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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
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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

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    • £14.99
    • 2 acacia plants in 9cm pots

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    • £19.99

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

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

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    • £44.99
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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

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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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted arbutus plants

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    • £24.99

Juniperus chinensis 'Stricta' (Large Plant)

Chinese Juniper

Grown for its narrow, conical habit, Junipers chinensis 'Stricta' punctuates the garden with evergreen structure and formality all year round. This upright Chinese Juniper has aromatic, grey-green foliage and peeling bark when mature. A superb narrow conifer which forms a manageable specimen tree for smaller gardens, and requires virtually no maintenance. Height: 2.5m (8'). Spread: 60cm (2').

 

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    • 2 x 3 litre potted juniperus plants

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    • £19.99

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

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted juniperus plant

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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 15 litre potted juniperus plants

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    • £79.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted juniperus 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
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Juniperus communis 'Arnold' (Large Plant)

Common Juniper

Add structure to the garden with this slender, upright conifer. Juniperus communis 'Arnold' has a narrow, conical habit that forms a densely branched, handsome specimen tree which won't get out of hand. Like all Common Junipers, its feathery blue-green foliage is pungently aromatic. This manageable evergreen tree is ideal for creating texture and colour that persists throughout the year. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 60cm (2').

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted juniperus plant

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    • 1 x 7.5 litre potted juniperus plant

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    • £26.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted juniperus plants

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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 7.5 litre potted juniperus plants

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    • £40.99

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Fernspray Gold' (Large Plant)

Cupressus obtusa, Hinoki Cypress

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Fernspray Gold' is a spectacular conifer with fresh lemon-yellow foliage that cloacks the horizontal branches. This majestic Hinoki Cypress has a dense upright habit that forms an exclamation mark in the landscape. The colourful evergreen foliage makes it a particularly useful specimen tree for brightening dull winter gardens. This superb cultivar also holds an RHS AGM for its garden performance. Height: 300cm (118"). Spread: 150cm (59").

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted chamaecyparis plant

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    • 2 x 3 litre potted chamaecyparis 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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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted laurus plants

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    • £29.99