Strong bias towards the south east of the county, scattered & rare elsewhere.
Hedgerows and woodland margins.
Will tolerate shallow and basic soils. Light demanding.
An attractive small tree with strong autumn colour. On the edge of its natural range in Durham and not characteristic of its flora other than in parts of the southeast. Not suitable for widespread planting but may be used as a woodland fringe or under storey species or as a hedgerow shrub/tree in the south and east of the County on base rich soils.
Existing populations are wild. Use plants of local provenance or FC seed zone 204.
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