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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.   Acer campestre - Field Maple

    Acer campestre

    Field Maple
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Field Maple is a very useful and attractive hedging plant or small tree. Good yellow autumn colour and strong branching make it a popular plant for native hedging planting in mixture with other species. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  2.   Alnus cordata-Italian Alder

    Alnus cordata

    Italian Alder
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Vigorous tree to 15m. Bright green heart-shaped leaves and conspicuous catkins in late winter folowed by cone-like fruits. Fully Hardy. Most soils except shallow chalk. Can be pollarded or used as a rough hedge. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  3.   Alnus glutinosa-Common Alder

    Alnus glutinosa

    Common Alder
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native fast growing conical tree with shiny dark green leaves. Catkins in late winter and cone-like fruits in autumn. Good on all moist soils it also tolerates exposed and coastal conditions. Height to 15m. Foliage can last into winter. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  4.   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
  5.   Carpinus betulus-Hornbeam

    Carpinus betulus

    Hornbeam
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native hedging plant and tree to 10m. Does very well on heavy soil. Retains some foliage in winter when trimmed making it useful for screening. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  6.   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
  7.   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
  8.   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
  9.   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
  10.   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
  11.   Fagus sylvatica-Beech

    Fagus sylvatica

    Beech
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native deciduous and beautiful classic hedging and screening plant or tree to 15-20m. Requires a well drained soil. Rich green foliage will turn lovely shades of copper in autumn. When trimmed beech retains most of its leaves through winter making it a excellent choice for screening. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  12.   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
  13.   Ligustrum ovalifolium-Oval leafed Privet

    Ligustrum ovalifolium

    Oval leafed Privet
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Semi-evergreen vigorous classic garden hedging plant. Oval glossy leaves. Flowers in May followed by little green berries turning black in autumn. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  14.   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
  15.   Malus sylvestris-Crab Apple

    Malus sylvestris

    Crab Apple
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native deciduous tree. The wild apple is a small tree covered in April with white-pinky single flowers followed in autumn by small green-yellow bitter apples (crabs). Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  16.   Prunus avium-Wild Cherry

    Prunus avium

    Wild Cherry
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Fast growing spreading deciduous native tree to 15m. Masses of white flowers in April followed by dark red edible fruit. Dark green serrated leaves with pretty orangey-red autumn colours. Prefers full sun and well drained soil including chalk. Some surface roots on clay Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  17.   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
  18.   Quercus robur-English Oak

    Quercus robur

    English Oak
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Large native long lived tree with dark green leaves and fissured grey-brown bark. Fully hardy. Produces acorns in autumn. Suits most soils including heavy clay. Ultimate height 20-30m. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  19.   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
  20.   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
  21.   Salix alba-White Willow

    Salix alba

    White Willow
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Fast growing native deciduous tree to 20m developing a broad head. Narrow silvery leaves with white undersides. Tolerates wet soils and coastal conditions. Suitable for pollarding. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  22.   Salix caprea-Goat Willow

    Salix caprea

    Goat Willow
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Smalll native deciduous tree to 8-10m. Dark green wrinkly leaves with grey-green undersides are broader than most willow leaves. Showy white and yellow male catkins in early spring. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  23.   Sambucus nigra-Elder

    Sambucus nigra

    Elder
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native deciduous shrub to small tree of 5-8m. Fragrant flat topped white flower heads (cyme) in May followed by clusters of dark purple berries in September. Berries are edible when cooked. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  24.   Sorbus aucuparia-Mountain Ash

    Sorbus aucuparia

    Mountain Ash
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Native deciduous small tree to 8-10m. Smooth grey bark. Green pinnate leaves turning red and yellow in autumn.Clusters of white flowers in spring followed by abundant orangey-red berries in late summer. Prefers well drained soils including chalk. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  25.   Sorbus torminalis-Wild Service Tree

    Sorbus torminalis

    Wild Service Tree
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Upright native deciduous tree to 15m. Broad dark green leaves turning reddish-brown in autumn. White flowers in early summer followed by small russet-brown berries (Chequers) in autumn. Most soils including clay. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  26.   Taxus baccata-English Yew

    Taxus baccata

    English Yew
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Evergreen native conifer and excellent hedging and topiary plant. A very long lived tree. Will grow in most soils including chalk provided they are well drained. Needle-like dark green leaves. Tolerant of shade. Female trees bear a berry-like fruit (aril) enclosing a single seed. The fruit is eaten by many birds. Yew is toxic to horses and stock animals. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  27.   Tilia cordata-Small Leaved Lime

    Tilia cordata

    Small Leaved Lime
    Bareroot plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    Deciduous vigorous and beautiful native tree growing to 20m.It likes most soils including chalk and most situations apart from exposed coastal sites. It is a classic tree for avenue planting as well as for pleaching and training to form a high screen. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  28.   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
  29.   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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