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* 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.
The Turf Rise range has been especiallly formulated to give a programmed route to looking after all turf [particularly fine turf] using a combination of the best raw materials available. Trials with this range have shown enhanced green quality with a better health status and consequent reduction in disease. Each product in the range contains seaweed for soil improvement as well as secondary elements for the very best results for your lawn. Contains phosphate to stimulate new root growth and get...
This RHS Premium Cell Grown European Larch (Larix Decidua) 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...
* 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).
* The. * 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.
* Sold in packs of 14, 2.438m strips, enough to cover 33.43 meters. * Save hours of back breaking edging work. * Permanent, non rusting, rotting and scratch proof. * Easy to install. * Keeps you garden looking its best. * Multi Award winning design by professional landscapers.
* A horse and pony grass seed mixture formulated with a higher proportion of low fructan grasses, to provide good quality grazing and reduce the risk of laminitis. * Hardwearing species are included to withstand the pressures of equestrian use. * Performs well with low fertiliser inputs. * Young, well managed grass can provide most of a horse's feed requirement. * Sowing rate 14 - 28kg per acre. * Sowing depth 6 - 12mm.
This RHS Premium Cell Grown Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae Rhamnoides) 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...
Golden Privet (Ligustrum Ovalifolium Aureum) hedges are a golden variegated form of the familiar hedging privet. This is a hardy Japanese shrub. The golden `Aureum` privet produces an excellent hedge, withstanding clipping as well as the green type, but is slightly slower growing. This hedge grows to 3m and is often used for topiary.
* 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.
* RHS cell grown gorse hedging plants, under licence granted by the Royal Horticultural Society. * Growth Habit: Upright-- rounded bushy. * Height: 2-2.5m. * Spread: 1-2.5m. * Hardiness: Fully hardy-- the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Shelter Needs: Open Position. * Light Needs: Full Sun. * Water Needs: Dry conditions with dry atmospheric conditions. * Soil Conditions: Sandy or dry-- light-- medium-- heavy-- poor quality soil. * Flowers: single flowers axillary...
* The Tilia Cordata is a deciduous hedge. * 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 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.
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 Leyland Cypress is a very fast growing, dense, evergreen hedge. * Full Hardy. * Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons. * Hedge Height: 6ft+ (1.8m+). * Plant height: 35m if left unchecked. * Average Growth*: 2.5-3ft (75-90cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 1-2 per metre.
* The RHS Italian Alder (. * Long narrow male catkins in spring. * Female cones that release seed in autumn but can stay on the plant longer. * Particularly effective Hedge as a windbreak. * Ultimate Height - 70ft (21m). * 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.
Harebell is an attractive, short to medium grassland perennial. The stem is thin and hairless with linear leaves up its length. Early in the season roundish leaves are present at its base but these have usually withered before the flowers are out. However harebell’s most distinguishing feature is its nodding pale blue, bell like flowers which are in bloom from July to November. We sell Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia) seeds per gram; customers should be aware that when ordering more than one gram...
* The Rosa Canina is a native hedge that is fast growing. * Flower: Pale-pink, White in Summer. * Foliage: Mid-green in Summer. * Fruit: Red in Autumn. * Fragrance: Flower. * Ultimate Height: 7ft (2.1m). * 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 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 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.
* Full Hardy. * Green, Red in Spring; Green, Red in Summer; Green in Autumn; Green in Winter. * Flower: Cream in Spring. * Hedge Height: 5-8ft (1.2-2.4m). * Average growth: 6-9ins (15-25cm)*. * Recommended Planting Distance: 1 per metre.
Preferred common name: Snowberry Hancock Special Offer - Buy One Get One Free! Due to surplus stocks, we are offering a fantastic limited time deal on selected exceptional quality Royal Horticultural Society plants. Simply add one pack of plants to the basket to receive another pack absolutely free! Our Royal Horticultural Society Snowberry Hancock (Symphoricarpos x chenaulti `Hancock`) is a low, spreading, upright deciduous hedge with slender, arching branches. It is bushy with a rounded...
* 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.
