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Blackthorn

Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) is a European shrub with sharp thorns, often found in hedgerows. Its white blossoms in early spring give way to small dark-blue fruits called sloes, used in jams and beverages.

Size

Ultimate Height

2.5–4 metres

Ultimate Spread

2.5–4 metres

Time to Ultimate Height

20–50 years

Colour & Accent

# Stem Flower Foliage Fruit
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter

Growing Conditions

Terrain

Chalk, Clay, Loam

Moisture

Moist but well-drained

pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Position

Sun

Full Sun

Aspect

North, West, South or East facing

Exposure

Exposed or Sheltered

Hardiness

H7

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