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Hawthorn hedge plants

Crataegus monogyna hedging

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Hawthorn hedge plants (Crataegus monogyna) – also known as Quickthorn – is a deciduous native hedge with thorny branches and mid-green lobed leaves. In the spring, Hawthorn produces masses of creamy white, fragranced flowers, followed by shiny, red haws in the autumn months. Hawthorn’s sharp thorns make it both an excellent deterrent for intruders and a wonderful shelter for wildlife.

Have you considered our best-selling Discounted Mixed Native Hedging Packs?

  • Best Features: Red haws, wildlife friendly, spring flowers
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1m - 5m high
  • Growth Rate: Fast | 40-60cm a year
  • Position: Any soil; dry, normal or moist (but not wet), sun or dappled shade, exposed inland and coastal
  • Also Consider: Browse our range of prickly, intruder proof hedging plants.

Please note that in compliance with DEFRA, we are unable to deliver this species outside of the UK Mainland.

* Additionally, please also note, 1 bare root = 1 Hawthorn plant, not a bundle of plants. We use a mixture of bare root photos taken in leaf from our growing sites in summer, as well as during the bare root planting season when Hawthorn may be defoliated.

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Hawthorn hedge (Crataegus monogyna) description

The Hawthorn is a very common sight in the English countryside, as this native hedge is great for supporting wildlife, including 150 species of insects, and is an important source of food and shelter for birds and small mammals. During spring, the pretty white blossom that adorns Hawthorn hedging gives off a beautiful, delicate fragrance and is very popular with bees. 

Best uses for Hawthorn hedging

Crataegus monogyna is incredibly versatile – it can be trimmed neatly or left bushy. Hawthorn is a dense, vigorous shrub, which makes it a useful windbreak even in the winter months, thanks to its thick network of branches. Quickthorn’s large, spiky thorns means that it is a great security hedge to have in your garden. Hawthorn is exceptionally hardy, making it an excellent option in exposed locations, including coastal, although it does prefer sunnier positions to shaded.

Combine your Hawthorn hedge with..

You can either grow Hawthorn hedging alone to create a beautiful, effective screen or alongside other native plants for a hedgerow that boasts a rainbow of flowers, berries and foliage colours. For instant impact in your garden, best4hedging has a range of mixed native hedging packs.

Growth rate of Hawthorn hedging

Crataegus monogyna is a very fast-growing shrub, achieving around 40 – 60cm growth per year, which explains the name Quickthorn! Hawthorn hedging is suitable for heights between 1 – 5m, making it a great boundary hedge.

Care advice for Hawthorn hedging

Once established, Crataegus monogyna requires a light trim after flowering - or you can delay pruning until autumn if you wish. We've put together a useful guide page for more information on pruning your Hawthorn hedge.

Suggested planting density for Crataegus monogyna

To find out the specific planting density requirements for Hawthorn hedging, take a look at the product table to find our recommendations.

Our Hawthorn hedging plants can be purchased as pot grown and cell grown all year round, or as bare roots between November and mid-to-late May.

Although most of our Hawthorn hedge plants are grown in the UK by our team of experts – who have generations of nursery-growing experience – occasionally we will need to source plants from dedicated nurseries outside of the UK. At best4hedging, we are proud of our high levels of quality and always do what we can to deliver only the freshest, best-quality plants at the most competitive prices.

Showing 20 of our total 607 reviews, with an average rating of 5 stars. Read all 607 reviews for Hawthorn hedge plants.
Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 607 ratings.
November 26, 2021 | Anonymous
Hawthorn hedge plants

Excellent

November 23, 2021 | Maria DIXON
Hawthorn hedge plants

Bare rooted plants came today. All plants in good condition .

November 22, 2021 | Anonymous
Hawthorn hedge plants

A little dried out but they are ok.

November 20, 2021 | Jean Pethick
Hawthorn hedge plants

As Above

November 17, 2021 | Deborah Clair
Hawthorn hedge plants

Excellent

November 12, 2021 | Anonymous
Hawthorn hedge plants

As Above

November 11, 2021 | David Smith
Hawthorn hedge plants

The hedge plants were excellent.

November 9, 2021 | mark saunders
Hawthorn hedge plants

looks like good plants , bigger than thought

November 7, 2021 | Anonymous
Hawthorn hedge plants

As Above

November 4, 2021 | Linda Clark
Hawthorn hedge plants

Plants were healthy and very well packaged.

November 3, 2021 | Anonymous
Hawthorn hedge plants

Excellent

October 6, 2021 | Anonymous
Hawthorn hedge plants

Got what I wanted at a good price.

September 10, 2021 | Anonymous
Hawthorn hedge plants

Some plants had dead branches on them so loss of one star.

September 7, 2021 | MICHAEL E J MORGANS
Hawthorn hedge plants

See my comments in the first paragraph

July 20, 2021 | Anonymous
Hawthorn hedge plants

As Above

June 21, 2021 | Jennifer knowles
Hawthorn hedge plants

A little pricey but well worth it the quality outstanding

May 22, 2021 | Anonymous
Hawthorn hedge plants

So far so good. Most plants are growing although two have yet to shoot.

May 18, 2021 | GILL WILKINSON
Hawthorn hedge plants

Very pleased with quality and condition of plants. We are replacing an existing hedge (30 foot roughly) which is old and invaded by ivy, so this is an ongoing project, we may need more plants, but are very satisfied with the 40 plants which we ordered. Thank you.

May 18, 2021 | Derek Thomas
Hawthorn hedge plants

Excellent

May 12, 2021 | Anonymous
Hawthorn hedge plants

As Above

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