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.
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.
Prunus autumnalis: An elegant, small, spreading deciduous tree with ovate leaves turning yellow in autumn. Semi-double white flowers 1.5cm in width
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.
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.
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.
Quercus palustris: Pin oak. A large tree, with a spreading slightly weeping habit when aged. Boldly lobed leaves often take on vivid autumn colour.
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.
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.
Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Frisia’: A popular yellow-leaved tree, widely grown in many gardens and public spaces.
Salix Sepulcralis Chrysocoma: Weeping willow. Branches broadly arching, the thin twigs on the ends of the branches cascade to the ground, or water. Narrow fresh green leaves, spring catkins, this is a fabulous tree in the right place – it does need room.
Sorbus aria Majestica: A vigorous selection, ‘a good doer’. This tree has a very neat head shape, big oval leaves with bold veins, and a fine show of handsome flowers and big red berries.
Sorbus aucuparia Cardinal Royal: A vigorous selection of mountain ash, this tree forms a symmetrical tidy head, reliably producing masses of flowers and bright red berries. A superb avenue tree.
Sorbus commixta Embley: A small to medium tree, with a compact oval head. Plentiful white flowers, lots of orange fruits, reliable and vivid autumn colour, this is an excellent choice for year round interest.
Sorbus Joseph Rock: A small to medium tree, with ascending branches, and a tidy head shape. Cream flower heads are followed by abundant bunches of clear yellow berries, which last well into the autumn. The autumn foliage is spectacular.
Sorbus thibetica John Mitchell: A medium sized, round headed tree, it has really big leathery oval leaves, almost round, green above, silver underneath. White flowers are followed by bunches of nut-brown fruits.
Tilia platyphyllos Rubra: Red-twigged lime. A symmetrical and upright growing clone of the broad-leaved lime. The leaves are broadly oval and striking. The young shoots and twigs are vivid red. Good for areas where access is needed.
Tilia x europaea Pallida: A large tree, with ascending branches. Broad heart-shaped leaves, paler than the type, giving a fresh cheerful cast to the tree. Like all limes it can be pruned severely if required. The tree of the famous Unter den Linden in Berlin.