* (. * 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 Habit: round upright. * Height: 10-20m. * Spread: 9-12m. * Hardiness: Able to withstand very cold temperatures down to -29C or -20F. * Shelter Needs: Moderate shelter. * Light Needs: Full sun. * Water Needs: Semi-moist conditions. * Soil Conditions: moist, light, medium, heavy. * Flowers: Clusters; Pink Shades. * Leaves: Ovate, Obovate. * It has been awarded the RHS award of Garden Merit.
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...
* 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.
* 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.
* The Rosa Canina is a native hedge that is fast growing. * Flower: Pale-pink, White in Summer. * Foliage: Mid-green in Summer. * Fruit: Red in Autumn. * Fragrance: Flower. * Ultimate Height: 7ft (2.1m). * 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 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.
* 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.
* 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.
* The Carpinus Betulus is a deciduous woody hedge. * Height: 8-15m. * Spread: 8-19m. * Growth habit: Narrow pyramidal, rounded. * Hardiness: Fully hardy; the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Shelter needs: Open position. * Light needs: Full sun to partial shade. * Water needs: Moist conditions. * Soil conditions: Chalky, light heavy clay, well drained soil. * Flowers: Catkins; Yellow, Orange. * Leaves; Ovate rounded; mid-Green.
The Sorbus Aria Lutescens (Whitebeam) is a deciduous, spreading tree which is upright when young. The leaves emerge a silvery colour maturing to grey-green as it ages. In late spring and early summer there are clusters of white flowers, followed by orange-red fruit in early autumn. The tree looks at its best in early spring as the creamy white leaves grow from purple shoots bringing yet another subtle colourful element to this simple but outstanding tree. (More...)
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...)
* Suitable for any position, in particular; Exposed/Windy. * 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 Soil pH, in particular; Acid, Alkaline, Neutral. * Suitable for any Light, in particular; Partial Shade or Full Sun. * Hardiness: Very Hardy. * Skill Rating: Beginner.
Weasel`s-snout has an erect, branched, leafy stem, growing up to 50 cm tall but usually less. The shiny, dark-green leaves are very narrowly oval and up to 5cm long. The stalkless flowers are borne in the axils of the upper leaves. These are deep pink (rarely white), and up to 15 mm across. They have bilateral symmetry and resemble those of the garden snapdragon. The fruit capsule is oval, approximately 1cm in length, opening with three holes at the apex. Weasel`s-snout does well in sandy loams...
* Suitable for any position, in particular; Damp Shade or Coastal Areas. * Suitable for any normal soil, in particular; Chalky, loamy, Clay or Sandy. * Suitable for any soil drainage, in particular; Semi-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.
Also known as Meadow geranium. This species has an upright form the flowers will range in colour from bright pink to dark blue with some red veining. They will tolerates soils which are alkaline and will do best planted in full sun in moist well drained rich soil. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe. (More...)
The Fagus Sylvatica is a large and fast-growing deciduous native plant with a broad spreading crown; elliptic, yellow-green leaves in spring, turning rich russet-brown in autumn; and small, green flowers, followed by bristly fruits. Beech is grown for its superb foliage of delicate fluttery leaves with wavy edges. It has simple beautiful green leaves, which shine with life in spring and turn a beautiful bronze and yellow color in the autumn. It likes sun or partial shade and does well on almost...
* 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.
* Suitable for any normal soil, even chalky soil. * Aspect or exposure: Any. * Suitable Light: Partial Shade or Full Sun. * Hardiness: Very Hardy. * Skill rating: Beginner. * Native deciduous hedge. * 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.
Acer Saccharinum is a deciduous tree with silvery foliage and it has a good autumn colour. This species will spread quickly and will provide a lifetime of summer shade. The leaves are deeply 5-lobed and about 10cms wide; bright green above with a silver beneath. In the autumn they turn a mixture of scarlet, orange and yellow. This species will tolerate short periods of flooding or drought. (More...)
* RHS cell grown common oak hedging plants, under licence granted by the Royal Horticultural Society. * Best Month/Season: Summer. * Life Cycle: Deciduous. * Colours: Green foliage, Flowers: Yellow catkins, Fruit: Acorns. * Mature Height: 35m +. * Spread: 25m +. * Suitable For: Wide open spaces. * Soil Type: Acidic, alkaline, clay, light. * Light Needs: Partial Sun. * Tolerant of: Air pollution, wet soils. * Hardiness: Fully hardy: the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C...
