Potted Trees

 
    Sorbus Vilmorinii
    Small elegant spreading tree with dark green fern-like foliage that turns orange or bronze in Autumn. In June white flowers appear followed by decorative deep pink autumn fruits. Ideal for smaller gardens. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 5m X 5m (16ft X 16ft) Soil: Fertile and well-drained (not chalky).


    Sorbus Joseph Rock
    Outstanding small tree with attractive green foliage that turns shades of red, orange and purple in Autumn. Heads of white flowers in June turn to dense bunches of amber-yellow berries in Autumn. Super lawn specimen. Non-evergreen. Height and Spread in 20 years: 6m X 3m (19ft X 10ft) Soil: Fertile and well-drained (not chalky).


    Sorbus Discolor
    A vigorous spreading tree. White blossom in spring is followed by bright red fruit. It’s leaves have six to eight pairs of glossy, deep green ‘leaflets’ that turn orange and red in autumn. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 7m X 3m (23ft X 10ft) Soil: Fertile and well drained (not chalky).


    Sorbus Commixta Japanese Rowan
    Elegant upright tree bearing white flower heads in May followed by bunches of orangy red early Autumn. Good attractor of wild bird as they enjoy eating the berries. Non-evergreen. Height and Spread in 20 years: 6m X 3m (19ft X 10ft). Soil: Fertile and well-drained (not chalky).


    Sorbus Aucuparia Mountain Ash
    Familiar native tree with strongly ascending branches of fresh green foliage. Heads of white flowers during June turn to dense bunches of bright red Autumn fruits that are popular with birds. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 6m X 3m (19ft X 10ft) Soil: Fertile and well drained (not chalky)


    Sorbus Aria Lutescens White Beam
    Neat, compact tree valued for it’s silvery-grey spring foliage that matures to grey-green in summer. White flowers during May and June are followed by decorative cherry like autumn berries. Excellent lawn specimen for garden or park. Non- evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 7m X 5m (23ft X 16ft) Soil: Any fertile, well-drained type.


    Salix Caprea Var Pendula Kilmarnock Willow
    Ideal for small gardens. Small umbrella shaped tree with stiffly weeping branches that cheery ‘pussy-willow’ flowers over several weeks during late Winter before the foliage emerges. One of the finest trees for a very small garden. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 2m X 2.5m (7ft X 8ft) Soil: will thrive in any soil [ Read More...]


    Quercus Rubra Red Oak
    Ideal specimen tree or windbreak for sheltering exposed and larger gardens. Large, broad-headed tree with horizontally spreading branches. The large, lobbed, rich green leaved turn a magnificent ruby red or yellow and brown in autumn. Makes a superb park specimen. Good for urban planting. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 6m X 5m (19ft [ Read More...]


    Quercus Robur English Oak
    Ideal for large gardens and wide open spaces. A wonderfully rugged and very handsome deciduous tree providing a rich habitat for other plants and valuable source of food for wild life. Ultimately a large tree with a broad head of spectacularly spreading branches filled with small clusters of catkins and flower spikes each spring – [ Read More...]


    Quercus Ilex Holm or Evergreen Oak
    A majestic ultimately large evergreen tree, ideal for coastal or sheltered areas. Masses of lush, dark green glossy leaves – with striking white wooly shoots and yellow catkins in early summer. A slow growing very attractive frost hardy tree, that with age develops large rounded pendulous branches and very attractively fissured dark-grey bark. Ideal for [ Read More...]


    Prunus X Subhirtella Autumnalis Rosea Autumn Cherry
    Small, spreading tree valued for its bell-shaped semi-double white flowers that appear from late autumn through to late winter on bare stems. Leaves rich red and bronze in autumn. Good smaller gardens. Height and spread in 20 years: 4m X 4m (13ft X 13ft) Soil: Any well drained type.


    Prunus Shirofugen Flowering Cherry
    Magestic, spreading tree with copper-bronze Spring foliage that matures to green then deep orange in Autumn. Pale-pink buds open to fragrant, double white flowers that turn pink before they finally drop in May. Height and Spread in 20 years: &m X 7m (23ft X 23ft) Soil: Any good garden soil.


