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An innovative watering stake in 3 sizes useful for watering several different plants, shrubs and trees. Manufactured from sturdy ABS with multiple holes in the bottom of of the spike with a mesh filtering system allowing water to flow out yet protecting the stake from dirt and soil entering and causing blockages. The reinforced cap at the top of the product is designed to protect the product as it is being hammered into the ground. It also prevents debris from entering the top of the stake and...
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; 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.
* Beech (. * Flower: Green (insignificant or absent in Spring). * Foliage: Yellow-green in Spring, Dark-green in summer, Russet in Autumn. * Fruit: Brown in Autumn. * Ultimate Height: 100ft (30m). * Hedge Height: 3ft+ (90cm+). * Average Growth/Year*: 2ft (60cm). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
* RHS cell grown common whitebeam hedging plants, under licence granted by the Royal Horticultural Society. * 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...
Corylus maxima 'Kentish Cob' is a reliable cropper. It is a relatively hardy variety of Cob Nut. It produces nuts with an excellent flavour and is the recommended Cob Nut tree for the domestic grower. (More...)
Our RHS Grey Sallow (Salix Cinerea) is a large native deciduous hedge that can reach to 3 meters in height with stems up to 20cm. It is a rounded-- bushy shape with multiple stems spreading out at-- or near ground level. The bark is deeply fissured and greyish-brown in colour with grey-green branches-- giving a splendid display .The abundant yellow flowers appear just before the leaves open in spring. They are about 1.5 cm. long-- opening to reveal numerous white stamens tipped with yellow pollen...
A tree grown not for it flowers but for the wonderful display its foliage provides. Liquidambar styraciflua Worplesdon has large star shaped leaves which are bright green from spring till autumn. The leaves turn from green to a wonderful mixture of purple, oranges and yellows during autumn. It has a rounded heavy crown and whilst it grows at a reasonably slow pace, it is not suitable for small gardens as its mature height is around 25 meters and it has a spread of 12 meters. A hardy tree it is best...
This RHS Premium Cell Grown Wild Cherry (Prunus Avium) 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 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.
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.
* 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 Golden Yellow. * Leaves: Needle-like hairy Yellow.
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...
* 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 conditions. * Suitable for any pH level, in particular; Acid Alkaline or Neutral. * Suitable for any Light, in particular; Partial Shade. * Hardiness: Able to withstand extremely cold temperatures down to -45C or -50F. * Skill Rating: Beginner.
This RHS Premium Cell Grown Common Oak (Quercus Robur) Native 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...
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...
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...)
* RHS cell grown mountain ash hedging plants, under licence granted by the Royal Horticultural Society. * 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...
This RHS Red Oak (Quercus Rubra) 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 between April to September...
Non-woven fleece products provide superior protection of crops against insects and animals, as well as creating a micro climate under which plants and seedlings can thrive. Choosing the right crop protection is vital: crop type, climatic conditions and site aspect are factors that should be considered when selecting a product. Our range is available in different weights which can suit most needs. Recommended usage for this product is sheltered land sites / gardens. Covering the edges of your fleeced...
Benefits - Great value pack of 2 - The Malus Floribunda is a deciduous tree - Flower: White/pink. - Foliage: Green, Yellow in Autumn - Fruit: Red/Green in Autumn - Ultimate Height: 30ft (10m) - Average growth/Year*: 1-2ft (20-60cm) 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 note that this varies by individual tree and by every tree type.
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...
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...
Common name; Golden Privet Our Royal Horticultural Society 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. RHS bare root hedging is a very low cost way of planting a hedge, but is only available to buy and plant when dormant (November-March). Orders ahead of 1st...
* Position: full sun or partial shade. * Soil: tolerant of a wide range of well-drained soil. * Rate of growth: quite fast-growing. * Flowering period: April to May. * Flower colour: insignificant separate male and female flowers. * Other features: makes an impressive purple-foliaged hedge. * Hardiness: very hardy.
* The (. * Foliage green triangular when young changing to round toothed in mature plants, yellow in autumn. * Flowers are small catkins. * 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.
* The Alnus Glutinosa is a deciduous plant. * 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.
* 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.
Preferred common name: Wayfaring Tree Other common names: Common wayfaring tree, cotton tree, coven tree, mealy tree, lithy tree 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 Wayfaring Tree (Viburnum lantana) is a vigorous, upright, native, deciduous...
* 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.
* 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...
