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Woodland Trees and Shrubs

Woodland Trees and Shrubs

Woodland Trees and Shrubs

These plants are all barerooted and are suitable for planting during the winter months in woodland situations. Most of these will be native plants indeginous to UK. They are likely to require protection from rabbits and possibly deer 

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  1.   Betula pendula-Silver Birch

    Betula pendula

    Silver Birch
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Fast growing native tree with white and pale brown peeling bark becoming dark and rugged at the base. Small rustling heart-shaped leaves in abundance creating dappled shade. Dark green leaves turning yellow in autumn. Branch tips will become pendulous in time. Ultimate height 15m. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  2.   Castanea sativa-Sweet Chestnut

    Castanea sativa

    Sweet Chestnut
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Vigorous tree to 15-20m with large toothed green leaves. Edible fruits in autumn. Best on light soils but will not tolerate shallow chalk. Good coppicing tree. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  3.   Cornus sanguinea-Common Dogwood

    Cornus sanguinea

    Common Dogwood
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native deciduous hedging plant. Common dogwood has red-purple stems in winter. White flowers in spring followed by blue-black berries in autumn. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  4.   Corylus avellana-Hazel

    Corylus avellana

    Hazel
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Hazel is a vigorous native deciduous hedging plant. Yellow catkins in February and hazelnuts in September (if untrimmed). Suitable for coppicing. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  5.   Crataegus monogyna-Hawthorn

    Crataegus monogyna

    Hawthorn
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    The classic native hedging plant and small tree. Vigorous deciduous and thorny. Also known as quickthorn or May.. Flowers appear with the leaves in May followed in autumn by an abundance of red berries (haws). A good food source for many birds. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  6.   Euonymus europaeaus-Spindle

    Euonymus europaeaus

    Spindle
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native deciduous hedging plant. Good for birds. Spindle has inconspicuous flowers in spring followed by showy orange seeds set in scarlet pod like fruits. The foliage turns brilliant red-purple in autumn. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  7.   Fagus sylvatica purpurea-Purple Beech

    Fagus sylvatica purpurea

    Purple Beech
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native deciduous purple-leaf variant of the common beech tree. Sometimes referred to as Copper Beech. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  8.   Ilex aquifolium-Holly

    Ilex aquifolium

    Holly
    Container plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    An evergreen shrub or small tree with glossy oval leaves the irregular edges of which have sharp spines. The plants can be male or female, bright red berriues are produced on female plants in autumn. Makes a good evergreen hedge and can be trimmed as standards or balls . Thrives on most soils including drier soils but does not do well on very chalky sites. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  9.   Ligustrum vulgare-Common Privet

    Ligustrum vulgare

    Common Privet
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native deciduous hedging plant. Small lanceolate glossy green leaves. White flowers in spring followed by little green berries turning black in autumn. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  10.   Prunus spinosa-Blackthorn

    Prunus spinosa

    Blackthorn
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native deciduous tough and prickly hedging plant or large shrub also know as Sloe bush. Planted with hawthorn will create an impenetrable and stock proof barrier. Spreads by suckers. Blackthorn is often the first hedging plant to flower in early March covered in pure white blooms before the leaves appear. The dark blue fruit (sloe) ripens in late autumn. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  11.   Quercus ilex-Evergreen Oak

    Quercus ilex

    Evergreen Oak
    Container plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Evergreen hedging plant and long lived tree. Small stiff dark green leaves with silvery grey undersides. Good tolerance of coastal winds. Frost tolerant. Produces acorns. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  12.   Rhamnus cathartica-Common Buckthorn

    Rhamnus cathartica

    Common Buckthorn
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    A native shrub growing to around 6m. Particularly suitable for chalk soil and a good source of food for caterpillars Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  13.   Rhamnus frangula-Alder Buckthorn

    Rhamnus frangula

    Alder Buckthorn
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native deciduous thornless hedging plant. Also known as Frangula alnus it is a host species for the brimestone butterfly caterpillar. Prefers moist soils. Large dark green leaves with inconspicuous flowers followed by red berries maturing to blue-black. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  14.   Salix alba Britzensis-Scarlet Willow

    Salix alba Britzensis

    Scarlet Willow
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Variety of white willow with stunning orange-scarlet young branches in winter. Ultimate height 20m but often coppiced or pollarded. Tolerates wet soils and coastal conditions. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  15.   Viburnum lantana-Wayfaring Tree

    Viburnum lantana

    Wayfaring Tree
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native deciduous hedging plant. Occurs naturally in well drained soils such as chalk and limestone. Showy white flowers in May-June followed by red berries maturing to black. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  16.   Viburnum opulus-Guelder Rose

    Viburnum opulus

    Guelder Rose
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native deciduous shrub and hedging plant. Occurs naturally in moist soils. Dense white flowers followed by red berries maturing to black. Learn More
    Season: In season Season

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