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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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Acer palmatum Collection

Japanese Maple

Grown for their vibrant foliage and elegant silhouettes, Japanese Maples make beautiful focal points for sheltered parts of the garden. This Acer palmatum collection combines 3 particularly attractive varieties. Their slow growing habits make them perfectly suited to growing in large containers on the patio or as free standing specimens in borders. Height and spread: 4m (13’).

  • Acer palmatum collection comprises:
  • Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream' - The leaves colour to vibrant lime green throughout summer, before turning to orange and gold for a stunning autumn display.
  • Acer palmatum 'Butterfly' - Exquisitely variegated mid green leaves with delicate cream and pink margins.
  • Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' - A classic Japanese Maple producing gorgeous, purple-red foliage that colours to brilliant, fiery red in autumn.
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    • 3 x 10.5cm potted plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £24.99

Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'

Japanese Maple

Exquisitely variegated mid green leaves with delicate cream and pink margins. Acer palmatum ‘Butterfly’ has a dense, upright habit that forms an attractive small tree or patio container specimen. Height: 3m (10’). Spread: 1.5m (5’). More info
    • 1 x 10.5cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £12.99

Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'

Eastern Redbud

  • A compact tree for small gardens, creating colour in every season
A perfect choice for small gardens, this slow-growing deciduous tree or large shrub bears heart-shaped, red-purple leaves, which age to vibrant shades of orange and red in autumn. If grown in a warm and sheltered spot, this variety will produce a smattering of delightful pink-purple, pea-like flowers in the spring, which are borne along the bare branches before the leaves. A magnificent specimen tree for small gardens, Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' can also be grown as a large shrub. This handsome RHS AGM variety is a real talking point and makes a lovely contrast to lime green foliage plants. Height and spread: 3m (10’).
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    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £19.99
    • 2 bareroot plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £29.99

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 plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £12.99

Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream'

Japanese Maple

The yellow and burnt-orange spring foliage of Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ contrasts beautifully with its small red blooms. The leaves colour to vibrant lime green throughout summer, before turning to orange and gold for a stunning autumn display. With an elegant spreading habit, this slow growing Japanese Maple is ideal for growing in large patio containers or as a splendid focal point for a sheltered position. Height and spread: 3m (10’). More info
    • 1 x 10.5cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £12.99

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

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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 February 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 plants in 9cm pots

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    • £25.98 £17.99

Katsura Tree

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

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  • 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 plant

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

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    • £17.99

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 February 2015
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    • £14.99

Paulownia tomentosa

Paulownia imperialis, Empress Tree, Foxglove tree

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Large clusters of fragrant violet flowers in some seasons plus large exotic leaves. Amazing growth rate, a single shoot will often reach up to 8ft in a season.
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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £0.99

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)

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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)

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    • £4.99

Bonsai Trees (Mixed)

A carefully chosen blend of conifer and deciduous trees to help you produce a wide range of Bonsai styles. Fascinating, rewarding subjects and some real gems. Illustation showing 2 types. More info
    • 1 packet (75 seeds)

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    • £4.99

Baobab Tree

Adansonia digitata

Upside-down tree. Grows 15-21m (50-70ft) in its natural state. Thick, stubby branches spring from the top of Adansonia digitata's enlarged swollen trunk which stores water. A conversation piece. Can also be grown as a house plant. More info
    • 1 packet (5 seeds)

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    • £1.49

Cycad 'Species Mixed'

A LIVING FOSSIL. Evolved more than 110 million years ago. Long lived, slow growing, house plant. Stands several degrees of frost so may be tried outdoors In a warm sheltered position or mild climates. More info
    • 1 packet (3 seeds)

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Pomegranate - Exotic Seed Collection

Punica granatum

The Pomegranate forms a neat bush which can be grown outdoors in a warm position, either as a free-standing shrub or fan-trained against a wall. The rich red blooms which have silky scarlet petals are very decorative, and are followed by the fleshy Pomegranate fruits which are absolutely delicious!

Easy and quick to grow in any good compost, and in a position of good sunlight. Will need to be kept warm to ensure fruiting. May also need winter protection in cool regions. Height 3m (10ft).

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 (4 seeds)

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    • £4.99

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)

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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 February 2015
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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

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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
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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 February 2015
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    • £39.99

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 February 2015
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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

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    • £16.99
    • 2 bareroot plants

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    • £24.99

Cornus 'Eddie's White Wonder'

Dogwood

This RHS Award of Garden Merit variety is perfect for small gardens, forming a broad, deciduous tree or multi-stemmed shrub. Cornus 'Eddie's White Wonder' bursts into bloom in late spring, producing small green-purple flowers surrounded by large, showy white bracts for a truly breathtaking display. The large green leaves turn to glowing shades of orange, red and purple in the autumn for a long season of interest. Grow this fabulous Dogwood as a specimen tree or as part of a mixed border. Height: 6m (20'). Spread: 5m (16').
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    • 1 x 2 litre potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £29.99

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)

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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

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    • £29.99
    • 2 plants

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    • £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

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    • £9.99
    • 2 bareroot plants

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    • £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

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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted plants

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    • £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

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    • £29.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted plants

