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Trees

Acer campestre
Good natural hedging plant or small tree. Excellent autumn colour of yellow flushed red.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer capillipes
White downward stripes on green bark. Reddish young leaves turn green then crimson in autumn. A good tree for a special position.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer cappadocicum
A medium - sized to large tree with broad, five to seven lobed, glossy leaves turning rich butter - yellow in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum'
A striking form with red young leaves, turning golden yellow and remaining so for many weeks.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer cappadocicum 'Rubrum'
A most attractive medium - sized to large tree in which the young growths are blood red. The leaves are green in summer and then turn yellow in the autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer circinatum
A large shrub or small tree with wine red and white flowers in April. Foliage crimson in autumn. Grows well, even in dry shade.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer davidii
A small tree with attractive green and white, striated bark. Dark green leaves colour richly in autumn with green fruit which hang all along the branches.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer davidii 'George Forrest'
A small, snake-bark tree of loose habit with vigorous, spreading branches. Dark green leaves, turning orange - red in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer freemanii 'Autumn Blaze'
A vigorous hybrid with spectacular, bright orange and red leaves in the autumn. A large tree with a dense, oval head.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer ginnala
A small tree with three - lobed, slightly heart - shaped, bright green leaves which turn vivid crimson in autumn. One of the best Acers for colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer griseum
One of the most beautiful, slow growing, small trees. Orange - brown old bark peels prettily to reveal cinnamon - coloured new bark. Vivid scarlet and flame autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'
An attractive, rounded shrub or small tree. Deeply lobed and toothed green leaves turn brilliant ruby crimson in autumn. Pretty clusters of spring flowers and 'key' seeds add to its attraction.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer negundo 'Flamingo'
This is best grown as a shrub and pruned regularly in March for the best foliage. New leaf growth is silver with a white edge and pink margin. Plant in a sheltered site for best effect.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer negundo 'Variegatum'
An attractive shrub of wide spreading habit. Leaves are pale to mid - green with white margins. Suitable for any situation but better foliage in a lightly sheltered site.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'
A slow growing, small, beautiful tree with palmate - shaped leaves of a bronze red colour. The foliage turns rich red in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'
A slow growing, small, beautiful tree with deep red foliage which turns light red in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Burgundy Lace'
A small spreading tree. Leaves, rich wine red - divided to the base into narrow sharply toothed lobes.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'
A medium sized shrub with deeply cut leaves that are grey - green margined with cream, tinged pink when young. The margins turn red in autumn. Must be planted in a sheltered, wind free site.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Chitoseyama'
An elegant bush with deeply cut green - bronze leaves, turning a rich autumn colour. Becomes mound like with age.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen'
Leaves very deep reddish - purple with long lasting colour. The foliage is deeply divided into slender, finely cut lobes.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Crippsii'
An elegant, slow growing form, with bronze - red foliage deeply divided into finely cut lobes.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Deshojo'
An upright shrub of medium size. Leaves with slender, pointed lobes are brilliant red when young, turning bright green as the year progresses.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Dissectum'
A low, spreading shrub with a mushroom shape. Very beautiful, finely divided, bright green foliage. Orange autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Elegans'
A large shrub with long, green deeply - toothed foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream'
A large, upright shrub with yellow leaves in spring and most of summer. Brilliant pinky-red foliage in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki'
A beautiful small tree. Mid green leaves turn superb shades of brilliant orange crimson and scarlet. Best given some shade and protection from late spring frosts.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Sango-Kaku' (Senkaki)
A small slow growing tree with brilliant coral - red branches in winter. Light green leaves turn yellow in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Seiryu'
An unusual, large upright form with bright green, finely cut leaves, tinged red when young. Orange - yellow autumn colour, splashed with crimson.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg'
A large shrub with deep purple - red leaves when young, gradually turning green later. Red in autumn . An outstanding plant which is best planted in dappled shade.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum dissectum 'Atropurpureum'
A small shrub with deep, reddish - purple foliage which turns red in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum dissectum 'Garnet'
A slow growing, deep red Japanese Acer, with finely cut foliage, which holds it's colour well throughout the summer. Sheltered lightly shaded soil is ideal.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer palmatum dissectum 'Ornatum'
A low spreading shrub which develops a mushroom shape. Very beautiful, finely divided foliage which is bronze - tinted in colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer pensylvanicum
