Britain's native trees are all European, with no significant examples of endemic, that is British-only natives.
Most tree species arrived at the end of the previous Ice Age, and some were spread in the Roman and Medieval periods.
The most truly native tree is Yew, Taxus baccata, which is only sold in smaller sizes.
What size Native trees should I buy?
- If you are not in a hurry to get a full sized Native tree, we recommend starting with the smaller 6/8cm girth size.
- If you are in a hurry and need instant impact, then go for the 8/10cm girth size.
Standard trees are measured by their girth 1 metre above the ground, and young saplings are measured by height.
Therefore, a 6/8cm Standard tree is much bigger than an 60/80cm sapling tree. If a tree is available in both sizes, it will be noted in the product descriptions.
Your native trees are delivered by mail order direct from our nursery, along with expert advice, friendly support, plus our bareroot Guarantee, so you can give them a whirl with complete confidence.