• Carpinus betulus fastigiata

    Carpinus betulus fastigiata

    Carpinus betulus fastigiata

    Carpinus betulus fastigiata: A narrow form of the common hornbeam, it is smaller than the type, with closer compact leaves. Slim as a youngster, it broadens out with age. Like the rest of us.

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  • Crataegus laevigata Paul’s Scarlet

    Crataegus laevigata Paul’s Scarlet: Scarlet Hawthorn. A small to medium ornamental tree, tolerant of most sites. Double red flowers cover the branches in early summer, making this about the best red flowered small tree there is, reliable and striking. Good for wildlife.

    Available sizes 12-18cm girth.

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  • Crataegus lavallei

    Crataegus lavallei: A small ornamental thorn tree, tough and tolerant. The glossy oval leaves are dark green, and hang on well into winter. White flowers are borne abundantly in May, followed by good sized scarlet red berries in autumn and winter.

    Available sizes 12-18cm girth.

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  • Crataegus monogyna Stricta

    Crataegus monogyna Stricta: This selected clone of the common hawthorn has a strongly upright habit. It is as tough and tolerant as the rest of the thorns.

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  • Davidia involucrata

    Davidia involucrata: Dove tree; Handkerchief tree: Spectacular in early summer, when large white bracts festoon the branches. A tough medium sized tree, it does well on any good soil.

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  • Fagus sylvatica

    Fagus sylvatica: Common beech. A great alternative to Hornbeam. Beech love lighter, well drained soils. Superb as pleached or cloud pruned specimens. Beech also makes a fantastic hedge.

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  • Fagus sylvatica Atropurpurea

    Fagus sylvatica atropurpurea: Purple beech, Copper beech. A large tree with striking vivid purple foliage, turning copper in the autumn.

     

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  • Fagus sylvatica Dawyck

    Fagus sylvatica Dawyck & Purpurea

    Fagus sylvatica Dawyck

    Fagus sylvatica Dawyck & Purpurea: Dawyck beech. A columnar upright tree, eventually quite large, excellent coppery gold autumn colour. Not fussy about pH, thrives in any but the heaviest soils

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  • Fagus sylvatica Dawyck Gold

    Fagus sylvatica Dawyck Gold: A medium sized tree. The growth habit is close and columnar. The leaves are fresh yellow when young, turning golden green later. Excellent for a formal design.

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  • Ginkgo biloba

    Ginkgo Biloba Maidenhair tree. A magnificent medium sized deciduous tree, tolerant of most soils and atmospheric pollutants. The leaves are a unique fan shape, turning to a rich butter yellow in autumn.

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  • Gleditsia triacanthos Sunburst

    Gleditsia triacanthos Sunburst

    Gleditsia triacanthos Sunburst

    Gleditsia triacanthos Sunburst: Honey locust, golden form. A medium deciduous tree, lacking the fierce thorns of the common type, tolerant of polluted air. The whole tree is a marvellous clear golden yellow in spring. A truly elegant specimen.

    Available sizes 10-16cm girth.

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  • Ilex aquifolium Argentea Marginata

    Ilex aquifolium Argentea Marginata: Broad leaved silver holly. A handsome female selection with white leaf margins and plenty of bright berries. Hollies are remarkably tolerant of a range of light or shady positions, polluted air or soil types.

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