Cedrus atlantica: Atlas cedar. A truly majestic large tree. The branches grow upwards strongly at first, eventually forming a really broad base. The evergreen foliage has a grey-green cast to it. The cones are quite small but form an attractive feature.
Cedrus atlantica glauca: Blue cedar. This tree does not get quite as big as the Atlas cedar, but has wonderful silver-blue foliage, really stunning in a roomy location.
Cedrus deodara: An evergreen conifer making a large tree, at first conical with a drooping leading shoot, later broad-crowned. Needles to 4cm in length, slightly glaucous, mostly whorled. Cone to 10cm in length, broadly-ovoid
Cedrus deodara aurea: Golden deodar. The foliage is a fresh clear gold in spring and summer, making a striking addition to the early landscape.
Cedrus libani: An evergreen conifer making a large tree, developing a broad crown with tiered branching. Needles to 3cm, dark green, mostly whorled. Cones to 12cm, ovoid
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis: Nootka cypress. Eventually a large cone shaped tree, it has aromatic foliage and a dense strong growing habit. Makes a good specimen
Cryptomeria japonica ‘Globosa Nana’: Large evergreen trees with attractive red-brown bark and dense foliage consisting of short awl-shaped leaves arranged spirally around the branchlets; cones are spherical
Cupressocyparis leylandii: Leyland cypress. A large tall tree, very vigorous and very fast growing. Tolerant of most sites. Makes a good large screen.
Cupressocyparis leylandii Castlewellan: Leylandii Castewellan Gold Golden form of Leyland cypress. The young foliage is a very attractive fresh gold. Not as fast-growing as the type, so better for smaller hedges.
Cupressus sempervirens pyramidalis: Italian cypress. A medium-sized tree, tolerant of most soils, especially dry ones. The familiar columnar shape and deep green foliage make a great impact in a landscape.
Juniperus scopulorum Skyrocket: Rocky Mountain juniper. A small tree, with a striking very narrow habit, an exclamation mark in any planting scheme. Not over-particular as to site, the foliage is a steely metallic blue.
Pinus nigra austriaca: Austrian pine. A large tree, with tough dark bark. It is tolerant of most sites and soils, being especially useful for coastal or bleak sites. The dense foliage consists of dark green, long needles.
Pinus nigra maritima or laricio: Corsican pine. A large vigorous tree, tough and very tolerant. The long lax needles are grey-green.
Pinus sylvestris: Scot’s Pine Pinus Sylvestris Scots pine. Often grows to be a large tree. Our native British pine, providing the caber for Scottish tossers. The tough, rough bark is an attractive foxy brown. Carries the familiar cones through the winter.
Pinus wallichiana: Bhutan Pine. Long languid needles, weeping, on broad spreading branches.
Sequoiadendron giganteum: Wellingtonia. The big tree. Some specimens have lived for 3000 years. Tolerant of most sites. The rough red bark is spongy. Attractive cones are set off by the descending branches of older specimens.
Sequoiadendron giganteum Pendulum: A tree of somewhat bizarre appearance, very strikingly weeping branches, often twisted, giving it a rather gothic appeal.
Common yew, English yew. A medium-sized native tree, tolerant of any well drained soil, where it can live to great age. Dark green leaves, cinnamon bark, small bright red fruits. The tree also thrives when clipped, making a wonderful hedge.
Taxus baccata Fastigiata Aurea: Irish yew. A small to medium tree, with dense foliage and upright habit. Young leaves golden. Makes a splendid formal plant, especially good if clipped tidy.