​Evergreen Trees

​Evergreen Trees

Native species of woody evergreen trees & shrubs you can find in our The Living Coast include:

Holly - stands out in winter in the woodland understorey, its bright crimson berries are much sought after (pic above)

Ivy - ubiquitous climbing plant on trees and walls, of great value for pollinating insects

Mistletoe - a rarer parasitic plant growing in clusters high up in certain trees, especially lime, poplar and apples

Yew - grows for hundreds or even thousands of years, found especially in churchyards

Juniper - rare shrub on the chalk downs, with blue berries used in distilling gin