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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 41 products.
 

Picea glauca

White Spruce

Native to the temperate forests of North America, Picea Glauca is a stunning evergreen species of spruce which over time can reach dizzying heights of 40 meters (130ft), with branches adorned in short, needle-like leaves and slender, cylindrical cones. Most at home in moist or wet soils, plant in any area which receives full sunlight and watch it flourish over the following years into a stately showpiece – a real lifetime investment. Height: 50m (160') Spread: 6m (20') More info
    • 1 x 13cm potted picea plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 13cm potted picea plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £17.99

Acacia dealbata

Mimosa, Silver Wattle

 Customer Rating
  • 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 August 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 acacia plants in 9cm pots

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
    • Save £7.99  
    • £25.98 £17.99

Katsura Tree

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

 Customer Rating
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
A fast growing tree with a long period of interest that will delight the senses! Tiny red flowers decorate the naked branches of the Katsura Tree in spring, before the young rounded, leaves break bud in a glorious display of bronze pink foliage. As summer progresses, the foliage colours to a fresh shade of bright green, before changing once again with the autumn to a vivid gold and orange. Even the fallen autumn leaves will provide interest by filling the air with a sugary fragrance of candy-floss that is almost irresistible. Cercidiphyllum japonicum holds an RHS AGM and makes a superb multi-stemmed specimen tree for a small garden or woodland area. Supplied in 9cm pot. Ultimate Height and spread: 10m (32ft).
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    • 1 x 9cm potted katsura plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted katsura plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £17.99

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 July 2015
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    • £12.99

Bay Tree (Standard)

Laurus nobilis, Bay Laurel, Sweet Bay Tree

Add a touch of class to your garden with this beautiful Bay Tree standard. A neat ball of glossy evergreen foliage sits atop a tall slender stem, making an elegant addition to patio containers, sheltered garden borders or either side of an entranceway. In spring, Laurus nobilis is smothered with clusters of pale yellow flowers which are highly attractive to bees. The aromatic leaves can also be harvested for use in cooking. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 50cm (20"). Supplied as 1.2m (47") tall standard trees.
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    • 1 x 4 litre potted bay tree plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £44.99
    • 2 x 4 litre potted bay tree plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
    • Save £30  
    • £89.98 £59.98

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

Heptacodium miconioides (Large Plant)

Seven Son Flower Tree

Heptacodium is an unusual shrub for the garden; it may look exotic, but plants are fully hardy and there are plenty of reasons to grow one in your garden. The late summer blooms are creamy-white and deeply fragrant, and even when they fall, they leave behind colourful, pink-coloured calyxes. The foliage is also attractive hanging in elegant pairs of glossy green leaves.

Heptacodium miconioides can be grown either as a shrub or compact, manageable tree in the garden, so is ideal for small gardens. Plants are quick-growing and easy to maintain. Height: 6m (20'). Spread 3m (10').

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted heptacodium plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted heptacodium plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £24.99

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').

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    • 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

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

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Rubrum'

Cut-leaved Japanese Maple, Acer 'Dissectum'

  • 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 2015
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    • £16.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted acer plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £24.99

Acer palmatum (Large Plant)

Japanese Maple

The Japanese Maple is always in demand and popular in gardens up and down the UK. Acer palmatum makes a magnificent, small tree for a sheltered corner in dappled shade, so is ideal for those difficult parts of the garden.

The Acer palmatum is a slow-growing tree which is perfect for containers, thanks to the open shape of the tree and its graceful appearance. The foliage is delicate, and turns from mid green during summer to a mix of oranges, yellows and reds before it falls in the autumn. Height and spread: Up to 8m (26').

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted acer plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted acer plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £29.99