Free trees and hedging plants from Greenham Trust

Greenham Trust is once again offering free trees and hedging plants to local councils, schools and charitable organisations in West Berkshire and north Hampshire.  Since launching the scheme in 2021, Greenham Trust has supplied nearly 7,000 plants to over 100 different charitable organisations.

The saplings are supplied in a range of options:

Trees – large (over 90 cm); small (60 – 80 cm)

Hedging – large (over 90 cm); small (60 – 80 cm)

We are unable to guarantee supplies of a particular type of tree however they will be indigenous to the United Kingdom and are likely to be of the following varieties:

Trees: Silver Birch (Betula pendula), Downy Birch (Betula pubescens), Cherry (Prunus avium, Prunus padus), Oak (Quercus robur), Pussy Willow (Salix caprea), Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia).

Hedging: Dog-rose (Rosa canina), Elder (Sambucus nigra), Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea), Spindle (Euonymus europaeus).

Tree/Hedging: Field Maple (Acer campestre), Hazel (Corylus avellana), Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna), Crab Apple (Malus sylvestris), Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa).

How to apply

For more information and to apply for trees/hedging plants please go to: greenhamtrust.com/trees.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 July 2024.

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