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Fruit Tree and Orchard Planting

Recommended fruit tree species for planting as part of a scheme or orchard include, but are not limited to:

  • Pear (Pyrus spp.)

  • Apple (Malus domestica varieties)

  • Plum (Prunus domestica)

  • Cherry (Prunus avium)

Where possible native species should be used and the advice of an arboricultural consultant sought where necessary.

Need further advice on tree/woodland management?

Contact Hayden's Arboricultural Consultants:

Head Office

Tel: 01284 765391

Southwest Office

Tel: 01722 657423


Wildlife that benefit from fruit trees and live in orchards:

  • A range of common invertebrates;

  • Small mammals;

  • Bats;

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