Animal Friendly Hedges & Trees

The following plants can produce good hedges in their own right or as creative mixtures

  • Acer campestre
    Field maple
  • Carpinus betulus
    Hornbeam
  • Corylus avellana
    Hazel
  • Crataegus monogyna
    Hawthorn
  • Fagus sylvatica
    Beech
  • Griselina littoralis
    -
  • Laurus nobilis
    Bay laurel
  • Rosa rugosa
    Ramanas rose
  • Rosmarinus officinalis
    Rosemary

Animal Friendly Hedges & Trees

The following trees create good shelter and shade for horses

  • Betula pendula
    Silver birch
    Up to 30m tall and 6-8m wide
  • Populus tremula
    Aspen
    Up to 30m tall and 6-10m wide
  • Salix alba
    White willow
    Up to 25m tall and 8-15m wide
  • Tilia x europaea
    Common lime
    Up to 40m tall and 10-15m wide