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Prunus avium Plena is a deciduous spreading tree that forms a pyramid shape habit rounding with age. It has large double white flowers that last for a long period from April and May whilst the leaves change from dark green to a rich vibrant red colour in Autumn. The bark is reddish-brown and makes an ideal plant for a woodland garden or avenue tree scheme. (More...)
The Robinia Pseudoacacia is grown for its fragrant, flowering clusters and furrowed black bark. The leaflets are dark green, turning yellow in the autumn. The fragrant, white or pink flowers will grow in long pendant clusters. The flowers are followed by thin, flat brown pods and will stay on the tree throughout the winter. It is a very hardy tree that can withstand difficult growing conditions. (More...)
* The RHS Spindle (. * Flower: Yellow in Spring. * Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Red, Yellow in Autumn. * Fruit: Orange, Red in Autumn. * Habit: Spreading. * Ultimate Height: 8ft (2.4m). * Average Growth/Year*= 1.5ft (45cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
The Sorbus Commixta (Rowan tree, Mountain ash) is an upright tree, growing to about 4.5m to 8m or more. It is grown for its pinnate dark green leaves, with a shiny above and grey-green beneath, and they turn brilliant shades of orange and red in the autumn. Clusters of scarlet berries are borne in the early spring and early summer. (More...)
* The Acer Pseudoplatanus Atropurpureum is a fast growing native deciduous tree. * Flower: Yellow. Insignificant or absent in Spring. * Foliage: Red, Dark Red in Autumn. * Fruit: Dark Red, Brown in Autumn. * Ultimate Height: 90ft (30m). * Average growth/Year*: 1-2ft (20-60cm).
* Growth Habit: Narrowly conical, Upright. * Height: 10m. * Spread: 4m. * Hardiness: Fully Hardy. * Light Needs: Partial Shade, Full Sun. * Water Needs: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained. * Soil Conditions: Clay, Loamy, Sandy. * Flowers: White in Spring. * Leaves: Blue-green in Spring; Blue-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn. * Fruit: Orange-red in Autumn. * It has been awarded the RHS award of Garden Merit.
* (. * Flower: Yellow, Red in Spring. * Foliage: Reddish-purple in Summer, Dark- Red in Autumn. * Fruit: Red in Autumn. * Ultimate Height: 5ft (1.5m). * Hedge Height: 3-5ft (90-150cm). * Average Growth/Year) 1ft(30cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
The Acer Platanoides Drummondii matures into a large good looking tree with dense deciduous leaves and clusters of flowers from April. The leaves combine a deep green colour with a variegated wide cream margin whilst clusters of yellow flowers protrude through bare stems from April onwards. (More...)
* The RHS Downy Birch (. * Long narrow catkins in spring. * Bark dull grey-white finely marked with dark horizontal lenticels. * Leaves turn yellow in autumn. * Ultimate Height - 25ft (8m). * Average Growth/Year*- 1.5ft per year. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
Benefits • Growth Habit: Upright conical • Height: 20-30ft • Spread: 15-20ft • Hardiness: Fully hardy to frost tender, min 5C. • Shelter: • Light Needs: Partial Sun or Full Sun • Water Needs: Moist conditions • Soil Conditions: Grow in well-drained fertile soil. • Flowers: Corymb; White • Leaves: Elliptical-lance-shaped; Dark Green • Fruit: Soft berry/currant; Orange/Red As a very rough guide, 1cm of girth, measured 1m above the ground, generally equals 1ft in height until...
The Liriodendron Tulipifera (Tulip Tree) is a deciduous tree, and is fast growing with a broadly columnar habit. It will bear dark green lobed leaves that will turn yellow in the autumn. The flowers are borne singly on the ends of the shoots in mid-summer, they are followed by conical, pale brown clusters of fruits. This species will grow poorly in drought situation and alkaline soils. It will needs plenty of room to grow. (More...)