A small tree with beautifully striped white and pale jade -green bark. Foliage turns bright yellow in the autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer platanoides
Fast growing large tree. Foliage turns a brilliant yellow in autumn. Conspicuous clusters of yellow flowers, on bare stems in April.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'
Handsome large tree. Dark crimson - purple leaves all summer make it an outstanding colour in the garden. Deep yellow flowers, tinged red in spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer platanoides 'Crimson Sentry'
A medium to large tree or neat, narrow habit. Deep burgundy - red foliage all spring and summer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer platanoides 'Drummondii'
A handsome, large tree. Green leaves margined with creamy - white. Remove any reverting shoots.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer platanoides 'Emerald Queen'
A vigorous form with dark, glossy green leaves. Upright when young, broadening with age.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer platanoides 'Princeton Gold'
Medium - sized tree with good, gold foliage when young turning to pale green as the year progresses.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer platanoides 'Schwedleri'
Leaves and young growths, rich crimson - purple. Most effective when pruned hard every other autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer pseudoplatanus
A picturesque, large tree. One of the best for exposed situations in any soil. Long planted and naturalised in many parts of the British Isles.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer pseudoplatanus 'Atropurpureum'
A selected form of sycamore, with leaves purple beneath.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum'
A distinct, small, slow, mop-headed tree. Young leaves are shrimp - pink, fading to cream, then green. Best planted where full effect in spring can be enjoyed, but where it can fade into the background for the rest of the year.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer pseudoplatanus 'Leopoldii'
A medium - sized tree. Attractive foliage is yellowish - pink at first then green with yellow and pink splashes and speckles. Tolerant of all soils except if waterlogged.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer pseudoplatanus 'Worleei'
A medium - sized tree. Leaves soft yellow - green at first then golden, finally green.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer rubrum
Free growing tree which eventually becomes quite large. Dark green, glaucous leaves become rich red or yellow before falling. Outstanding for autumn colour. Fairly lime tolerant but prefers acid soil.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer rubrum 'Red Sunset'
A large form, of upright habit with large sycamore - like leaves which turn brilliant reds and oranges in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer rufinerve
A medium - sized tree with three - lobed leaves which turn scarlet - yellow in autumn. Older stems and trunk are green with white striations. Suitable for any well drained soil.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer saccharinum
A large, fast growing tree with deeply five - lobed leaves, silvery - white beneath, creating a delightful effect when ruffled by the wind. Attractive autumn tints.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum' (japonicum 'Aureum')
A small, bushy, slow growing tree or large shrub of elegant habit. Leaves of soft - yellow. Plant in a shaded, sheltered position.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Acer triflorum
A rare, slow growing, small tree related and similar to Acer maximowiczianum but with characteristic pale grey - brown, flaking bark. Leaves trifoliate, glaucous beneath. One of the best small trees for the brilliance of its colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Aesculus carnea 'Briotii'
A compact form of red Horse Chestnut with deeper pink flowers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Aesculus hippocastanum
A stately, distinctive tree in the British countryside. White candle - like flowers in May which provide the familiar conkers of childrens' games in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Aesculus indica
Ideal large specimen tree. Panicles of pink flushed flowers appear in mid-summer. Late fruiting variety.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Aesculus parviflora
Medium to large shrub. Leaves bronze in spring yellow in autumn. Slender panicles of white flowers with striking red anthers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Akebia quinata
A semi-evergreen climber of medium to large size. Five - lobed, attractive leaves with fragrant red - purple flowers in May. Dark purple, sausage - like seed heads.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Alnus cordata
A medium to large, conical tree. Glossy, dark green leaves with ochre - yellow spring catkins. Deciduous, although leaves hang on long into winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Alnus glutinosa
A medium - sized tree with smooth, grey bark. Leaves green and shiny, retained until late autumn. Yellow catkins in March.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Alnus glutinosa 'Imperialis'
This attractive and graceful form of the common alder has deeply and finely cut leaves. A medium - sized tree that has long yellow catkins in March.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Alnus incana
An exceptionally hardy large shrub or small tree with grey undersides to the leaves. Attractive catkins in early spring. Very good in cold, wet conditions.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Alnus incana 'Aurea'
A hardy small tree with yellow foliage on young shoots. Best planted in a lightly shaded, sheltered site. The catkins are tinted red and look striking in spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Alnus incana 'Lacinata'
An ornamental cut leaf form of grey Alder.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Alnus rubra
This medium - sized, large leaved tree, is very fast growing. It has a graceful habit, and in spring is festooned with male catkins.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Amelanchier canadensis
