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A pressure treated sawn wooden fence post suitable for panel fencing. They are formed from FSC-Certified wood sourced from managed sources and are rot-free guaranteed for 15 years. This fence post is 2.4m high, 0.075m wide and 0.075m deep. (More...)
* 4% Common St Johns Wort. * 12% Salad Burnet. * 12% Lady's Bedstraw. * 9% Meadow Buttercup. * 8% Self Heal. * 8% Ribwort Plantain. * 8% Common Vetch. * 7% Ox-eye Daisy. * 6% Black Knapweed. * 6% Black Medic. * 4% Yarrow. * 4% Wild Carrot. * 4% White Campion. * 4% Musk Mallow. * 4% Birdsfoot Trefoil.
From bare root to potted and cell grown plants, the Essential Choice range offers a vast selection of plants for every aspect of your garden or landscaping project, at great low costs.
* The Betula utilis 'Jacquemontii' is a deciduous tree. * Long narrow catkins in spring. * Bark orange-red on young stems, soon changing to silver with distinctive black markings;. * Leaves turn yellow in autumn. * Ultimate Height - 25ft (8m). * Average Growth/Year*- 1.5ft per year.
Native to Australia, Eucalyptus trees are stunning fast-growing evergreens which have traditionally thrived in sub-tropical climates but will grow well in British weather if planted in a position of full sun. The medicinal benefits of Eucalyptus are infamous and have been used throughout the ages in alternative therapy. Eucalyptus leaves contain an oil which can be drunk in tea, or dispensed in various other methods to commonly treat coughs, colds and flu like symptoms. Eucalyptus (Cider Gum...
A charming, large raised bed that will make a beautiful addition to any garden. Raised beds are ideal for gardens with minimal space or gardens with little or no planting areas. They allow avid gardeners to grow their own produce or garden plants. (More...)
* The RHS Forsythia Lynwood (. * Flower: Yellow in Spring. * Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer. * Fruit: Green in Autumn. * Ultimate Height: 3 m. * Ultimate Spread: 2.5m. * Time to Maturity- 5-10 years. * Recommended Planting Distance: 3-5 per metre for a single row or 5-7 per metre for a double staggered row.
The Vertical Feather Edge Garden Fencing is a traditional and effective boundary to a property. It is encased in a heavy duty framework, meaning that this is an ideal product for those that have security and privacy as a priority. The Feather Edging is manufactured from vertical overlapping boards, enhancing strength, and as a result it acts as a fantastic windbreak. Being overlapping, this type of fencing can be utilised on slight gradients easier than some of our other fencing. Please note: The...
This Elite Eyecatcher Horizontal Weave Pressure Treated Panel is manufactured from FSC-Certified timber and is a strong and reliable fence panel choice that will create a lovely border for your garden with it's "eyecatching" trellis concave edge. This panel has been pressure treated to ensure that it remains rot free for 15 years! This particular panel is a "green" colour and 1.8m x 1.8m. (More...)
* French Lavender (Lavandula Stoechas Pedunculata) 2 litre pot - premium Garden Centre quality, grown in our Herefordshire nursery. * Max height: 1m. * Max spread: 1m. * Hardiness: Fully hardy, tender in frost and will tolerate most soil types in full sun or partial shade. * Complete with traditional wooden trug, galvanised rustic bucket, natural wooden gift tag and raffia bow. * Please note that it flowers in the Summer months.
If you are looking for an environmentally friendly gift then why not give the Christmas Tree Gift - Colorado Blue Spruce. This cell grown tree can be planted in the recipients garden and they can watch it grow over the years. The Colorado Blue Spruce has blue tinted needles and will form strong branches to hold the heavy ball-balls. The tree is presented in an drawstring hessian bag and a wooden gift tag. Give a gift that will keep growing. (More...)
Simply add a pinch, between 1-4 gms per litre of growing media in pots, containers, hanging baskets and window boxes to help stop them drying out. The roots imbed themselves in the HydroGels taking water as needed. Symbio HydroGels recharge themselves every time you water your plants and will last several years in pots and flower beds.
Create a raised bed on your patio or in the garden with this Gardman heavy duty raised bed.
