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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.
 

Cherry 'Iford Flowering'

Prunus, Ornamental Cherry

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A fantastic opportunity to plant this stunning, historic tree in your own garden! At the turn of the 19th century Harold Peto, architect and garden designer, found a small and completely pendulous pale shell pink flowering cherry on one of his plant collecting trips to the East. He named it the Iford Cherry and it was planted on the Iford terraces and trailed down the terrace banks and along the paths creating a truly magnificent sight by all accounts of the time. In 1999 the present owners of Iford Manor decided to propagate from the only surviving tree which by then had only one living branch which was no thicker than a pencil. Graft wood was taken and the tree died a few weeks later. Three trees were raised from the grafts and became the mother wood for the trees now for sale.

This delightful and historic tree is ideal for growing in a container or as a small tree in the garden. It flowers in early spring and has a marvellous bronze/red leaf colour during the Autumn. Decorative Tree Height to 1-1.5m. Flowers early April.
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    • 1 x 1.2m bare root cherry tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £39.99
    • 2 x 1.2m bare root cherry tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £79.98 £69.99

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 2016
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    • £29.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted Holly plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £39.99

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 July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 acacia plants in 9cm pots

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99

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').

 

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted euonymus plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted euonymus plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £24.99

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 2016
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    • £29.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted Holly plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £39.99

Lilac 'Beauty of Moscow'

Syringa vulgaris

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').,

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 July 2016
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    • £11.99

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 July 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted laurus plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 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.

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    • 1 x 9cm potted syringa plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £11.99

Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel'

Malus x robusta

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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 crab apple tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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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 2016
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    • £26.99

Crab Apple 'Royalty'

Malus

A particularly attractive tree, Crab Apple 'Royalty' is unmistakeable for its dark mahogany foliage that turns to scarlet in Autumn. The deep pink springtime apple blossom is followed by dark red fruits that make a fabulous 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 2016
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    • £26.99

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').

 

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

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

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £29.99