Large, suckering hardy shrub. Grows well in any acid soil, even in a moist situation. Pure white flowers on bare stems in spring. Orange and red autumn colours.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Amelanchier laevigiata 'Ballerina'
A small tree which breaks into a frenzy of white blossom in spring, good autumn colour. A very graceful little tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Amelanchier lamarckii
One of the most rewarding large shrubs, or small trees. Coppery - red young leaves turn scarlet in autumn. Masses of white flowers in spring before the leaves are fully developed. Will grow on almost any soil.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Amelanchier rotundifolia 'Edelweiss'
Large shrub or small tree. Leaves are silky and coppery - red when young. Masses of white flowers in loose racemes in spring. Rich autumn colour. A really beautiful sight in flower.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Arbutus unedo
A highly desirable large shrub or small tree with evergreen leaves. Panicles of white flowers and strawberry-like red fruits borne simultaneously in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Arbutus unedo 'Compacta'
Medium sized shrub with dark, glossy green leaves. Panicles of white flowers and strawberry - like fruits produced in autumn. Prefers acid but will tolerate lime.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Arbutus unedo 'Rubra'
A large shrub or small tree which has a gnarled appearance with copper - brown shredding bark. The red fruits and white flowers are borne simultaneously in autumn. Withstands gales in coastal regions.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Azara microphylla
An elegant, small tree or large shrub, with large sprays of dainty evergreen foliage and yellow vanilla scented flowers in early spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Azara serrata
Evergreen, upright shrub with glossy bright green foliage and rounded bunches of fragrant, yellow flowers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula 'Nana Glencarry'
An interesting, dwarf form of birch with lovely autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula albosinensis 'Septentrionalis'
A beautiful, medium - sized tree with shiny green leaves and striking peeling bark. Grey - pink, coppery pink on the branches, cream when first exposed. Yellow autumn foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula alleghaniensis
A medium sized tree with golden bark which exfoliates in strips. Lovely, typical light birch leaves that turn golden in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula costata
A medium - sized tree with smooth, brown bark, which peels to a creamy white. Leaves ovate, oblong, downy, turning rich yellow in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula ermanii
A very graceful, vigorous tree with rough shoots and bright green, veined leaves. Bark creamy - white and pinkish.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula humilis
A small to medium-sized shrub with hairy and warty twigs and small leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula lenta
A medium - sized tree with a smooth, dark, reddish - purple trunk. The young bark is sweet and aromatic. Yellow autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula maximowicziana
The largest leaved birch of a medium size. The trunk is orange brown, becoming pinkish with age. The heart shaped leaves turn butter yellow in the autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula nigra
A pyramidal shape with fine dense twigs and diamond shaped leaves. Bark white - pink becoming black and shaggy. Excellent on wet sites but not where permanently waterlogged.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula nigra 'Heritage'
A selected form of Betula nigra. An outstanding, vigorous tree with peeling, light brown bark and dark, glossy green leaves. As its common name suggests, it is one of the finest trees for planting in damp situations.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula papyifera
A striking large tree with white, papery bark and yellow autumn foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula pendula
A medium - sized, white stemmed tree thriving in very dry areas and distinguished by its rough, warty shoots and sharply cut diamond - shaped leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula pendula 'Fastigiata'
An erect form of birch, of medium size and stiff habit.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula pendula 'Laciniata'
A tall, slender, graceful tree with drooping branchlets and prettily cut leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula pendula 'Purpurea'
A very attractive purple leaved birch. Slow growing and very ornamental. Needs a light, sheltered site.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula pendula 'Tristis'
A fast growing, graceful tree with white bark and pendant branchlets. Forms a narrow, symmetrical head. Ideal subject for lawns.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula pendula 'Youngii'
A dome - shaped, weeping tree with branches reaching the ground. Very graceful and ideal for the small garden.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula pubescens
This species thrives on a variety of soils and especially in damp localities. A less weeping habit, downy shoots and white bark to the base.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula szechuanica
A vigorous, medium - sized tree with glossy, blue - green leaves and chalk - white bark.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula utilis 'Dorenbos' 'Snow Queen'
Medium sized tree with attractive white peeling bark.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Betula utilis 'Jacquemontii'
One of the most popular birches. The dazzling white bark is always a feature but especially striking in winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Caragana arborescens
A small, shrubby tree with yellow flowers. It is valuable as one of the toughest and most accommodating of all plants, succeeding in the most exposed areas on all types of soil.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Caragana arborescens 'Lobergii'
