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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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Italian cypress 'Stricta'

Cupressus sempervirens

A superb architectural specimen, Italian cypress 'Stricta' is well known for its use in formal Mediterranean gardens to add depth and structure. The tall columns can be used to break up a flat eye line in any scheme however and shouldn't be restricted to 'Italian' themed gardens. Cupressus sempervirens can also be grown in large containers on a patio or flanking an entrance to add impact. Slow growing and drought resistant these plants are also virtually maintenance free. Height after 10 years: 3m 10'). Ultimate height in UK conditions: 12m (39'). Spread: 4m (13'). Supplied at a height of 70-90cm. More info
    • 1 x 14cm potted plant

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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 14cm potted plants

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Olive Tree (Standard)

Olea europaea

These slow growing, self fertile, evergreen trees are normally associated with the Mediterranean but you can now grow these highly decorative plants very successfully in the UK. Attractive grey-green foliage atop a tall slender stem makes this Olive Tree standard an elegant and modern addition to the garden. In long, hot summers the small fragrant flowers are followed by smooth green fruits. Olive trees can be grown in very sheltered gardens or large containers, and make an attractive and productive addition to the patio. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 50cm (20"). Supplied height: 90-100cm (35-39"). More info
    • 1 Olive plant

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    • £29.99
    • 2 Olive plants

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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

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    • £29.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted Holly plants

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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

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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted eucalyptus plants

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    • £24.99

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

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    • £14.99
    • 2 acacia plants in 9cm pots

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    • £19.99

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

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    • £29.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted Holly plants

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    • £39.99

Arbutus unedo (Large Plant)

Strawberry Tree

This striking shrub makes a superb focal point for year-round interest. Its leathery, evergreen foliage and peeling, cinnamon brown bark form a superb backdrop for the clusters of small, white, urn-shaped flowers in autumn. The dainty blooms give way to scarlet red fruits that only fully ripen in the following year, as a new set of flowers emerge.

The edible fruits of Arbutus unedo have a sharp aftertaste when eaten raw, but can be made into jams and preserves for a sweeter, guava-like flavour. This neat, compact variety is an ideal specimen shrub for a sheltered position. Although perfectly hardy once mature, Arbutus 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 3.5 litre potted arbutus plant

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    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted arbutus plants

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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

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    • £16.99
    • 2 x 3.6 litre potted arbutus plants

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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

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    • 2 x 3 litre potted laurus plants

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    • £29.99

Thuja occidentalis 'Mirjam' (Large Plant)

Arborvitae

This dwarf conifer forms a neat evergreen globe that will add structure to the garden all year round. The golden foliage of Thuja occidentalis 'Mirjam' takes on shades of burnt-orange, bronze and green during the winter months when there is little colour elsewhere in the garden. This compact evergreen makes a lovely specimen for a rockery or patio container, needing no maintenance whatsoever from year to year. Height and spread: 90cm (36").

 

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    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted plants

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    • £22.99

Balsam Fir (Large Plant)

Abies balsamea 'Nana'

The Balsam Fir makes a majestic dwarf conifer - the ultimate low maintenance specimen! The Balsam Fir has a rounded, densely branched habit, bearing aromatic dark green needles and and oblong, purple blue cones. With a slow growth rate of less than 2.5cm (1") per year, Abies balsamea 'Nana' is perfectly suited to rockeries and alpine gardens where it makes a handsome evergreen specimen. Height and spread: 100cm (39").

 

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    • £22.99

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Korean Gold' (Large Plant)

Plum Yew, Cowtail pine

This slow growing conifer has a Yew-like appearance, with long gold-tipped needles that mature to green in winter. Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Korean Gold' is a columnar variety with a compact narrow growth habit that forms a golden exclamation mark in the garden! Commonly known as Plum Yew it enjoys a cool, moist position and makes a useful specimen plant for shaded woodland areas. It also responds well to hard pruning making it suitable as an evergreen hedging plant. Over time it makes a majestic specimen, but will require patience, growing to just half its mature size in around 15 years. Height: 3m (10’). Spread: 2m (6’).

 

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    • 2 x 2 litre potted cephalotaxus plants

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    • £22.99