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Blackthorn Hedging

The backbone of all mixed hedge plantings with showy clouds of white blossom in early spring, adored by early pollinators, followed by rich, inky dark fruits in autumn.
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DELIVERY INFORMATION
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Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
March - April
Moisture
Moist
Aspect
Full Sun, Part Shade

Description

The backbone of all mixed hedge plantings with showy clouds of white blossom in early spring, adored by early pollinators, followed by rich, inky dark fruits in autumn – these are perfect for making wine, preserves and the rather scrummy sloe gin.

Our UK grown hedging plants are supplied as cell-grown saplings ready for immediate planting into their final positions. Cell-grown plants are known to have high establishment success rates with rapid early growth and are uniform and compact in size for quick and easy planting.

As a guide, use 5 plants per metre length. When planting, set out in a zig-zag style to encourage a thick and bushy hedge.

Care Tips

Medium sized hedging that can be easily clipped and maintained to 1.5m. Growth rate 40 - 60cm per year. Prune after the sloes have been harvested or by the end of winter.