suitable trees

Maria Porter asked 12 years ago
I have a large area with very poor soil that I want to plant with trees. What trees are fairly fast growing and will grow in poor soil? I like leafy treesWhere can I buy starter trees ( think they are called saplings) in the Galway area?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
For poor dry soil, use birch, hazel and Scot’s pine.

For poor damper soil, use alder, willow and radiata pine.

Try garden centres and forest nurseries in your area. Plant small trees into weed-free ground, Control weeds with Roundup.