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Here we have our complete range of UK native trees and shrubs, perfect for all hedges where you are trying to blend a new planting into the existing countryside, especially on the boundary of a garden surrounded by farmland. These species by their very nature will encourage wildlife and have flowers, fruits and autumn colour to give a long season of interest.

Many of the trees here are also suitable for screening and softening the edges of new buildings and other structures, native evergeen species such as the Scots Pine, Green Holly and Evergreen Oak can be included to provide enhanced screening in Winter.

Also included in this list are some of the classic English plants used for more formal hedging and pleaching such as Beech, Lime and Hornbeam together with our ever popular Native Hedgerow mixes - these are perfect for a wildlife hedge and particularly convenient if you are not quite sure which species to mix together, just work out the number of plants you need and let us choose the correct species for you!

  • Native British Alder Common (Alnus Glutinosa) Tree and Catkins
    ALDER COMMON
     
  • ASPEN
    ASPEN
     
  • Our native Common Alder is an easy to establish tree particularly suited to wet sites and also finds use for hedging and as a screen, the seeds are popular with birds.

  • Aspen is a member of the Poplar family, the toothed leaves quiver and rustle in the slightest summer breeze and turn to rich hues of buttery yellow in Autumn.

  • BEECH GREEN
    BEECH GREEN
     
  • BEECH PURPLE
    BEECH PURPLE
     
  • A trusty native favourite, Green Beech Fagus Sylvatica has interest all year round with its vibrant green leaf in summer and russet brown in winter. Great for wildlife.

  • The colourful purple leaved variety of Beech hedging, the new growth is rich purple red and darkens to deep purple, like green beech the foliage turns to russet brown in winter.

  • BIRCH SILVER
    BIRCH SILVER
     
  • BLACKTHORN
    BLACKTHORN
     
  • The peeling white Bark of Silver Birch makes this narrow conical native tree a favourite choice for impact in the garden. Produces yellow catkins in spring.

  • Blackthorn or Prunus spinosa is a tough and floriferous native shrub often seen in mixed wild hedgerows, masses of the Damson-like Sloes appear in Autumn.

  • BUCKTHORN ALDER
    BUCKTHORN ALDER
     
  • BUCKTHORN COMMON
    BUCKTHORN COMMON
     
  • Buckthorn Alder thrives on wet sites. The green glossy ovate leaves of this deciduous native shrub or small tree turn yellow in autumn. Bright red berries ripen to black.

  • Dark green dense thicket forming habit of Commom Buckthorn produces green flowers in spring with rich red fruits maturing to shiny black. A large deciduous native shrub.

  • BUCKTHORN SEA
    BUCKTHORN SEA
     
  • CHERRY BIRD
    CHERRY BIRD
     
  • Silvery green prickly foliage of Sea Buckthorn, a plant that thrives in coastal conditions, has tiny yellow flowers in spring followed by bright orange berries.

  • The long slender white racemes of the Cherry Bird Prunus Padus, a native small to medium deciduous tree are almond scented and followed by black fruits.

  • CHERRY WILD
    CHERRY WILD
     
  • CRABAPPLE WILD
    CRABAPPLE WILD
     
  • The dark green leaves of the Cherry Wild Prunus Avium are intially bronze, then turn red and yellow in autumn. Edible red fruits in summer follow the white springtime flowers.

  • The Wild Crabapple is one of our native trees sought after for the crabapple jelly made from its fruits, it also makes an excellent hedging plant, particularly in mixed hedges.

  • DOGWOOD COMMON
    DOGWOOD COMMON
     
  • ELDER
    ELDER
     
  • The Common Dogwood has greenish red stems with vibrant red autumn leaf colour. Also produces white flowers in spring which are then followed by spherical black fruits.

  • Probably the most familiar of the Elder family this deciduous native shrub has clusters of white flowers followed by small black elderberries. Suits chalky and coastal sites.

  • GORSE
    GORSE
     
  • GUELDER ROSE
    GUELDER ROSE
     
  • With its brilliant display of bright yellow flowers, Gorse is one of the most floriferous native plants and one of the most thorney, these plants thrive in dry and acidic soils.

  • One of our most beautiful native shrubs, the maple-like foliage is a foil for the lacecap flowers that develop into translucent shiney berries, a must for any native mixed hedge.

  • HAZEL
    HAZEL
     
  • HOLLY GREEN
    HOLLY GREEN
     
  • Coryllus Avellana or Hazel as more commonly known can be grown as a large shrub or small tree. The edible nuts in autumn are followed by yellow catkins in winter.

