Prunus spinosa  (bare root)

Prunus spinosa (bare root)


Family: Rosaceae
Product Code: 100000003698
Stock In stock

Blackthorn. Bushy habit with oval shaped leaves and bright white flowers in spring.  These are followed by purple fruits known as sloes often used to make sloe gin. Heigt and spread to around 6m x 3m. Very sharp thorns. Any soil or position. Seeds freely. Good for native hedging and very good for birds and bees.

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Also Known As Sloe
Colour White
Evergreen Or Deciduous Deciduous
Flower Colour white
Good For Wildlife yes
Hardiness hardy
Height 6m
Native To UK
Pot Size bare root. 0.4-0.6m
Season Spring
Soil Type Any well drained
Spread 3m
Time Of Flowering March-April
Common Name Blackthorn.
Aspect Sun or Part Shade