This composter is a medium sized traditional wooden composter with a slatted design to ensure compost is well ventilated. The composter is great for creating garden fertiliser from garden and kitchen waste, therefore reducing waste in landfills and being environmentally friendly. It is supplied in a flat pack kit that is easy to assemble by slotting each panel into place. See also Composter Cover (More...)
The Claber Colibri pop-up sprinkler set creates a kit that is ideal for installation of underground pop-up lawn sprinklers to gardens between 50 - 200 metres squared. The system requires no digging and is extremely easy to install and extend. This sprinkler has a spray range of 90 degrees and features gear-driven turbines and roto heads with a fine uniform spray. Plants get watered evenly and regularly thanks to the Colibri sprinklers, which pop-up out of the ground when a water supply is present...
* Growth Habit: Rounded / Spreading. * Height: 12 m. * Spread: 9 m. * Hardiness: Fully Hardy. * Light Needs: Full sun / Partial shade. * Water Needs: Moderate. * Soil Conditions: Well drained. * Flowers: White.
The Shiplap Corner Shed is ideal for the storage of gardening tools, children's outdoor toys, outdoor furniture, and push bikes. It fits nicely into a corner while still providing a decent amount of indoor storage space. It is manufactured from high quality, strong timber and has a hardwearing mineral roofing felt roof that is moisture resistant. It has a protective coating to ensure that it remains rot free for 10 years! This shed will require self-assembly before use. (More...)
This large deciduous beautiful tree grows pyramidical in youth however becomes more widespread and rounded as matures. It has alternate and simple large maple-like leaves, which are medium to bright green. The tree blooms in April and the fruits that follow are ball-shaped and borne in clusters of two or three changing from green to brown in around October. The Bark is also a point of interest as it will strip away and exfoliate in plates revealing a creamy inner yellow bark producing an ornamentally...
The Ulex Europaeus species, commonly known as Gorse, is a broad, mound-like spiny shrub which reaches about 6 ft (2m) in height. When it blooms in spring, it is completely covered in pea-flowers in groups of 2s or 3s; their fragrance resembles that of coconut. Thriving in poor, acid soils (although will also do well in well-drained soils, in a sunny position) Gorse is ideal for rock gardens, intruder proof hedging and planting in areas not suitable for other plants. (More...)
Lavandula Angustifolia Hidcote (English Lavender `Hidcote`) is a compact variety. It is one of the most popular lavenders. This evergreen, bushy shrub bears dense spikes of fragrant, dark purple flowers in mid summer to late summer. Has aromatic, silver-grey leaves. (More...)
The Heavenly Bamboo Plant Gift is perfect to plant in memory of someone who has passed away. Watch the plant thrive as you pay tribute to the special person you have lost. Bright green leaves turn reddish-purple in the autumn and are retained through the winter. Beautiful white flowers turn into clusters of red berries. Give a gift that will keep growing. (More...)
* Repairs after damage (perfect for winter and early spring). * The ultimate patch pack. * Gets your lawn green fast. * Speedy overseeding. * Contains annual ryegrass for cool temperature growth. * Oversowing rate = 40g per m2.
Benefits * Horizontal Weave Fence Panel * 15 yr rot-proof guarantee * Colour: Green Tint * Top Finish: Straight/Square * Finish Treatment: Pressure Treated * Formed with FSC-Certified pine sourced from managed resources * Panel can fit in to a standard concrete post
* 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.
Zig-zag clover is similar to red clover but has a darker flower head and leaves that are generally larger with more pointed leaflets that lack the familiar pale ‘V’ mark. These features are not always as obvious as some flower books make out and the most reliable differences are the length of the flower stalk, which is long in zig-zag clover and short in red clover, and the shape of the stipules which are very narrow and taper to a green point in this species but triangular and ending in a brown...
The Topiary Box Cone is a stunning and impressive gift that would be ideal for any occasion, in particular as a Christmas present, Happy Birthday gift or just to say Thank You. Add a natural wooden tag fit for the event. The 10 litre plant is presented in an eco-friendly hessian bag that can be used again. Select a raffia bow to add that special touch. Give a gift that will keep growing. (More...)
Thuja plicata Atrovirens is a popular hedging and screening conifer, with a bushy, conical, growing habit.
