What's inside our Native Hedging? Blackthorn, Dog Rose, Field Maple, Hazel, Wild Cherry, Hawthorn
A prickly mix containing six different native plant species, this mixed Blackthorn hedging pack provides a range of complementary plants that boast flowers, nuts, sloes, hips and haws for a wildlife friendly, diverse native hedge mix.
Our mixed hedging packs have been carefully collated to ensure the best native mix for all UK climates; this mixed Blackthorn hedge will thrive, whether you are in the north of Scotland or southern Cornwall! Best4hedging's mixed native hedging plants are the perfect way to attract wildlife into your garden and create a vibrant, diverse feature hedge.
Bare root bundles consist of a base of 50% Blackthorn and 10% of each of the following;
Cell grown mixed Blackthorn hedging bundles are made-up in different proportions. Blackthorn accounts for 40-50% and 10-12% of the bulleted varieties above.
Please note, for our tallest mixed pack (120/150cm) our Dog Rose plants are supplied at 90/120cm. As it is a relatively fast growing species, it will soon catch up to the other species in your hedging pack.
These mixed Blackthorn hedge plants are ideal for paddocks and agricultural use. A mixed Blackthorn hedge also makes a great, striking garden feature and is useful in windy spots, able to tolerate harsh weather conditions.
You can combine this mixed hedging pack with other native species, such as; Crab Apple, Elder, Guelder Rose and Holly. Take a look at our native hedging section for inspiration.
Your mixed Blackthorn hedge will have an average growth rate of 20-40cm a year and is ideal to maintain at a height of 1m - 4m.
At Best4hedging, we recommend trimming your native hedge in summer for a neat shape and to encourage healthy growth. It is also possible to hard prune your mixed Blackthorn hedge in late autumn if required. For more information, please view our Hedging Care Advice page.
For information on planting density specific to your mixed native hedging, please see the product table below. In the 'No. Per Metre' column you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.
Our mixed hedging packs are available in a number of different root types. Cell Grown plants are available year-round and, from November, Bare Roots can be planted. You can pre-order bare rooted, mixed Blackthorn hedge plants from mid-summer.
Our mixed native hedging packs are UK grown by horticultural experts. On the very odd occasion that we source native plants from overseas, we only use reliable growers who have undergone rigorous quality checks. At Best4hedging, we continually endeavour to bring you the freshest, highest quality plants at low, competitive prices, so you can buy mixed native hedging online with confidence.