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Hawthorn 20/40cm bare root x 500

Crataegus monogyna

Hawthorn 20/40cm bare root x 500
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Hawthorn 20/40cm bare root x 500

Crataegus monogyna

GBP707.99
Price: 707.99 (Including VAT at 20%)
Was 745.99
Hawthorn hedging is a fast-growing, deciduous native hedge plant, also known as May Flower, Quickthorn, or by its Latin name Crataegus monogyna. It is a popular component of native hedgerows and a haven for wildlife..Click here for more information.More Information
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  • Fast Growth Rate
  • White Flowers
  • Deciduous
  • Grows to 8m
  • Has Berries
  • Native
  • Prickly
  • Planting Conditions: Suitable for normal, clay or chalk soils, full sun to semi shade and inland, coastal or exposed sites
  • Growth Rate: Fast growing, expect 40-60cm per year
  • Height: Easily maintained at 1-5m
  • Bare root plants are shown in winter dormancy as a single bare root and a bundle for comparison. Please note if ordering 1 x bare root, this will be a single plant not a bundle unless shown as a multibuy item.
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Product Details
Product Details

Crataegus monogyna Hedge Plant Description

In spring, Hawthorn bursts into life with an abundance of scented white blossoms and green leaves, before turning into red fruits, known as 'haws' during the autumn months. Hawthorn's sharp thorns makes it an effective protective barrier around gardens.

Hawthorn hedging is wonderful for wildlife, supporting over 150 species of insects and a host of native birds. Butterflies and bees are frequent spring visitors and from autumn onwards the red, shiny haws are a good food source for thrushes, blackbirds, blue tits and yellowhammers. The dense, thorny foliage of Hawthorn also gives birds a safe place to nest and provides shelter and protection from predators for small mammals. According to the Woodland Trust, Hawthorn is the second most advantageous plant for wildlife, beaten only by English Oak.

Aside from very wet soils and fully shaded areas, resilient Hawthorn will grow well in all soil types and sites, and is especially hardy in exposed, windy and coastal locations making it one of Hedges Direct's most popular hedging plants. As it grows quickly - between 40-60cm per year - it should be trimmed after flowering, or during the autumn, but you must check for nesting birds before doing so.

Hawthorn is available as a bare root, root ball and pot grown plant, as well as instant hedging for immediate impact, including our Easy Hedge range. To find out more about Easy Hedge Instant Hedging Elements visit our Easy Hedge Page.

Hawthorn is just one of our range of flowering hedging species. Browse our full range of flowering hedge plants here. Crataegus monogyna is also a main native species in our Mixed Native Hedging selection. View our full range of Mixed Native Hedging Packs for more information.

*Please note that in accordance with DEFRA regulations, we are unable to dispatch this species to anywhere outside of the UK Mainland.

Further Information
Further Information

You’ll see our recommended planting densities for each size and root type listed in the product grid. We suggest that you use these as a guide, taking into consideration how long you’re willing to wait to see your finished hedge. As a rough indication bare roots can be planted at anything from 3 to 7 per metre and cell grown between 4 and 6 - the higher densities here would need to be planted in a double staggered row or zig-zag.

For more information on planting distances please see our planting density advice section.

Pruning Advice
Pruning Advice

Hawthorn needs to be trimmed after flowering in the Summer and again in the Autumn.

Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns

Free delivery is available on most orders (except Premium Products) providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:

Packaging TypeStandard Delivery ChargeMinimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery
All Boxes (Bare roots and pots up to and incl. 7.5L)14.99 delivery charge (orders up to 60incl VAT) Orders of 60 and over - FREE
Pallets (Root balls, large pots (10L+), trees etc)60.00 delivery charge (orders up to 350 incl VAT)Orders of 350 and over - FREE
Pleached Trees (Specialist Delivery)450.00 delivery charge (orders up to 1500 incl VAT)Orders of 1500 and over - FREE

There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall or large plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page. (Please note that due to new Brexit rules, we are currently unable to export to both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.).

Delivery Time - Please note that delivery times are currently 2-7 days excluding bank holidays. *Some troughs, trees and premium products may take up to 14 days delivery. We are working through existing orders as quickly as possible to deliver new orders within this timescale.

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* Please note that delivery costs are based on the final order amount in your cart after any discounts have been applied.

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Our plants are guaranteed for 12 months after delivery subject to specific criteria. Visit our Hedges Direct Plant Guarantee Page for full details.

Nominated Day Delivery

Choose a delivery day that suits you with our new Nominated Day Delivery option at checkout. Whilst our standard no signature delivery means you don't need to take time away from other committments to receive your order, we understand that there are times our customers want to make sure they are present to accept delivery, either to plant straight away or to store somewhere safe and out of the way until you're ready to plant.

For an additional fee, you can make sure that your order arrives on the exact day you want it. Please note that this is additional charge to all qualifying orders, including those above the free delivery threshold for Standard Delivery.

Our Nominated Day Delivery is available year-round on the weekdays Tuesdays to Fridays, excluding the day after any bank holiday.

Some products are sent direct from our suppliers and as such are not available for Nominated Day Delivery. These include:

- Cell Grown Hedging Plants
- Instant Trough Grown Hedging Plants
- Instant Hedging Screens
- Premium Root Balls (250cm and above in height)
- Turf

To book your Nominated Day Delivery for farther ahead than the 3 week window available online, please contact our Sales & Advice team to discuss your options.

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