• RHS Award Winning VarietiesRHS Award Winning Varieties
  • Quality UK Grown PlantsQuality UK Grown Plants
  • 12 Month Guarantee12 Month Guarantee
  • 10% SSL Secured Shopping100% SSL Secured Shopping
Hawthorn (May) Hedging (12 plants)

Hawthorn (May) Hedging (12 plants)

Hawthorn (May) Hedging (12 plants) Code: HED002

£28.50 28.5000 In Stock New

Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn, May)

A fast growing hedge producing masses of scented white flowers in the late spring followed by small bright red berries (haws) in the autumn. The fruits are edible and can be made into jellies, jams and syrups. Will tolerate wet soils and partial shade. Plant 20-30cm (8-12in) apart. Ultimate height (untrimmed): 14m (45ft). Recommended hedge height: 0.9-6m (3-20ft). Average growth rate: 45cm (18in) per year.

Bred in the U.K.  RHS Perfect for Pollinators


Height on despatch: 60-90cm (2-3ft).


Available for delivery: late November/December - late April.


 

Hedging can provide nesting opportunities for birds and bring a wide range of wildlife to the garden. Many types of hedging also produce edible fruits that can be used to make jellies and drinks. To ensure rapid establishment, our hedging plants are supplied as two year old bare root plants. Available from late November to late April.

 

For better establishment we strongly advise using Rootgrow when planting (as recommended in RHS planting guidelines).

Carriage & packing charges

Carriage & packing charges

Our standard delivery charge to mainland UK is £8.95. Some items (where stated) are p&p inclusive. If you are only ordering items that are p&p inclusive, the standard delivery charge does not apply.
 
Some deliveries to the Scottish Islands and Highlands, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Scily Isles may incur surcharges. If a surcharge is applicable, we will contact you prior to despatch.
 
We regret that due to Brexit we are no longer able to deliver to Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and the rest of Europe.
Despatch Dates

Despatch Dates

We regret we are unable to give precise delivery dates as weather conditions can affect the despatch schedule. The following information (which applies to orders placed online and over the phone) should only be used as a guide and on the understanding that we may not be able to keep to these dates precisely. Please note, delivery usually takes longer when payment is made by cheque.
Fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees & hedging (bare root)

Fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees & hedging (bare root)

Bare root fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees and hedging are available from late November until late April.
 
Orders placed before the 15th November will usually be despatched by mid/late December.
 
Orders placed between 16th November and 31st December will usually be despatched late December/January.
 
Orders placed after the 1st January will usually be delivered within 28 days of the order being placed.
 
Update 30th December 2021 - Due to a very mild autumn the planting season started later than normal. We are therefore behind schedule with despatch.  We are currently taking orders for late January/February delivery.
Fruit trees & soft fruit bushes (pot grown)

Fruit trees & soft fruit bushes (pot grown)

Pot grown fruit trees, gooseberries and currants are available April to late August and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 
Blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, elderberries, honeyberries, lingonberries, figs, goji berries and grapes are normally available throughout the year. If ordered April to late September they will normally be despatched within 14 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date. Under these circumstances, to avoid additional carriage charges, the entire order will be sent together when everything is available. Outside this period, delivery may take up to 28 days or longer if ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.
Strawberry plants (Runners)

Strawberry plants (Runners)

Unless otherwise stated in the product description, fresh dug strawberry plants will be despatched from mid October to late November. Coldstored strawberry plants will be despatched from March to early July. Orders placed during these periods will usually be delivered within 28 days. Some varieties are only available as coldstored plants (see product description for availability).
Strawberry plants (Misted Tips)

Strawberry plants (Misted Tips)

Misted Tips are available from late August to mid October and will be despatched within 28 days.

Vegetable Plants

Vegetable Plants

Vegetable plants are available from mid May to late July. As a very rough guide, plants ordered before the end of April will usually be despatched by late May. Plants ordered after May will usually be despatched by early June.

Asparagus crowns

Asparagus crowns

Asparagus crowns will be despatched from late March/early April to late May. Orders placed during this period will be despatched within 28 days.