Viburnum tinus (Laurustinus) is a dense, bushy evergreen plant with mid to dark green glossy leaves. Showy flat flower heads, two to four inches (5-10cm) across, pink in bud, opening to white, appear from November to May followed by dark blue-black fruit. Excellent winter flowering informal hedge which is shade tolerant.
* 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.
* Clipped and shaped Cupressocyparis Leylandii Arizonica Fastigiata Aurea (Leylandii) Sprial. * Dimension (Height): 100-125cm. * Pot: 12 Litre. * To ensure this plant is in great condition, we import directly from a superb Italian grower. * Delivery is between 2-6weeks.
Acer campestre or more commonly known as Field Maple is a fast growing native deciduous hedge, which is used either in a mixed hedge or as a single species hedge. It produces young foliage with tinged red, turning to green, then yellow in autumn, with 5 lobbed leaves; green/red in spring and summer and then a buttery yellow colour in autumn. Small green-yellow flowers develop in spring flowed by winged seeds in autumn. It makes an excellent dense hedge. It is suitable for any soil, in particular...
As with other plantains the tiny flowers are arranged into a dense spike that sits upon an unbranched, leafless stem which arises from a basal rosette of strongly ribbed leaves. Hoary plantain is more attractive than most with a greyish, short, downy stem and a flower spike of greenish white flowers with long pink-purple stamens. The basal rosette is flat with broad, oval leaves narrowing to a short stalk. Flowering occurs from May through to late August. We sell Hoary Plaintain (Plantago media...
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 RHS 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.
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...
* 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.
* 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 plant...
Helleborus `Single Red` like all Helleborus are extremely popular due to their winter beauty. When most herbaceous plants are dormant, the Helleborus are thriving producing flowers through the winter months and on into spring. The foliage of the Helleborus is evergreen so provides a feature all through the year. Special care and attention is given to our Hellebores, with them being hand pollinated. As a result the colour of the flower can vary slightly to the one seen in the image. Plants are...
* The RHS European Larch (. * Foliage needle, bright green in spring, yellow in autumn, shed in winter. * Flowers are produced very early in spring, before the leaves, as wind-pollinated catkins. * Ultimate Height - 100ft (25-45m). * 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 feed mixture has been developed and proven over a number of years to produce excellent yields of highly palatable feed. Some Italian ryegrasses are susceptible to foliar diseases spoiling leaf colour and producing unwanted moulds in subsequent bailed hay. The varieties selected here have a high resistance to these harmful diseases. It is important to use tetraploid types of grass as these are less sappy and hardier. (More...)
* RHS cell grown holly 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-- not suffering...
* 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. ...
Quercus Petraea, also known as Welsh Oak or, Durmast Oak, is a species of oak native to most of Europe. Sessile Oak has been designated the national tree of Wales, where it is also called Welsh Oak. The leaves are 7-14 cm long and 4-8 cm broad, evenly lobed with five to six lobes on each side, and a 1 cm petiole. The flowers are catkins, produced in the spring. The fruit is an acorn 2-3 cm long and 1-2 cm broad, which matures in about 6 months. (More...)
Helleborus `Single Yellow` like all Helleborus are extremely popular due to their winter beauty. When most herbaceous plants are dormant, the Helleborus are thriving producing flowers through the winter months and on into spring. The foliage of the Helleborus is evergreen so provides a feature all through the year. Special care and attention is given to our Hellebores, with them being hand pollinated. As a result the colour of the flower can vary slightly to the one seen in the image. Plants are...
The Alnus incana Laciniata is an ornamental, cut leaf form of the Grey Alder. A medium tree with a conical chape, it has very attractive foliage complimented by smooth grey bark. The leaves are grey/green and deeply serrated, creating a pretty effect. Suits many different situations, but does best in sun or partial shade in moist soil. (More...)
* The RHS Field Maple (. * Flower: Yellow. Insignificant or absent in Spring. * Foliage: Orange, Red in 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.
* The RHS European Larch (. * Foliage needle, bright green in spring, yellow in autumn, shed in winter. * Flowers are produced very early in spring, before the leaves, as wind-pollinated catkins. * Ultimate Height - 100ft (25-45m). * 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.
* 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...