  • A traditional hedge very popular due to its dense impenetrable yet attractive nature. Ilex Aquifolium has tiny white flowers and red berries on females plants. All are seed grown.

  • HORNBEAM
    HORNBEAM
     
  • MAPLE FIELD
    MAPLE FIELD
     
  • One of our best sellers, Hornbeam is easy to establish and thrives where it is too wet for Beech, it also retains its nut brown foliage in winter. Our plants are the best you will find.

  • Although it is a great deciduous hedge in its own right, the Field Maple is more commonly seen mixed into native hedgerows, beautiful golden yellow autumn foliage.

  • MOUNTAIN ASH
    MOUNTAIN ASH
     
  • OAK ENGLISH
    OAK ENGLISH
     
  • Sorbus are small and compact deciduous trees chosen primarily for thier colourful berries and foliage in autumn. They are easy to grow and popular with wildlife.

  • Quercus Robra the majestic English Oak is a well knownand much loved parkland tree. Produces acorns in the autumn and is greatly valued for its timber.

  • PINE SCOTS
    PINE SCOTS
     
  • SPINDLE
    SPINDLE
     
  • The Scots Pine, Pinus sylvestris is not really a hedging plant but it does make a welcome evergreen screening plant especially when combined with other native species.

  • One of our most colourful hedgerow natives that does particularly well on chalky soil, in Autumn the leaves turn to rich pinkish-red, the same colour as the intriguing fruits.

  • WAYFARING TREE
    WAYFARING TREE
     
  • YEW ENGLISH
    YEW ENGLISH
     
  • Viburnum lantana is our native Wayfaing Tree, a familiar wild hedgerow plant especially common on chalky soils, the fruits mature to red and black from white flower clusters.

  • English Yew is a classic green conifer often seen in churchyards. A very dense growing hedge or topiary plant which grows well in well drained soil.

  • NATIVE HEDGE MIXES BIRD FRIENDLY MIX
    NATIVE HEDGE MIXES BIRD FRIENDLY MIX
     
  • NATIVE HEDGE MIXES COASTAL HEDGE MIX
    NATIVE HEDGE MIXES COASTAL HEDGE MIX
     
  • A rich mixture of ten bird friendly native species that will grow into a dense intruder proof hedgerow encouraging birds and many other forms of wildlife into your garden.

  • Our carefully chosen selection of salt tolerant species that will thrive in windy seaside areas growing into a robust barrier with many flowers and berries through the seasons.

  • NATIVE HEDGE MIXES ECONOMY HEDGE MIX
    NATIVE HEDGE MIXES ECONOMY HEDGE MIX
     
  • NATIVE HEDGE MIXES EDIBLE HEDGE MIX
    NATIVE HEDGE MIXES EDIBLE HEDGE MIX
     
  • A very effective yet more economical mix of species to keep cost to a minimum growing into a dense and stockproof hedge with flowers, fruits, berries and autumn colour.

  • A foragers perfect hedgerow! A diverse wildlife friendly mixture of reliable hedging species to provide a varied annual harvest of nuts, hips and berries borne on a stockproof hedge.

  • NATIVE HEDGE MIXES FLOWERING HEDGE MIX
    NATIVE HEDGE MIXES FLOWERING HEDGE MIX
     
  • NATIVE HEDGE MIXES LARGER PLANT MIX
    NATIVE HEDGE MIXES LARGER PLANT MIX
     
  • A natural stock and burglar proof hedge with a twist, this mix of no less than ten species will provide flowers for much of the season, not to mention colourful hips and berries!

  • A mix of reliable native hedge plants in larger bare root sizes to give maximum impact at low cost. A great intruder proof hedge that will encourage a wide range of wildlife.

  • NATIVE HEDGE MIXES PRIVACY HEDGE MIX
    NATIVE HEDGE MIXES PRIVACY HEDGE MIX
     
  • NATIVE HEDGE MIXES SPECIAL HEDGE MIX
    NATIVE HEDGE MIXES SPECIAL HEDGE MIX
     
  • Our carefully created mix has been chosen to give as much privacy as possible throughout the yearwithout using more 'suburban' hedging plants, a dense wildlife friendly hedge.

  • The richest mix of native species you will find in any pack of hedgerow plants, our best selling selection of 14 different species was voted 'best buy' when Gardening Which tested.

  • NATIVE HEDGE MIXES THORNLESS HEDGE MIX
    NATIVE HEDGE MIXES THORNLESS HEDGE MIX
     


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  • An attractive and richly varied selection of native species for any situation where thorns would be undesirable, particularly suited next to public rights of way or childrens play areas.

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