Hardware

Hardware

Hardware is usually despatched within 14 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.
Biological Controls (Natural Predators) & Bumblebee Hives

Biological Controls (Natural Predators) & Bumblebee Hives

Natural Predators and Bumble Bee hives are only despatched at the appropriate time of year (see product description for detailed information). When “in season” they are despatched direct from our supplier in batches on a weekly basis -  we send orders to our supplier every Thursday and they despatch these orders Wednesday the following week. Natural Predators are sent by first class post, bumblebee hives are sent by carrier.

There are no reviews for this product

Recommended Products

Rootgrow (150g Granules)
£5.95Rootgrow (150g Granules)For better establishment, naturally healthier plants, better drought resistance and stronger flowering and fruiting, rootgrow™ is all you need. Mycorrhizal fungi will colonise the plant and develop into a huge secondary root system that will increase the root area of your plants by up to 700 times in just a few weeks. This will help the plant find essential nutrients, minerals and moisture, enabling the plant to establish quicker and reducing the risk of failure.Buy Now
Rootgrow (360g Granules & Gel)
£11.95Rootgrow (360g Granules & Gel)For better establishment, naturally healthier plants, better drought resistance and stronger flowering and fruiting, rootgrow™ is all you need. Mycorrhizal fungi will colonise the plant and develop into a huge secondary root system that will increase the root area of your plants by up to 700 times in just a few weeks. This will help the plant find essential nutrients, minerals and moisture, enabling the plant to establish quicker and reducing the risk of failure.Buy Now

Customers Also Purchased

Sweet Chestnut Tree (Castanea sativa)SAVE 10%
£22.50  £20.25
Save: 10% off
Sweet Chestnut Tree (Castanea sativa)A fast growing large tree. Produces long yellow catkins followed by shiny red-brown edible nuts. The lance shaped dark green glossy leaves turn yellow in the autumn.Buy Now
Malus 'Red Sentinel' (Crab Apple Tree)SAVE 10%
£24.50  £22.05
Save: 10% off
Malus 'Red Sentinel' (Crab Apple Tree)A lovely crab apple tree of even upright shape with highly decorative glossy red fruits much loved by the birds. A profusion of dark pink buds open in spring to strongly scented white blossom followed by large clusters of cherry-like fruits that hang on the branches well into January and are suitable for making jelly. The fruit-laden branches can also be cut for Christmas decorations. The tree has good scab resistance.Buy Now
Mirabelle Plum Tree 'Mirabelle de Nancy'SAVE 10%
£27.50  £24.75
Save: 10% off
Mirabelle Plum Tree 'Mirabelle de Nancy'Prized on the continent for their superb flavour, Mirabelle plums are excellent eaten fresh or cooked. This prolific variety produces medium sized golden fruits, often developing a pink flush when fully ripe. The fruits are incredibly sweet and tangy, with a taste of honey. They are excellent eaten fresh but also delicious in a pie or classic French tart and they make the most superb jam. The stone detaches from the fruit very easily, which is very handy when you are preparing lots for cooking. The blossom has good frost resistance.Buy Now
Malus 'Gorgeous' (Crab Apple Tree)
£24.50Malus 'Gorgeous' (Crab Apple Tree)This small rounded crab apple tree lives up to its name and is very disease resistant. In spring it produces a mass of scented white blossom, opening from pink buds. This is followed by crimson fruits that resemble the most perfect miniature apples, that hold well into November and are ideal for making a tangy, pink jelly. The dark green foliage is tinted orange-yellow in autumn.Buy Now
Prunus 'Snow Goose' (Flowering Cherry Tree)
£28.50Prunus 'Snow Goose' (Flowering Cherry Tree)This small narrow upright ornamental cherry tree is ideal for situations where space is limited. The large single soft-white flowers have attractive long tasseled stamens and look beautiful in April. The bright green foliage turns to shades of bronze and red during autumn. Chalk tolerant.Buy Now
Grape Vine 'Boskoop Glory' (Pot Grown)
£17.50Grape Vine 'Boskoop Glory' (Pot Grown)A very popular old variety that will crop reliably outdoors almost anywhere in the UK. It produces large bunches of juicy blue-black grapes that can be eaten fresh from the vine or used to make wine. One of the best outdoor varieties, perfect for Northern gardens. Heavy cropping and mildew resistant. Lovely autumn colour.Buy Now