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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 29 products.
 

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 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £3.99

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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    • £26.99

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

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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

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: 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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    • £26.99

Davidia involucrata

Handkerchief Tree, Dove Tree

A magnificent specimen tree for a larger garden or woodland. Davidia involucrata is a breathtaking sight in May. Its astonishing flowers are surrounded by large white bracts, which hang from the branches like handkerchiefs or resting doves. With maturity, this large, deciduous species forms a broad, conical tree with lovely heart shaped leaves and smooth grey bark. This handsome RHS AGM variety is a real talking point. Height: 15m (50'). Spread: 10m (30')
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    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of December 2014
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    • £16.99
    • 2 bareroot plants

    • Despatch: By end of December 2014
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    • £24.99

Trachycarpus fortunei - Exotic Seed Collection

Windmill Palm

Beautiful pot plant or ideal for growing in a sheltered position in the garden, in almost all areas of Britain. Height: 60-180cm (2-6ft). More info
    • 1 packet (10 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £4.99

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 plant

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £29.99
    • 2 plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
    • SAVE £20.00  
    • £59.98 £39.98

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

Tulip Tree

Liriodendron tulipifera, Tulip Poplar

  • New in 2014
Grown for its magnificent large, glossy foliage, Liriodendron tulipifera makes a remarkably eye catching tree for the larger garden. The distinctly shaped leaves turn from green to a buttery shade of gold in a spectacular autumn display. With maturity, the Tulip Tree becomes decorated with large, individual tulip shaped, green-white summer flowers that are followed by cone-like fruits - although flowering may not occur for 10 years or more. This RHS AGM species forms a vigorous, large columnar tree that requires plenty of space to be appreciated at its best. Height: 20m (65’). Spread: 10m (32’).
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    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
    • SAVE £9.99  
    • £27.98 £17.99

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 plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £29.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £39.99