Thorny Hedging Plants for Sale

Thorned Hedging Varieties

It is an unfortunate fact of life that thorny plants are more in demand every year, but security is not the only reason to use them. Many of them are also beautiful with a long season of interest, and a number of small birds love to nest among the spines where the cats can't get them. 

Browse our other hedge plants for sale here.

All our hedge plants are covered by our no-quibble Guarantee, which means you can order with complete confidence. Free delivery on orders over £60. Best advice & friendly support throughout. 

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  1. Crataegus monogyna

    40-150cms Hedge Plants
    • Height: 1m to 6m
    • Soil: All soils except a swamp
    • Use: Thorny Informal Native Hedging
    • Single Row: 3/m
    • Double row: 5/m
    • Ultra hardy everywhere in the UK
    From £1.50  Inc VAT

  2. Native Conservation Hedging Collection

    60-120cms Hedge Plants
    • Native. Qualifies for grant aid.
    • 50% Hawthorn
    • Any soil except waterlogged sites.
    • 1 pack makes 16.5 metres of hedge.
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar
    From £64.80  Inc VAT

  3. Livestock Friendly Hedging Collection

    60-120cms Hedge Plants
    • Mixed native hedging.
    • Safe for horses, cattle etc. No Blackthorn included.
    • 1 pack makes 16.5 metres of hedge.
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £64.80  Inc VAT

  4. Prunus spinosa

    40-120cms Hedge Plants
    • Height: up to 4m
    • Soil: not chalk
    • Use: Thorny barrier hedging
    • Single Row: 3/m
    • Colour: Green leaves, black branches
    • Flowers: creamy white, late Feb-March
    • Location: Shade tolerant
    From £1.92  Inc VAT

  5. Pyracantha 'Orange Glow'

    60-150cms Pot Grown Bushes
    • Flowers: White in late Spring
    • Berries: Orange into Winter
    • Foliage: Evergreen
    • Thorny. Good hedging or bushy screening.
    • Height: to 4m x 2m
    • Position: Any, Soil: Any
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    • Year round delivery.
    From £9.12  Inc VAT

    Out of Stock

  6. Rosa arvensis

    50-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Native. Rambling habit.
    • Good for wildlife cover & mixed country hedges.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £3.72  Inc VAT

  7. Rosa rugosa Alba

    40-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Wild, but not native. Very thorny, secure hedging.
    • Scented white flowers & large rose hips.
    • Grows on chalk & the coast.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £2.16  Inc VAT

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