Incorporate plenty of compost or well-rotted manure prior to planting. Ideally grown in full sun.
Water regularly until fully established. Blackthorn require little aftercare. Simply remove any diseased, damaged or crossing shoots to maintain a healthy framework. Apply a mulch of well rotted manure or compost around the base of the plants in spring, taking care not to mound mulch up against the stems.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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