The Sorbus Thuringiaca Fastigiata (Rowan tree, Mountain ash) has a broad, conical, compact habit. When young, `Fastigiata` is narrow and upright. Leaves are elliptic to ovate, shiny, deep green, deeply lobed, to 6 inches long. White flowers are borne in corymbs to 5 inches wide, followed by brilliant red, round berries. This hardy tree can tolerate heat or cold, strong winds and low humidity. (More...)
The 6ft diamond trellis is a fantastic product designed specifically for tall climbers such as Ivy. The trellis can be attached to a wall or placed in the ground for a stunning garden divider wall. (Please note- this will require further support). (More...)
The Sorbus Aria Majestica (Whitebeam) is a medium sized broad pyramid to rounded shaped tree. The foliage comprises of exceptionally large elliptical corrugated leaves that when young hold milky grey tones and by summer they will have changed to bright green. During Spring the tree produces a number of white flowers and blossoms that are followed by large dull red berries. By the time autumn falls the leaves will have turned a wonderful russet colour. (More...)
The Turf Care Range has been specially formulated to give adequate nutrition to all fine turf throughout the growing season. They are a balanced complex mini granule, made for ease of application, which makes plant scorch unlikely. Monthly applications of the product will help to reduce plant stress, iron ensures a rich green colour while magnesium along with potassium ensures good cell structure within the plant to allow maximum chlorophyll production. (More...)
A lovely, small, slow growing tree that is perfect for the smaller garden, and can tolerate salt and pollution laden air making it a good choice for street lining and coastal regions. It had a rounded dense crown, with leaves that open out in spring as a wonderful pink, which develops into cherry green and then dark green as the year progresses. It reaches a maximum height of 8 meters, it is hardy. Thrives on all soil types, in full sun. (More...)
* The RHS 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.
* The RHS Field Maple (. * Flower: Yellow. Insignificant or absent in Spring. * Foliage: Orange, Red in 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.
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...
The Pyrus calleryana Chanticlear is a relatively tall and thin spire like deciduous pear tree. Intriguingly, whilst the tree does produce a crop of small brown pears, it is so subtle that the tree is better known for the masses of creamy white blossoms present in early spring that cluster along the branches to form a dense habit. The Pyrus has deep green leaves oval at one end whilst pointed at the other. During autumn the leaves can take on a wide range of colours depending on the soil type it is...
Preferred common name: Lawson`s cypress Other common names: ginger pine, Oregon cedar, Port Orford cedar Lawson`s Cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) 30/40cm Bare Root 2 Year Old (1u1) Pack of 25 The RHS Lawson`s Cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) is a large evergreen coniferous tree, regularly reaching 50-70 m (200 ft) tall, with feathery foliage in flat sprays, usually somewhat glaucous blue-green in colour. The leaves are scale-like, 3-5 mm long, with narrow white markings on the underside...
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 plant...
* Common Name: Water Avens. * Genus: Geum. * Species: Rivale. * Exposure: Shady, Moist Conditions. * Hardiness: Fully hardy: the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Soil type: humus-rich, clay, moist soil. * Height: 60cm. * Width: 30cm. * 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...
* The RHS Japanese Barberry (. * Flower: Yellow, Red in Spring. * Foliage: Green in Summer, Orange, Red in Autumn. * Fruit: Red in Autumn. * Ultimate Height: 4ft (120cm). * Hedge Height: 3-4ft (90-120cm). * 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.
Berberis ottawensis Superba is a mid-sized deciduous shrub with deep red-purple leaves that turn brighter red in autumn. It bears small, yellow flowers and has red berries in autumn. Excellent for flower arranging. Currently 40 -60cm tall. Prune hard in March for long sprays of purple foliage. This plant is toxic and may cause mild stomach upset if ingested. Plant in any soil in a sunny or partially shaded position - preferably sunny for best fruits and autumn colour. Ideal for low maintenance hedging...
Preferred common name: White Willow Other common names: Huntingdon willow, swallow-tailed willow 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 White Willow (Salix alba) hedges are fast-growing deciduous native hedges with narrow silver-backed leaves...
