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Trees


Trees - ever fancied growing one in your garden, but worried about it getting too big? They're not all giants and our range features deciduous and evergreen trees for all sizes of garden. Some can even be grown in large containers on the patio.



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Cherry 'Iford Flowering'

Prunus, Ornamental Cherry

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A fantastic opportunity to plant this stunning, historic tree in your own garden! At the turn of the 19th century Harold Peto, architect and garden designer, found a small and completely pendulous pale shell pink flowering cherry on one of his plant collecting trips to the East. He named it the Iford Cherry and it was planted on the Iford terraces and trailed down the terrace banks and along the paths creating a truly magnificent sight by all accounts of the time. In 1999 the present owners of Iford Manor decided to propagate from the only surviving tree which by then had only one living branch which was no thicker than a pencil. Graft wood was taken and the tree died a few weeks later. Three trees were raised from the grafts and became the mother wood for the trees now for sale.

This delightful and historic tree is ideal for growing in a container or as a small tree in the garden. It flowers in early spring and has a marvellous bronze/red leaf colour during the Autumn. Decorative Tree Height to 1-1.5m. Flowers early April.
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    • 1 x 1.2m bare root cherry tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £39.99
    • 2 x 1.2m bare root cherry tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £79.98 £69.99

Crab Apple 'John Downie'

Malus

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One of the most popular crab apples for jelly making! Pink buds open to reveal pretty white cup shaped blossom in April and May, followed by large orange and red fruits in autumn. Crab Apple ‘John Downie’ makes an attractive and productive specimen tree for smaller gardens, with a long season of interest. Crab apple fruits can be harvested to make delicious crab apple jelly. Any unpicked fruits will soften after a few frosts to create a sumptuous food source for wild birds. Crab apples are self fertile and if planted near orchard apple trees make excellent pollinators. Rootstock: M26. Height and spread: 3m (10’).


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 1 year.
Estimated time to best yields: 3 years.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 root wrap crab apple tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £26.99

Crab Apple 'Royalty'

Malus

A particularly attractive tree, Crab Apple 'Royalty' is unmistakeable for its dark mahogany foliage that turns to scarlet in Autumn. The deep pink springtime apple blossom is followed by dark red fruits that make a fabulous crab apple jelly. Any unpicked fruits will soften after a few frosts to create a sumptuous food source for wild birds. Crab apples are self fertile and if planted near orchard apple trees make excellent pollinators. Rootstock: M26. Height and spread: 3m (10').

Estimated time to cropping once planted: 1 year.
Estimated time to best yields: 3 years.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 root wrap crab apple tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £26.99

Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel'

Malus x robusta

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A particularly attractive crab apple producing a profusion of white blossom in May, followed by yellow fruits blushed with red that deepen to a dark glossy scarlet in time for Christmas. Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel' makes an attractive and productive specimen tree for smaller gardens, with a long season of interest. Crab apple fruits can be harvested to make delicious crab apple jelly. Any unpicked fruits will soften after a few frosts to create a sumptuous food source for wild birds. Crab apples are self fertile and if planted near orchard apple trees make excellent pollinators. Rootstock: M26. Height and spread: 3m (10').

Estimated time to cropping once planted: 1 year.
Estimated time to best yields: 3 years.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 root wrap crab apple tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £24.99

Cercis siliquastrum (Large Plant)

Judas Tree

Also known as the Judas Tree, Cercis siliquastrum is a bushy, well-branched tree, which can be suitable for smaller gardens. The rosy-pink blooms are actually produced on the older wood stems, giving a lovely pendant effect.

The heart-shaped leaves are attractive, and appear after the flowers, and turn lustrous yellow by autumn. The Judas Tree is a true architectural plant, and looks especially impressive when in bloom during the spring. Some of the most spectacular spring colour for the garden! Height and Spread: up to 10m (32’).

 

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted cercis plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted cercis plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £24.99

Amelanchier lamarckii (Large Plant)

Snowy Mespilus

Amelanchier trees are large specimen trees, with an attractive open habit. They are deciduous trees; with colourful leaves that first open bronze, changing to orange and red tones by autumn. Amelanchier are known for their amazing autumn colour, which is even more enhanced in a sunny border.

Amelanchier, also known as Snowy Mespilus, is a tree grown for its glorious spring blossom, which is white, but almost appears pink alongside the bronze coloured, young foliage. Plants will perform best on a slightly acid soil. Height: up to 12m (39’). Spread: 4m (13’).

