Viburnum opulus is a common native throughout the British Isles. Produces a wonderful effect in the autumn with its butter yellow foliage and translucent shiny red fruits A good wildlife plant and worthy of a place in any hedgerow mix.
Crataegus Monogyna needs little introduction. Hawthorn is the backbone of many of our native hedgerows. Also known as May or Whitethorn. Masses of scarlet red berries in autumn which are a good natural source of vitamin C.
Myrobalan Plum - Prunus Cerasifera often found in natural hedge mixes and very useful on drier soils. Abundant here in Suffolk along the coastal Suffolk Sandlimgs. Bears white flowers followed by small red and yellow plum shaped edible fruit. Makes an excellent natural wildlife freindly hedge.
Spindle - Euonymus europaeus is a deciduous shrub growing to 6m, a must for inclusion in any native hedgerow planting. Ideal plant for chalky soils. Flowering from May to June but renowned for its attractive pink to red fruit in autumn with orange seeds.
The Wayfaring Tree - Viburnum latana is an attractive native shrub easy and adaptable to most situations. Wild life freindly, it has attractive foliage with cream white flower florets in May and June. A must in any native hedgerow scheme
Our familiar native blackthorn or sloe. Spiny deciduous shrub with white flowers, which can often appear as early as late winter, followed by edible black fruits, 'sloes' in late autumn. Grows to 4m or more.