Hedgerow and Shrubs
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|field maple||Pollution fighter, autumn stunner, syrup maker. The field maple is a sturdy broadleaf which supports caterpillars, aphids, and all their predators, all while resisting air pollution.|
|Hazel||(Corylus avellana) |
Catkins resembling lambs tails, and late-summer nuts. Hazel is one of the most useful trees for its bendy stems and as a conservation saviour. And its nuts are loved by people, squirrels and hazel dormice.
|Beech||(Fagus sylvatica) |
Monumental, majestic, home to rare wildlife. Beech is an enchanting species and known as the queen of British trees. To wander beneath the leafy canopy, its cathedral-like branches spreading upwards, is an awe-inspiring experience.
|Crab Apple||(Malus sylvestris) |
A symbol of fertility and a forager's delight. Crab apple trees are associated with love and marriage and its small, hard fruits make an exquisite, jewel-coloured jelly.
|Alder||(Alnus glutinosa) |
Swamp-dweller, water-lover. The wood of this tough tree doesn’t rot when waterlogged, instead turning stronger and harder.
|Hornbeam||(Carpinus betulus) |
Gnarled and mighty, the hornbeam is as tough as they come. It’s beautiful, useful, and its year-round leaf cover makes it a winter haven for wildlife.
|Common Oak||(Quercus robur) |
The ruling majesty of the woods, the wise old English oak holds a special place in our culture, history, and hearts. It supports more life than any other native tree species in the UK; even its fallen leaves support biodiversity.
|Rowan||(Sorbus aucuparia) |
Bane of witches, diviner of the future and producer of jam, rowan is an elegant tree with a mystical history. Its leaves and berries are a favourite for wildlife in woods and towns alike.
|Whitebeam||(Sorbus aria) |
Charming and domestic, the whitebeam’s fruit is a favourite of garden birds. It’s rarely found in the wild but is a popular ornamental tree in parks and gardens, with lovely blossom and russet autumn leaves.
|Silver Birch||(Betula pendula) |
Pretty, pale, a symbol of purity. This common tree, with its silver-white bark, is favoured by gardeners who want to renew and purify their land for coming year.
|Cob/hazel||Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) is a deciduous shrub typically found in hedgerows. Thanks to recent appearances in some wonderful show gardens, this common native shrub is gaining in popularity when planted as a specimen multistem.|
|Sloe||Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) |
Early to blossom, blackthorn trees have clouds of snow-white flowers in early spring. They’re best known for their rich, inky, dark fruits used to make a favourite wintry tipple – sloe gin.
|Prunus spinosa 75/90|
|Rosa Canina (dog Rose pink)||(Rosa canina) |
A familiar, scrambling beauty that adorns hedgerows with its pale pink flowers. Dog rose clasps on to other shrubs with curved spines to grow.
|Rosa Rugosa (dog Rose pink)||Rosa rugosa Rubra (also called Pink Ramanus Rose) is a fast growing deciduous, dense and bushy rose variety ideal for a summer flowering hedge|
|Rosa Rugosa Alba (dog Rose white)||Excellent dense fast growing deciduous hedge with masses of small bristly thorns. Heavily scented large white flowers June to September followed by large orange-red hips early autumn which are good for rose-hip syrup or make excellent bird food in winter.|
|Rosa Rugosa Rubra (dog Rose red)||add colour and wildlife interest into a mixed hedge, or for its prickly deterrent quality. It has richly scented, large open single pink flowers from June to September, followed by the largest hip of any wild rose - as large as a cherry tomato!|
|Cornus Sanquinea||native British dogwood. It is a large deciduous shrub with red/green stems in spring, white flowers in summer and black fruit in September and October. It is a great country hedge plant and is a classic component of mixed native hedges up to about 3-4 metres high.|
|Cornus Flaviramea||Cornus stolonifera 'Flaviramea', or yellow dogwood, produces stunning yellow stems which make a marvellous winter show. Green foliage turns red before falling and white flowers add spring interest.|
|Ilex (Holly)||Its Holly!|
|Wild Privet||Wild Privet is a very popular semi evergreen/deciduous variety (it will lose some leaves in frosty weather).|
|ACER palmatum||elegant shrubby plant that can be trained as a small tree. It is primarily grown for its deeply lobed dark purple-red leaves that turn fiery red in autumn.|
|AMELANCHIER canadensis||bushy little tree that provides interest all year round, with masses of white flowers in spring followed by red, edible fruit in summer (get them before the birds do!) and brilliant orange-red autumn foliage.|
|BERBERIS thunbergii Atropurpurea||Berberis Thunbergii atropurpurea (Purple Berberis) boasts beautiful dark purple foliage with yellow flowers that produce deep orange berries in autumn.|
|BETULA papyrifera (Paper birch)||open branched tree, the paper birch has the traditional white peeling birch bark which gave it the alternate name of 'paper-bark birch', revealing the orange underneath of the trunk.|
|CHAENOMELES japonica (CYDONIA j.) (Red)||Japanese flowering quince are hardy and attractive flowering shrubs. Chaenomeles Superba Crimson and Gold is one of the best performing cultivars of the family.|
|DEUTZIA scabra||Deutzia scabra 'Plena' produces clusters of brilliant double white flowers that are a joy to any summer garden display.|
|MAHONIA aquifolium (Oregon grape)||Adding color and splendor to the shade garden, Mahonia aquifolium (Oregon Grape Holly) is a striking evergreen shrub with multi-season interest. In spring, racemes of cheerful, bright golden-yellow flowers appear just above the leaves.|
|PHILADELPHUS Virginal||This shrub is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring. In June and July this lovely deciduous shrub is smothered with highly fragrant, double, pure white flowers among dark green leaves that turn yellow in autumn|
|POPULUS alba||Populus alba (White Poplar) is a medium-sized, fast-growing suckering tree with highly ornamental foliage, which does well on most soils.|
|Flowering Ribes||Flowering Currant (Ribes Sanguineum) is deciduous and its flowers appear before the leaves. The flowers are formed in showy crimson pendulous highly scented clusters often smothering the plant and are an excellent early nectar for bees.|
|WEIGELA Bristol Ruby||The ‘Bristol Ruby’ variety has large dark green leaves from spring onward, complemented by vast amounts of dark crimson, funnel-shaped flowers in summer developing from plum-coloured flower buds.|