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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.
Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'
Persian Silk Tree, ParaserianthesCustomer Rating
Glorious bronze purple, finely cut foliage of Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate' is accompanied by feathery purple and cream blooms. This magnificent Persian Silk Tree can be gown as a free standing specimen or trained against a sheltered, sunny wall. A handsome tree, hardy to -5°C (23°F), that can be planted in borders outdoors, or grown in a large patio container for a cool conservatory. Height and spread: 6m (19').More info
Crab Apple 'Royalty'
MalusA 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: M6. Height and spread: 3m (10').
Estimated time to cropping once planted: 1 year.
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.More info
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