The Potentilla fruticosa Katherine Dykes (Shrubby Cinquefoil, Buttercup Shrub)is a deciduous dense shrub which grows about 1m tall with blue-green foliage, In early summer to autumn it will produce primrose yellow flowers. They will grow in any soil, in full sun or partial shade.
The Acer palmatum Senkaki has a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit. The Senkaki is known for being attractive in all seasons. The Senkaki's leaves are a pinkish green in spring, turning bright green in summer. In autumn its foliage transforms into shades of yellow and orange. The younger shoots and branches are an interesting coral red in winter. (More...)
* (. * Flower: Green (insignificant or absent in Spring). * Foliage: Black-red in Spring, Bronze-green, Purple in summer, Russet in Autumn. * Fruit: Brown in Autumn. * Ultimate Height: 100ft (30m). * Hedge Height: 3ft+ (90cm+). * 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.
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; Red-Purple Leaves: Ovate; Red Purple As a very rough guide, 1cm of girth, measured 1m above the ground, generally equals 1ft in height until the...
Preferred common name: Osier Willow 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 Osier Willow (Salix viminalis) is a large native, deciduous hedge with young shoots covered with sift grey downy hairs. Followed by catkins in spring and are generally...
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...
* 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. * Hardiness: Frost hardy; the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -5C or 23F. * Skill Rating: Beginner.
The Turf Care Range has been specially formulated to give adequate nutrition to all fine turf throughout the growing season. They are a balanced complex mini granule, made for ease of application, which makes plant scorch unlikely. Monthly applications of the product will help to reduce plant stress, iron ensures a rich green colour while magnesium along with potassium ensures good cell structure within the plant to allow maximum chlorophyll production. (More...)
Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple' is a very attractive, upright choice form of the common beech, the young foliage is red in spring, slowly turning to a deep, rich purple that looks truly wonderful, during the autumn they change again to brown. Its compact habit makes it a good choice for any garden as it will reach a height and spread of just 10x3 meters in 20 years. It is best suited to a position in full sun or partial shade and in moist but well drain soil. It will tolerate all but the harshest...
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. A deciduous tree, the broad leaves are green with an underside of silver, which in windy conditions can create a wonderful shimmering effect, during the...
The Populus Alba (White Popular) is a medium-sized deciduous plant, growing to heights of up to 16-27 m (rarely more), with a trunk up to 1 m diameter and a broad rounded crown. The bark is smooth and greenish-white to greyish-white with characteristic diamond-shaped dark marks on young trees. The young shoots are covered with whitish-grey down, including the small buds. The leaves are 4-15 cm long, five-lobed, with a thick covering of white scurfy down on both sides but thicker underneath; this...
This RHS Premium Cell Grown Cotoneaster Horizontalis is a small spreading, deciduous shrub with glossy dark green leaves, studded with tiny, pinkish-white flowers in May, followed by bright red autumn berries. The leaves turn orange red before they fall. The branches form a pretty herringbone pattern, which means the plant looks stunning grown flat against a wall. It is also an excellent groundcover plant for a sunny border. The Cell Grown Cotoneaster Horizontalis hedge comes with the benefits of...
Preferred common name: alder buckthorn Other common names: berry-bearing alder , black alder , butcher`s prickwood , dogwood , black alder 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 Alder Buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula)is an upright, fast growing,...
Symbio MycoGro-Summer Lawn Fertiliser- A granular fertiliser with Mycorrhizal fungi and thatch degrading microbes, ideal summer fertiliser or for new lawns at any time to help new denser growth, to keep your garden looking good all summer round. Spread at 25-50gms per square meter for best results, one 20kg container will treat 800 square meters of lawn. (More...)
The Prunus cerasifera ’Nigra’ is a superb small to medium sized deciduous tree with a broadly rounded habit. The trees leaves display a bronze red colour when young however with age this gradually darkens to a deep purple. It is also known for producing one of the earliest blossoms of the season as masses of single bowl shaped pink flowers adorn its bare branches from as early as February occasionally followed by plum like red or yellow edible from July onwards. (More...)
The Sarracenia Alata is commonly known as the American Pitcher Plant and is a wonderful fly catcher. They produce creamy white/yellow flowers in spring. The flowers are followed by pitchers which can grow between 30/40 cms high (12/15 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 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.
* 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.
