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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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Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'

Japanese Maple

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A classic Japanese Maple producing gorgeous, purple-red foliage that colours to brilliant, fiery red in autumn. This slow growing tree has an attractive open habit that forms a broad canopy and creates a dramatic silhouette in borders. Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' is an ideal small tree for a sheltered position and makes an excellent specimen for large patio containers. Height and spread: Up to 8m (26').
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    • 1 x 7cm potted acer plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £9.99

Lilac 'Madame Lemoine'

Syringa vulgaris

Creamy buds unfurl to reveal compact panicles of double white flowers. The richly fragrant blooms are set against heart shaped foliage on strong spreading branches. Syringa 'Mme Lemoine' is an elegant, trouble-free variety with nectar rich, fragrant flowers that are loved by butterflies. A well loved specimen shrub for cottage garden borders that requires little maintenance. Height and spread: 7m (22').,

Culinary note: Adding the fragrant flowers to cream cheese or even yoghurt for a hint of lemon flavour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 x 9cm potted syringa plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £11.99

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Rubrum'

  • Every garden needs an easy grow acer
A striking Japanese Maple with graceful arching shoots and a neat, mound forming habit. In autumn, the finely cut, feathery green-red foliage transforms in a blaze of colour to a fiery shade of orange. Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Rubrum' is slow growing, making an ideal focal point for a sheltered position, or an excellent specimen for a large patio container. Height: Up to 2m (6'). Spread: Up to 3m (10').
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    • 1 x 9cm potted acer plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £16.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted acer plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £24.99

Liquidambar styraciflua

Prized for its glorious foliage, this vibrant deciduous tree will rival any Maple. Liquidambar styraciflua has a broadly conical habit that makes a superb specimen for larger gardens. Although Sweet Gum enjoys an acid or neutral soil, it is particularly useful in tricky chalky areas as it is lime-tolerant, given sufficient depth of soil. Inconspicuous late spring flowers are followed by clusters of fascinating spiky fruits. The palmate foliage of the Sweet Gum emerges on corky shoots in spring, and remains a lovely fresh green colour, before turning to fiery shades of red, orange and purple. This majestic tree requires little maintenance once established and makes a wonderful specimen as a stand-alone feature or grown at the edge of woodlands. Height: 25m (80'). Spread: 12m (40'). More info
    • 1 x 9cm potted liquidambar plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted liquidambar plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £19.99

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 14cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 6 x 14cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £77.94 £39.99

Cornus 'Eddie's White Wonder'

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 September 2016
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    • £29.99

Lilac 'Katherine Havemeyer'

Syringa vulgaris

Elegant panicles of double lavender-blue flowers are produced against a backdrop of heart-shaped foliage on this beautiful, spreading lilac. Syringa 'Katherine Havermeyer' is a quick-growing, trouble-free variety with nectar rich, fragrant flowers that are loved by butterflies. A well loved specimen shrub for cottage garden borders that requires little maintenance. Height and spread: 7m (22').

Culinary note: Adding the fragrant flowers to cream cheese or even yoghurt for a hint of lemon flavour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

More info
    • 1 x 9cm potted syringa plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £11.99

Betula nana (Large Plant)

This unusual dwarf Birch is rarely seen but makes a fine specimen shrub for borders and the edge of woodland plantings. Betula nana has a low spreading habit with stiff stems that form a dense shrub. From March to May the brown catkins nestle among glossy, kidney shaped foliage. As summer ends, the leaves turn to colourful shades of buttery yellow and red. This tough little Birch is an arctic native growing predominantly on tundra, which makes it a great choice for shallow soils. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 120cm (48”).

 

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    • 1 x 3.6 litre potted betula plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.6 litre potted betula plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £22.99

Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'

Japanese Maple

A classic Japanese Maple producing gorgeous, purple-red foliage that colours to brilliant, fiery red in autumn. This slow growing tree has an attractive open habit that forms a broad canopy and creates a dramatic silhouette in borders. Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' is an ideal small tree for a sheltered position and makes an excellent specimen for large patio containers. Height and spread: Up to 8m (26'). More info
    • 1 x 10.5cm potted acer plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £12.99

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').

 

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted laburnum plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted laburnum plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 acacia plants in 9cm pots

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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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.

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer
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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted eucalyptus plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted eucalyptus plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £24.99