* (. * Long narrow catkins in spring. * Bark orange-red on young stems, soon changing to silver with distinctive black arrows. * Leaves turn yellow in autumn. * Ultimate Height - 25ft (8m). * Average Growth/Year*- 1.5ft per year. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* Skill Level: Beginner. * Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade. * Hardiness: Very Hardy. * Soil type: All types. * Height/spread: 25m x 20m. * Semi Evergreen. * Great windbreak. * wildlife haven. * Suitable for all except maritime positions. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* The RHS Common Oak (. * Foliage green, brown in autumn. * Flowers are catkins. * Ultimate Height - 115ft (35m). * Average Growth/Year*- 1.5ft per year. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* The RHS Wild Rose Red (. * Foliage: Bright-green all Seasons;. * Flower: Red in Summer; Red in Autumn. * Habit: Bushy, Upright. * Ultimate Height: 7ft (2.1m). * Hedge Height: 4-7ft (1.2-2.1m). * Average Growth/Year*= 1-1.5ft (30-45cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* The RHS Wild Cherry (. * Attracts wildlife with edible fruit. * Flower: Long lasting white spring blossom. * Fruit: Red/dark purple summer fruit. * Leaves go through green, orange and red. * Ultimate Height - 12m. * Average Growth/Year- 1.5ft/0.5m per year. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* The RHS Guelder Rose (. * Flower: White in Spring, White in Summer. * Foliage: Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn. * Fruit: Black, Red in Autumn. * Habit: Upright. * Ultimate Height: 10ft (3m). * Ultimate Spread: 8ft (2.4m). * Average growth/Year*: 1ft (30cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* (. * Flower: Pale-yellow in Summer. * Foliage: Green, Dark-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn. * Fragrance: Flowers a spicily scented. * Ultimate Height: 50ft (15m). * Ultimate Spread: 8m. * Time to Maturity: 20-25years. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* Growth; Rounded to broadly spreading, Tall. * Height: 25m. * Spread: 15m. * Hardiness: Hardy. * Light Needs: Partial Shade, Full Sun. * Water Needs: Moist but well-drained. * Soil Conditions: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types). * Flower: Flushed red, Yellow in Spring. * Leaves: Red in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Orange in Autumn. * Fruit: Brown in Autumn.
* The Tilia Cordata Greenspire is a deciduous hedge. * Height: 10-15m. * Spread: 5-7m. * Growth Habit: Pyramidal. * Hardiness: Fully hardy; the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Shelter needs: Open Positions. * Light needs: Partial Sun. * Water needs: Moist conditions. * Soil conditions: Chalky, moist, light, medium, heavy well drained soil. * Flower: Cyme, clusters; Pale Yellow-White. * Leaves: Round heart-shape; Dark Green.
The Quercus palustris of 'Pin Oak' is an elegant tree suited to woodland, large gardens and parkland. Native to Eastern North America, it has graceful, slightly drooping slender branches, with a pyramidal mature shape. The foliage turns from a bright glossy green in summer to stunning shades of bronze, orange, crimson and purple in the autumn. Fully hardy, this tree is suitable for growing in full sun or partial shade. Although it can be grown in most soil types, it prefers free draining slightly...
On many urban and rural sites, newly planted trees need protection from vandalism, machinery and animals. In many situations wire mesh guards and other protection methods are not sufficient to effectively protect the tree. Tree Protectors are the ideal solution to protect semi-mature trees from harmful damage. The Protectors offer protection to the most vulnerable area of the tree, the trunk. The Protectors are made from mild steel and are galvanised, offering increased protection and durability...
The Sorbus Aucuparia (Mountain Ash, Rowan Tree) is a vigorous tree with an abundance of separate flowers and fern-like leaves. The flowers are produced in late spring and mid summer. In the summer, you will find colourful foliage along with decorative scarlet berries in early autumn. The small white flowers are formed in loose clusters, which are followed by orange red fruit in large clusters in the autumn. (More...)
A fast growing, pyramidal tree the Silver Lime was first introduced in Britain in the 1700s, primarily as an ornamental tree thanks to its eye catching silver foliage. A hardy tree, it is perfect for using in conditions where other trees may not survive. It is perfect for growing in an urban environment, as it is particularly tolerant to pollution and drought. A deciduous tree, the broad leaves are green with an underside of silver, which in windy conditions can create a wonderful shimmering effect...
* 45% Pradal - Meadow Fescue. * 15% Bariane - Tall fescue. * 15% Comer - Timothy. * 15% Miracle - Smooth-stalked meadowgrass. * 10% Barustic - Strong creeping red fescue.
This RHS Premium Cell Grown Douglas Fir(Pseudotsuga Menziesii) forms a crown narrow to broadly conical and produces evergreen foliage yellow-green to dark or even bluish green in colour. The one inch long, blunt tipped needles are also very fragrant. Rather than growing out of the branches and upwards the large brown cones will hand down directly from the branches and are produced every year after 10 years or so of growth. They will need some moisture to perform well and will tolerate wind and shade...
