Ilex in variety
Ilex: Holly. We can supply as pleached or standard.
Juglans nigra: Black walnut. A magnificent large tree. Tolerant of most soils. Big bold leaves make a wonderful sight in summer, and the deeply fissured bark of a mature specimen provide winter interest. Large round fruits are a treat for wildlife.
Available sizes 12-20cm girth.
Juglans regia: Common walnut. Medium to large tree, eventually yielding highly valued timber. Tolerant of most soil types. Striking bold leaves in summer are followed by the edible nuts, which are profuse in a good year.
Ligustrum ex Superbum
Ligustrum ex Superbum: Privet. We stock both Green and Gold evergreen Privet as standard trees. We also supply Green Privet as pleached trees.
Ligustrum japonicum: Great for hedges and screening. Flowering and drought tolerant. Known as wax-leaf privet or Japanese privet is a species of Ligustrum native to central and southern Japan and Korea
Liquidambar styraciflua: A large handsome tree. Tolerant of most soils and sites. Bold maple shaped leaves, borne on the ascending branches, are a striking feature. In a good autumn the leaves colour spectacularly, in shades of crimson and gold.
Available sizes 10-16cm girth.
Liquidambar styraciflua Worplesdon
Liquidambar styraciflua Worplesdon: A form of Liquidambar with finely lobed leaves. In autumn these turn to a range of brilliant oranges, yellows and gold.
Liriodendron tulipifera: Tulip tree. A magnificent large deciduous tree. Not fussy as to site. Pale green tulip-shaped flowers are carried in early summer. They turn clear yellow in autumn.
Magnolia grandiflora: A breathtaking evergreen, a large shrub or medium sized tree. Succeeds on most soils. Glossy leaves make a foil for the huge creamy-coloured flowers in summer. Best planted against a wall or in full sun.
Morus nigra: Black Mulberry. These can live to a great age with heart shaped deep green leaves set off the purple red mulberries later in the summer. They do well in urban environments.
Parrotia persica: Persian ironwood. A small tree or large shrub. Tolerant of most soil types. Tiny red flowers are borne in late winter. The leaves are reminiscent of beech, but turn dazzling shades of red and orange in a favourable autumn.
Photinia red robin
A popular and versatile plant! A Photinia red robin can be used as a pleached tree, standard or half standard, mature shrub or hedging.