* Suitable for any position, in particular; Damp Shade or Coastal Areas. * Suitable for any normal soil, in particular; Chalky, loamy, Clay or Sandy. * Suitable for any soil drainage, in particular; Semi-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.
* 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.
The Tilia Platyphyllosis a native plant with a doomed crown and dense foliage. The large pale to mid-green alternately ovate leaves are; mid to dark green above and below, with white downy hair on the underside, particularly along the veins. The small hermaphrodite yellowish-white coloured, sweetly scented flowers are produced in clusters of three to four in early summer with a leafy yellow-green subtending bract. The flowers in summer are erect and dominate the foliage, and give rise to very small...
The Betula Utilis Jacquemontii tree has a striking white or cream bark, peeling in horizontal bands. Several clones of this variety with outstanding barks have been named as cultivars. The Betula ultilis Jacquemontii is a medium sized tree with ascending branches best known for its distinctive thin, white papery bark that sheds in large sheets routinely each year in winter. The Himalayan Birch fills its upright habit with oval dark green leaves before they turn golden yellow during the autumnal months...
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...)
This medium to tall-- erect perennial with deeply veined pinnate leaves possesses a conspicuous spike of five petalled yellow flowers throughout June-- July and August. Each flower develops into a distinctive reddish brown woody fruit-- deeply furrowed and fringed with hooked bristles. Close up the whole plant is slightly aromatic and the flowers smell weakly of apricots. Agrimony can tolerate a wide range of base rich to neutral soils but does best on a well draining site. It can also be found...
* The RHS Flowering Currant (. * Foliage: Green in Spring, Green in Summer. * Flower: Dark-crimson in Spring. * Fragrance: Foliage is aromatic. * Fruit: Black in Summer. * Habit: Bushy, Compact, Upright. * Ultimate Height: 6ft (1.8m). * 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 palmatum Seiryu holds an RHS Award of Gardening Merit. It is known for it's attractive foliage in summer when its green leaves are margined with a pink tinge. During the autumn its foliage transforms into shades of red, orange and yellow.
* 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.
* Max Height: 7m. * Flower: White in spring. * Fruit: Orange/Red in autumn. * Average growth per year: 1ft. * Light needs: Any. * Soil Needs: Any. * Very hardy.
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 Habit: inverted cone, spreading. * Height: 0.75-2m. * Spread: 1.57-2m. * Hardiness: Fully hardy: the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Shelter Needs: Moderate shelter. * Light Needs: Shade tolerant. * Water Needs: Semi-moist conditions. * Soil Conditions: moist, clay, light, medium, heavy, chalky soil. * Flowers: Spike; White;. * Leaves: Ovate; Green shades;.
* The RHS Sessile Oak (. * Foliage green, brown in autumn. * Flowers are catkins. * Ultimate Height - 120ft (40m). * 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 Horse Chestnut (. * 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 for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
Wavy hair-grass (Deschampsia flexuosa) is found naturally in dry grassland and on moors and heaths. Wavy hair-grass has wiry leaves and delicate, shaking panicles formed of silvery or purplish-brown flower heads on wavy, hair-like stalks. Wavy hair grass prefers an Acid soil in partial shade, making it ideal low growing plantings for woodland shade areas. Avoid planting in dry soils, preferring a humus rich damp / wet soil type. We sell our Wavy Hair-grass (Deschampsia flexuosa) seeds per gram...
* The RHS Sweet Briar (. * Foliage: Green in Summer. * Flower: Pale-pink, White in Summer. * Fruit: Red in Autumn. * Fragrance: Foliage is apple scented. * Habit: Arching. * Ultimate Height: 8ft (2.4m). * Hedge Height: 5-8ft (1.2-2.4m). * 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 Fraxinus Excelsior has dark green leaves and large pendent fruit clusters in autumn. The leaves that appear in spring are delicate leaflets usually with nine to eleven oval leaflets, arrange in pairs with an odd one at the end. From the black woolly buds, male or female flowers develop. This sometimes occurs on the same plant, however some plants which are male one year are female the next year. The female plants develop into fruits often called “ash keys” that are stiff sprays of bunches...