* The RHS Blackthorn (. * Flower: White in Spring. * Foliage: Dark-green in Summer. * Fruit: Black in Autumn. * Ultimate Height: 13ft (4m). * Hedge Height: 3-10ft (0.9-3m). * Average Growth/Year*: 1ft (30cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
A small, spreading tree, the Prunus ser Shirotae (Mount Fuji) is a wonderful flowering Cherry. During the spring it bears fragrant white semi double flower blossoms surrounded by the green foliage. As the summer fades to autumn the leaves change from green to orange red. It has a open branched, spreading habit and can reach a height and spread of 8 meters. With careful pruning after it flowers it is possible to maintain the size of this tree.
Amongst the largest in the tulip family with big, bold and colourful flower heads, this spring bulb mix of parrot tulips will look glorious in sunny borders, patio pots or window boxes. Tulips are beautifully elegant and add a touch of class and vivid colour. Plant parrot tulip bulbs during the autumn months, before the first snow, for them to bloom in the spring. (More...)
A small rounded garden sleeper to allow you to create pathways, steps or raised terraces in your garden. Design your garden to your own specification and create raised beds, unique planters or border edging to complement your garden. (More...)
* Overall-- the benefits of potted plants with the price of bare root plants. * Extended planting season - they can be planted when you want to plant them-- as long as the roots are kept moist. You are not restricted to the bare root season. * Minimal root disturbance - root systems are supplied intact-- with no loss of fine feeding roots and root hairs-- so once planted they can grow rapidly-- not suffering the shock that bare root plants will. * Uniformity - these plants are more uniform. ...
* The Bird Cherry (. * Flower: Almond scented White in Summer. * Foliage: ,Yellow in Autumn. * Fruit: Black in Summer. * Ultimate Height: 35ft (10.7m). * Average Growth/Year*: 1.25ft (40cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* Growth Habit: Tall, weeping. * Height: 16-21m. * Spread: 14-17m. * Hardiness: Able to withstand cold temperatures down to -23C or -10F. * Shelter Needs: Open spacious position. * Light Needs: Full sun. * Water Needs: Semi-moist conditions. * Soil Conditions: well drained soil. * Flowers: Clusters; Pink-Yellow. * Leaves: linear, Blue-Grey shades.
* Ready spaced plants - No working out needed. * Easy to measure your requirements - Just pace out the 1m lengths. * Planting time is reduced by at least HALF compared to using individual plants. * A quick trim along the top at the height you require gives an instant effect within minutes of planting. * Product can be bent or cut to almost any shape. * Double plant for an exceptionally dense hedge. * Already established - Faster maturing. * No plant losses and ‘gapping up required’. * Greater...
* Growth Habit: Upright conical. * Height: 8-20m. * Spread: 7-12m. * Hardiness: Fully hardy, the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Shelter Needs: Open position. * Light Needs: Full Sun. * Water Needs: Semi-moist conditions. * Soil Conditions: Light, medium, heavy, clay, poor quality soil.
* Growth; Upright conical. * Height: 7-10m. * Spread: 5-7m. * Hardiness: Fully hardy; the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Shelter: Open position. * Light Needs: Partial Sun. * Water Needs: Semi-moist conditions. * Soil Conditions: Moderate fertility well drained moist, clay, sandy soil. * Flowers: Singly or umbels; White. * Leaves: Oval; Dark Green. * It has been awarded the RHS award of Garden Merit.
ACER platanoides `Crimson Sentry`, commonly known as Red Leaved Norway Maple, has large crimson purple leaves with red-tinged yellow flowers in early Spring. A tree with a very upright growth habit which displays a claret red Autumn colour. Fast growing with a height after 15/20 years of 7-8 metres (25-30 feet). (More...)
* Growth Habit:. * Height: 40-50ft. * Spread; 10-20ft. * Light Needs: Dappled to Full Sun. * Water Needs: Normal to Moist. * Soil Conditions: Sandy Loam to Some Clay. * Flowers: White. * Leaves: Dark Green.
* Suitable for any position, in particular; Exposed/Windy and coastal areas. * Suitable for any normal soil, in particular; Dry, Light, Medium, Heavy, Clay and Water-Logged soil. * Suitable for any soil drainage, in particular; Moist conditions. * Suitable for any pH level, in particular; Acid Alkaline or Neutral. * Suitable for any Light, in particular; Partial Shade. * Hardiness: Fully hardy; the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Skill Rating: Beginner.
Prunus Dulcis, commonly known as an Almond Tree is like all Prunus a lovely looking addition to a garden, the advantage that Prunus Dulcis has over the others trees in the genus is that it once established it bears sweet tasting Almonds. The flowers are identical to other prunus flowers and are either light pink or white. The canopy is spreading and open, often reaching 10-15 foot. It is suited to deep, well draining soil, and for best cropping results it is best to plant at least two. (More...)
