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


3 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 October 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


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.


For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.

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  1. great bare root sloe bushes 5

    Posted by Mandy on 22nd Nov 2018

    These arrived really well packaged, superb root systems on all 3 bushes & exactly as described on the website. Planted & really happy with them - Beechwood supply the best plant I have found anywhere, bare root or otherwise & at great prices. Thank you