Trees in Containers

  • 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.

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  • Liriodendron tulipifera

    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.

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  • Magnolia grandiflora

    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.

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  • Morus nigra

    Morus nigra

    Morus nigra

    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.

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  • Parrotia persica

    Parrotia persica

    Parrotia persica

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • Platanus hispanica

    Platanus hispanica: London Plane. A large impressive tree, with large bold leaves, similar to a maple. The bark of mature trees peels off in patches to reveal attractive grey and white beneath. Very tolerant of pollution in the air.

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  • Prunus Accolade

    Prunus Accolade

    Prunus Accolade

    Prunus Accolade: A marvellous flowering cherry. A small to medium tree, with a spreading habit. Not fussy as to soil type, it is a great choice for chalky sites. In spring the branches are festooned with clusters of semi-double vivid rose flowers.

    Available sizes 12-20cm girth.

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  • Prunus Amanogawa

    Prunus amanogawa

    Prunus Amanogawa

    Prunus amanogawa: A small, narrowly fastigiate deciduous tree with slightly fragrant, semi-double, pale pink flowers in late spring; in autumn, the leaves turn orange and red

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    Prunus autumnalis

    Prunus_subhirtella_Autumnalis

    Prunus autumnalis: An elegant, small, spreading deciduous tree with ovate leaves turning yellow in autumn. Semi-double white flowers 1.5cm in width

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  • Prunus avium

    Prunus avium ‘Wildstar’

    Prunus avium

    Prunus avium ‘Wildstar’: A medium-sized deciduous tree with nodding clusters of pure white flowers 2.5cm wide in late spring, followed by small, shiny red-purple cherries; leaves turn orange and red in autumn

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  • Prunus avium plena

    Prunus avium Plena

    Prunus avium plena

    Prunus avium plena: Double Gean. Similar in looks to the ordinary Gean, but with a profusion of double white flowers, stunning in spring.

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  • Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra'

    Prunus cerasifera ‘Nigra’

    Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra'

    Prunus cerasifera ‘Nigra’: A medium-sized, round-headed deciduous tree with deep blackish-purple leaves and twigs. Single, pale pink flowers open from deep pink buds before the leaves

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  • Prunus Kanzan

    Prunus Kanzan: A vigorous medium sized tree, deservedly popular. The large double flowers open in mid spring, covering the tree in a mass of deep pink. Bronze young foliage follows, which later on takes on autumn tints in a good year.

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  • Prunus Kiku shidare zakura

    Prunus kiku shidare zakura: A small strongly weeping tree. Plentiful shell pink double flowers are carried in spring. Young leaves are bronze.

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  • Prunus laurocerasus

    Prunus laurocerasus: Common laurel, Cherry laurel. We have excellent laurels to make a high screen.

     

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  • prunus lusitanica

    Prunus lusitanica

    prunus lusitanica

    Prunus lusitanica: Portuguese laurel. One of the best hedging plants. We grow superb standard trees which will make one of the best high hedges.

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  • Prunus Padus

    Prunus padus

    Prunus Padus

    Prunus padus: Bird Cherry. A vigorous medium sized native tree, accommodating as to soil type. Abundant racemes of scented white flowers are carried in spring, followed by shiny black fruits. The leaves are mid-green.

    Available sizes 12-20cm girth.

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  • Prunus serrula

    Prunus serrula: A small to medium-sized tree. Small pale flowers appear in spring with the slender delicate leaves. The glory of the tree is the bark: polished mahogany layers peel away in spiraling strands, revealing more vivid and shiny copper surfaces beneath.

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  • Prunus Shirotae

    Prunus shirotae

    Prunus Shirotae

    Prunus Shirotae: ‘Mount Fuji’. A small but broad tree. Huge, semi-double, dazzling white flowers appear in great scented clusters in spring, set off by the fresh green young foliage.

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  • Prunus Sunset Boulevard

    Prunus Sunset Boulevard

    Prunus Sunset Boulevard

    Another narrow-headed tree, with a disciplined habit. Big white flowers appear in spring. The young leaves are almost a salmon red, becoming mid green in summer. Later they take on really good autumn colours, oranges, reds, yellows.

    Available sizes 12-20cm girth.

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  • Prunus Taihaku

    Prunus Taihaku: Great white cherry. A strong-growing, broadly spreading, medium-sized tree. Massive single flowers, brilliant white, hang in profusion from the branches and twigs. Fine reddish young leaves. A much loved tree.

    Available sizes 12-20cm girth.

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  • Prunus Trailblazer

    Prunus Trailblazer: Lots of single white flowers are borne in spring. The foliage comes out a bright red, turning purple green with the season. Attractive, edible plums follow in late summer, hanging in clusters among the purple leaves.

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  • Pyrus calleryana Chanticleer

    Pyrus calleryana Chanticleer: Tolerant of nearly all soil types and sites. The oval leaves are glossy and attractive. They hang on very late in a good autumn. White flowers in spring are followed by small russet fruits in the autumn.

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  • Pyrus salicifolia pendula

    Pyrus salicifolia Pendula

    Pyrus salicifolia pendula

    Pyrus salicifolia Pendula: Weeping willow-leaved pear. A small easy-going tree. The habit is weeping or arching, the narrow leaves are silver-grey. Charming small white flowers come out in spring, followed by small buff fruits. A good choice for long season interest.

    Available sizes 12-16cm girth.

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  • Quercus ilex

    Quercus ilex: Evergreen oak. Normally supplied as standard trees. In later life they are wonderful trees, full of character. They respond well to clipping and can be trimmed to cylinder or box shapes for a formal look.

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  • Quercus palustris

    Quercus palustris: Pin oak. A large tree, with a spreading slightly weeping habit when aged. Boldly lobed leaves often take on vivid autumn colour.

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  • Quercus robur

    Quercus robur

    Quercus robur

    Quercus robur: English oak, Common oak. A large, long-lived native tree. Stately. Wonderful. Plant one now and a dozen generations will appreciate it and the wildlife it will support.

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  • Quercus robur Fastigiata Koster

    Quercus robur Fastigiata Koster: This tree has a narrow, upright habit, and makes a fine specimen when fully grown. The foliage is similar to the common type, while the columnar shape makes a bold statement in any planting scheme.

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  • Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

    Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Frisia’

    Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

    Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Frisia’: A popular yellow-leaved tree, widely grown in many gardens and public spaces.

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