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Prunus spinosa 20-30cm

Prunus spinosa 20-30cm

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Product Description

Prunus spinosa, commonly known as the Blackthorn or Sloe, is a deciduous shrub or small tree native to Europe and western Asia. It belongs to the Rosaceae family and is well-known for its distinctive features and uses.

The Blackthorn typically grows to a height of 2-4 meters (6-13 feet) and is characterized by its dense, thorny branches. The shrub's bark is dark brown to black, adding to its unique appearance. Prunus spinosa is known for its early spring blossoms of delicate white flowers, which contrast beautifully with its dark branches.

One of the most notable features of Prunus spinosa is the small, dark purple to black fruits it produces, called sloes. These fruits are quite sour and astringent when eaten fresh, but they are commonly used in culinary applications to make jams, jellies, and sloe gin. The fruit is also known for its use in traditional herbal remedies and for flavoring alcoholic beverages.

In addition to its culinary and medicinal uses, the Blackthorn has historical and cultural significance. It is often associated with folklore and has been used in hedgerow planting and as a component in traditional hedgerow construction in Europe.

Overall, Prunus spinosa is a versatile and distinctive shrub with a range of uses, making it valued in both practical and cultural contexts.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description.

Please be aware that most plants change across seasons. For example, some of them will naturally lose leaves or change in colour during colder months. Do not hesitate to contact us for further informations about the plants of your interest.


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Plant height: 20-30cm

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