* (. * 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; Spreading bushy. * Height: 7-8m. * Spread: 5-6m. * Hardiness: Fully hardy; the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Shelter: Moderate shelter. * Light Needs: Partial Sun. * Water Needs: Semi-Moist conditions. * Soil Conditions: Deep fertile well drained soil. * Flower: Single flowers of petals; Pink shades and White. * Leaves: Obovate-oval; Dark-Green.
*RHS Hornbeam (. *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.
Magnolia soulangiana is a large deciduous shrub of spreading habit, grown for its large, single white, pink, or purplish red, fragrant, cup-shaped flowers on bare stems in spring. Plant in moist, humus-rich soil. Some protection may be needed from late winter frosts. Uses in areas such as Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises. (More...)
The most cost effective way of purchasing our Spiral Tree Guards. The Spiral Tree Guards have been used as the preferred method for hedge planting for many years, offering the easiest, quickest and cheapest way of installing hedgerows to produce effective hedges with plenty of side and low growth and protected from the common pests that are problematic to growers such as voles, rabbits, hares and deer. A further bonus of Spiral Tree Guards is their ability to grow with the tree, as the tree matures...
The upright Acer palmatum Bloodgood (Japanese maple) is one of the best purple-leaved varieties, it can grow into a large shrub or small tree. The foliage is deep purple in summer, turning scarlet in autumn. Like all Japanese maples it is slow growing and provides wonderful autumn colour. `Bloodgood` is holder of the Royal Horticultural Society`s prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM)
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...
This RHS Premium Cell Grown Norway Spruce (Picea Abies) 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...
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...
* 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...
Field pansy is the most common of the wild pansies. An annual growing to about 40cm it usually has pale cream flowers with orange throats streaked with violet. Flowering starts in April and continues until hit by cold weather. We sell Field Pansy (Viola arvensis) seeds per gram; customers should be aware that when ordering more than one gram of Field Pansy seeds, the entire amount will be bagged together to reduce unnecessary packaging. (More...)
* Growth; Upright, evergreen shrub. * Height: 10m max. * Spread: 10m max. * Hardiness: Fully hardy. * Shelter: Exposed, sheltered. * Light Needs: Partial shade, full sun. * Water Needs: Semi-moist conditions. * Soil Conditions: Well drained, will tolerate most soil types. * Flower: White in Spring. * Leaves: Dark-green in All seasons.
The Amelanchier lamarckii is a deciduous large shrub which can be grown as a small tree with a spreading, open habit. This beautiful tree produces a stunning show of colour - the leaves are bronze-pink in spring, green in summer and become orange and crimson in Autumn. It has small, star shaped white flowers in Spring which are flushed pink. Dark red berries are produced in July, ripening to black later in the year. (More...)
This RHS Premium Cell Grown Common Broom (Cytisus Scoparius) 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...
Benefits - Current Height: 20-30cm - Height: 60cm - Spread: 90cm - Soil type: Well drained soil, with a humus rich soil to prevent roots drying out. - Light needs: Full sun or partial shade. - Hardiness: Fully hardy - Growth: Compact, dome shape - Flowers: White flowers appearing in summer time - Leaves: Grey green foliage all year round
Golden Leylandii (Leylandii Castlewellan Gold) is an evergreen conifer. It has neat, golden foliage making it a good hedging plant. Although slower growing than the Leyland Cypress (Leylandii)it is still a fast growing plant. This is a fast growing, dense, evergreen conifer with yellow spray-like foliage. Like its better-known and even faster growing relative, Leylandii, uncontrolled growth can be a problem, but it can be kept as a neat hedge providing it is regularly clipped in summer and autumn.
* 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).
* The Betula Pendula is a deciduous hedge. * 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.
* The RHS Field Rose (. * Foliage: Mid-green in Summer. * Flower: White, Yellow in Summer. * Fragrance: Flower. * Fruit: Red in Autumn. * Habit: Arching. * Ultimate Height: 10-12ft (3-3.7m). * 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.
* 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. ...
*Exposure: Moderate Shelter, Partial Sun. *Hardiness: Able to withstand bitterly cold temperatures down to -35C or -30F. *Soil type: moist, clay, light, medium, heavy, clay soil. *Height: 1000cm. *Spread: 800cm. *Cultivate: You will need to plant in deep, moist, well-drained, fertile soil in full sun, it dislikes very dry conditions.
