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Prunus spinosa

Let alone for sloe gin, this is a must-have plant for new hedges — perfect for birds and with tons of fruit in late autumn, we pick the flowers of this from the end of winter.
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1 x 2 litre pot

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Details:

Type
Tender Perennial
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
March
Height
3.6m (12ft)
Common name
Blackthorn
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun, Part Shade
Spread
3.6m (12ft)

Description

Let alone for sloe gin, this is a must-have plant for new hedges – perfect for birds (protected by the thorns in their nests) and with tons of fruit in late autumn, we pick the flowers of this from the end of winter. It’s a classic if you have room.

Care Tips

Suitable for wildlife hedging or to grow as free standing shrubs or small trees