* This plant has been awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit.Award of Garden Merit. * Suits most soils: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types). * Soil drainage: Well-drained. * Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral. * Suitable Light: Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun. * Hardiness: Very Hardy. * Warning: Some parts of this plant are poisonous.
* Growth Habit: Narrow. * Height: 4-7m. * Spread: 0.5-0.9m. * Hardiness: Able to withstand very cold temperatures down to -29C or -20F. * Shelter Open Position. * Light Needs: Full Sun. * Water Needs: Semi-moist conditions. * Soil Conditions: Moist, light, medium, heavy well drained soil. * Flowers: Conifer Cone. * Leaves: Diamond-Shaped pointed; Grey-Blue Shades. * Fruit: Small, Soft berry or currant; Brown Purple.
* 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: 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 RHS 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.
* Height: 0-100ft. * Spread: 0-70ft. * Leaves: Dark-Green, Yellow-green to Gold. * Light: Sun to Full Sun. * Soil: Sandy Loam to Clay Loam. * Water: Normal to Moist.
The Geka V80 Part Circle Impact Tripod Sprinkler 13mm is a sturdy and reliable sprinkler with a throw of up to 26 metres making it ideal for larger areas. Please note that this Geka sprinkler will only work with a pressure above 2 bar The sprinkler is built to last and carries the Geka seal of outstanding quality.
* 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.
* 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...
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...
* 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.
* 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.
This spring bulb mix of 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 tulip bulbs during the autumn months, before the first snow, for them to bloom in the spring. (More...)
* 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.
A small , robust tree the Prunus Umineko, is deciduous but provides interest throughout Spring, Summer and Autumn. The leaves are narrow, starting off pale green they change to a much darker green. During the Spring, single flowered blossoms of white appear all of the branches, creating a lovely effect. Once the Autumn months approach the tree makes a notable change, the leaves lose the green colour and change to reds, yellows and oranges. Due to its compact size it is a brilliant choice for an area...
The Laxons Superb is classic and popular English style variety of apple that comes from the late Victorian period, it is essentially a cox style apple. It is has firm, rather than crisp flesh, which is sweet and very `appley` and somehow taste better if cut rather than bitten into. It is a late flowering, self fertile tree, so can produce fruit when planted alone but will crop considerably more when planted in larger numbers. (More...)
Populus Tremula (Aspen, Quaking aspen, Poplar) is a medium-sized deciduous plant growing to 10–25 m tall, with a trunk up to 1 m diameter. The bark is pale greenish-grey and smooth on young trees with dark grey diamond-shaped lenticels, becoming dark grey and fissured on older trees. The leaves on seedlings and fast-growing stems of root sprouts are very different, heart-shaped to nearly triangular, and often much larger, up to 20 cm long. Adult leaves, produced on branches of mature trees, are nearly...
More commonly known as Grape Hyacinth, Muscari armeniacum are easy to grow and undemanding, yet perfectly accompany many other species in a sunny spring border. Muscari armeniacum is a vigorous grower which produces bright blue flower spikes during April and May. (More...)
* The RHS Wild Cherry 'Star Seedling' (. * 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.
* Flower: Blue in late Spring. * Foliage: Dark-green, Grey-green in All Seasons. * Habit: Bushy, Compact. * Ultimate Height: 0.75-1.5m. * Hedge Spread: 1-2m. * Time to Maturity: 10-20 years.
The thornfree blackberry is a popular variety of soft fruit plant with ornamental leaves and thornless stems. The saucer-shaped, white flowers flushed with pink are produced in summer, followed by medium-sized fruit with a mild and juicy flavour in late August to late September. All of our soft fruits can be purchased VAT FREE (More...)
Thuja plicata Atrovirens is an evergreen conifer with red-brown flaking bark. It has a conical habit and dark-green, neat foliage that may become bronze-tinted in winter. It is slower growing than leylandii and makes a very good hedge. Fast growing evergreen conifer with cinnamon-red shredding bark and spreading branches. Bright glossy green leaves above, slightly grey beneath, and aromatic when crushed. Best on moist but not waterlogged soil but will tolerate shallow chalk soil. (More...)
