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Orchard biodiversity

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Traditional orchards have been among the chief beauties in the English landscape for many centuries and hold a special place in people’s affections. They are hotspots for biodiversity in the countryside, supporting a wide range of wildlife. The combination of fruit trees, the grassland floor, hedgerow boundaries and scrub, fallen and standing deadwood and associated features such as ponds and streams mean that traditional orchards offer a mosaic of different habitats, upon which many creatures depend.

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