* The RHS Box (. * Flower: Pale-yellow. * Foliage: Dark-green in all seasons. * Fruit: Pale-green in summer. * Ultimate Height: 30ft (9m). * Hedge Height: 1-9ft (30-275cm). * Average Growth/Year*= 4-6ins (10-15cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
The Sarracenia Flava is commonly known as the American Pitcher Plant and is a wonderful fly catcher. They produce large yellow flowers in spring which are followed by deep yellow pitchers. The pitchers can grow between 30/45 cms high (12/18 inches). It is fully hardy and can be planted outside in the garden or inside a greenhouse or on a window sill. One important consideration is that Sarracenia`s do not respond well to tap water, so it is recommended to use rain water. (More...)
* The RHS Wild Rose White (. * Foliage: Bright-green all Seasons;. * Flower: White in Summer; White in Autumn. * Habit: Bushy, Upright. * Ultimate Height: 7ft (2.1m). * Hedge Height: 4-7ft (1.2-2.1m). * Average Growth/Year*= 1-1.5ft (30-45cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* The RHS Wild Rose White (. * Foliage: Bright-green all Seasons;. * Flower: White in Summer; White in Autumn. * Habit: Bushy, Upright. * Ultimate Height: 7ft (2.1m). * Hedge Height: 4-7ft (1.2-2.1m). * Average Growth/Year*= 1-1.5ft (30-45cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* Full Hardy. * Golden-yellow, Green in All seasons. * Hedge Height: 6ft+ (1.8m+). * Plant height: 35m if left unchecked. * Average growth: 2-2.5ft (60-75cm)*. * Recommended Planting Distance: 1 per metre.
* The RHS Common Dogwood (. * Flower: White in Spring, White in Summer. * Foliage: Green in Summer. * Stem: Red in Winter. * Fruit: Black in Autumn. * Ultimate Height: 7-8ft (2.1-2.4m). * Average growth/Year*: 1.5ft (45cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
Our RHS Guelder Rose (Viburnum Opulus) is a British native plant-- but it is also common across Europe. The name Guelder originates from the Dutch province of Guelderland. The Viburnum Opulus is a vigorous-- bushy-- native deciduous shrub that has something for every season. With flat heads of heavily scented white flowers in summer-- followed by masses of bunches of translucent bright red berries in autumn that stay on the plant until after its leaves have dropped. The berries are slightly harmful...
* The RHS Scots Pine (. * Foliage needles, deep green. * Flowers are pink cones hardening and turning brown in autmun. * Ultimate Height - 75ft (25m). * Average Growth/Year*- 1.5ft per year. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
This RHS Premium Cell Grown Green Alder (Alnus Viridis) hedge comes with the benefits of container grown plants but the price is nearer the bare root price. The plants come with their root systems intact, whereas bare root plants can lose the tiny fine feeding roots and root hairs when they are lifted. This means that they will become more established quicker than bare root. They can also be planted into warm soils when roots are active, outside the dormant period. Whereas the bare root season ends...
* Growth; Upright narrowly conical. * Height: 3-8m. * Spread: 3-5m. * Hardiness: Fully hardy; the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Light Needs: Full sun. * Water Needs: Semi-Moist conditions. * Soil Conditions: Light, medium, heavy, clay with good drainage.. * Flower: Sprays; White. * Leaves: broadly ovate; Glossy dark green leaves that turn reddish purple in autumn.
The Alnus Cordata (Italian Alder) tree will grow vertically, it has a dense foliage with short side branches. The leaves are heart shaped and about 10cm long, they have a rich glossy green above and a lighter green beneath. In late winter or early spring it will produce yellowish male catkins about 9cm long at the branch tips; they are followed by 2.5cm long seed cones. It will adapt well to most situations and soils but does best near water. (More...)
* Suitable for any position-- in particular; Exposed/Windy-- Damp or Dry Shade or Coastal Areas. * Suitable for any normal soil-- in particular; Chalky-- Clay or Sandy. * Suitable soil drainage -- in particular; Well Drained. * Suitable pH level -- in particular; Alkaline or Neutral. * Suitable Light -- in particular; Partial Shade or Full Sun. * Hardiness: Very Hardy. * Skill Rating: Beginner.
