Blackthorn Tree Gift

Prunus spinosa donum

£24.90
Delivery estimates are currently 3-5 working days

Give a loved one our Blackthorn Tree Gift, treasured for its distinct natural beauty and the bounty of sloe berries it produces. Ancient Celts used the sprigs of this native tree to decorate bridal chambers, making this a thoughtful gift for weddings as well as October celebrations.

This Blackthorn Sapling arrives with a slender trunk and lush, green leaves. It has black bark and dense, spiny branches. The fragrant, white flowers that arrive in February are a welcome treat, bringing life and colour to an otherwise bare landscape. When this tree matures, it grows delicious sloe berries that are ripe and ready to be picked every October for making sweet Sloe Gin or cooking. Our Blackthorn Tree offers something everything season so there isn’t a bad time to get one.

Order yours before the February blooms or autumn berries! Just click ‘Add to Basket’ to choose a personalised card and a day for delivery. We’ll handle the gift-wrapping.

  • Deciduous native tree (no leaves between Nov - April)
  • Arrives with a height of 20-50cm and can grow to a height of 6m (19ft)
  • Can grow in a large pot for 5 years before being planted in a medium sized garden
  • Thrives in full sun and is fully hardy
  • Blooms as early as February and produces blue black coloured berries
  • Blackthorn is a great hedge plant and a safe nesting place for birds
  • Delivered gift-wrapped
  • A popular gift for weddings or culinary friends and family
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Product Details

Characteristics

Colour
Green Foliage
White Spring Blossom
Blue-black Sloe Berries
Plant Type
Deciduous Native Tree
(bare from Nov to April)
Leaves and Foliage
Broadleaf
Ultimate Height

After 10 years:
3-4m (10-13ft)

Final height:
6m (20 ft)

Caring Information

Instructions

Difficulty to Grow
Very Easy
Grow in Pot?
Ready to be planted
Plant into a pot for the first 5-10 years or plant straight into the ground

Soil information

Best Soil?
Loam, Clay, Sand, Chalk
Soil Moisture
Moist but well drained

Perfect Location

Sun Position
South-facing, East-facing, North-facing, West-facing
Sun Strength
Full Sun
Exposure
Exposed
Outdoor/Indoor
Outdoor tree
Perfect for planting into medium-sized gardens and above. Plant in a pot for smaller gardens.

What's Included

How will it arrive?

Packaged in:
Roots gift wrapped in hessian bag
Supplied in:
unique Tree2mydoor branded triangle gift box
Delivered in:
Gift wrapped in a natural hessian bag

Delivery

Send directly to your recipient. You choose when you want your gift delivered. You can add your own personal message that is printed in the accompanying greetings card. Up to 120 characters.

Greetings Card

Choose an optional greetings card
Add your own personal message that will be printed in a greetings card (up to 120 characters) of your choice. This can be added at the point of checkout.

Give the Gift of a Blackthorn Tree Gift

Delivered from the nursery to their doorstep

4.00 Average

1 Reviews

Sheree

The plant was delivered on time and on opening was securely packed in hessian. The tree looked healthy and well cared for. Very good example.