* The RHS Common Buckthorn (. * Foliage: Dark green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn. * Flower: Yellow in Spring, Yellow in Summer. * Fruit: Black, Red in Autumn. * Habit: Bushy. * Ultimate Height: 15ft (4.6m). * 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.
* Suitable for any position, in particular; Damp Shade Areas. * Suitable for any normal soil, in particular; Chalky. * Suitable for any soil drainage, in particular; Moist but well-drained, Well-drained. * Suitable for any Light , in particular; Full Sun or Partial shade. * Hardiness: Very hardy. * Skill Rating: Beginner.
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 (. * Foliage green triangular when young changing to round toothed in mature plants, yellow in autumn. * Flowers are small catkins. * 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.
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...
Great mullein, a tall erect biennial covered with white or greyish down and with a spike of bright yellow flowers is unlikely to be mistaken for any other British plant. The only exception is hoary mullein which is locally common in Norfolk and Suffolk but which can be identified by its branched stem. We sell our Verbascum thapsus seeds per gram; customers should be aware that when ordering more than one gram of Verbascum thapsus seeds, the entire amount will be bagged together to reduce unnecessary...
* Ready spaced plants - No working out needed. * 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 uniformity. * Can be planted all year round.
* The Alnus Glutinosa is a deciduous plant. * 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.
* The Pyrus Chanticleer is a deciduous hedge. * Growth Habit: 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.
* 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.
* The (. * Foliage needles, deep green. * Flowers are pink cones hardening and turning brown in autmun. * Ultimate Height - 90ft (30m). * 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.
Unmistakably a mint from its general appearance and smell, Water mint can be distinguished from other members of the genus by its relatively large size and its whorls of close set flowers forming a rounded head at the top of the stem. An attractive plant with a pleasant smell, its lilac coloured flowers are in bloom from July to late September. Flowers are pollinated by a range of insects, particularly honey and solitary bees. We sell Water Mint (Mentha aquatica) seeds per gram; customers should...
* The RHS Common 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.
The Evergreen Oak (Quercus Ilex) 25 Litre Pot Instant hedge is ready clipped at the sides and top. These hedges come direct from the nursery on a pallet. Consequently, the cost savings are dramatic when you purchase in volume as it doesn’t cost us any more to send 10, than it does 1. The Evergreen Oak (Quercus Ilex) is an Instant hedge; 80cm high by 70cm wide. (More...)
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...)
* The RHS Wild Privet (. * A very tolerant and easily grown plant. * Semi evergreen. * Succeeds in any soil. * Ultimate height 10ft x 5ft (3m x 1.5m). * 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; 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.
* 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 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.
* Growth; Spreading bushy. * Height: 7-8m. * Spread: 5-6m. * Hardiness: Fully hardy; the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Shelter: Moderate shelter. * Light Needs: Partial Sun. * Water Needs: Semi-Moist conditions. * Soil Conditions: Deep fertile well drained soil. * Flower: Single flowers of petals; Pink shades and White. * Leaves: Obovate-oval; Dark-Green.
Benefits • Growth; Spreading • Height: 6-9m • Spread: 6-9m • 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; Dark Red • Leaves: Ovate lobed; Dark Reddish Purple As a very rough guide, 1cm of girth, measured 1m above...
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: spreading rounded bushy. * Height: 10-15m. * Spread: 7-10m. * Hardiness: Able to withstand very bitterly cold temperatures down to -39C or -40F. * Shelter Needs: Moderate shelter. * Light Needs: Full Sun. * Water Needs: Moist conditions to dry conditions. * Soil Conditions: moist, light, medium, heavy, lime-rich soil. * Flowers: Clusters; White;. * Leaves: Ovate to oblong;.
* The RHS Wild Privet (. * A very tolerant and easily grown plant. * Semi evergreen. * Succeeds in any soil. * Ultimate height 10ft x 5ft (3m x 1.5m). * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
Preferred common name: Sea Buckthorn Other common names: Sallow thorn, swallow thorn, willow thorn Our Royal Horticultural Society Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) is a fast growing, deciduous, native hedge with narrow, silvery foliage and thorns. Flowers are insignificant, but if a male plant is available for pollination, masses of persistent orange-yellow berries occur in autumn on female plants, which stay on the bush all winter. For a good supply of berries, it needs to be in a sunny situation...