An extremely graceful, medium - sized shrub with narrow, grass - like leaves and small yellow flowers. Very hardy and easy.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Caragana arborescens 'Walker'
A very attractive, weeping tree with fern like leaves. Yellow pea - like flowers in summer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Caragena arborescens 'pendula'
An extremely graceful, small weeping tree with narrow, almost grass like foliage. Yellow pea - like flowers during early summer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Carpinus betulus
A large tree with beautiful grey bark and green leaves which turn yellow in autumn. Thrives on heavy, wet soil.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata'
An upright, medium - sized, pyramidal tree. Leaves bright green and shiny turning gold and orange in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Carpinus betulus 'Pendula'
A dwarf, mushroom - headed tree with steeply pendulous branches. Easily grown, suitable for clay or chalky soils, in wet conditions.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Carpinus cordata
A slow growing, small tree with comparatively broad, deeply veined leaves, heart - shaped at the base. Green fruits in large clusters.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Carpinus henryana
A medium sized tree, the leaves of which taper to a point and are flushed with bronze when they first appear in spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Carpinus japonica
A slow growing, small tree with comparatively broad, deeply veined leaves, heart - shaped at the base. Green fruits in large clusters.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Carya ovata
The most valuable nut - producing species in the U.S. A handsome, medium to large tree, with rich, yellow autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Castanea sativa
A large, stately tree which produces edible nuts in autumn. Shining green, toothed leaves. Pale yellow, cord - like catkins in July. Fast growing.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata'
A large tree with white - edged foliage. Fruits have white spines.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Catalpa bignoniodes
A medium - sized tree with large, heart - shaped leaves. Flowers white with yellow and purple markings in July and August, followed by slender, pendulous pods.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Catalpa bignoniodes 'Aurea'
A striking form with yellow leaves and white flowers with yellow and purple markings. Once of the best trees of its colour. For a sheltered, lightly shaded situation.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Catalpa erubescens 'Purpurea'
A medium - sized tree. Young leaves and growths are dark purple, turning to dark green in late July. Numerous white flowers with yellow markings are produced in summer. Plant in a sheltered spot.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cercidiphyllum japonica 'Pendulum'
A rare and unusual form with long, pendulous branches. Long cultivated in Japan where similar forms occur in the wild.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cercidiphyllum japonicum
A beautiful small to medium tree. Young, heart - shaped leaves unfurl pale copper, turning rich green. Good autumnal colour of smokey - pink or pale yellow, the fallen leaves smell of toffee. Needs a sheltered situation away from late frost.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
A splendid shrub with deep, reddish - purple, heart - shaped, foliage. Flowers pink but not conspicuous. Scarlet and orange autumn leaves. Plant in a light, sheltered position.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cercis chinensis
A Chinese species, having glossy green, heart - shaped leaves. Pea - like, bright pink flowers appear in May. For a warm sheltered spot.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cercis siliquastrum
Wide spreading tree or shrub. Rich, rose - purple flowers in May. Plant in full sun, in well - drained soil. Purple tinted seed pods are often conspicuous from July onwards. For a warm and sunny spot.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cladrastis kentukea 'Lutea'
A very handsome, medium - sized tree producing, long, drooping, wisteria - like, white flowers in June. Leaves yellow in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clerodendron trichotomum 'Carnival'
Small tree with green blue leaves edged in cream with clusters of pale pink flowers in August.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cornus 'Norman Hadden'
A beautiful, graceful, spreading small deciduous tree that develops peeling bark with age. The small flower heads have four taper - pointed, creamy - white bracts that open in early summer and turn deep pink a month later.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cornus 'Porlock'
A small, spreading tree similar to Norman Hadden. Creamy - white flower bracts in June turn to deep pink in July. Large crops of strawberry - like fruits hang from the branches in the autumn. Older trees develop peeling bark. Best in moist, acid soil.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cornus controversa
A magnificent tree - like species. The sweeping, tabulated branches are clothed in May, with broad clusters of cream flowers. Black fruits, with rich purple foliage, in Autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cornus controversa 'Pagoda'
A bushy form, of spreading habit, branching from the base. The large fruits ripen early on red stalks. Sweeping, tabulated branches. Foliage, rich purple in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cornus controversa 'Variegata'
Huge tiered branches on layers of white, margined foliage. Brilliant specimen plant for a sheltered position. Grows to a large size.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief'
A strong growing, small tree with scarlet - red foliage in autumn. Ruby - red, very decorative flower bracts. For a sheltered site, away from late spring frosts.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cornus florida 'Rainbow'
A beautiful, large shrub with rich red autumn colour. White flower bracts in May. Leaves have a yellow margin and yellow edged, green foliage. For a sheltered site.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cornus florida rubra
