Cornus kousa ‘Miss Satomi’: A spreading medium sized deciduous shrub. It has elegant green foliage which turns yellow/orange in autumn. It produces large pink flower bracts in June.
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.
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.
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.
Crataegus prunifolia : Perfect for smaller gardens. Dark green leaves turning yellow/orange in autumn. Produces white flowers and wildlife enticing red berries.
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.
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. We can supply this as a tree, hedging or cloud plant.
Fagus sylvatica atropurpurea: Purple beech, Copper beech. A large tree with striking vivid purple foliage, turning copper in the autumn. We can supply this as a tree, hedging or cloud plant.
Fagus sylvatica Dawyck: 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. We can supply this in green, gold or purple.
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.
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.
Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ : Popular evergreen holly. Dark green leaves producing an abundance of red berries in Autumn.
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.
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.
Laburnum x watereri ‘vossii’ : One of the most popular laburnums. Produces long drooping bright yellow flowers of up to 2ft in length in May or June. Scented flowers are a big draw for wildlife, particularly bees.
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
Ligustrum ex Superbum: Privet. We stock both Green and Gold evergreen Privet as standard trees. We also supply Green Privet as pleached trees.
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.
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.