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Alder

Alder - Alnus glutinosa

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
15-30 188 83 42 25
30-60 218 97 48 29
60-90 248 110 55 33
90-120 259 115 60 36

Likes wet ground, Nitrogen fixing, coppices well. Young growth not usually eaten by deer. Very vigourous on wet ground. Good firewood, makes excellent charcoal.

Birch

Downy Birch -
Betula pubescens

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
15-30 188 83 42 25
30-60 218 97 48 29
60-90 248 110 55 33
90-120 270 120 60 36

Suitable for wet sites, windfirm, frost hardy and exposure tolerant. Beautiful white bark in young trees. Not as pendulous habit as Silver Birch (Bet. Pendula). A true pioneer species.

Bird Cherry

Bird Cherry - Prunus padus

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
15-30 203 90 45 27
30-60 225 100 50 30
60-90 255 113 57 34

Likes fertile soils, frost hardy small tree but not exposure tolerant. White sprigs of flowers in the spring, and small black cherries attract birds in July.

Ash

Dog Rose - Rosa canina

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
20-40 225 100 50 30
30-60 255 113 57 34

Native Dog Rose, pink flowers and red rosehips. Good addition to wild hedges.

Ash

Elder - Sambucus nigra

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
15-30 203 90 45 27
20-40 225 100 50 30
30-60 255 113 57 34

Small tree likes fertile sheltered sites. Use white flowers and black fruits for wine.

Gean

Gean (Wild Cherry) -
Prunus avium

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
15-30 203 90 45 27
30-60 225 100 50 30
60-90 255 113 57 34
90-120 285 127 63 38

Likes fertile soils, frost hardy but not high exposure tolerant. White flowers in the spring, edible red/black cherries in summer. Large tree with fine timber.

Ash

Guelder Rose -
Viburnum opulus

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
15-30 270 120 60 36
20-40 293 130 65 39

Very attractive small tree (not a rose!), for moist fertile soils. White flowers, red fruits.

Hawthorn

Hawthorn -
Crataegus monogyna

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
15-30 203 90 45 27
30-60 225 100 50 30
60-90 255 113 57 34

Excellent hedging plant, attractive and hardy small tree. Haws much loved by resident and migrating birds.

Hazel

Hazel - Corylus avellana

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
15-30 225 100 50 30
30-60 240 107 53 32
60-90 263 117 58 35

Hardy shrub, coppices easily producing straight poles/handles with high conservation value. Good shelter for wildlife. Edible nuts in autumn.

Holly

Holly - Ilex aquifolium

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
15-30 POA POA POA POA
20-40 POA POA POA POA

Hardy evergreen with red winter berries. Tolerates shade. Fantastic firewood. In Cells.

Juniper

Juniper - Juniperus communis

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
10-15 413 183 92 55

Evergreen shrub with both upright and prostrate forms (please specify).

Oak

Pedunculate and Sessile Oak - Quercus robur and petraea

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
15-30 210 93 47 28
20-40 233 103 52 31
30-60 255 113 57 34
50-70 270 120 60 36

Both Oak species found in the West coast, also as hybrids. Coppices freely, very high conservation value, great wood for the fire or funiture. Slow to grow but very long lived.

Rowan

Rowan - sorbus aucuparia

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
15-30 195 87 43 26
30-60 218 97 48 29
60-90 240 107 53 32

A small attractive woodland edge tree with high conservation value. Bright red fruits attract migrant birds.

Scots Pine

Scots Pine -
Pinus sylvestris var scotica

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
10-20 188 83 42 25
20-40 210 93 47 28

The native caledonian pine, this seed collected from the ancient trees of Blackmount, Tyndrum.

Sloe

Sloe or Blackthorn -
Prunus spinosa

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
15-30 203 90 45 27
30-60 225 100 50 30
60-90 255 113 57 34

Sloe, or Blackthorn, is a small attractive thorny shrub, good for hedging with Hawthorn. Purple Sloes used for Sloe Gin.

Willow

Willows, Goat, Grey and Eared - Salix caprea, cineria and aurita

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
15-30 180 80 40 24
30-60 210 93 47 28
60-90 233 103 52 31
90-120 255 113 57 34

Tolerate wet sites and some exposure. Very high conservation value, coppice well with fast regrowth. Goat Willow is a larger form, Grey being more shrubby. Great shelter/nurse tree.

Wych Elm

Wych Elm - Ulmus glabra

Size (cm) Single tree 10+ 50+ 1000+
20-40 187 83 50 30
30-60 212 94 57 34

Tolerates exposure & salt spray. Not severly effected by Dutch Elm in West.

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