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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 19 products.
 

Holly Collection (Standard Trees)

Ilex aquifolium, Ilex x altaclerensis, Holly 'Green Alaska', Holly 'Argentea Marginata', Holly 'Golden King'

Holly trees make particularly useful specimens in the garden, providing year round interest, evergreen foliage and clusters of rich red winter berries. These dense, conical trees are loved by birds who benefit from the winter food source and find shelter in their dense foliage. This magnificent Holly collection combines larger varieties that can be grown as free standing specimens a compact, formal standard Holly that will look great in a container next outside your front door.

  • Holly collection combines 1 plant each of:
  • Ilex 'Argentea Marginata' - Young purple-pink leaves mature to provide lustrous, dark green foliage with a bright silvery edge.
  • Ilex 'Golden King' - Standard Holly trees make fabulous specimen plants, and this one is no exception.
  • Ilex 'Green Alaska'- A traditional female variety with glossy green, spiny foliage and spherical, shiny red berries.
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    • 3 x 3 litre potted plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £59.99

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 plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £16.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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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 plant in 9cm pot

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £12.99
    • 2 plants in 9cm pots

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £17.99

Katsura Tree

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

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  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
Don't be afraid of growing trees in your garden; they aren't all great big oaks and cedars. Cercidiphyllum certainly isn't. Enjoy its attractive foliage and see if you can decide what the leaves smell of. Is it toffee apple? Candy floss? Just mix a few bags of ericaceous compost into the soil on planting, and it'll virtually take care of itself. Height and spread: 10m (32').
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    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £17.99

Korean Fir

Abies koreana

  • New in 2014
  • 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 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £9.99
    • 2 bareroot plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
    • SAVE £5  
    • £19.98 £14.98

Cherry 'Amanogawa'

Prunus, Ornamental Cherry, Flagpole Cherry Tree

Also known as the Flagpole Cherry Tree, this architectural ornamental cherry has an upright, columnar habit making it ideal for small gardens! Clusters of slightly fragrant, soft pink-white blossoms simply smother the branches in late spring and are highly attractive to bees. Come autumn, the leaves of this RHS AGM variety turn to fiery shades of yellow, orange and red giving a long season of interest in the garden. Cherry 'Amanogawa' makes a fantastic low-maintenance addition to sunny borders, where it can be grown as a specimen tree or focal point. Height: 8m (26'). Spread: 4m (13').
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    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £14.99

Acer palmatum

Japanese Maple

One of the finest for Bonsai. Acer palmatum is very ornamental with red and gold autumn foliage and relatively quick to display results. More info
    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £4.99

Acer 'Autumn Coloured Hybrids Mixed'

Japanese Maple

Acer Autumn Coloured Hybrids Mixed is a mixture of beautiful forms embracing all year brilliance. Ideal for a cool shady spot, patio tubs etc. More info
    • 1 packet (20 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £4.99

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 tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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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: M6. 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 tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £24.99

Crab Apple 'Golden Hornet'

Malus x zumi

Pink buds open to reveal pretty white cup shaped blossom in April and May, followed by spectacular crops of bright golden-yellow fruits that make an eye-catching autumn display and hold on the tree well into winter. Crab Apple 'Golden Hornet' 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 tree

    • Despatch:
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    • £24.99
    • Out of stock

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 tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £36.99