Calluna Vulgaris-- or Common Heather-- is a low-growing perennial shrub that can grow up to 20 to 50cm-- and rarely up to 1 metre. It does well in acidic soil-- in sunny sites or moderate shade. The evergreen-- woody stemmed shrubs will flower from mid-summer to late autumn-- and the flowers are bell-shaped and borne in dense cluster. (More...)
* Suitable for any position, in particular; Damp Shade or Coastal Areas. * Suitable for any normal soil, in particular; Chalky, Clay or Sandy. * Suitable for any soil drainage, in particular; Moist but well-drained, Well-drained. * Suitable for any pH level, in particular; Acid Alkaline or Neutral. * Suitable for any Light , in particular; Partial Shade. * Hardiness: Very Hardy. * Skill Rating: Beginner.
The Amelanchier Canadensis is a large deciduous shrub which can be trained to grow as a small tree. This species will provide colour and interest for your garden throughout most of the year. The foliage is green in summer, changing to a golden yellow in Autumn. Produces white star shaped flowers in spring, followed by edible red berries which change to black in the autumn. Grow in bog conditions or soil that is constantly moist and organically rich. Does best grown in full sun or partial shade. ...
* The RHS Elderberry (. * Flower: White in Summer. * Foliage: Dark-green in spring, Dark-green in Summer, Yellow in Autumn. * Fruit: Black in Autumn. * Ultimate Height: 12ft (3.7m). * Average growth/Year*: 2-3ft (60-90cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
Our RHS Elderberry (Sambucus Nigra) is a fast growing native deciduous shrub with graceful fern- like foliage-- and upright stems with fine green leaves. It produces clusters of creamy white flower in June and July; followed by large bunches of shiny black elder-berries-- high in Vitamin C. Both the flowers and berries are used in cordial and wine making. It comes into leaf early January and the leaves fall late in sheltered areas during November and have 57 leaflets with slightly serrated edges...
* Growth; Bushy, Spreading plant. * Height: 0.6m. * Spread: 1.2m. * Hardiness: Hardy. * Light Needs: Partial Shade, Full Sun. * Water Needs: Moist, well drained conditions. * Soil Conditions: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types. * Flower: Yellow in Spring. * Leaves: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn; Purple, Dark-green in Winter.
* Overall, the benefits of potted plants with the price of bare root plants. * Extended planting season - they can be planted when you want to plant them, as long as the roots are kept moist. You are not restricted to the bare root season. * Minimal root disturbance - root systems are supplied intact, with no loss of fine feeding roots and root hairs, so once planted they can grow rapidly, not suffering the 'shock' that bare root plants will. * Uniformity - these plants are more uniform. * This...
* Growth; Rounded to broadly spreading, Tall. * Height: 25m. * Spread: 15m. * Hardiness: Hardy. * Light Needs: Partial Shade, Full Sun. * Water Needs: Moist but well-drained. * Soil Conditions: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types). * Flower: Flushed red, Yellow in Spring. * Leaves: Red in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Orange in Autumn. * Fruit: Brown in Autumn.
Quercus Rubra, also known as Northern Red Oak, grows straight and tall, to 35 m (115 ft), exceptionally to 43 m (140 ft) tall, with a trunk of up to 1 m (3 ft) diameter. It grows rapidly and is tolerant of many soils and varied situations, although it prefers well-drained soils. Leaves are alternate, seven to nine-lobed, oblong-ovate to oblong, five to ten inches long, four to six inches broad; seven to eleven lobes turning red in autumn. Acorns ripen in the spring of the second year. (More...)
Benefits • Growth Habit: Narrowly conical, Upright • Height: 10m • Spread: 4m • Hardiness: Fully Hardy • Light Needs: Partial Shade, Full Sun • Water Needs: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained • Soil Conditions: Clay, Loamy, Sandy • Flowers: White in Spring • Leaves: Blue-green in Spring; Blue-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn • Fruit: Orange-red in Autumn • It has been awarded the RHS award of Garden Merit As a very rough guide, 1cm of girth, measured 1m above the ground...
Betula pubescens (Downy Birch; also known as White Birch, European White Birch or Hairy Birch) is a species of birch, native and abundant throughout northern Europe. The Downy Birch has a distinctive brownish grey bark that turns grey white as the tree ages however rather than splintering and splitting as it grows older it remains smooth right down to the base of the tree. Its upright branches produce broad blunt tipped triangular shaped leaves initially green before turning a shade of golden yellow...
