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Common Trees

Common Trees

Common Trees

A good range of trees suitable for the garden and most are available in both large and small sizes. Please contact us if you are looking for very large sizes.

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  1.   Acer campestre-Field Maple

    Acer campestre

    Field Maple
    Container plants
    Tree Feathered
    British native deciduous tree to 10-15m with small palmate green leaves turning bright yellow in autumn. Fully Hardy. Suits all but very sandy or permanently wet soils. Full sun to partial shade. Learn More
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  2.   Acer platanoides Crimson King-Red Leaved Maple

    Acer platanoides Crimson King

    Red Leaved Maple
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Vigorous spreading tree with dark purple-red leaves turning red in autumn. Ultimate height 15m. Fully hardy. Suitable for most soils except excessive wet and very shallow soil over chalk. Tolerant of wind but avoid coastal sites. Learn More
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  3.   Acer platanoides Princeton Gold-Yellow leafed Norway Maple

    Acer platanoides Princeton Gold

    Yellow leafed Norway Maple
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Probably the best of the large golden leaved maples. Needs full sun to maintain its bright colour and is resistant to scorch. Ultimate height 10-15m. Suitable for most soil types except excessive wet and very shallow soil over chalk. Tolerant of wind but avoid coastal sites. Learn More
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  4.   Acer rubrum October Glory-Red Maple

    Acer rubrum October Glory

    Red Maple
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    A large upright tree with glossy dark green leaves turning bright red in autumn. Ultimate height 10-15m. Fully hardy. Suits most well drained soils with best autumn colours on neutral to acid soils. Prefers a sunny site protected from strong winds. Learn More
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  5.   Acer x freemanii Autumn Blaze-Red Maple

    Acer x freemanii Autumn Blaze

    Red Maple
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Large tree with dark green leaves turning a rich red in autumn. Ultimate height 10-12m. Best autumn colour on well drained neutral to acid soils. Avoid strong winds and exposed sites. A cross between Acer rubrum and Acer saccharinum. Learn More
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  6.   Betula pendula-Silver Birch

    Betula pendula

    Silver Birch
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Fast growing native tree with white and pale brown peeling bark becoming dark and rugged at the base. Small rustling heart-shaped leaves in abundance creating dappled shade. Leaves dark green turning yellow in autumn. Yellow-brown catkins in spring. Branch tips becoming weeping (pendulous) in time. Ultimate height 15m. Learn More
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  7.   Betula utilis jacquemontii-Himalayan Birch

    Betula utilis jacquemontii

    Himalayan Birch
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Fast growing upright conical tree with intense white peeling bark. Dark green heart-shaped leaves (larger than those of our native Silver Birch) turn yellow in autumn. Yellow-brown catkins in spring. Ultimate height 10-15m. Fully hardy. Suits most soils and sites except very windy or coastal exposures. Learn More
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  8.   Betula utilis Snowqueen-Himalyan Birch

    Betula utilis Snowqueen

    Himalyan Birch
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    A stunning variety of the Himalayan Birch with snow white paper-thin peeling bark. Dark green heart-shaped leaves turn yellow in autumn. Yellow-brown catkins in spring. Ultimate height 10-15m. Fully hardy. Suits most soils and sites except very windy or coastal exposures. Learn More
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  9.   Carpinus betulus-Hornbeam

    Carpinus betulus

    Hornbeam
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Native deciduous elegant shaped tree to 10 metres. The serrated ribbed leaves are mid-green and the characteristic bark grey and fluted. It has decorative clusters of fruit in autumn.Height 15-18 does very well on heavy soil. Retains some foliage in winter when trimmed. Fully hardy. Strong hedging and screening plant. Classic tree for pleaching. Good coppice tree. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  10.   Ilex aquifolium-Holly

    Ilex aquifolium

    Holly
    Container plants
    Woodland/Hedging
    An evergreen shrub or small tree with glossy oval leaves the irregular edges of which have sharp spines. The plants can be male or female, bright red berriues are produced on female plants in autumn. Makes a good evergreen hedge and can be trimmed as standards or balls . Thrives on most soils including drier soils but does not do well on very chalky sites. Learn More
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  11.   Magnolia grandiflora-Evergreen Magnolia

    Magnolia grandiflora

    Evergreen Magnolia
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    A lovely evergreen tree or large shrub . Can be grown in the open if in a sunny sheltered site. Leaves large glossy and leathery, some varieties are reddish below especially young leaves. Large creamy white fragrant flowers produced summer into autumn. Learn More
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  12.   Nyssa sylvatica-Tupelo Tree

    Nyssa sylvatica

    Tupelo Tree
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    A broadly conical to columnar tree with glossy dark green leaves turning vivid shades of orange yellow and red in autumn. Best growth and autumn colours on acidic soils. Suits most soils except chalk. Ultimate height 15-20m. Fully hardy. Prefers shelter from strong winds in sun or partial shade. Learn More
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  13.   Prunus avium Plena-Double White Cherry

    Prunus avium Plena

    Double White Cherry
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Fast growing spreading deciduous native tree to 15m. Sightly smaller and neater than straight avium. Masses of double-white flowers in April. Dark green serrated leaves with pretty orangey-red autumn colours. Prefers full sun and well drained soil including chalk. Learn More
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  14.   Prunus padus var. Watereri-Bird Cherry

    Prunus padus var. Watereri

    Bird Cherry
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Small to medium broadly conical deciduous tree becoming wide in time. Light green oval leaves turn yellow in autumn. Covered in pretty pendulous racemes of fragrant white flowers in May followed by small glossy blue-black stone fruit readily eaten by birds. Ultimate height 8-12m. Suits most soils and sites in full sun or partial shade. Learn More
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  15.   Sorbus aria Magnifica-Whitebeam

    Sorbus aria Magnifica

    Whitebeam
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Medium sized upright tree becoming broader with age. Clusters of umbel-like white flowers in spring producing orange-red berries in autumn. Large dark green glossy leaves with silvery white undersides turning yellow in autumn. Ultimate height 8-12m. Fully hardy. Suits most well drained soils including chalk. Tolerates most situations including exposed. Learn More
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  16.   Sorbus torminalis-Wild Service Tree

    Sorbus torminalis

    Wild Service Tree
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Rounded tree with upright branches and dark green toothed leaves turning yellow in autumn. Clusters of white flowers in spring are followed by russet-brown berries (Chequers). Ultimate height 15m. Fully hardy. Suits most sites from clay to well-drained but moist soils. Learn More
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