Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.
Fast growing, very thorny native deciduous plant, tolerant of wet soils. Dark glossy green leaves, clusters of prominent scented white flowers in May followed by small red haws in autumn. Quickthorn makes an excellent hedge with a long season of interest, or it can be grown as specimen tree, as it is very hardy and is useful in coastal or exposed positions. For more spectacular varieties see Cockspur Thorn, Double Pink Thorn or Double Scarlet Thorn.HEDGE Trim between July and March. For hedges 3-20ft (0.9-6m). Plant 9-12ins (23-30cm) apart or for a denser or stock-proof hedge plant in a staggered double row with 15ins (38cm) between rows and 18ins (45cm) between plants.
TREE 25ft x 15ft (7.6m x 4.6m) in 20 years, ultimate height 45ft (14m).
Quantity Rates - For 1000 or more plants
Sd 16-18ins (45-60cm) - £260 per 1000 (26p per plant)
Sd 2-3ft (60-90cm) - £320 per 1000 (32p per plant)
Tr 2-3ft (60-90cm) - £480 per 1000 (48p per plant)
Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.
Sd = Bare rooted seedling.
CG10 = Bundle of 10 cell-grown plants, click here for more details.
Please enter length of hedge you require below. The number of plants and price for these will then be shown on the right hand side.
Length of Hedge
Cell grown plants only available in packs of 10, so the price shown is for the number of packs required to get at least the number of plants shown.
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