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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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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 September 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 acacia plants in 9cm pots

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
    • SAVE £7.99  
    • £25.98 £17.99

Bay Tree (Standard)

Laurus nobilis, Bay Laurel, Sweet Bay Tree

Add a touch of class to your garden with this beautiful Bay Tree standard. A neat ball of glossy evergreen foliage sits atop a tall slender stem, making an elegant addition to patio containers, sheltered garden borders or either side of an entranceway. In spring, Laurus nobilis is smothered with clusters of pale yellow flowers which are highly attractive to bees. The aromatic leaves of this RHS AGM plant can also be harvested for use in cooking. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 50cm (20"). Supplied as 1.2m (47") tall standard trees.
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    • 1 x 4 litre potted bay tree plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £44.99
    • 2 x 4 litre potted bay tree plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
    • SAVE £30  
    • £89.98 £59.98

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £29.99
    • 2 Olive plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £59.98 £39.98

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 September 2015
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    • £29.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted Holly plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £39.99

Cycad 'Species Mixed'

A LIVING FOSSIL. Evolved more than 110 million years ago. Long lived, slow growing, house plant. Stands several degrees of frost so may be tried outdoors In a warm sheltered position or mild climates. More info
    • 1 packet (3 cycad seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £0.99

Leyland Cypress 'Castlewellan' (Large Plant)

x Cuprocyparis leylandii 'Galway Gold', x Cupressocyparis, Cupressus leylandii

The Leyland Cypress is a popular choice for hedging in the UK, as it is fast-growing and evergreen, making a useful screening plant. Leyland Cypress 'Castlewellan' has golden foliage, which is a real eye-catcher and makes a striking evergreen specimen plant. The feathery foliage is accompanied by small, round cones later in summer.

This well known conifer can grow to 12 metres, but will take 20 years or more to reach this height. Leylandii can be clipped as a hedge, as long as this done regularly. Height: up to 25m (80'). Spread: 5m (15').

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    • 1 x 4 litre potted leyland plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 4 litre potted leyland plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £19.99

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 September 2015
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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted laurus plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £29.99

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted arbutus plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £24.99

Picea glauca

White Spruce

Native to the temperate forests of North America, Picea Glauca is a stunning evergreen species of spruce which over time can reach dizzying heights of 40 meters (130ft), with branches adorned in short, needle-like leaves and slender, cylindrical cones. Most at home in moist or wet soils, plant in any area which receives full sunlight and watch it flourish over the following years into a stately showpiece Ð a real lifetime investment. Height: 50m (160') Spread: 6m (20') More info
    • 1 x 13cm potted picea plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 13cm potted picea plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £17.99

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"). More info
    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £22.99

Tulip Tree

Liriodendron tulipifera, Tulip Poplar

Grown for its magnificent large, glossy foliage, Liriodendron tulipifera makes a remarkably eye catching tree for the larger garden. The distinctly shaped leaves turn from green to a buttery shade of gold in a spectacular autumn display. With maturity, the Tulip Tree becomes decorated with large, individual tulip shaped, green-white summer flowers that are followed by cone-like fruits - although flowering may not occur for 10 years or more. This RHS AGM species forms a vigorous, large columnar tree that requires plenty of space to be appreciated at its best. Height: 20m (65'). Spread: 10m (32'). More info
    • 1 x 9cm potted tulip plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted tulip plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
    • SAVE £9.99  
    • £27.98 £17.99

Korean Fir

Abies koreana

  • Strikingly different ornamental tree

Of all the conifers, the Korean Fir tree is perhaps the most enchanting. Extraordinary violet-blue cones nestle upright among the dark green foliage from an early age, at a size of just 60cm (2ft). Developing during the summer months, the cones remain a constant fascination right through to late winter. The needles of Abies koreana are wider, more rounded and softer than our native spruces, giving a full conical appearance as the branches twirl around its central stem. This captivating evergreen makes a stunning specimen tree for providing plenty of year round interest. Although this RHS AGM variety can achieve a significant size with maturity, its slow growth habit ensures that it will remain a manageable size for many years. Supplied as a single stem bareroot 20/30cm. Ultimate height: Up to 10m (32'). Spread: 6m (19'). More info

    • 1 bare root Korean Fir plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 bare root Korean Fir plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
    • SAVE £5  
    • £19.98 £14.98