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Melliferous hedge

Aims: The Melliferous Hedge is made of plants which attract bees and other pollinator insects. They perfectly integrate the landscape and offer a wide plant diversity, thus helping with keeping the biodiversity while offering food to the bees and the other pollinator insects. Plants producing pollen and/or nectar are used to create these hedges.

Adult height: The flowering hedge is usually between 1.50 and 3 metres in height.

Period of interest: All year.

Planting distances: Approximately every 1.50 metres. It can be planted in staggered rows for a fuller effect. For a screening hedge, we advise to plant every 80 centimetres, however, for a melliferous hedge, we want each plant to grow without competing with the others, thus offering a great plant diversity.

Pruning: It is best not to prune a melliferous hedge.

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A short guide for deciding what to include in your Melliferous hedge:
Plants Flowering Period Interest
Nectar
Interest
Pollen
Hardiness  
Abelia grandiflora
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-20°C View prices
Alder, black
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-28°C View prices
Almond tree
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-2°C View prices
Amelanchier
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-18°C View prices
Apple trees
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-20°C View prices
Ash, European
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-32°C View prices
Ash, flowering
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-20°C View prices
Barberry
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-15°C View prices
Birch, Silver
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-40°C View prices
Bladder senna
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-28°C View prices
Blueberry Bush
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-30°C View prices
Box
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-20°C View prices
Buckthorn, glossy
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-40°C View prices
Camellia
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-10°C View prices
Catalpa, Southern
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-28°C View prices
Chaste-tree
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-17°C View prices
Cherry, bird
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-36°C View prices
Cherry, wild
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-15°C View prices
Chestnut, Sweet
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-20°C View prices
Cotoneaster
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-20°C View prices
Currant, Black
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-25°C View prices
Dogwood, cornelian cherry
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-23°C View prices
Eleagnus
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-20°C View prices
Elaeagnus, red Goumi
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-20°C View prices
Elderberry, Black
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-29°C View prices
Eucalyptus
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-15°C View prices
Firethorn
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-20°C View prices
Golden chain tree
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-40°C View prices
Gorse, common
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-17°C View prices
Hawthorn, Common
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-35°C View prices
Hazel, common
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-28°C View prices
Hazel, Turkish
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-20°C View prices
Heath
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-15°C View prices
Holly, common
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-20°C View prices
Honeysuckle
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-15°C View prices
Ivy, common
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-25°C View prices
Judas tree
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-18°C View prices
Kiwi
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-10°C View prices
Laurel, bay
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-26°C View prices
Laurel, 'Otto luyken'
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-20°C View prices
Laurustinus
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-40°C View prices
Lavender
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-10°C View prices
Lilac, Syringan
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-20°C View prices
Lime Trees
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-28°C View prices
Locust, black
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-34°C View prices
Mahonia, Leatherleaf
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-20°C View prices
Maple, field
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-24°C View prices
Maple, Norway
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-32°C View prices
Maple, sycamore
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-24°C View prices
Mimosa
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-5°C View prices
Mock Orange, virginal
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-40°C View prices
Myrtle, common
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-14°C View prices
Oak, holm
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-15°C View prices
Olive tree
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-15°C View prices
Pagodatree, Japanese
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-28°C View prices
Peach trees
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-15°C View prices
Pear trees
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-20°C View prices
Plum trees
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-20°C View prices
Poplar
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-15°C View prices
Princess tree
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-20°C View prices
Privet, common
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-30°C View prices
Quince Tree
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-25°C View prices
Rockrose
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-15°C View prices
Rose, dog
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-15°C View prices
Rosemary
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-12°C View prices
Sea Buckthorn
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-17°C View prices
Service tree, wild
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-20°C View prices
Strawberry tree
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-12°C View prices
Thyme
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-15°C View prices
Thyme, wild
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-15°C View prices
Tree Germander, Shrubby Germander
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-10°C View prices
Wayfaring tree
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-40°C View prices
Willow, goat
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-32°C View prices
Wisteria
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-20°C View prices
 
KEY
: Color of berries or fruit useful to animals
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: Month of year, months for fruiting shown in bold
(Ex. Here fruiting occurs between March and September.)
: Fruits or berries from the plant that are appreciated by birds
: Fruits or berries from the plant that are appreciated by rodents
H: 3 m
: Height of adult plant, here 3m high
: Plant does not tolerate alkaline soil
-20°C
: Adult plant hardy to -20°C
 

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