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. Hippophae rhamnoides

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Native. Thorny. Edible orange berries.
    • Grows on chalk & the coast.
    • Fixes nitrogen.
    • Good for stabilising sand dunes.
    • Max. Height: 8m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £3.60  Inc VAT

  3. Ilex aquifolium

    30-60cms Hedge Plants
    • Evergreen. Any soil with decent drainage.
    • Hardy, tolerates shade.
    • Good formal hedging.
    • Max. Height: 15m
    • Potted Delivery Only: All Year.
    • RHS AGM
    From £5.22  Inc VAT

  4. Ilex aquifolium 'Alaska'

    40-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Evergreen. Any soil with decent drainage.
    • Hardy, tolerates shade.
    • Good formal hedging.
    • Max. Height: 15m
    • Guaranteed to berry
    From £4.74  Inc VAT

  5. Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata'

    40-60cms Pot Grown Hedge Plants
    • Variegated Evergreen.
    • Hardy, tolerates full shade.
    • Any soil except swamp.
    • Good formal hedging.
    • Max. Height: 10m
    • Female plants, guaranteed to make red berries.
    • Excellent for bees.
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    • Potted Delivery: Year round.
    From £8.34  Inc VAT

    Out of Stock

  6. Ilex crenata 'Convexa'

    15-80cms Pot Grown Hedge Plants
    • Final Size: 30 cm to 1m
    • Soil: any
    • Use: formal hedging/topiary shapes
    • Single row: 3-4 plants per metre
    • Colour: dark green (no prickles) with black berries
    • Best alternative to Box (Buxus)
    • Pot Grown Delivery: Year Round
    From £4.74  Inc VAT

    Out of Stock

  7. Conservation Hedging Collection

    60-120cms Hedge Plants. 6 species.
    • 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Rosa canina

    40-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Thorny, native wild rose.
    • Grows almost anywhere.
    • Good component for mixed country hedging.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £1.56  Inc VAT

  12. Rosa multiflora

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • All soils except chalk & coastal sites.
    • Good secure hedging.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £2.76  Inc VAT

    Out of Stock

  13. Rosa pimpinellifolia

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Native.
    • Best wild rose for dry / exposed sites.
    • Good secure hedging.
    • Max. Height: 2.5m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £2.28  Inc VAT

  14. Rosa rubiginosa

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Wild rose, vigorous. Scented leaves.
    • Grows on chalk & the coast.
    • Good for mixed country hedging.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £2.16  Inc VAT

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