Meadow vetchling can be identified by its yellow pea like flower and its leaves which consist of a pair of narrow lanceolate leaflets, a tendril, and a pair of arrow shaped stipules where the leaf stalk joins the stem. It is a short or tall scrambling perennial in flower from May to August and with black pods in the autumn. We sell our Meadow Vetchling (Lathyrus pratensis) seeds per gram; customers should be aware that when ordering more than one gram of Meadow Vetchling seeds the entire amount...
The Sorbus vilmorinii is a small undemanding ornamental Rowan with pretty feathered foliage and wonderful colour changing berries. As one of the smallest growing of all the rowans, the foliage made up of long fronded deep green opposing leaflets looks extremely delicate and the during spring, the soft flowers that emerge from the base of the leaves add to its fragile look. By Autumn the leaves turn deep red and purple which help show off the bold colours of the plentiful berries that have developed...
Elaeagnus x ebbingei, or Oleaster, is a tough evergreen shrub which is excellent at forming a dense screen. The foliage is large and leathery with silvery undersides. Tiny white flowers which have an incredible frangrance are produced in the autumn, and bright orange berries appear in the spring. It is an excellent hedging plant, particularly for shady, dry or coastal positions. However, it hates cold winds and waterlogged soil, so in cold inland positions it is best planted in a sheltered spot....
* Suitable for any position, in particular; Exposed/Windy and coastal areas. * Suitable for any normal soil, in particular; Chalky, clay, loamy or Sandy. * 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.
* 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.
Vertical Hit & Miss fencing panels are a new concept, with an innovative design. They are manufactured to be stronger than a lap panel yet still considered great value against other fencing panels, such as the featheredge. The fencing panel has overlap boards measuring 8mm in thickness and 125mm in width so is very sturdy and built to last.
* Rapid germination and establishment. * Tolerance to heavy foot traffic. * Resistance to muddying. * Improved tolerance to lawn disease. * Attractive appearance. * Use for activities like football or BBQs. * Ideal for kids or dogs to play on. * Sowing rate = 35g per m2. * Oversowing rate = 25g per m2.
* Full Hardy. * Yellow, Yellow-green in All seasons. * Flower: Cream in Spring. * Fruit: Purple in Summer; Purple in Autumn. * Hedge Height: 2-5ft (60-150cm). * Average growth: 2-5ft (60-150cm)*. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre.
It contains the three major nutrients– Nitrogen (N), Phosphates (P) and Potassium (K) – needed by plants for healthy growth. It should be applied throughout the growing season at the recommended rates. Simply spread on the surface of the soil and hoe or fork into the top surface. If conditions are dry, the soil should be well watered for best results.
Acer Palmatum Hessei (Japanese Maple) shrub with lobed, red leaves. grows into a dense 4ft by 4ft bush in ten years, can be pruned to maintain its size or left to grow into a small tree. Quite rare. (More...)
The Acer palmatum 'Shirazz' is an upright then arching, deciduous tree with rounded, deeply lobed, variegated leaves, reddish-purple with bright reddish-pink margins in spring, turning grey-green with cream and pink margins in summer and shades of scarlet in autumn. (More...)
* The Betula Pendula is a deciduous plant. * 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.
This Waney Edge Professional Lap Panel is dip treated to prevent rot for 10 years. It is "green" in colour and 3ft x 6ft. The timber it is manufactured from is FSC-certified timber. It provides a traditional method of enclosing your garden yet still having an attractive and complimentary appearance for a garden of any size. (More...)
* Waterwise approved, save money on watering your lawn. * Deep rooting capability, very tolerant to both drought and waterlogging once established. * Lush, healthy and green lawns even in prolonged hot conditions. * Very quick to establish in warmer soil temperatures, sow April to September. * Stays healthy during colder periods with a timely application of autumn/winter fertiliser. * Fantastic wear tolerance from foot traffic. * Contains RTF, a grass which self repairs bare patches. * Sowing...
The Betula ermanii or Erman's Birch is a beautiful but rarely grown tree. The peeling bark is an eye-catching white, often tinged with pink and cream. This stands out well at all times of year but is particularly stunning when the tree is leafless in the winter. The foliage is a delicate green in spring and summer, and will change to a golden yellow in the autumn. Yellow-brown catkins will also appear in the spring. Very hardy, this tree will do well in partial shade or full sun and in moist, well...
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