Frequent in the uplands and upland fringes – the North Pennines, West Durham Coalfield and Dales Fringe.
Habitats Broadleaved woodland, river & stream banks, rocky gorges.
Will grow on a wide range of damper soils. Light demanding.
A small fast growing tree suitable for planting as an understorey and woodland fringe species on riparian & valley sites, particularly in the uplands and upland fringes.
The existing population is wild. Use plants of local provenance or FC seed zone 302.
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