Hawthorn – Whitethorn – Crataegus monogyna (Bare Root)

Hawthorn - Crataegus monogyna (Bare Root)
Hawthorn - Crataegus monogyna (Bare Root)Hawthorn - Crataegus monogyna (Bare Root)


Native Hedgerow Species.Deciduous outstanding hedge plant at its best when covered in scented blossom in May. 1 year old plants.. each plant 60-80 cms. Enquiries  welcome for large volume  orders


Product Description

An outstanding deciduous native plant which was traditionally used to enclose fields and is now being planted in large numbers as part of the government REPS (rural environmental protection scheme). A thorny green hedge which is covered in white blossom in May and produces huge crops of red fruit called haws. Usually planted in a double staggered row at a density of 5/7 plants to the metre, it will tolerate hard cutting. It will grow almost everywhere and forms an excellent wildlife corridor. (Gaeilge : Sceach gheal.Commoners of the Wood. Its flowering associated with the coming of summer the tree has magical properties in Irish folklore. )

Additional Information

size(cms) and age (years)

60-80cms 1 year, 60-80cms 2 year


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