Our RHS Common Alder (Alnus glutinosa) 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 Common Alder is that it can be planted into warm soils when...
Selfheal is a short, creeping grassland perennial with a square stem and bright green oval leaves, borne in opposite pairs. The flowers are violet, hooded and two lipped and are arranged into a dense slightly oblong head. Flowering is from June to September We sell Selfheal (Prunella vulgaris) seeds per gram; customers should be aware that when ordering more than one gram of Selfheal seed the entire amount will be bagged together to reduce unnecessary packaging. (More...)
The Sorbus Aria Majestica (Whitebeam) is a medium sized broad pyramid to rounded shaped tree. The foliage comprises of exceptionally large elliptical corrugated leaves that when young hold milky grey tones and by summer they will have changed to bright green. During Spring the tree produces a number of white flowers and blossoms that are followed by large dull red berries. By the time autumn falls the leaves will have turned a wonderful russet colour. (More...)
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...)
This Sarracenia hybrid of s.catesbyi x s.popei is commonly known as the American Pitcher Plant. It is a lovely hybrid which produces orange/red pitchers with good veining. The pitchers grow between 15/30 cms high (6/12 inches). These are preceded by pink flowers in the spring time. 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...
* Growth Habit: Upright arching. * Height: 4-9m. * Spread: 2-5m. * Hardiness: Fully hardy to frost tender, min 5C. * Light Needs: Needs full sun or semi-shade. * Water Needs: Moist conditions. * Soil Conditions: Fertile to moderate fertility, well drained clay chalky moist soil. * Flowers: Terminal corymbs and panicles; White Pink. * Foliage: Elliptical; Bright Green White (Spring), Green-Yellow (Summer), Orange, Red , Purple (Autumn). * Fruit: Soft berry/currant; Yellow. * It has been...
* Growth; Upright round spreading. * Height: 8-15m. * Spread: 7-14m. * Hardiness: Fully hardy; the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F. * Shelter: Open position. * Light Needs: Partial Sun. * Water Needs: Moist conditions. * Soil Conditions: Chalky, clay fertile soil. * Flower: Corymb clusters; Yellow, Red. * Leaves: Ovate pointed; Yellow Red, Variegated. * 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 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 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.
Common name: White Poplar Our Royal Horticultural Society White Poplar (Populus alba) is a medium-sized deciduous hedge, growing to heights of up to 16-27 m (rarely more), with a trunk up to 1 m diameter and a broad rounded crown. The bark is smooth and greenish-white to greyish-white with characteristic diamond-shaped dark marks on young trees. The young shoots are covered with whitish-grey down, including the small buds. The leaves are 4-15 cm long, five-lobed, with a thick covering of white scurfy...
Prunus serr Pink Perfection is a good looking flowering cherry, it has a compact, spreading habit with ascending branches. The young leaves are bronze, changing to dark green in the summer and turning to an eye-catching orange during the autumn. During spring it bears pale pink, double flowered blossom which creates a wonderful display which will an interest to any garden. (More...)
The Tilia Cordata is a large native deciduous plant of rounded habit, with alternately arranged heart-shaped leaves, glossy green above, pale yellow beneath. They also have tiny red-brown tufts of hairs under the vein-joints. The small hermaphrodite Ivory coloured, sweetly scented flowers are produced in clusters of five to eleven 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 hairless fruit. (More...
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...)
The Sorbus Aria Majestica (Whitebeam) is a medium sized broad pyramid to rounded shaped tree. The foliage comprises of exceptionally large elliptical corrugated leaves that when young hold milky grey tones and by summer they will have changed to bright green. During Spring the tree produces a number of white flowers and blossoms that are followed by large dull red berries. By the time autumn falls the leaves will have turned a wonderful russet colour. (More...)
The Alnus incana Laciniata is an ornamental, cut leaf form of the Grey Alder. A medium tree with a conical chape, it has very attractive foliage complimented by smooth grey bark. The leaves are grey/green and deeply serrated, creating a pretty effect. Suits many different situations, but does best in sun or partial shade in moist soil. (More...)
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...
Our RHS Aesculus hippocastanum is a large deciduous tree-- commonly known as Horse-chestnut or Conker 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...
* (. * 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.
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