* The Green Dogwood (. * Flower: White in Spring, White in Summer. * Foliage: Dark-green in spring, Dark-green in Summer, Orange, Red in Autumn. * Stem: Yellow-green in all Seasons. * Fruit: White in Autumn. * Ultimate Height: 7-8ft (2.1-2.4m). * Average growth/Year*: 1.5ft (45cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
The Alnus Cordata (Italian Alder) tree will grow vertically, it has a dense foliage with short side branches. The leaves are heart shaped and about 10cm long, they have a rich glossy green above and a lighter green beneath. In late winter or early spring it will produce yellowish male catkins about 9cm long at the branch tips; they are followed by 2.5cm long seed cones. It will adapt well to most situations and soils but does best near water. (More...)
* Full Hardy. * Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Bronze, Red in Autumn. * Flower: White in Spring; White in Winter. * Fruit: Black, Purple in Autumn. * Hedge Height: 4-10ft (1.2-3m). * Average growth: 9ins (25cm)*. * Recommended Planting Distance: 1-2 per metre.
This RHS Premium Cell Grown Shining Gum (Eucalyptus nitens) plant comes with the benefits of container grown plants but the price is nearer the bare root price. A bold large leaved Eucalyptus. Nitens makes a small to medium sized tree showing good vigour when young. It has quite an exotic appearance with an almost square stems on young growth. (More...)
Our RHS Eared Willow (Salix aurita) cell grown plants are extracted from their cells prior to despatch and are wrapped in protective packaging to ensure the root plug stays moist. The plants come with their root systems intact, whereas bare root plants can lose the fine feeding roots and root hairs when they are lifted. This means that cell grown plants can become more quickly established than bare root. Another advantage of cell grown Eared Willow is that it can be planted into warm soils when roots...
* The RHS Mountain Ash (. * Tolerates exposed positions, dry soils, cold and polution. * Deciduous hedge with attractive medium green coloured leaves changing to yellow orange. * Attracts wildlife to feed on its dark red berries. * Eventual Height 12m x 8m. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* The RHS Field Maple (Acer campestre) is a fast growing native deciduous hedge. * Flower: Yellow. Insignificant or absent in Spring. * Foliage: Green, Yellow in Autumn. * Fruit: Green, Brown in Autumn. * Ultimate Height: 32-50ft / 10-15m. * Hedge Height: 4-14ft / 1.2-4.6m. * Average growth/Year*: 1-2ft (20-60cm)* Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
Benefits • Growth; Pyramidal • Height: 9-12m • Spread: 5-7m • Hardiness: Able to withstand cold temperatures down to -23C or -10F. • Shelter: Open position • Light Needs: Partial sun • Water Needs: Moist conditions • Soil Conditions: Light, medium, heavy, clay well drained soil. • Flowers: Singly or umbels; White Pink • Leaves: oval rounded; Green As a very rough guide, 1cm of girth, measured 1m above the ground, generally equals 1ft in height until the tree is 20ft high. Please...
* Overall-- the benefits of potted plants with the price of bare root plants. * Extended planting season - they can be planted when you want to plant them-- as long as the roots are kept moist. You are not restricted to the bare root season. * Minimal root disturbance - root systems are supplied intact-- with no loss of fine feeding roots and root hairs-- so once planted they can grow rapidly-- not suffering the shock that bare root plants will. * Uniformity - these plants are more uniform. ...
Benefits Overall-- the benefits of potted plants with the price of bare root plants Extended planting season - they can be planted when you want to plant them-- as long as the roots are kept moist. You are not restricted to the bare root season Minimal root disturbance - root systems are supplied intact-- with no loss of fine feeding roots and root hairs-- so once planted they can grow rapidly-- not suffering the shock that bare root plants will. Uniformity - these plants are more uniform. This...
* Growth; Large, rounded crown tree. * Height: 15m. * Spread: 12m. * Hardiness: Hardy. * Shelter: Exposed, Sheltered. * Light Needs: Partial Shade, Full Shade. * Water Needs: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained conditions. * Soil Conditions: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types). * Flower: Yellow-green in Spring. * Leaves: Dark-green in All seasons.
Prunus Dulcis, commonly known as an Almond Tree is like all Prunus a lovely looking addition to a garden, the advantage that Prunus Dulcis has over the others trees in the genus is that it once established it bears sweet tasting Almonds. The flowers are identical to other prunus flowers and are either light pink or white. The canopy is spreading and open, often reaching 10-15 foot. It is suited to deep, well draining soil, and for best cropping results it is best to plant at least two. (More...)
