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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.   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
    Season: In season Season
  2.   Castanea sativa-Sweet Chestnut

    Castanea sativa

    Sweet Chestnut
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Vigorous tree to 15-20m with large toothed green leaves. Flowers develop into spiny fruits containing 2-3 edible nuts in October. Best on light soils but will not tolerate shallow chalk. Good coppicing tree. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  3.   Castanea sativa-Sweet Chestnut

    Castanea sativa

    Sweet Chestnut
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Vigorous tree to 15-20m with large toothed green leaves. Flowers develop into spiny fruits containing 2-3 edible nuts in October. Best on light soils but will not tolerate shallow chalk. Good coppicing tree. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  4.   Cornus controversa variegata-Wedding Cake Tree

    Cornus controversa variegata

    Wedding Cake Tree
    Container plants
    Shrub
    A small deciduous tree, 4-6 metres in height . The variegated leaves hang from layered branches giving a beautiful display . Needs a very sheltered site and well drained soil prefering light shade to full sun . Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  5.   Cornus kousa chinensis-Flowering Chinese Dogwood

    Cornus kousa chinensis

    Flowering Chinese Dogwood
    Container plants
    Tree Feathered
    Small deciduous conical tree to 7m with dark green leaves turning crimson purple in autumn. Covered with showy white flowers (bracts) eventually turning pink-red. The green true flower at the center of the bracts will develop into a strwberry-like fleshy red fruit. Prefers a neutral to acid moist but well drained soil and a sheltered site. Will tolerate partial shade. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  6.   Cotoneaster cornubia-Cornubia

    Cotoneaster cornubia

    Cornubia
    Container plants
    Tree Feathered
    Small semi-evergreen tree or large shrub to 5m with a dense rounded head spreading in time. Elliptic dark green leaves are semi-evergreen. White flowers in spring followed by masses of attractive bright red berries in autumn. Suits most moist but well drained soils. Full sun to partial shade. Do not expose to very strong winds. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  7.   Gleditsia triacanthos Sunburst-Honey Locust

    Gleditsia triacanthos Sunburst

    Honey Locust
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Small to medium sized tree with handsome golden yellow pinnate foliage through summer on spiny branches giving dappled shade. Inconspicuous white flowers will produce long seed pods in hot summers. Ultimate height 6-10m. Prefers sunny well drained and even poor soils. Unsuitable for exposed coastal sites. Learn More
    Season: In season Season
  8.   Sambucus nigra Black Lace- Black Lace Elder

    Sambucus nigra Black Lace

    Black Lace Elder
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Upright bushy shrub or small tree with finely cut dark purple almost black leaves. Large flat pink flowers heads flushed white and musk-scented in early summer, followed by glossy black fruit. Can be pruned. Ultimate height 4m. Fully hardy. Suits most well drained soils. Learn More
    Season: In season Season

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