Wildlife Friendly

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  • Hazel Hedging -Corylus Avellana

    British native hazel hedging (Corylus Avellana) exceptionally valuable for wildlife and habitat conservation. Hazel is also very much sought after when it comes to hedging as it is compact neat and easy to maintain and again wildlife friendly. The flowers are produced very early in spring before the leaves. The male catkins are pale yellow and…
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  • Hornbeam (CARPINUS BETULA)

    Native Hornbeam - Carpinus Betula) can make a hardy hedge which is similar in appearance to the Green Beech. The Hornbeam also makes a splendid native tree. Green catkins form from late Spring to Autumn which turn to clusters of winged fruit and act as a food source for wild life and birds. The bright…
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  • Large Leaf Lime trees (Tilia Platyphyllos)

    Large Leaved Lime trees are shade tolerant, cold and frost hardy species which can reach a large size on suitable soils. Its creamy white flowers are produced in July. They have five petals and sepals hang from a long narrow structure and they also have one seeded fruit. It's a relatively sedate grower, is a…
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  • Sessile Oak tree (quercus patraea)

    Of the two common oaks in Britain the (quercus patraea) sessile oak tends to prefer clay soil or sandy sites. Common and sessile oak are very alike but the sessile oak produces it's acorns directly onto the twigs whereas the common oak produces acorns onto stalks. Sessile leaves underneath are slightly hairy.
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  • Small Leaf Lime (tilia cordata)

    Small leaf lime (tilia cordata) is an excellent tree for avenue planting and gives good shade. Branches grow downwards, the leaves are dark green and shiny. July sees the scented greenish/yellow flowers form. Its fruit unlike that of other limes is not ribbed or hairy. It has nothing in common with citrus fruit but the name…
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  • Tulip Tree Liriodendron Tulipifera

    Liriodendron Tulipifera- Tulip Tree-Although generally thought of as an ornamental specimen and avenue tree in Britain the tulip tree is actually a producer of fine timber. The Tulip Tree is a member of the Magnolia family. Only more mature (10 years old) trees will produce flowers which appear during late Spring or early Summer opening…
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  • Wayfaring Tree Viburnum Lantana |Tree Shop|

    The Wayfaring tree has clusters of small, often fragrant white flowers, followed by red, blue or black berries. This is an upright deciduous shrub with finely toothed, broadly ovate grey-green leaves and domed clusters of small tubular white flowers in late spring, followed by heavy crops of slightly flattened berries, red fruits which ripen to…
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  • Wild Cherry Prunus Avium – white blossom

        Prunus Avium (Wild Cherry) fruits are bright red to dark purple in colour. The white blossom of our native cherries has brightened Britain's hedgerows and woodlands for millennia. The blossom has an unforgettable display in spring. The flowers fragrance and sweet nectar attract insects to the tree to pollinate it. If the bark…
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  • Wild Pear tree (Pyrus Communis)

    The Common or Wild Pear is a delight to see in spring when covered in white blossom and in autumn with a superb display of orange and reds. It flowers heavily in April when the leaves are still small and pale green. The edible fruit produced in autumn is usually sweet and quite delicious but because it's…
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  • Wild Plum Prunus Domestica

    Wild Plum Tree or hedging.  Deep in the summer, wild plums start to ripen and take on a range of royal colours, from blushing peach to port red to amethyst. When fully ripen, unriped bitterness is replaced by a honeyed-sweetness that make wild plums mouthwatering. Bark is dark grey on perennial branches and redish-brown on young ones. It's hard…
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