PRUNUS SPINOSA - Blackthorn / Sloe
Easy difficulty – 1/5
Daily throughout the growing season, keep moist in winter
Europe, W Asia, North Africa
Small white flowers appear in early spring, black fruit
Suitable for informal upright, slanting, semicascade, cascade, twin-trunk, clump, straight line, sinuous, multiple-trunk, group, saikei
The Prunus spinosa boasts deeply fissured, dark grey to black bark, which creates a dramatic contrast against its gnarled and twisted branches. In early spring, before its leaves appear, the tree bursts into a spectacle of pure white blossoms, covering the branches with a veil of delicate, fragrant flowers.
Its oval leaves are a lustrous dark green, contributing to the tree’s overall charm. Plant these seeds, and welcome the captivating elegance of the Blackthorn into your space.
- Packet includes 30 seeds and an electronic Blackthorn Bonsai Tree Growing Guide