Small tree with spreading canopy that produces showy pink bracts in spring and leaves that turn scarlet in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Crataegus crus-gali
A small, wide spreading tree, with glossy foliage and large thorns. Attractive in leaf, flower and fruit. Good autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Crataegus laevigata ' Pleno'
A form of hawthorn that grows into a small tree. In May it is covered in double white flowers. Good for cold, difficult sites.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Crataegus laevigata 'Paul's Scarlet'
Double scarlet flowers in great profusion May-June. Tough, attractive and easy to grow on difficult sites.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea Flore Plena'
Attractive small tree, which has a profusion of double pink flowers in May.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Crataegus lavalleei 'Carrierei'
An attractive, small dense - headed tree. Long glossy, dark green leaves often into December. Orange - red berries through Winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Crataegus monogyna
A small native tree with fragrant white flowers May - June. Masses of red berries in autumn. A very common and popular hedge.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Crataegus persimilis (Prunifolia)
Compact rounded tree with excellent autumn colour. Crimson fruits from autumn into winter. Tough and easy to grow on difficult sites.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cydonia oblonga
A small tree for a warm site. White, pale rose, scented flowers and edible fruit of golden yellow. Leaves often turn rich yellow in autumn. Picturesque, historic specimen tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Davidia involucrata
Beautiful, medium - sized tree. Conspicuous in May when draped with large white bracts on mature specimens. One of the most spectular trees.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Eucalyptus gunnii
Very fast growing tree to a huge size if allowed. Trimmed as a bush in March the new young growth will always remain silvery blue. Used extensively for floral arrangements.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Eucalyptus pauciflora 'Niphophila'
A beautiful, medium - sized ornamental tree. Large grey - green leaves. Beautiful green - grey and cream patchwork bark likened to a python skin. Plant in sheltered position, but is a good hardy form.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus crenata
A large tree closely allied to the 'Common Beech' - from which it differs in its rather more obovate leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica
A magnificent, familiar tree in Britain. Pale green, silky leaves in spring turn yellow and orange in autumn and copper brown in winter. Also used extensively as a dense hedge, when planted small and clipped annually.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Asplenifolia'
Large, noble tree with relatively narrow, deeply cut leaves. Will thrive in any well drained soil, acid or alkaline. Good yellow autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'
A columnar tree of dense habit, with bright yellow young foliage. Pale yellow - green in summer and back to gold and orange in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'
Slender young tree, broadening to form an imposing column of purple leaves. Coppery in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck'
Slender as a young tree, it gradually broadens to maturity when it forms an imposing column of green. It becomes coppery gold in colour in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula'
A magnificent tree with high arching, weeping branches, forming a large dome of silky green foliage in spring which changes to yellow and orange in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'
A magnificent, small tree with glossy, coppery - purple leaves which cascade to the ground to form a tree which makes a statement in any garden.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor'
A large, attractive beech, with purple leaves, edged with an irregular pale pink border. For those who like copper beech, and have the space, but prefer something a little different.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'
A large, majestic tree with purple leaves. Slower growing than green beech but a traditional sight in Britain and always a great favourite.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii'
This is the best copper beech with leaves of a deep, rich purple. A large tree needing plenty of space.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Rohanii'
A remarkably beautiful, slow - growing tree or large bush. Deeply cut, purple leaves make an excellent foil to golden plants.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Zlatia'
Soft yellow leaves in spring and early summer which turn green by late summer and gold in autumn. Good contrast with purple beech. A large tree for a big garden.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ficus carica 'Brown Turkey'
Hardy fig. Brown Turkey has been proved to be the most reliable for producing ripe figs in Britain.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fraxinus angustifolia 'Raywood'
A large tree of fairly upright habit. Foliage turns a glorious plum - purple in autumn. Plant in full sun for the best effect.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fraxinus excelsior
A large, magnificent, native tree and one of the most valuable for timber. The winter buds are black. Pinnate green leaves turn yellow in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea'
A vigorous, large tree. Young twigs golden yellow. Branches yellowish and golden young foliage which turns clear yellow in autumn. An interesting, particularly conspicuous tree in winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fraxinus excelsior 'Pendula'
A statement tree, which forms a mound of weeping branches. Smaller form, but quite wide spreading. Given space it is a very attractive and imposing tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fraxinus ornus
A medium - sized tree which produces a profusion of creamy - white panicle flowers in May. A breathtaking sight when the flowers are at their best.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ginko biloba
