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25 Blackthorn Hedging 2-3ft, Prunus Spinosa,Native Flowering Sloe Berry Hedge


25 Blackthorn / Sloes - Prunus Spinosa Plants 60-90CM Bare-Rooted

2-3ft Tall


These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.


This deciduous, spiny shrub is an excellent choice for a natural, informal hedge. It provides interest throughout the year and makes a good barrier against livestock.


Growing Details:


Common Name: Blackthorn
Genus: Prunus
Species: spinosa
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Moist
Height: 500cm
Spread: 400cm
Time to plant seeds: November to February




Leaves are green in Summer with beautiful white flowers in spring which turn to black Sloe berries in late summer providing the birds with lots of food over the winter.An excellent stock,pet,vandal and burglar proof hedge/fence.The hedge can be trimmed into any shape or size and will tolerate most conditions including shade and exposed areas.


Prunus Spinosa
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  1. Good size blackthorns 5

    Posted by The Artisan on 16th Mar 2019

    Only just started planting them but so far so good. Nice size plants mostly around 2.5' tall with a good root system. They should do well and have been enhanced with rootgrow and safe from the rabbits with tree protectors. Time will tell.