Facebook Pixel
Order by 3pm for next day delivery or choose a specific date on the order form. Tracked deliveries from £6. Free standard weekday delivery on orders over £50.
Sloe Bush Fresh new growth Sloe Bush in spring Spring leaf buds
Sloe Bush in spring

Sloe Bush

Sloe bushes or blackthorns are native to this country and are super easy to establish, thriving in any garden. Plant amongst a hedge or on its own and within a couple of years you could be harvesting your very own sloe berries for jams and Sloe Gin.
Current Description
Our sloes are now in full leaf and are looking super and bushy just like the close up.
90cm++ tall including a 1L pot
1 x Sloe Bush   + £0.00
You can enter up to 400 characters of plain text.
Please check you’re happy with your container choice and card message. You will be able to select your delivery date on the order form including next day and weekend deliveries from just £6.
Care Instrictions

These instructions are sent with the plant gift

Sloe (also known as blackthorn) is a native hedgerow tree. It will reward you with spring flowers and autumn berries for many years to come. It will not grow too big, and do not need a lot of attention.

While you could keep the plant in a pot, it will grow better if you plant it out, and will not need watering except perhaps if there is a very dry summer in its first year. These are native trees and even when young are pretty hardy. They will do well in a range of soils and situations and are not too difficult.

It is a good idea to prune the plant into the shape suitable for your garden. You can leave as a large bush, or you can remove the lower branches so it becomes a little tree. Why not clip it back just before the flower buds open, and bring the prunings inside to open in a vase? The white flowers on the dark bare branches are one of the first signs of spring.

Sloe berries can be made into sloe gin, or you can make them into jam, or even leave them for the birds!

We found other products you might like!