One of the most beautiful oriental trees and certainly the most ancient in existence. Superb, fan shaped leaves that turn bright gold in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Gleditsia triacanthus 'Ruby Lace'
Unusual small tree with dark, ruby - coloured, ferny leaves. Prefers a sunny, sheltered situation.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Gleditsia triacanthus 'Sunburst'
A glorious, golden, small to medium - sized tree for a sheltered, sunny site. To keep as a shrub prune hard each year to produce a mass of bright yellow, ferny leaves. Shiny red - brown pods ripen in autumn. A great favourite for the small garden.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Gymnocladus dioicus
An unusual, attractive, medium - sized tree with large pinnate leaves which are pink - tinged when young. Foliage turns yellow in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Halesia carolina
A large shrub or occasionally small spreading tree which is very beautiful in spring when the branches are draped in white, nodding, bell - shaped flowers. Fruits pear- shaped, four winged.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex 'Handsworth New Silver'
Attractive purple stemmed clone with long, deep green spiny foliage, edged white and red berries.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex alaclerensis 'Golden King'
Broad, almost spineless, gold edged green leaves with masses of bright red berries in winter. A good specimen plant which responds well to clipping. A great favourite.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex alactlernsis 'Lawsoniana'
A vigorous, colourful shrub with mostly spineless green leaves with a central yellow splash. Very free fruiting. Be careful to cut out any reverting shoots.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium
The familiar, native holly which has male and female forms. Mostly used for dense, natural hedging.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium 'Alaska'
A large upright shrub or tree with dark green, glossy and spiny leaves and red berries in winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata'
A large shrub or small tree with spiny, silver - edged green leaves and red berries.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium 'Aureomarginata'
A small bushy tree, with spiny green, margined with yellow leaves. Red berries in winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium 'Bacciflava'
A handsome shrub which produces heavy crops of yellow berries. Dark green, mainly spineless foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium 'Ferox Argentea'
Small unusual holly, the foliage having spines on the upper surface as well as the edges of the leaves. A showy, male form with variegated foliage of green and white.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium 'Golden Milkboy'
Large shrub with spiny dark green leaves with central golden blotch. Male plant, so has no berries.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium 'Golden van Tol'
A sport of J.C. van Tol, but with attractive golden - margined leaves almost spineless and red berries.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium 'J. C. van Tol'
A superb shrub with dark, shining, almost spineless leaves. Produces large regular crops of red berries, self pollinating.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium 'Madame Briot'
An attractive, large, purple stemmed shrub with strongly spined, green leaves mottled and margined yellow and red berries.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium 'Myrtifolia Aurea'
Compact shrub with purple shoots when young and narrow holly leaves with handsome yellow centres.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium 'Myrtifolia'
Compact shrub with purple shoots when young and narrow holly leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium 'Pyramidalis'
Conical shrub or small tree, of medium - size with abundant red berries.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex aquifolium 'Silver Queen'
An attractive male shrub or medium tree. Dark green leaves with creamy - white edges.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex meservaea 'Blue Angel'
Dark green - blue glossy, spiny foliage on purple stems. Large, shiny, deep red berries. Medium - sized shrub.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex meservaea 'Blue Prince'
Small spreading shrub with ovate glossy holly leaves and purple shoots.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ilex meservaea 'Blue Princess'
Dense shrub with purple shoots in spring and oval, spiny holly leaves with a blue cast to their dark green surface.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juglans nigra
Noble fast growing large tree with deeply furrowed bark. Large round fruit are produced. Protect from late frost.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juglans regia
Slow growing medium to large tree. Highly prized, very valuable timber. High quality fruits are produced on mature trees.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juglans regia 'Franquette'
A grafted variety chosen for its early fruiting ability.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juglans regia 'Mayette'
A grafted variety chosen for its early fruiting ability.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Laburnum alpinum
A small, broad headed tree producing long pendulous racemes of fragrant flowers in early June. Leaves trifoliolate, deep shining green above, paler with a few hairs beneath. Pods flattened - glaborous and shining.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Laburnum alpinum 'Pendulum'
Beautiful small tree. Long elegant branches are covered in racemes of yellow flowers in spring with lush green leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Laburnum watereri 'Vossii'
The most popular form with long racemes of yellow flowers in May - June. Ideal tree for archways or avenues.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Laurus nobilis
An ancient evergreen tree. It's leaves are used for flavouring. Prune in April to keep bushes shapely.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Laurus nobilis 'Aurea'
