Hawthorn. Quickthorn. A thorny and densely branched tree which is commonly used as a hedging plant throughout Britain. The glossy dark green leaves are toothed and lobed. In May white scented flowers which smother the branches are borne, they are followed in autumn by clusters of red haws (berries).
They will grow in any soil apart from soil that is waterlogged in full sun or partial shade. It will form a hedge 1.2m tall or more and once established will have an average annual growth of 30cm.
80-120cm 1+1 Bare Root