Common name: Blackthorn / Sloe.
Native: Europe, North Africa and West Asia.
Size and spread (10 years): 5m x 3m
Treatment required: Deeply dormant requires 29 weeks stratification treatment.
Seeds / kg: c. 5000 c. 80% viable
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Most soils.
Planting instructions: will grow in poor soils. Flowers better in the sun.
Mature height: 7m x 5m