They consist of a group of two hawthorn and two hazel trees, a sycamore, an elder, a goat willow
and an alder.
There are six varieties planted - hazel, crab apple, downy birch, hawthorn, holly and goat willow
Various works to goat willow
(T1) Oak (T2) Ash (T3, T4, T5) Willow (T6, T7, T8, T9, 10, T11, T12, T13, T14, T15) (Conservation Area).
"We planted goat willow
, holly, crab apple, hazel and birch; all indigenous species designed to withstand the brutal wind and rain we often experience here in Snowdonia - and which the students coped with wonderfully during the tree planting!" Mr Martinson added.
I had cause to do so with a Salix caprea (goat willow
) in my garden.
"That's 90 alder and 90 goat willow
." A big task ahead, it wasn't long before I was given my own mattock, a tool similar to a pick axe, so I could get stuck in.
Six varieties of trees - rowan, silver birch, goat willow
, alder, oak and scots pine - have been planted over two days at Walltown Quarry and Cawfields, north of Haltwhistle.
Un o'r rhain ydi'r helygen ddeilgron - Salix caprea ydi'r enw gwyddonol arni, y 'goat willow
' neu'r 'sallow' yn Saesneg.
In good conditions juniper, larch, goat willow
, oak, elm, hazel, and European aspen might produce them.