Conifers

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  • Cedrus atlantica

    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.

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  • Cedrus atlantica glauca

    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.

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  • Cedrus deodara Aurea

    Cedrus deodara aurea: Golden deodar. The foliage is a fresh clear gold in spring and summer, making a striking addition to the early landscape.

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  • Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Columnaris

    Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Columnaris: An excellent, small slow-growing blue variety. Tolerant of most soil types. The foliage colour stands out particularly in winter. A good choice for low-maintenance hedging.

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  • Chamaecyparis nootkatensis

    Chamaecyparis nootkatensis

    Chamaecyparis nootkatensis

    Chamaecyparis nootkatensis: Nootka cypress. Eventually a large cone shaped tree, it has aromatic foliage and a dense strong growing habit. Makes a good specimen

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  • Cupressocyparis leylandii: Leyland cypress

    Cupressocyparis leylandii

    Cupressocyparis leylandii: Leyland cypress

    Cupressocyparis leylandii: Leyland cypress. A large tall tree, very vigorous and very fast growing. Tolerant of most sites. Makes a good large screen.

     

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  • Cupressocyparis leylandii Castlewellan Leylandii Castewellan Gold

    Cupressocyparis leylandii Castlewellan

    Cupressocyparis leylandii Castlewellan Leylandii Castewellan Gold

    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.

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  • Cupressus sempervirens Pyramidalis

    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.

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  • Juniperus scopulorum Skyrocket: Rocky Mountain juniper

    Juniperus scopulorum Skyrocket

    Juniperus scopulorum Skyrocket: Rocky Mountain juniper

    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.

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  • Metasequioa glyptostroboides

    Metasequioa glyptostroboides: Dawn redwood. Once thought to be extinct, this vigorous tree has lately become popular. A deciduous conifer with attractive red-brown bark, it has fresh green foliage in summer, turning gold in autumn.

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  • Pinus nigra austriaca

    Pinus nigra Austriaca

    Pinus nigra austriaca

    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.

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  • Pinus nigra maritima or laricio

    Pinus nigra Maritima/Laricio

    Pinus nigra maritima or laricio

    Pinus nigra maritima or laricio: Corsican pine. A large vigorous tree, tough and very tolerant. The long lax needles are grey-green.

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  • Pinus sylvestris

    Pinus sylvestris

    Pinus sylvestris

    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.

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  • Pinus wallichiana

    Pinus wallichiana: Bhutan Pine. Long languid needles, weeping, on broad spreading branches.

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  • Sequoiadendron giganteum

    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.

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  • Sequoiadendron giganteum Pendulum

    Sequoiadendron giganteum Pendulum: A tree of somewhat bizarre appearance, very strikingly weeping branches, often twisted, giving it a rather gothic appeal.

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  • Taxus baccata

    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.

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  • Taxus baccata Fastigiata Aurea

    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.

     

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  • Thuja occidentalis Emeraude

    American arbor-vitae. A tough, small to medium-sized tree. Tough, tolerant of just about any well-drained soil. The close growing foliage is bright green, and has a sweet scent when crushed.

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  • Thuja orientalis Pyramidalis Aurea

    Thuja orientalis Pyramidalis Aurea

    Thuja orientalis Pyramidalis Aurea

    Thuja Orientalis Pyramidalis Aurea Golden Thuja. Striking golden new growth. Small compact conifer.

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  • Thuja Plicata - Western red cedar

    Thuja plicata

    Thuja Plicata - Western red cedar

    Attractive rich green glossy foliage. This conifer makes a first rate hedging plant, with aromatic foliage. It grows well in shade and tolerates chalky soils. It is quite vigorous, and a favourite with connoisseurs.

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