Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some of the more Frequently Asked Questions:
Trees are fully dormant usually from mid November straight through to mid April, which is the correct time for planting.
Stocking levels for most forestry material is usually one thousand per acre, but would be calculated by your local forester.
For Hedging the species vary on distances planted apart:
Whitethorn - should be planted at approximately 1 foot spacing’s. (3 per metre single row or 6 in a staggered double row)
Beech - are best planted at one and a half feet spacing’s (2 per metre single row or 4 per metre in a staggered double row)
Laurel - should be planted at one plant every two feet
For Forestry plantations, your local qualified forester will guide you on which species best suit your conditions after a site inspection. For landscaping and hedging we would be happy to advise you on species dependant on your ground conditions, wind exposure etc. For basic advice read more…
We have a large variety of sizes in all species for landscaping and hedging. Hedging plants are sold at different sizes of two, three and four feet heights to suit all preferences. For Forestry we supply all specified sizes for grant approval in both conifers and broadleaves. For a more instant effect while landscaping we also supply what we call a Feathered Whip, which are between two and three metres in height and are also very well priced read more…
Placing an order can be done by
Phone (053) 94 29105
Fax (053) 94 29250
We use our own lorries, trucks & vans and also our own drivers who have years of experience in handling Trees.
Orders over €250 can be delivered to a convenient pre-arranged point and time depending on driver’s route for the day. Customers will be contacted at the latest the evening before to confirm details.
Orders less than €250 must be collected from Shillelagh base.
Orders must be accompanied by full payment. Payment can be made by cheque, credit card, Laser card, cash, postal order or bank draft. Full T&C …
All our plants are presented in co-extruded forestry bags. These high quality bags help keep living plants protected from the elements for up to three weeks depending on air temperatures. Plants should be stored in these bags and kept upright until ready for planting.
Improved Sitka Spruce trees are grown from seed collected from trees, which have been selected because of the desirable characteristics of their lineage, such as fast growth rates, timber density, straightness, stiffness and low incidence of knots. Read more…
Native species are indigenous to Ireland and not introduced from another country. A large variety of our stock would be of native origin, from seed collected by our staff at registered areas. Species native to Ireland include Oak, Ash, Alder, Birch, Rowan, and Thorn. Read more…
We have available a variety of Native Alder, Birch, Oak, Mountain Ash and Whitethorn suitable for the GLAS scheme. Read more…
It’s believed that plants which seed originated from certain regions not just in Ireland, but also Britain and Europe are best suited for planting here as they are from a similar climate. All of None-So-Hardy’s forestry species are from such area’s and are all certified for grant aid and forestry approval.
Yes, we supply Nordmann Fir, Noble Fir, Norway Spruce and Lodgepole Pine for Christmas tree planting. Please contact our sales office for more details.