Plant type

Tree

Height

14 x 12m

Wildlife benefit

Bee, moth caterpillar and hoverfly plant.

  • A small to medium sized native tree, also used in mixed hedging. The leaves are small in comparison to sycamore and turn butter yellow in autumn.
    The open structure of the yellow-green flowers, produced in spring, attract bees, hoverflies and other flies. Flowers are followed by bunches of winged seeds or ‘keys’.
  • Sycamore and Barred Sallow Moth caterpillar food plant.
  • Bees take nectar and pollen.
  • Hoverflies and other flies visit flowers.