Hawthorn Hedge Plants

Fast-growing, hardy, Thorny hedging plants with white Summer flowers and red Autumn berries.

Available November to April as bare root plants.

Additional information

Tree Sizes

1-2ft, 2-3ft, 3-4ft

0.651.20

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Adam Richards
Adam Richards
2023-11-16
These guys are the best. Super prossesional & 100% personable. Caitriona & Robert helped me plan my hedging, offered advice and delivered swiftly. Thank you.
Gary Dully
Gary Dully
2023-11-11
Highly recommend. Beautiful healthy thriving tree and hedges delivered and no issues, very fast delivery and great to deal with. 10/10. Top marks.
Gareth Wills
Gareth Wills
2023-11-11
Excellent. Great quality and very helpful.
Matthew Kehoe
Matthew Kehoe
2023-11-07
Couldn’t recommend and rate Cullen Nurseries more highly! They supplied excellent specimen shrubs and looked after all planting at a very competitive rate, not to mention a very speedy turn around. A super family run Irish business! Thanks Caitriona & Rob. M
Evelyn Potts
Evelyn Potts
2023-10-28
Catriona and Rob were a pleasure to deal with. Very professional. Got lovely plants….delivered to the door…..extremely happy customer…..thank you.
Dave McGee
Dave McGee
2023-10-12
Very quick & lovely plants,great service
Jennifer Sharkey
Jennifer Sharkey
2023-09-28
So happy to have chosen Cullen Nurseries to supply, plant and fertilize our new Red Robin hedge. Great customer service from Caitriona and really pleased with the very professional job Rob & his colleague did planting them. Pics don't do them justice - this was the day they were planted - 61 x 2l Red Robins - really healthy looking plants. Delighted and looking forward to seeing them grow over the years. Thank you!
Mary Belton
Mary Belton
2023-09-28
Caitriona and Rob provided lovely strong trees and delivery was very smooth. I will be back to buy bare root hedging when available!
Ronan Doyle
Ronan Doyle
2023-09-18
Really helpful. Great selection.

Delivery Information

We deliver to Ireland and Northern Ireland. We aim to deliver your product ourselves but sometimes we use couriers to make sure get your order to you as quickly as we can.

Please keep in mind that we will be lifting your plants to order, so please be patient, it can take between 14 and 21 days to process orders and ship your plants. We want you to get your product as fresh as possible. Our plants are delivered in lined bags to protect them during transport.

We will contact you by phone a day or 2 before a planned delivery to arrange a time. Please make sure to include your phone number when ordering!

We offer free delivery on orders of €300 and over.

Cullen's Returns & Refunds

We make every effort to ensure you get your plants in the best possible condition. If there is is a problem with the condition of the plants on arrival please:

  • If possible note the damage on the delivery docket when your order arrives
  • Photograph any issues
  • Contact us ASAP and within 3 days of receiving your order, so we can arrange a replacement to be sent or for a refund to be issued.


We stand over the quality of our plants. Please be mindful of the fact that our plants are bare-root plants and will not look the same in Winter as they do in Spring and Summer.

Also, we cannot be responsible for inadequate aftercare of plants such as incorrect planting, weather conditions – drought or frost, wildlife damage, or improper maintenance.

If you are unsure of how to plant or care for your plants, please contact us and we will help.

Description

Properties of Hawthorn Hedge Plants

Hawthorn Hedge plants, commonly known as Whitethorn Hedge plants are a common sight in Farms around Ireland.

Planted for their fast growing properties along with their hardy nature makes them a first choice in this setting.

They are often mixed with other flowering Native hedge plants.

Hawthorn plants are thorny making them a deterrent for Livestock and this is why they are the number one choice for stock-proofing hedges.

White flowers in May followed but bright red berries later in Autumn makes them a valuable food source in the ecosystem.

Fibrous spreading roots also makes them ideal for improving soil health and condition.

Plants are usually planted in a staggered double row with 6 plants per metre or in a single row, 3 plants per metre.

Hawthorn are on the approved list of species for the REAP scheme and the Newly launched Green Acres Scheme.

You can learn how to plant hawthorn slips via our video tutorial. 

Additional information

Tree Sizes

1-2ft, 2-3ft, 3-4ft

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Properties of Hawthorn Hedge Plants

Hawthorn Hedge plants, commonly known as Whitethorn Hedge plants are a common sight in Farms around Ireland.

Planted for their fast growing properties along with their hardy nature makes them a first choice in this setting.

They are often mixed with other flowering Native hedge plants.

Hawthorn plants are thorny making them a deterrent for Livestock and this is why they are the number one choice for stock-proofing hedges.

White flowers in May followed but bright red berries later in Autumn makes them a valuable food source in the ecosystem.

Fibrous spreading roots also makes them ideal for improving soil health and condition.

Plants are usually planted in a staggered double row with 6 plants per metre or in a single row, 3 plants per metre.

Hawthorn are on the approved list of species for the REAP scheme and the Newly launched Green Acres Scheme.

You can learn how to plant hawthorn slips via our video tutorial.