 

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted amelanchier plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 1 x 5 litre potted amelanchier plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £15.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted amelanchier plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £16.99
    • 2 x 5 litre potted amelanchier plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £23.99

Euonymus europaeus 'Red Cascade' (Large Plant)

Spindle

A much-discussed plant, as it can sometimes be spotted in hedgerows in the UK, and is recognisable by its colourful seed heads. The wood from the Spindle Bush was originally used for making spindles, hence the name.

Euonymus europaeus 'Red Cascade' is a large, deciduous shrub, which is fairly un-noticeable during the summer, but by autumn the foliage has turned an amazing scarlet. The autumn colour is phenomenal! Then, as if that wasn’t enough, the small flowers fade, and winged fruits appear, which are orange and red. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 2.5m (8.2’).

 

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted euonymus plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted euonymus plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £24.99

Cherry 'Amanogawa'

Prunus, Ornamental Cherry, Flagpole Cherry Tree

Also known as the Flagpole Cherry Tree, this architectural ornamental cherry has an upright, columnar habit making it ideal for small gardens! Clusters of slightly fragrant, soft pink-white blossoms simply smother the branches in late spring and are highly attractive to bees. Come autumn, the leaves of this RHS AGM variety turn to fiery shades of yellow, orange and red giving a long season of interest in the garden. Cherry 'Amanogawa' makes a fantastic low-maintenance addition to sunny borders, where it can be grown as a specimen tree or focal point. Height: 8m (26'). Spread: 4m (13').
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    • 1 bare root cherry plant

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    • £14.99
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Liquidambar styraciflua

Sweet Gum

Prized for its glorious foliage, this vibrant deciduous tree will rival any Maple. Liquidambar styraciflua has a broadly conical habit that makes a superb specimen for larger gardens. Although Sweet Gum enjoys an acid or neutral soil, it is particularly useful in tricky chalky areas as it is lime-tolerant, given sufficient depth of soil. Inconspicuous late spring flowers are followed by clusters of fascinating spiky fruits. The palmate foliage of the Sweet Gum emerges on corky shoots in spring, and remains a lovely fresh green colour, before turning to fiery shades of red, orange and purple. This majestic tree requires little maintenance once established and makes a wonderful specimen as a stand-alone feature or grown at the edge of woodlands. Height: 25m (80'). Spread: 12m (40'). More info
    • 1 x 9cm potted liquidambar plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted liquidambar plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £19.99

Acer palmatum (Large Plant)

Japanese Maple

The Japanese Maple is always in demand and popular in gardens up and down the UK. Acer palmatum makes a magnificent, small tree for a sheltered corner in dappled shade, so is ideal for those difficult parts of the garden.

The Acer palmatum is a slow-growing tree which is perfect for containers, thanks to the open shape of the tree and its graceful appearance. The foliage is delicate, and turns from mid green during summer to a mix of oranges, yellows and reds before it falls in the autumn. Height and spread: Up to 8m (26’).

 

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted acer plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted acer plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £29.99

Lilac 'Beauty of Moscow'

Syringa vulgaris

Fully double, snow-white blooms unfurl from delicate pink buds giving an attractive two tone effect. Syringa 'Beauty of Moscow' is an elegant deciduous shrub with a spreading habit and heart shaped foliage. This trouble-free variety has nectar rich, fragrant flowers that are loved by butterflies. Lilacs are well loved specimen shrubs for cottage garden borders that require little maintenance. Height and spread: 7m (22').,

Culinary note: Adding the fragrant flowers to cream cheese or even yoghurt for a hint of lemon flavour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 x 9cm potted syringa plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £11.99

Australian Tree Fern

Dicksonia antarctica

Feast your eyes on the extraordinary RHS AGM Australian Tree Fern! Long, finely cut fronds of up to 1.5m (5’) unfurl from the crown in a truly magical display that adds drama to damp, shaded areas of the garden. Native to Australia, Dicksonia antarctica is hardy to around -5°C (23°F) and thrives in the relatively mild, wet climate of the UK. This slow growing species forms just 3cm of trunk per year, taking many years to reach its ultimate height of around 4m. A truly magnificent addition to a sheltered garden and makes the perfect specimen for woodland areas and exotic borders. Height and spread: 4m (13’).

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    • 1 x 0.5ft trunk

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £39.99
    • 1 x 1ft trunk

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £59.99
    • 1 x 2 litre potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 1 x 2ft trunk

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £89.99
    • 1 x 3ft trunk

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £99.99
    • 1 x 5ft trunk

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £199.99
    • 1 x 7ft trunk

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £399.99
    • 2 x 0.5ft trunk

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £69.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £34.98