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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 16 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.

More info
    • 1 packet (5 purple orchid tree seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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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
    • Save £20  
    • £59.98 £39.98

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').

More info
    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted laburnum plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted laburnum plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £24.99

Lilac 'Doubles Collection'

Syringa vulgaris

  • New in 2015

Lilacs are a popular addition to English gardens, much sought after for their spring colour and fragrance, but the single flowered varieties can sometimes lack impact. For a true celebration of spring you need a double-flowered variety, with panicles of jewel-like florets, for more of that gorgeous colour and fragrance! We've put together this double flowered Syringa collection to bring every possible lilac flower colour to your garden. Height and spread: 7m (22').

  • Collection comprises one of each of:
  • Lilac 'Beauty of Moscow' - Beautiful white blooms unfurl from delicate pink buds.
  • Lilac 'Mme Lemoine' - Creamy buds unfurl to reveal compact panicles of double white flowers.
  • Lilac 'Katherine Havemeyer' - Elegant panicles of double lavender-blue flowers.
More info
    • 3 x 9cm potted syringa plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £19.99

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').
More info
    • 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

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

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

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').

More info
    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted euonymus plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted euonymus plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £24.99

Holm Oak (Large Plant)

Quercus ilex, Holly-leaved Oak

The Holm Oak is an easy to grow evergreen, which can either be grown as a full-sized tree, or clipped into a hedge. The glossy, tough foliage has a contrasting white underside, and is later accompanied by shiny acorns.

The Holm Oak is ideal for hedging in exposed and coastal areas; plants are exceptionally drought resistant and tolerant of pollution. Plants of Holm Oak are easy to clip and maintain, and can be grown in sun or shade. Height as full-size specimen tree: 25m (80'). Spread: up to 20m (70').

More info
    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted holm oak plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted holm oak plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £29.99

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

Pomegranate - Exotic Seed Collection

Punica granatum

The Pomegranate forms a neat bush which can be grown outdoors in a warm position, either as a free-standing shrub or fan-trained against a wall. The rich red blooms which have silky scarlet petals are very decorative, and are followed by the fleshy Pomegranate fruits which are absolutely delicious!

Easy and quick to grow in any good compost, and in a position of good sunlight. Will need to be kept warm to ensure fruiting. May also need winter protection in cool regions. Height 3m (10ft).

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.

More info
    • 1 packet (4 pomegranate seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £4.99