* 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 Betula pendula Youngii is a small, weeping deciduous tree with a dome or mushroom shape. It has graceful long drooping branches that often reach the ground. Excellent for specimen planting on a lawn, its mid green, triangular foliage gives lovely light dappled shade. The foliage becomes yellow in autumn, and the smooth white bark will provide year round interest. Very quick growing when young, this tree is suitable for most soils, and does best in full sun or partial shade. (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.
* The llex aquifolium is a slow growing evergreen hedge. * Flower: White during May to June. * Foliage: Green. * Fruit: Red/Orange on female plants only. * Ultimate Height: 15m. * Ultimate Spread: 8m. * Recommended Planting Distance: 2 per metre.
* 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.
* 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 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.
The Sorbus Aucuparia Asplenifolia (Laciniata) “Rowan” is an upright native tree with very attractive dark green fern-like foliage, with good autumn colour. Clusters of creamy white flowers are produced in late spring followed by large bunches of red berries in autumn. Plant in a neutral to acid soil in sun or partial shade. Height 5m, Spread 3m. Fully hardy. (More...)
* 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;.
*Foliage:Bronze to green. *Light Range: Full sun. *Soil Range: Wide ranging. *Soil drainage: Well-drained. *Ultimate Height: 15 - 20 m. *Ultimate Spread: 10 m. *Exposure: Exposed or Sheltered.
* 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.
* Hardy, shelter from cold winds, may suffer wind burn. * 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: 1-2 per metre.
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...)
This is a beautiful deciduous flowering tree, They will require fast draining, well aerated soil. It will produces attractive bark and excellent orange-red autumn colour. The flowers are single and pink they are clustered in 2-4 blooms in mid-spring. The fruits are small black cherries and may be hidden by the foliage. (More...)
The Betula nigra 'Heritage', also known as the 'River Birch' is beautiful tree, with outstanding multicoloured bark. The outer cinammon and orange coloured layer peels back to reveal cremy-white bark beneath, and is particularly eye catching in winter when the tree is leafless.This tree looks particularly impressive when planted in a small group. The small, green summer foliage turns into a vivid yellow during the autumn months. The Betula nigra 'Heritage' is an exceptional, fast growing specimen...
This temperate Eurasian tree grows to around 15m tall, usually considerably less in gardens. Has 10cm long, serrated-edged leaves with fine hairs, often developing orange tints in autumn. The flowers are white, 1.2cm wide, on racemes just over 10cm long. They are followed by pea-sized black fruit that birds find attractive. ‘Watereri’ is a shapely tree with pendulous racemes up to 20cm long. (More...)
* 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.
* The Salix Alba is a native deciduous plant. * Shimmers in wind with white silky hairs on leaves. * Catkins in Spring. * Grows in all soils, but avoid total shade. * Good windbreak. * Ultimate Height - 15m-25m. * Average Growth/Year- 2ft per year.
* 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.
* The Crataegus Monogyna is a fast growing native deciduous hedge. * Flower: White in Spring. * Foliage: Dark-green in spring, Dark-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn. * Fruit: Red in Summer. * Ultimate Height: 45ft (14m). * Hedge Height: 3-20ft (0.9-6m). * 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.
Sheeps Fescue (Festuca ovina), or Green Fescue, is tolerant of frequent cutting and likes the heat. It does need regular water in very hot and dry climates, but needs very little water elsewhere. One thing this very adaptable plant does not like is high humidity. We sell Sheeps Fescue (Festuca ovina) seeds per gram; customers should be aware that when ordering more than one gram of Sheeps Fescue seeds the entire amount will be bagged together to reduce unnecessary packaging. (More...)
Wood sage is a member of the dead-nettle family and the only common member of its genus. Its greenish yellow flower consists of a five lobed lower lip, no upper lip and prominent stamens and purple anthers. The whole plant is downy, about 50cm high with wrinkled oval leaves that smell faintly of sage when crushed. Flowers from July to September. We sell Wood Sage (Teucrium scorodonia) seeds per gram; customers should be aware that when ordering more than one gram of Wood Sage seeds the entire amount...
More commonly known as Glory-of-the-snow, Chionodoxa luciliae is a bulbous perennial originating from west Turkey that are amongst the first flowers in early spring. Flowers last from 3-4 weeks before they begin to fade. For best results, plant liberally in autumn, in borders, hedgerows and to compliment existing decidous shrubs. Bulbs should be planting at an approx. depth of 3 inches. (More...)
Acer palmatum Ueno Yama is a deciduous tree which has palmately lobed foliage. It is a vivid orange during Spring.
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