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1781M Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa
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Plant grown in 1 liter pot - Height of plant: 30/50 cm.
9.95 Available
1781J Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa
Young plug plant – Height of plant: 20/30 cm
5.50 Available
1781O Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa
Young plug plant – Height of plant: 20/30 cm.
Unit price available starting from 3 units purchased.
4.95 Available
1781K Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa
Young plug plant – Height of plant: 20/30 cm.
Unit price available starting from 10 units purchased.
3.95 Available
1781P Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa
200 cm3 cell grown forest trees
Height of plant: 20/30 cm
U.P. from 50 units purchased DELIVERY INCLUDED.
2.95 Available
1781JX Special Offer - 40%
Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa
Young plug plant – Height of plant: 20/30 cm
2.94 Available
1781L Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa
200 cm3 cell grown forest trees
Height of plant: 20/30 cm
U.P. from 100 units purchased DELIVERY INCLUDED.
2.45 Available
1781W Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa
200 cm3 cell grown forest trees
Height of plant: 20/30 cm
U.P. from 600 units purchased DELIVERY INCLUDED.
1.95 Available
1781X Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa
200 cm3 cell grown forest trees
Height of plant: 20/30 cm
U.P. from 1.200 units purchased DELIVERY INCLUDED.
1.75 Available
1781XB Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa
200 cm3 cell grown forest trees
Height of plant: 20/30 cm
U.P. from 2.400 units purchased DELIVERY INCLUDED.
1.65 Available
1781A FERTILISER TABLET – Fertiliser tablet to place at the bottom of the hole before planting. Slow release over 7 to 8 months. Only 1 tablet in each hole. 0.40 Available

 

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Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa (latin)

Area of origin: Europe, Western Asia.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 5 m (16,4'), width up to 6 m (19,7').
Foliage: Deciduous.
Soil Type: All.
Hardiness: Hardy to -28°C.
Exposure: Full sun.


Properties and uses:
White flowers in April before the leaves. The blue black fruits of 1.5cm in diameter are too bitter to eat. Nevertheless it is picked in autumn and used to flavour vodka, or gin. This shrub is often bushy and very interesting in country hedges.

Plant them now: the shortest way to your plate is through your garden!

The Prunus spinosa is used in the following hedge:
Country Hedge 'Pierre'

Edible Wild fruits
Guide to making a Country hedge
See the Riparian forest trees and shrubs catalogue
See the Free-range poultries trees and shrubs catalogue
List of honey producing plants
See the Plants for Agroforestry Catalogue

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