20 Gorse Hedging Furze Hedges Whin Hedge Prickly Plants

October 21, 2023 0 Comments

20 Gorse Hedging Furze Hedges Whin Hedge Prickly Plants


This is a sale of 20 Potted GORSE/FURZE/WHIN Hedging bushes. The hedge will provide fragrant yellow flowers throughout the year but in profusion in spring. These are followed by hairy pods. One of the best thorny very quick growing hedges about. There are no leaves, just green spines and shoots making it brilliant for keeping out kids, dogs, and burglars.

Growing Details

  • Common Name: Gorse
  • Genus: Ulex
  • Species: europaeus
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Dry, Sandy
  • Height: 250cm
  • Spread: 200cm
  • Time to plant seeds: September to May


Its double, golden-yellow blooms, marked with red at the base of petals, are fragrant, with the scent of coconut. It’s one of the best shrubs for poor dry soils where little else will grow. The sunnier and less fertile the site, the more profuse the vivid yellow blooms. Gorse will provide an excellent all year round windbreak/screen and will grow anywhere even on poor sandy soils.

  1. Can gorse hedges be planted in shade?
  2. Gorse hedges prefer full sun or partial shade, but they can tolerate some shade.

  3. How fast does gorse hedge grow?
  4. Gorse hedges are known for their quick growth. They can grow up to 1 meter per year.

  5. Are gorse hedges suitable for windy areas?
  6. Yes, gorse hedges are excellent windbreaks and can withstand strong winds.


With its fragrant yellow flowers, thorny nature, and quick growth, the 20 Gorse Hedging Furze Hedges Whin Hedge Prickly Plants are an excellent choice for creating a beautiful and secure hedge. Whether you want to keep out unwanted visitors or add a touch of color to your garden, these gorse bushes are the perfect solution.