* The RHS Dogwood (. * Flower: White in Spring, White in Summer. * Foliage: Green in Summer. * Stem: Red in Winter. * Fruit: White in Autumn. * Ultimate Height: 7-8ft (2.1-2.4m). * Average growth/Year*: 1.5ft (45cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* Growth; Large, rounded crown tree. * Height: 15m. * Spread: 12m. * Hardiness: Hardy. * Shelter: Exposed, Sheltered. * Light Needs: Partial Shade, Full Shade. * Water Needs: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained conditions. * Soil Conditions: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types). * Flower: Yellow-green in Spring. * Leaves: Dark-green in All seasons.
* The RHS Mountain Ash (. * Tolerates exposed positions, dry soils, cold and polution. * Deciduous hedge with attractive medium green coloured leaves changing to yellow orange. * Attracts wildlife to feed on its dark red berries. * Eventual Height 12m x 8m. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* Suitable for any position, in particular; Damp Shade or Coastal Areas. * Suitable for any normal soil, in particular; Chalky, Clay or Sandy. * Suitable for any soil drainage, in particular; Moist but well-drained, Well-drained. * Suitable for any pH level, in particular; Alkaline or Neutral. * Suitable for any Light, in particular; Partial Shade or Full Sun. * Hardiness: Very Hardy. * Skill Rating: Beginner.
* RHS Cherry Laurel (. * Foliage green. * Flowers are small white, flowering in spikes. * Ultimate Height - 50ft (15m). * Average Growth/Year*- 1.5ft per year. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* 5Kg Spelga - Intermediate perennial ryegrass. * 3Kg Kilrea - Early perennial ryegrass. * 2.5Kg Donard - Early perennial ryecrass. * 2Kg Pastour - Late perennial ryegrass. * 1.5Kg Comer - Timothy.
Benefits Growth; Round Height: 7-10m Spread: 6-8m Hardiness: Fully hardy; the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. Shelter: Open position Light Needs: Prefers full sun but tolerates semi-shade. Water Needs: Any but waterlogged soil. Soil Conditions: Moderate fertility well drained moist, clay, sandy soil Flowers: Singly or umbels; White Leaves: Oval; Dark Green It has been awarded the RHS award of Garden Merit As a very rough guide, 1cm of girth, measured 1m above the ground...
* Growth Habit: Upright, open branched. * Height: 12-20m. * Spread: 5-10m. * Hardiness: Fully hardy, the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Shelter Needs: Open Position. * Light Needs: Full Sun. * Water Needs: Semi-moist conditions. * Soil Conditions: light, medium, heavy, clay sandy soil. * It has been awarded the RHS award of Garden Merit.
Sneezewort is a plant of damp or wet habitats on a wide range of neutral to slightly acid soils. It is particularly associated with mires, water meadows, rush-pastures and stream-sides but can occasionally be found in wet woodlands and waste ground. The open flowers are attractive to a wide range of pollinating insects, particularly hoverflies. We sell Sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica) seeds per gram; customers should be aware that when ordering more than one gram of Sneezewort seeds, the entire amount...
Cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata) is a native perennial, widely used for hay and as a forage grass. Cocksfoot is one of the West`s most popular pasture grasses because of its productivity, palatability and tolerance to grazing. Its only weakness is its inability to grow well in the alkaline soils found in sagebrush country. It grows to 20–120 centimetres tall, with leaves 20-50 cm long and up to 1.5 cm broad, and a distinctive tufted triangular flowerhead 10-15 cm long. It has a characteristic flattened...
First introduced to the UK by the Romans, the Black Mulberry has been a popular choice of tree for the royalty for many years. It is a slow growing, fully hardy tree which has a stately look. It is a more attractive choice than the White Mulberry, due to the branches which are low growing and as they mature develop a gnarled look. (More...)
* Suitable for any position, in particular; Exposed/Windy areas. * Suitable for any normal soil, in particular; Chalky, loamy or Sandy. * Suitable for any soil drainage, in particular; Moist but well-drained, Well-drained. * Suitable for any pH level, in particular; Acid Alkaline or Neutral. * Suitable for any Light , in particular; Partial Shade or Full Sun. * Hardiness: Very Hardy. * Skill Rating: Beginner.
Rubinette is a self fertile apple tree. It is a hybrid of Cox's Orange and Golden Delicious. It has a rich yellow flesh with a honey tatse. The Rubineete is a heavy cropper and is mildew resistant. EEC Plant Passport UK/EW 8241 (More...)