A large shrub or small tree with golden yellow aromatic leaves that are particularly attractive in winter and spring. Can be used for flavouring foods. Plant in a sheltered site.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Liquidambar styraciflua
A handsome tree with glossy green, maple - like leaves which turn crimson and purple in autumn. Thrives best in moist, well drained acid soils and grows to medium - size.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Liquidambar styraciflua 'Lane Roberts'
A selected form, grown especially for it's brilliant red autumn foliage. Very attractive tree all year. Medium to large in size.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Liquidambar styraciflua 'Variegata'
An interesting medium tree with leaves that are striped and mottled yellow.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Liquidambar styraiflua 'Worplesdon'
A beautiful large tree, with maple - like leaves that have long, narrow lobes. In autumn the tree bursts into fiery colours or orange and yellow.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Liriodendron tulipifera
One of the finest ornamental trees. Huge saddle - shaped leaves turn butter yellow in autumn. Tulip shaped yellow -green flowers June - July on mature trees.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Liriodendron tulipifera 'Aureomarginata'
An unusual, ornamental tree with huge, saddle - shaped leaves with yellow margins which turn bright yellow in autumn. Tulip - shaped, yellow - green flowers on mature trees June - July.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Maclura pomifera
A hardy, medium sized tree with thorny branches. Remarkable, orange - like, fruits on older trees. Yellow autumn colour. Will grow on any well drained soil, excellent on chalky ground.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia 'George Henry Kern'
A compact, medium - sized shrub. Lovely pink, tulip like flowers in May and June.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia 'Heaven Scent'
A magnificent, small to medium - sized tree. Richly scented flowers appear in April and May of pale pink, flushed deep pink.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia 'Susan'
Medium sized upright shrub, with large purple flowers during spring and summer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia grandiflora
A superb evergreen tree with large, glossy leaves felted brown beneath. Huge creamy white chalice shaped flowers strongly lemon scented in late summer and autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia grandiflora 'Exmouth'
A beautiful specimen shrub with large, lustrous evergreen leaves with copper reverse. Richly fragrant, creamy - white flowers appear July to Sept. Plant by a warm sunny wall for best results.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia grandiflora 'Gallissoniere'
A magnificent evergreen shrub with dark, glossy green leaves. Fragrant creamy - white flowers. Especially hardy form.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia hypoleuca (obovata)
A handsome medium - sized tree. Young shoots are tinged purple. The creamy white, very fragrant flowers in May and June have a central ring of crimson stamens.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia kobus
A very hardy small tree or large shrub which does not require the usual acid soil. It is slow to flower, but once mature, the fragrant white blooms are borne with great profusion during April.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia lilliflora 'Nigra'
Bushy, compact habit with large flowers which are deep purple outside and creamy - white stained purple inside, from spring into summer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia loebneri 'Leonard Messell'
Magnificent tall shrub. Lilac - pink flowers appear in April.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia loebneri 'Merrill'
A small tree or large shrub with white, fragrant flowers, freely produced in April.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia salicifolia 'Wada's Memory'
A small tree, with an abundance of large, fragrant, white flowers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia soulangeana
Probably the most popular magnolia. Huge, tulip - shaped flowers, stained rose - purple at the base, appear during April and May.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia soulangeana 'Rustica Rubra'
A vigorous clone, with oval leaves and rich, rosy - red flowers April and May.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia stellata
A small slow growing shrub. Lovely, star - like white flowers produced in March - April.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia stellata 'Rosea'
Similar to stellata, but with pink-flushed flowers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star'
Beautiful compact shrub which has larger star - like, white flowers in profusion during March and April.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia stellata 'Water Lily'
Outstanding, slow growing shrub. Large white, fragrant flowers with many petals open during April.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia tripelata
A very hardy, medium to large tree, with an open head. Large leaves with cream, scented flowers in May and June.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Magnolia virginiana
A large shrub or small rounded, semi-evergreen tree. The fragrant, pure white, globular shaped flowers, open from June to September, with thick, fleshy broad sepals.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus 'Butterball'
A small, spreading tree with arching branches . Flowers pink in bud, fading to white, flushed pink. Heavy crops of large golden yellow fruits. Disease resistant.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus 'Directoer Moerland'
A small tree with partially lobed purple foliage. Red flowers in spring followed by dark red fruits. Highly recommended.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus 'Evereste'
A small, conical tree. Red buds turn into white flowers. Very attractive yellow-red fruits in autumn. Disease resistant.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus 'Golden Hornet'