    Prunus Serrula Brich Bark Cherry
    Ideal for small gardens. Small vigorous tree renowned for its highly decorative, polished, red-brown, mahogany-like bark that brings year-round interest. Masses of small, white flowers in late-April are a bonus. Good in a lawn under-planted with spring bulbs. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 5m X 4m (16ft X 13ft) Soil: Any well-drained type.


    Prunus Royal Burgundy
    An impressive tree in both leaf and flower. Striking rich purple-red foliage all summer complemented by deep rose-pink double flowers in late spring. Forms an attractive vase shaped tree and is suitable for planting in all but the smallest gardens. Deciduous. Height and spread in 10 years: 4m X 3m (13ft X 12ft) Soil and [ Read More...]


    Prunus Kiku-shidare Zakura Cheals Weeping Cherry
    Ideal for small gardens. Very popular small tree with dropping branches wreathed with deep pink, fully double flowers during April. Spring foliage is bronze-green, later turning a glossy green. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 2.5m X 2.5m (8ft X 8ft) Soil: Any well drained type.


    Prunus Cerasitfera Nigra Purple Leafed Plum
    Ideal for small gardens. Popular, neat tree with decorative foliage opening ruby-red, then remaining purple-brown throughout the summer. Myriads of small, pale pink flowers appear before the leaves during March and April. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 5m X 4m (16ft X 13ft) Soil: Any well-drained type.


    Populus X Candicans Aurora Varigated Poplar
    Variegated Ontario Poplar. Vigorous tree grown for its conspicuous young foliage in June which is variegated creamy-white and tinged pink. Prune hard every second winter for the best leaf colour and to maintain a manageable size. Don’t plant next to drains as the roots are thirsty. Non-evergreen. Height andspread in 20 years: 10m X 15m [ Read More...]


    Malus Royalty Flowering Crab
    Ideal for small gardens. Small upright tree with highly decorative glossy, dark purple leaves turning red in Autumn. Large purple-crimson flowers in late-April and May followed in autumn by dark red fruits. Ideal for small gardens to provide foliage contrast. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 4m X 3m (13ft X 10ft) Soil: Any, [ Read More...]


    Malus Evereste Flowering Crab
    Ideal for small gardens. Neat, small tree bearing a great profusion of blossom during April and May that is red in bud opening to white to give a very pleasing effect. Small orange ornamental fruits follow in Autumn. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 5m X 4m (16ft X13ft) Soil: Any, except very wet [ Read More...]


    Liquidambar Styraciflua Sweet Gum
    Ideal specimen tree or windbreak for sheltering exposed and larger gardens. Handsome, conical tree grown for it’s glossy, maple-like summer foliage that turns brilliant crimson, purple and orange during autumn. Older stems have corky bark giving year round interest. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 10m X 6m (30ft X 20ft) Soil: Fertile, moist [ Read More...]


    Laburnum X Wateri Vossii Golden Rain
    Ideal for small gardens. Erect, spreading tree renowned for its pendant chains of scented, golden yellow flowers during early June. This variety is almost sterile so sets very little of the unwelcome seed. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 5m X 4m (16ft X 13ft) Soil: Any except very wet soil.


    Golden Weeping Willow
    Weeping tree with slender, pendulous, yellow shoots falling to the ground as a curtain. Yellow-green spring leaves mature to mid-green. Needs plenty of space to develop. Don’t plant near drains as roots are thirsty. Non-evergreen. Height and Spread in 20 years: 8m X 7m (26ft X 23ft) Soil: Any except thin, dry types.


    Fagus Sylvatica Purpurea Purple Beech
    The purple leaved beech, produces leaves in various shades of purple in Spring, turning a rich coppery colour in autumn. This variety can also be used as a hedging plant. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 10m (33ft) Soil: Any well-drained type, avoid clay.


    Fagus Sylvatica Purpurea Pendula Weeping Purple Beech
    Ideal for small gardens. Delightful small tree with stiff, weeping branches of dark purple foliage throughout summer. Outstanding contrast if planted with bright green, yellow or blue foliage. Makes a superb lawn specimen, especially where space is limited. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 3m X 3m (10ft X10ft) Soil: Any, except very wet [ Read More...]


