The field maple, Acer campestre, is Britain’s only native species of maple. Normally found in woods or countryside hedgerows it can live up to 350 years. In a couple of years these sticks will become a thick field maple hedge round a domestic garden. It is not your usual garden hedge choice, but it is fairly quick growing and the colour changes of the leaves are amazing. Valuable for wildlife the field maple will bring plenty of aphids and their predators including ladybirds, hoverfly and birds and the flowers will provide nectar for bees.
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