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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 pseudoplatanus Spaethii-Purple Sycamore

    Acer pseudoplatanus Spaethii

    Purple Sycamore
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    A large broad tree to a height of 20-25m. Dark green leaves with purple-red undersides. Autumn colour can be golden yellow with a red tinge on the underside. An ornamental tree tolerant of wind and coastal sites. Suits most soil types except excessive wet. Learn More
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  5.   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
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  6.   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
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  7.   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
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  8.   Catalpa bignonoides Aurea-Golden Indian Bean Tree

    Catalpa bignonoides Aurea

    Golden Indian Bean Tree
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    A sparsely branched spreading tree with broad heart-shaped leaves golden in spring greening in summer and bright yellow in autumn. Ultimate height 6-8m. Orchid like white flowers with yellow stripes and purple marks in upright panicles followed by long slender hanging seed pods. Fully hardy but must be sheltered from prevailing winds. Suits most well drained soils. Can be pollarded. Learn More
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  9.   Cercidiphyllum japonicum-Katsura Tree

    Cercidiphyllum japonicum

    Katsura Tree
    Container plants
    Tree Feathered
    A deciduous small to mid-sized tree grown for its ornamental foliage. Rounded heart-shaped leaves open tinted bronze then green and turn brilliant colours of yellow orange and red in autumn giving off a toffee apple like aroma. Purple flowers appear on stems in April before foliage. Ultimate height 6-12m. Fully hardy. Prefers a sheltered site. Suits most well drained sites. Learn More
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  10.   Crataegus lavallei Carrereii

    Crataegus lavallei Carrereii

    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    An attractive tree for small gardens . Glossy green leaves emerge red in spring and persist until Dec. White flowers early summer and orange red fruit up to 2cm diameter in autumn. Ultimate height and spread 5-7m. Suits most soils and conditions including very dry and wet soils. Water thoroughly before planting. Learn More
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  11.   Crataegus monogyna-Hawthorn

    Crataegus monogyna

    Hawthorn
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Small to mid-sized native thorny tree. Clusters of white flowers appear with the leaves in April-May followed in autumn by an abundance of red berries (haws) a good food source for many birds. Also known as May tree or quickthorn. Fully hardy. Suits most soils and conditions including exposed. Sun or partial shade. Learn More
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  12.   Crataegus Pauls Scarlet-Scarlet Hawthorn

    Crataegus Pauls Scarlet

    Scarlet Hawthorn
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Small to mid-sized rounded thorny tree with glossy mid-green leaves. Clusters of showy double scarlet flowers in May followed by orange-red berries in autumn. Ultimate height 6-8m. Fully hardy. Suits most soils. Sun to partial shade. Learn More
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  13.   Davidia involucrata Handkerchief Tree

    Davidia involucrata Handkerchief Tree

    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    An attractive conical tree with red-stalked, heart-shaped, mid-green leaves. In spring small flowerheads are surrounded by two white bracts, followed by greenish brown fruit. Ultimate height 10-15m, spread 10m. Hardy. Prefers a sheltered site. Sun/partial shade. Water thoroughly before planting. Learn More
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  14.   Fagus sylvatica Purpurea-Purple Beech

    Fagus sylvatica Purpurea

    Purple Beech
    Container plants
    Tree Standard
    Beautiful large native tree to 20-25m. Leaves emerge dark purple to become purple-green in late summer before turning lovely shades of orange-red in autumn. Fully hardy. Requires a well drained soil. Not suitable for heavy wet soils. When trimmed into a screen/hedge beech will retain most of its leaves through winter. Sun and partial shade. Learn More
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  15.   Fagus sylvatica-Beech

    Fagus sylvatica

    Beech
    Container plants
    Tree Feathered
    Beautiful large native tree to 20-25m. Leaves emerge light green to become glossy dark green and turn lovely shades of yellow to orange-red in autumn. Fully hardy. Requires a well drained soil. Not suitable for heavy wet soils. When trimmed into a screen/hedge beech will retain most of its leaves through winter. Sun and partial shade. Learn More
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