Woodland Pack with Protection
The simple way to buy plants ideal for starting a woodland, plus you will benefit from savings of 15% as opposed to purchasing these items separately and NOW with FREE ROOTGROW as well
Offering an excellent and diverse range of native tree and shrub species complete with plant protection of your choice and Rootgrow to ensure that your plants get off to the best possible start.
The pack consists of;
|Tree Species (90%)|
|20%||Common Oak (Quercus robur)||30-50cm|
|10%||Common Alder (Alnus glutinosa)||40-60cm|
|10%||Small Leaved Lime (Tilia cordata)||40-60cm|
|10%||Green Beech (Fagus sylvatica)||40-60cm|
|10%||Wild Cherry (Prunus avium)||40-60cm|
|10%||Silver Birch (Betula pendula)||40-60cm|
|10%||Field Maple (Acer campestre)||40-60cm|
|10%||Aspen (Populus tremula)||40-60cm|
|Shrub Species (10%)|
|2.5%||Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna)||40-60cm|
|2.5%||Common Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea)||40-60cm|
|2.5%||Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)||40-60cm|
|2.5%||Hazel (Corylus avellana)||40-60cm|
N.B. The shrub species may vary due to availability and could be substituted for other suitable native bareroot species such as Spindleberry or Buckthorn.
Option 1 (Budget); Spiral guards (clear no holes) 60cm x 50mm dia with supporting cane 90cm x 12/14lbs.
Option 2; Tubex tree tubes 60cm x 73-105mm dia. With supporting stake 75cm x 25mm².
Whilst the spiral guard and cane is the more cost effective from of plant protection initially, please be aware that the ongoing maintenance costs may be higher in comparison to tubes and stakes. The tube and stake is a far more rigid product offering greater longevity.
Rootgrow Mycorrhizal Fungi
Each pack comes complete with enough Rootgrow to adequately cover the number of plants.
The packs are available in the following quantities;
50 plants and sundries (covers approx. 312m² at 2.50m spacings)
100 plants and sundries (covers approx. 624m² at 2.50m spacings)
250 plants and sundries (covers approx. 1560m² at 2.50m spacings)
500 plants and sundries (covers approx. 3120m² at 2.50m spacings)
Prior to planting your woodland it is essential to plan the layout and detail where species are to be planted, for example the larger growing species should be concentrated towards the centre with the medium sized trees and shrubs planted towards the woodland and ride edges.
Following planting make sure to fit the protection that day, so as not to leave any plants exposed to potential rabbit damage overnight.
For spirals and canes, insert the cane into the ground next to the plant and then place the spiral guard over the plant and cane. The only reason for the cane is to hold the spiral in place as this will not be supported by the plant.
For tubes and stakes, knock the stake in next to the plant leaving enough space for the tube to go over the plant as the stake goes on the outside of the guard. Place the guard over the plant with the ratchet tie over the stake. Pull the tie tight around the stake to secure.
Planting is the first element of establishing a woodland; be sure to have a maintenance programme in place for the first three years.
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