* Growth; Trailing, weeping. * Height: 2-8m. * Hardiness: Fully hardy; the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Shelter: Open position. * Light Needs: Prefers full sun but tolerates semi-shade. * Water Needs: Any but waterlogged soil. * Soil Conditions: Moderate fertility well drained moist, clay, sandy soil. * Flowers: Singly or umbels; White, Pink. * Leaves: Oval to ovate; Green.
* Max Height: 20m. * Max Spread: 12m. * Foliage: Green in summer; bronze/orange, red/purple in autumn. * Habit: Pyramidal mature shape, slightly drooping branches. * Light conditions: Full sun/partial shade. * Soil conditions: Any well drained - prefers slightly acidic.
The Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) is a large deciduous, upright tree. The flowers are usually white with a small red spot; they are produced in spring in erect panicles 10-30 cm tall with about 20-50 flowers on each panicle. Usually only 1-5 fruit develop on each panicle; the fruit is a green, softly spiky capsule containing one (rarely two or three) nut-like seeds called conkers or horse-chestnuts. Each conker is 2-4 cm diameter, glossy nut-brown with a whitish scar at the base. (More...
* Full Hardy. * Foliage;Bronze in Spring; Green in Summer; Orange, Red in Autumn. * Flower: White, Flushed pink in Spring. * Fruit: Red in Summer. * Hedge Height: 4-6ft (1.2-1.8m). * Average growth: 1-1.5ft (30-45cm)*. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3 per metre for a single row or 5 per metre for a double staggered row.
* RHS cell grown horse chestnut hedging plants, under licence granted by the Royal Horticultural Society. * The Aesculus Hippocastanum is a fast growing native deciduous hedge. * Flower: Wite. Large in Spring in erect panicles 10-30 cm tall. * Foliage: Green Autumn. * Fruit: Green-- Brown in Autumn. * Ultimate Height: 80ft (24m). * Hedge Height: 4-14ft (1.2-4.6m). * Average growth/Year*: 1-2ft (20-60cm)* * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre.
Wild thyme has square stems that are hairy on two sides, and oval leaves. The purple flower heads are rounded with individual flowers typically 5 mm across. We sell Wild Thyme (Thymus polytrichus) seeds per gram; customers should be aware that when ordering more than one gram of Wild Thyme seeds the entire amount will be bagged together to reduce unnecessary packaging. (More...)
Prunus Dulcis, commonly known as an Almond Tree is like all Prunus a lovely looking addition to a garden, the advantage that Prunus Dulcis has over the others trees in the genus is that it once established it bears sweet tasting Almonds. The flowers are identical to other prunus flowers and are either light pink or white. The canopy is spreading and open, often reaching 10-15 foot. It is suited to deep, well draining soil, and for best cropping results it is best to plant at least two. (More...)
* Growth; Spreading plant. * Height: 8m. * Spread: 8m. * Hardiness: Hardy, Tender in frost. * Shelter: Sheltered. * Light Needs: Partial Shade, Full Sun. * Water Needs: Moist, but well drained conditions. * Soil Conditions: Clay, Loamy, Sandy. * Flower: White in Spring. * Leaves: Green in Summer.
* Suitable for any position, in particular; Exposed/Windy, wet sites or coastal areas. * Suitable for any normal soil, in particular; Chalky, clay, Loamy or Sandy. * Suitable for any soil drainage, in particular; Moist but well-drained, Well-drained. * Suitable for any pH level, in particular; Acid Alkaline or Neutral. * Suitable for any Light , in particular; Full Sun. * Hardiness: Very Hardy. * Skill Rating: Beginner.
* Growth Habit: round, conical bushy. * Height: 10-20m. * Spread: 4-10m. * Hardiness: Fully hardy, the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Shelter Needs: Moderate shelter. * Light Needs: Full Sun. * Water Needs: Tolerates dry conditions. * Soil Conditions: medium to heavy moderately deep well drained soil, with low salinity and moderately fertile. * Flowers: Clusters; White. * Leaves: Ovate, Oblong. * It has been awarded the RHS award of Garden Merit.
The Regina is part of pollination group 5, it has a late blooming time. It crops heavily and may do so without a pollinator, but could be planted with other Cherry trees in groups 4,5 or 6. EEC Plant Passport UK/EW 8241
One of the most attractive birch trees, the Betula albosinensis var. septentrionalis or 'Northern Chinese Red Birch' makes an excellent medium sized specimen tree. It has highly attractive peeling bark, with shades of coppery pink, orange and red, which is particularly eye catching in winter when the tree is leafless. It produces yellow-brown catkins in spring, and has green foliage which turns yellow in the autumn and creates dappled shade. This tree does best when planted in full sun/partial shade...
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