Selection of trees for heavy soils or which are prone to water logging or damp is fairly limited as there are only a number of trees that will tolerant these adverse conditions. Air and water are needed for tree roots to support healthy growth and saturated or heavy soils will have insufficient oxygen for healthy root function and may lead to decay.
Acer species (Maple)
Aesculus species (Horsechestnut)
Alnus species (Alder)
Betula species (Birch)
Carpinus species (Hornbeam)
Liquidamber species (Sweetgum Tree)
Magnolia species (Magnolia)
Prunus species (Cherry)
Quercus species (Oak)
Sorbus species (Rowan/Mountain Ash)
Tilia species (Lime)
Feel free to contact us to with any queries you may have and we’re always happy to talk about our trees and offer advice. Nursery visits are welcome by appointment.