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    • £39.99

Holly Collection

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) - 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

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    • £59.99
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Holly 'Green Alaska'

Ilex aquifolium

A traditional female variety with glossy green, spiny foliage and spherical, shiny red berries. In time, this handsome variety forms an upright, dense evergreen tree that offers useful cover and a valuable source of food for winter birdlife. Holly ‘Green Alaska’ is particularly hardy and makes a useful windbreak tree for year round interest in even the coldest gardens. Ultimate height if left unpruned: 10m (32’). Ultimate spread if left unpruned: 3m (9’). More info
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Holly 'Argentea Marginata'

Ilex aquifolium, Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Variegata'

Young purple-pink leaves mature to provide lustrous, dark green foliage with a bright silvery edge. The creamy white summer flowers give way to clusters of scarlet red winter berries that provide an essential food source for birds during the coldest months. In time, Holly 'Argentea Marginata' forms a magnificent, conical evergreen tree that makes a superb specimen for year round interest. This attractive female variety is ideal for woodland areas and low maintenance gardens. Ultimate height if left unpruned: 15m (50’). Ultimate spread if left unpruned: 4m (12’). More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted plant

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    • £29.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted plants

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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 7cm potted plant

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    • £9.99

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 of this RHS AGM plant 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 plant

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    • £44.99
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Cercis siliquastrum (Large Plant)

Judas Tree

Also known as the Judas Tree, Cercis siliquastrum is a bushy, well-branched tree, which can be suitable for smaller gardens. The rosy-pink blooms are actually produced on the older wood stems, giving a lovely pendant effect.

The heart-shaped leaves are attractive, and appear after the flowers, and turn lustrous yellow by autumn. The Judas Tree is a true architectural plant, and looks especially impressive when in bloom during the spring. Some of the most spectacular spring colour for the garden! Height and Spread: up to 10m (32’).

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Leyland Cypress 'Castlewellan' (Large Plant)

× Cuprocyparis leylandii 'Galway Gold', x Cupressocyparis, Cupressus leylandii

The Leyland Cypress is a popular choice for hedging in the UK, as it is fast-growing and evergreen, making a useful screening plant. Leyland Cypress ‘Castlewellan’ has golden foliage, which is a real eye-catcher and makes a striking evergreen specimen plant. The feathery foliage is accompanied by small, round cones later in summer.

This well known conifer can grow to 12 metres, but will take 20 years or more to reach this height. Leylandii can be clipped as a hedge, as long as this done regularly. Height: up to 12m (39’). Spread: 4m (13’).

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Euonymus europaeus 'Red Cascade' (Large Plant)

Spindle

A much-discussed plant, as it can sometimes be spotted in hedgerows in the UK, and is recognisable by its colourful seed heads. The wood from the Spindle Bush was originally used for making spindles, hence the name.

Euonymus europaeus 'Red Cascade' is a large, deciduous shrub, which is fairly un-noticeable during the summer, but by autumn the foliage has turned an amazing scarlet. The autumn colour is phenomenal! Then, as if that wasn’t enough, the small flowers fade, and winged fruits appear, which are orange and red. Height and Spread: 2.5m (8.2’).

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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 leaves are also attractive through the season, hanging in elegant pairs and turning claret-red before they fall.

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 4m (13’). Spread 3m (9.8’).

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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 flowers are produced in long streams, and are fragrant. 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: up to 5m (16’). Spread: 3m (9.8’).

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Laurus nobilis (Large Plant)

Bay Laurel, Sweet Bay

The Bay Tree is a handsome, upright, evergreen shrub with aromatic, leathery leaves, which can be used in cooking. It is easy to grow and maintain, and although Laurus nobilis can ultimately grow quite large, they can be clipped into various forms of topiary and hedging.

The evergreen foliage is glossy, and makes an elegant addition to borders, herb gardens or patio containers. Each spring, Bay trees are smothered with clusters of pale yellow flowers which are highly attractive to bees. Laurus nobilis also holds an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Height: up to 10m (32’). Spread: 8m (26.2’).

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Holm Oak (Large Plant)

Quercus ilex, Holly-leaved Oak

The Holm Oak is an easy to grow evergreen, which can either be grown as a full-sized tree, or clipped into a hedge. The glossy, tough foliage has a contrasting white underside, and is later accompanied by shiny acorns.

The Holm Oak is ideal for hedging in exposed and coastal areas; plants are exceptionally drought resistant and tolerant of pollution. Plants of Holm Oak are easy to clip and maintain, and can be grown in sun or shade. Height as full-size specimen tree: 12m (39’). Spread: up to 8m (26’).

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Amelanchier lamarckii (Large Plant)

Snowy Mespilus

Amelanchier trees are large specimen trees, with an attractive open habit. They are deciduous trees; with colourful leaves that first open bronze, changing to orange and red tones by autumn. Amelanchier are known for their amazing autumn colour, which is even more enhanced in a sunny border.

Amelanchier, also known as Snowy Mespilus, is a tree grown for its glorious spring blossom, which is white, but almost appears pink alongside the bronze coloured, young foliage. Plants will perform best on a slightly acid soil. Height: up to 12m (39’). Spread: 4m (13’).

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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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