Excellent fast growing thorny barrier. Young branches bear short, sharp hooked spines, which help protect it from grazing stock. Pale green lush foliage turns a good yellow in autumn. Large pendulous bunches of pea-like, fragrant white flowers in June which are attractive to bees. Tolerant of atmospheric pollution. Deciduous.HEDGE Trim in winter and after flowering, if necessary. For hedges 5-10ft (1.5-3m). Plant 2ft (60cm) apart.
TREE 30ft x 15ft (9m x 4.6m) in 20 years, ultimate height 80ft (24m).
Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.
Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.
Warning: Some parts of this plant are poisonous.
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