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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.



We have found 18 products.
 

Purple Orchid Tree - Exotic Seed Collection

Bauhinia variegata, Mountain Ebony, Camel's Foot Tree, Kachnar

Bushy shrub with charming bright foliage, occasionally marked with cream, and racemes of showy, orchid flowers in soft pink with rich carmine markings. Developing into an impressive evergreen shrub, plant will flower, in warm conditions, from late winter through to summer. Best suited to greenhouse growing in all but tropical climates, the Purple Orchid Tree will flower rapidly if given plenty of water during the growing period. Height 90-240cm (3-8ft) Greenhouse Shrub.

Please note that due to the nature of our exotic range of seeds, some varieties are more challenging and may require more care and patience to grow than other less exotic varieties. However we wish you every success and hope you agree that they are definitely worth the effort.

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    • 1 packet (5 purple orchid tree seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £3.99

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 July 2015
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    • £29.99
    • 2 Olive plants

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

Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel'

Malus x robusta

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 crap apple tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £24.99

Lilac 'Beauty of Moscow'

Syringa vulgaris

  • New in 2015
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').
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    • 1 x 9cm potted syringa plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £11.99

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

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £39.99

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 August 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted amelanchier plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £16.99

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 August 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted arbutus plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £24.99

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 2015
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    • £26.99

Cornus 'Eddie's White Wonder'

Dogwood

This RHS Award of Garden Merit variety is perfect for small gardens, forming a broad, deciduous tree or multi-stemmed shrub. Cornus 'Eddie's White Wonder' bursts into bloom in late spring, producing small green-purple flowers surrounded by large, showy white bracts for a truly breathtaking display. The large green leaves turn to glowing shades of orange, red and purple in the autumn for a long season of interest. Grow this fabulous Dogwood as a specimen tree or as part of a mixed border. Height: 6m (20'). Spread: 5m (16').
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    • 1 x 2 litre potted cornus plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £29.99

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

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £39.99

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

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £14.99

Leyland Cypress 'Castlewellan' (Large Plant)

× 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 July 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 4 litre potted leyland plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £19.99