Blackthorn Pot Grown Hedging Plants - Prunus spinosa
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Economy or Premium SelectionEconomy - rooted into its pot but a further season before moving up a pot size.
Premium - more growth in its pot. More mature than Economy
Our familiar native blackthorn or sloe. Spiny deciduous shrub with white flowers, which can often appear as early as late winter, followed by edible black fruits, 'sloes' in late autumn. Grows to 4m or more. Famous as the main ingredient in 'Sloe Gin'
Our container grown Blackthorn hedge plants are English grown from genuine English origin stock in our own special 100% peat free compost. This produces plants with their own established root system for a higher degree of transplanting success. Although more expensive than bare root, our container grown Blackthorn hedge plants are often older and larger giving you a more established looking hedge sooner. They also have the advantage of being able to be planted all year round.
Some suppliers use the word “native” to describe their Blackthorn plants but this does not necessarily mean that they are English grown or of English origin. Many are imported from continental Europe. As growers with over 40 years of growing experience we are happy to pass on our knowledge and advice. Don’t compromise on quality. When you want the best choose quality English grown, English origin Blackthorn from Botanica.
To see more about why we believe that buying English grown Blackthorn is important click here
For a more economical planting method see our bare root Blackthorn page
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