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 (40-60cm) - £290 per 1000 (29p per plant)
Sd 2-3ft (60-90cm) - £360 per 1000 (36p per plant)
Tr 2-3ft (60-90cm) - £640 per 1000 (64p per plant)
Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.
Sd = Bare rooted seedling.
Pg = Pot grown.
CG10 = 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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