Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.
Dense, prickly, native, deciduous plant with new shoots finely downy becoming smooth by winter, purple in sun or green in shade. Many side shoots end with vicious thorns. Masses of snow-white flowers appear in March before the leaves. These are followed by sloes which turn from purple to black in autumn and remain intensely sour into the winter. Any soil, but will thrive on quite poor soil and also heavy soils.HEDGE Trim as necessary. For hedges 3-10ft (0.9-3m). Plant 18ins (45cm) apart.
TREE/SHRUB 13ft x 10ft (4m x 3m) in 20 years, ultimate height 13ft (4m).
Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.
Sd = Bare rooted seedling.
Pg = Pot grown.
Cg = Bundle of 10 cell-grown plants, click here for more details.
We can only sell bare-rooted plants when they are dormant. Orders for bare-rooted plants will be sent when the plants are dormant again (depending on the weather this is normally in November). We still have a wide range of pot grown and cell grown plants available for despatch or collection.
We don't charge your credit card for goods until they are about to be despatched. Orders received before October will be charged at this season's prices. We process orders on a first come, first served basis so to get your plants as early as possible please place your order now.
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.
All prices include VAT where applicable.
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