    Fagus Sylvatica Common Beech
    Lovely pale green wavy edged leaves in Spring turning a rich golden copper in Autumn before falling. This variety can also be used to make a superb and very dense clipped hedge which tends to hold onto it’s leaves in winter. Ideal for external boundaries in exposed windy areas. Height and spread in 20 years: [ Read More...]


    Eucalyptus Gunnii Cider Gum
    Vigorous, evergreen tree with striking oval, silvery-blue juvenile foliage. Older trees develop grey-green sickle-shaped leaves which contrast well against the peeling cream and brown bark. Makes a good large shrub if pruned annually. Height and spread in 20 years: 12m X 5m (39ft X 16ft) Soil: Fertile and well-drained.


    Crataegus Laevigata Pauls Scarlet Double Red Hawthorn
    Ideal for small gardens. (Crataegus Oxyacantha) is a dense, spreading tree with glossy, dark green foliage and a profusion of small, double scarlet flowers borne in clusters during late spring. Makes an excellent lawn specimen. Well suited to exposed, cold and windy gardens. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 5m X 4m (16ft X [ Read More...]


    Cotoneaster Frigidus Cornubia
    Vigorous, shrubby tree with arching branches of semi-evergreen foliage. Heads of small creamy-white flowers in June are followed by large pendant clusters of bright red berries in Autumn. Makes an excellent screen at the back of a large border. Height and spread in 20 years: 6m X 5m (19ft X16ft) Soil: Any except those that [ Read More...]


    Carpinus Betulus Fastigata Upright Hornbeam
    Distinctive, erect form of the native hornbeam that forms a flame shaped tree. The dark-green foliage turns yellow and orange in Autumn. Ideal for large lawns and parks. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 7m X 4m (23ft X 13ft) Soil: Succeeds in any ordinary soil type.


    Betula Utilis Var Jacquemontii White Stem Birch
    Distinctive upright tree noted for its dazzling white stems that look good all year. Fresh green summer foliage turns rich gold in Autumn. Superb planted as a group, surrounded with spring bulbs. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 6m X 2.5m (19ft X 8ft) Soil: Any good garden soil.


    Betula Pendula Youngii Youngs Weeping Birch
    Ideal for small gardens. Charming small dome-shaped tree with elegant weeping branches of green summer foliage that contrast against the silvery bark. Excellent lawn specimen, especially under-planted with spring bulbs. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 3m X 3m (10ft X 10ft) Soil: Any good garden soil.


    Betula Pendula Silver Birch
    Ideal for small gardens. Graceful, slender tree with highly ornamental bark that provides year round interest. Green summer foliage turns golden yellow in autumn. Superb planted as groups in grass surrounded by spring bulbs. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 8m X 3m (26ft X 10ft) Soil: Any good garden soil.


    Betula Ermanii
    A very graceful tree with bright green heart-shaped leaves. Peeling, creamy white bark provides year-round interest. Large spreading non-evergreen tree. Height and Spread in 20 years: 6m X 2.5m (19ft X 8ft) Soil: Any good garden soil.


    Amelanchier Canadensis Snowy Mespilus
    Ideal for small gardens. Small, upright tree bearing a myriad of white star-shaped flowers during April. White-haired bronzy-green young leaves mature to dark green before turning brilliant orange and red in Autumn. Superb in large borders. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 4m X 3m (13ft X 10ft) Soil: Well drained, but not too [ Read More...]


    Acer Platanoides Drummondii Variegated Norway Maple
    Ideal for small gardens. Popular garden tree with striking foliage that has a broad creamy-white margin throughout summer. Superb as a foil for purple and gold leafed shrubs. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 6m X 4m (19ft X 13ft) Soil: Fertile and well-drained.


    Acer Platanoides Crimson King Red Leafed Norway Maple
    Ideal for small gardens. Handsome, broad tree with bold deep crimson-purple foliage throughout summer, turning orange in autumn. Excellent foliage contrast for any garden. Needs space to develop, so best placed in a large lawn. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years: 7m X 5m (23ft X 16ft) Soil: Fertile and well drained.


    Acer Negundo Flamingo Variegated Box Elder
    Ideal for small gardens. The young leaves of this small tree open light pink, turning green with white and pink variegations. Often grown as a large shrub. The best leaf colour is maintained by annual pruning. Plant at the back of a large border or as a lawn specimen. Non-evergreen. Height and spread in 20 [ Read More...]