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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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Arbutus unedo (Large Plant)

Strawberry Tree

This striking shrub makes a superb focal point for year-round interest. Its leathery, evergreen foliage and peeling, cinnamon brown bark form a superb backdrop for the clusters of small, white, urn-shaped flowers in autumn. The dainty blooms give way to scarlet red fruits that only fully ripen in the following year, as a new set of flowers emerge.

The edible fruits of Arbutus unedo have a sharp aftertaste when eaten raw, but can be made into jams and preserves for a sweeter, guava-like flavour. This neat, compact variety is an ideal specimen shrub for a sheltered position. Although perfectly hardy once mature, Arbutus trees will appreciate a layer of fleece for winter protection when young. Perfect for coastal gardens and sheltered woodland areas. Height and spread up to: 8m (25').

 

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted arbutus plant

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

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    • £24.99

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

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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted laburnum plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £24.99

Arbutus unedo f. rubra (Large Plant)

Strawberry tree

It’s easy to see why Arbutus unedo f. rubra holds an RHS AGM. This majestic evergreen forms a bushy tree or large shrub with plenty of year round interest. Beneath the evergreen foliage, the branches are enveloped in beautiful red-brown bark which gleams in the sun with a shedding, rough texture at maturity. The pretty urn shaped flowers emerge in autumn against a backdrop of leathery foliage, providing valuable late-season nectar for pollinating insects. The flowers later form rounded strawberry-like fruits which mature in the following year as new flowers develop. Although perfectly hardy once mature, Strawberry trees will appreciate a layer of fleece for winter protection when young. Perfect for coastal gardens and sheltered woodland areas. Height and spread up to: 8m (25’).

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer
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    • 1 x 3.6 litre potted arbutus plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £16.99
    • 2 x 3.6 litre potted arbutus plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £25.99

Wild Cherry (Hedging)

Prunus avium, Bird cherry, Mazzard, Gean

A stunning mass of pure white flowers start the spring off in a dramatic way when Wild Cherries are planted in your hedgerows. Once the leaves have developed the flowers will start to form into small, bright red cherries which are not only a colourful addition to the hedge but are also very attractive to birds. Not only that, they can be picked and made into jams or cooked into some desserts. Finally an autumn display of reds, golds and yellows will bring a final flourish of colour in the autumn just before the leaves begin to fall. Supplied as 60 - 80cm bareroots (24 - 31") Height: 12m (39’). Spread: 8m (26’). Planting Distance: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 bare root hedging plant

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    • £29.99
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Green Beech (Hedging)

Fagus sylvatica, Common Beech

Perfect hedging or screens, Green beech can be grown to almost any height required and will maintain a good density and tidy form, only needing to be clipped once or twice a year. Its growth forms a thick, interwoven hedge that is ideal for security as well as looking extremely decorative too, Fagus sylvatica tends to hold most of its leaves over winter, even though they have died off and sheds them in spring as the new growth appears, helping to keep privacy to a maximum. Supplied as 50 - 80 cm bareroots (20 - 31"). Height: 12m (39’). Spread: 8m (26’). Planting distance: 30cm (12"). More info
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    • £7.99
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    • £39.99
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Copper Beech (Hedging)

Fagus sylvatica f. purpurea

Perfect for an unusually coloured hedge or screen, Copper beech can be grown to almost any height required and will maintain a good density and tidy form, only needing clipping once or twice a year. Its growth forms a thick, interwoven hedge that is ideal for security as well as looking extremely decorative too, Fagus sylvatica tends to hold most of its leaves over winter, even though they have died off and sheds them in spring as the new growth appears, helping to keep privacy to a miximum. Supplied as 50 - 80 cm bareroots (20 - 31"). Height: 12m (39’). Spread: 8m (26’). Planting distance: 30cm (12"). More info
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    • £8.99
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    • £49.99
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Holly (Hedging)

Ilex aquifolium

A great all round performing hedging plant, Holly has just about every quality you need to make an effective boundary. The evergreen leaves will effectively form a permanent dense screen for privacy, the spiky edges to them will also make a good deterrent, berries in the winter add a touch of colour and give all year interest, plus the birds love them! Easy to grow and maintain, either formally or left to grow to give a more natural look. Supplied as 30 - 45 cm potted plants (12 - 18") Height: 12m (39’). Spread: 8m (26’). Planting distance: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 bare root hedging plant

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    • £8.99
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    • £34.99
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    • £59.99
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Hornbeam (Hedging)

Carpinus betulus

Perfect for native hedging, the hornbeam is also commonly seen as a large tree. If kept to the size required it will soon form an impressive part of any hedgerow. The leaves will turn a golden yellow colour in autumn and when they fall, they will reveal fluted, grey coloured branches that will continue to look good throughout the winter months. Supplied as 50 - 80 cm bareroots (20 - 31") Height: 12m (39’). Spread: 8m (26’). Planting distance: 45cm (18"). More info
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    • £6.99
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    • £24.99
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    • £34.99
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Oak (Hedging)

Quercus robur

Oak can very easily be grown as a hedging plant, its robust growth and branching habit will soon form a dense screen of the well known leaves, acorns will form in late summer which are well loved by wildlife and the hedge will also host many insects and other creatures, including nesting birds in spring. Very easy to grow and keep to shape, Quercus robur can also be incorporated into a mixed native hedging scheme. Supplied as 60 - 80 cm bare roots (24 - 31") Height: 12m (39’). Spread: 8m (26’). Planting distance: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 bare root hedging plant

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Silver birch (Hedging)

Betula pendula

Always attractive in a native hedging scheme, the Silver Birch is not one to be overlooked! The delicate stems and twigs of this beautiful tree make for a dense screen in winter when bare, or in summer when they are covered in leaves. Brown catkins will hang down in late spring and early summer too adding extra interest and the silver/white coloured bark is of course what the tree is famous for! Supplied as 60 - 90cm bareroots (24 - 31") Height: 12m (39’). Spread: 8m (26’). Planting Distance: 30cm (12") More info
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Small-Leaved Lime (Hedging)

Tilia cordata

Often seen planted in long stands as avenue trees, the small leaved lime is also an ideal specimen for hedges and screening too. Small white flowers appear in summer white which stand out well against the dark green leaves, later the winged seeds develop in clusters as the leaves slowly turn yellow. Easy to grow and maintain, Tilia cordata is a good choice for any boundary hedge. Supplied as 60 - 80cm bareroots (24 - 31") Height: 12m (39’). Spread: 8m (26’). Planting Distance: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 bare root hedging plant

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    • £7.99
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    • £39.99
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Golden Weeping Willow (Hedging)

Salix chrysocoma

An excellent choice for a hedge on boggy or often waterlogged ground, The Golden Weeping Willow will soon settle in and make an attractive boundary. The dense form of Salix chrysocoma make it an effective screen and in the winter the bare stems are a golden yellow colour which still provide a barrier and give additional colour and interest. Supplied as 80 - 100cm bareroots (31 - 39") Height: 12m (39’). Spread: 12m (39’). Planting Distance: 60cm (24") More info
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    • £6.99
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    • £34.99
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