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Thorny Hedging Plants

Thorned Hedging

It is an unfortunate fact of life that thorny plants form an increasing proportion of our range of hedging plants for sale. Sometimes "thorny" is the only way to go. That does not stop them from being beautiful, however. Browse our full variety of thorny hedging plants below.

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  1. Berberis darwinii - 30 - 60cms container grown Bushes

    • Thorny. Small, evergreen leaves.
    • Decorative flowers & edible fruit.
    • Excellent garden hedging.
    • Max. Height: 2m
    • Year round delivery.
    • RHS AGM
    From £2.64  Inc VAT

  2. Berberis julianae - 20 - 30cms Bushes
    • Thorny. Great Spring & Autumn colour.
    • Excellent garden hedging.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £2.82  Inc VAT

  3. Berberis thunbergii - 40 - 60cms Bushes
    • Thorny. Yellow flowers, red berries, red autumn colours.
    • Excellent garden hedging.
    • Max. Height: 2-3m
    • Year round delivery.
    From £2.82  Inc VAT

  4. Berberis thunbergii Atropurpurea - 40 - 80cms Bushes
    • Thorny. Wine-purple leaves, good autumn colour.
    • Excellent garden hedging.
    • Max. Height: 2-3m
    • Year round delivery.
    From £2.82  Inc VAT

  5. Conservation Hedging - Packs of 50 Plants
    • 60-120cms Bareroot Saplings
    • 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 £23.51  Inc VAT

    • Sizes sold: 40-150 cm
    • Height: 1m to 6m
    • Soil: all soils
    • Use: Thorny Informal Native Hedging
    • Single Row: 3/m
    • Double row: 5/m
    • Very tough indeed
    From £1.92  Inc VAT

  6. Hippophae rhamnoides - 60-80cms Shrubs
    • 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 £3.24  Inc VAT

  7. Ilex aquifolium

    • Evergreen. Any soil with decent drainage.
    • Hardy, tolerates shade.
    • Good formal hedging.
    • Max. Height: 15m
    • Potted Delivery Only: All Year.
    • RHS AGM
    From £3.90  Inc VAT

  8. Ilex aquifolium Alaska
    • 60 - 80 cms Pot-Grown holly
    • Evergreen. Any soil with decent drainage.
    • Hardy, tolerates shade.
    • Good formal hedging.
    • Max. Height: 15m
    • Guaranteed to berry
    From £4.74  Inc VAT

  9. Ilex argentea Marginata

    • Variegated Evergreen. Any soil with decent drainage.
    • Hardy, tolerates shade.
    • Good formal hedging.
    • Max. Height: 10m
    • Female - Berried form
    • Potted Delivery: Year round.
    From £8.34  Inc VAT

    Out of Stock

    • 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
    • Hedging:
    From £4.74  Inc VAT

    • 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. Flowers: White in late Spring

    Berries: Orange into Winter

    Foliage: Evergreen

    Thorns: Vicious

    Height: to 4 Metres

    Spread: To 2 Metres

    Position: Any

    Soil: Any

    From £9.12  Inc VAT

    Out of Stock

  11. Flowers: White in late Spring

    Berries: Red into Winter

    Foliage: Evergreen

    Thorns: Vicious

    Height: to 4 Metres

    Spread: To 2 Metres

    Position: Any

    Soil: Any

    From £9.54  Inc VAT

    Out of Stock

  12. Flowers: White in late Spring

    Berries: Golden into Winter

    Foliage: Evergreen

    Thorns: Vicious

    Height: to 4 Metres

    Spread: To 2 Metres

    Position: Any

    Soil: Any

    From £7.80  Inc VAT

  13. Rosa arvensis - 50 - 80cms Bushes
    • Native. Rambling habit.
    • Good for game cover & mixed country hedges.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £3.72  Inc VAT

  14. Rosa canina - 40-80cms Saplings
    • Thorny, native wild rose.
    • Grows almost anywhere.
    • Good for mixed country hedging.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £1.92  Inc VAT

  15. Rosa glauca - 40-80cms plants

    • Wild rose, grey & purple leaves.
    • Grows on chalk & the coast.
    • Good for mixed country hedging.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    • RHS AGM
    From £2.34  Inc VAT

  16. Rosa multiflora - 60-80cms Shrubs
    • 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

  17. Rosa pimpinellifolia - 60-80cms Shrubs
    • 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

  18. Rosa rubiginosa - 60-80cms Shrubs
    • 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

  19. Rosa rugosa Rubra - 40-80cms Shrubs
    • Wild hedging rose.
    • Scented red-purple flowers & large rose hips.
    • Grows on chalk & the coast.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £2.16  Inc VAT

  20. Rosa rugosa Alba - 40-80cms Shrubs

    • Wild hedging rose.
    • Scented white flowers & large rose hips.
    • Grows on chalk & the coast.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £2.16  Inc VAT

  21. Farm Hedging - Packs of 50 Plants
    • 60 - 80cms Bareroot Saplings
    • 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 £23.51  Inc VAT

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