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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

Holly 'Golden King' (Standard Tree)

Ilex x altaclerensis

Standard Holly trees make fabulous specimen plants, and this one is no exception. Despite its name, Holly 'Golden King' is a self fertile female variety, so you can be sure of a fabulous display of scarlet winter berries that are always popular with birds. The glossy evergreen foliage makes an attractive year round display, enhanced by tiny white flowers in summer. These lovely evergreen trees are perfect for creating an elegant entrance to doorways or a focal point in garden borders. Compact and easy to maintain, Holly trees make excellent container plants.
Supplied as pot grown plant, with a 50cm (20") stem and a trained head of foliage. Mature height: 150cm (59"). Mature spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 1 x 3 litre potted Holly plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £29.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted Holly plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £39.99

Eucalyptus gunnii (Large Plant)

Eucalyptus divaricata, Cider Gum, Ironbark

Prune this eye catching, hardy evergreen into an attractive shrub, or let it to grow into a magnificent tree. Young plants bear silvery blue foliage before producing more linear green leaves as the tree ages. Stems of eucalyptus leaves are excellent for adding to cut flower arrangements! The attractive flaking bark reveals exquisite shapes and patterns on the main trunk of mature specimens. Eucalyptus gunnii is fast growing and easy to care for, making an outstanding specimen plant. Height: Up to 25m (80ft) if not pruned. Spread: Up to 10m (32ft) if not pruned.

 

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted eucalyptus plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £24.99

Katsura Tree

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

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  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
A fast growing tree with a long period of interest that will delight the senses! Tiny red flowers decorate the naked branches of the Katsura Tree in spring, before the young rounded, leaves break bud in a glorious display of bronze pink foliage. As summer progresses, the foliage colours to a fresh shade of bright green, before changing once again with the autumn to a vivid gold and orange. Even the fallen autumn leaves will provide interest by filling the air with a sugary fragrance of candy-floss that is almost irresistible. Cercidiphyllum japonicum holds an RHS AGM and makes a superb multi-stemmed specimen tree for a small garden or woodland area. Supplied in 9cm pot. Ultimate Height and spread: 10m (32ft).
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    • 1 x 9cm potted katsura plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted katsura plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £17.99

Acacia dealbata

Mimosa, Silver Wattle

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  • Best shrub for spring colour

Pompom yellow mimosa flowers are produced on this evergreen tree against a backdrop of feathery foliage. In spring the scented, nectar-rich blooms provide a valuable source of food for bees and other insects. In mild parts of the UK, Acacia dealbata plants can be grown outdoors, making a brilliant specimen for sheltered borders. In frost prone areas grow acacia in containers, and move them to a frost free position in winter. Height: Up to 8m (26'). Spread: Up to 5m (16').

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    • 1 acacia plant in 9cm pot

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 acacia plants in 9cm pots

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99

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

Holly 'Argentea Marginata'

Ilex aquifolium, Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Variegata'

Young purple-pink leaves mature to provide lustrous, dark green foliage with a bright silvery edge. The creamy white summer flowers give way to clusters of scarlet red winter berries that provide an essential food source for birds during the coldest months. In time, Holly 'Argentea Marginata' forms a magnificent, conical evergreen tree that makes a superb specimen for year round interest. This attractive female variety is ideal for woodland areas and low maintenance gardens. Ultimate height if left unpruned: 15m (50'). Ultimate spread if left unpruned: 4m (12'). More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted Holly plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £29.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted Holly plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £39.99

Heptacodium miconioides (Large Plant)

Seven Son Flower Tree

Heptacodium is an unusual shrub for the garden; it may look exotic, but plants are fully hardy and there are plenty of reasons to grow one in your garden. The late summer blooms are creamy-white and deeply fragrant, and even when they fall, they leave behind colourful, pink-coloured calyxes. The foliage is also attractive hanging in elegant pairs of glossy green leaves.

Heptacodium miconioides can be grown either as a shrub or compact, manageable tree in the garden, so is ideal for small gardens. Plants are quick-growing and easy to maintain. Height: 6m (20'). Spread 3m (10').

 

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    • 1 x 10 litre potted heptacodium plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £30.99
    • 1 x 25 litre potted heptacodium plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £72.99
    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted heptacodium plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 10 litre potted heptacodium plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £46.99
    • 2 x 25 litre potted heptacodium plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £109.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted heptacodium plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £24.99

Laburnum anagyroides (Large Plant)

Laburnum vulgare, Golden Rain

Laburnum is a large, robust, spreading tree with glorious, golden-yellow spring colour every year, you won't be able to resist giving this tree a spot in your garden!

Laburnum are quick-growing and look spectacular even when not in flower, thanks to the pretty, cut foliage. The fragrant flowers are produced in long racemes and followed by silvery pods. Grow Laburnum as a specimen tree or, if you've got the space, grow over an archway, where the golden blooms will drip down beautifully! Height and spread: up to 8m (25').

 

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted laburnum plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £24.99

Arbutus unedo f. rubra (Large Plant)

Strawberry tree

It’s easy to see why Arbutus unedo f. rubra holds an RHS AGM. This majestic evergreen forms a bushy tree or large shrub with plenty of year round interest. Beneath the evergreen foliage, the branches are enveloped in beautiful red-brown bark which gleams in the sun with a shedding, rough texture at maturity. The pretty urn shaped flowers emerge in autumn against a backdrop of leathery foliage, providing valuable late-season nectar for pollinating insects. The flowers later form rounded strawberry-like fruits which mature in the following year as new flowers develop. Although perfectly hardy once mature, Strawberry trees will appreciate a layer of fleece for winter protection when young. Perfect for coastal gardens and sheltered woodland areas. Height and spread up to: 8m (25’).

 

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    • 1 x 3.6 litre potted arbutus plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £16.99
    • 2 x 3.6 litre potted arbutus plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £25.99

Laurus nobilis (Large Plant)

Bay Laurel, Sweet Bay

Bay Laurel is a handsome, upright, evergreen tree or shrub with aromatic, leathery leaves, which can be used in cooking. It is easy to grow and maintain, and although Laurus nobilis can ultimately grow quite large, they can be clipped into various forms of topiary and hedging.

The evergreen foliage is glossy, and makes an elegant addition to borders, herb gardens or patio containers. Each spring, Bay trees are smothered with clusters of pale yellow flowers which are highly attractive to bees. Laurus nobilis also holds an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Height: up to 12m (40'). Spread: 10m (30').

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted laurus plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted laurus plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £29.99

Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow' (Large Plant)

Rocky Mountain Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow' has a narrow, upright habit with dense, ascending branches that form a pencil-shaped tree. The evergreen foliage of this Rocky Mountain Juniper is a wonderful blue-green colour with a distinctive Juniper aroma. This architectural conifer has a multitude of uses - grow it in groups to provide a strong vertical accent, or plant a pair either side of an entrance to add formality. Juniper 'Blue Arrow' is equally good as a tall slender hedge or a stand-alone specimen tree. This low maintenance conifer also holds an RHS AGM. Height: 2.5m (8'). Spread: 50cm (20").

 

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    • 1 x 15 litre potted juniperus plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £52.99
    • 1 x 3 litre potted juniperus plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 15 litre potted juniperus plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £79.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted juniperus plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99