One of the better known of the crab apples. A small tree with white, apple - blossom flowers and masses of small, yellow fruits in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus 'Gorgeous'
A small, well - shaped, rounded tree which has apple - blossom coloured flowers and beautiful red fruits which last until December.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus 'John Downie'
White flowers in May are followed by bottle - shaped, orange and crimson fruits from late summer into autumn. The fruits can be used for preserves and is one of the most popular, small crab trees.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus 'Profusion'
Small tree with profuse flowers of wine - red. Masses of small, dark red fruits. Young leaves copper - crimson.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus 'Red Jade'
Picturesque, small weeping tree with, green foliage. Pink and white flowers in spring, followed by bright red fruits. Good for small gardens.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus 'Red Sentinel'
Attractive small tree which has white flowers during April-May and bright red fruits well into winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus 'Royal Beauty'
A small weeping tree with stems and leaves of reddish purple when young, becoming dark green but purplish beneath with age. The flowers are deep red - purple followed by dark red fruits.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus 'Royalty'
Deep purple foliage turning red in autumn on this small tree of rather upright habit. Large pink flowers from May-June. Wine red fruits late summer into autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus 'Rudolph'
An excellent small tree of upright habit with glossy, bronze-red, later dark bronze-green leaves. Flowers rose-red, deeper in bud, followed by long persistent, orange-yellow fruit. Disease resistant.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus floribunda
Long, arching branches are smothered in April and May with blush - white flowers. An excellent tree for small gardens extremely attractive when flowering.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus sylvestris
A small tree or large shrub, often with spurs. Flowers white or suffused pink followed by green or red - flushed fruits, traditionally used for crab apple jelly.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Malus tschonoskii
Strong growing tree of conical habit famed for it's spectacular autumn colour. Flowers pink and white in May, followed by small, yellowish-green fruits. Excellent autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Mespilus germanica
A small, wide spreading, picturesque tree. Large leaves turn a warm russet in the autumn. White flowers are followed by brown edible fruits.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Morus alba
Small - medium - sized tree of rugged appearance. Fruits whitish, turning reddish - pink, sweet and edible. Leaves usually heart - shaped. Traditional tree, for a sheltered, warm spot.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Morus alba 'Pendula'
A striking, small, slow growing, weeping tree with closely packed, falling branches and white edible fruits. Makes an unusual ornamental tree. For a warm, sheltered site.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Morus nigra
Traditional, architectural small tree which becomes gnarled with age. Black - red edible fruits. For a warm, sheltered site.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Nothofagus antartica
Elegant, fast growing tree. Likes deep moist well drained soil. Small, leathery, shiny, dark green leaves turn yellow in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Nyssa sylvatica
A handsome, slow growing, medium - sized tree. Glossy green leaves erupt into a bonfire of yellow/orange/scarlet in autumn. Once planted, do not move again.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Parrotia persica
A small, wide - spreading tree or large shrub, which is unusual and beautiful. Magnificent crimson and gold leaves in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Paulownia tomentosa
Fast growing tree forming a rounded top with large, lobed leaves. Heliotrope blue foxglove flowers in May on older plants, given a warm, sunny, frost free site. Can be pruned as a large shrub.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Phellodendron amurense
Small to medium, handsome wide spreading tree with corky bark in maturity and long, bright green leaves. Winter buds are silky. Small, yellow flowers are followed by small black fruits.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Platanus hispanica
A large, noble tree with attractive, mottled, flaking bark and large, palmate leaves. Rounded burr - like fruits from early summer through to the following spring. Tolerates pollution and hard pruning.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Platanus orientalis
A magnificent ornamental tree which is long lived and will reach up to 25m. Its flaking bark is streaked with gold. The leaves are deeply lobed.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Populus alba
Irregularly, lobed, white, woolly leaves. Yellow autumn colour. An excellent, large tree on exposed sites.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Populus balsamifera
A large, erect tree. The buds and unfolding leaves have the distinctive smell of balsam.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Populus canadensis
A large group of hybrids, known as the 'Black Poplars', these vigorous trees are ideal as screening or windbreaks.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Populus candensis 'Robusta'
A large, vigorous tree, having copper - red leaves when young then shiny, bright green. Excellent wind break.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Populus candensis 'Serotina'
This large vigorous tree was traditionally used for pulp production. It has a large uneven crown. One of the last poplars to break into leaf in spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Populus candicans 'Aurora'
A highly variegated form of medium size, with broad, ovate leaves that are cream and pink tinged well into late summer. Best foliage if hard pruned in winter to encourage young growth in spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Populus nigra 'Betulifola'
This round headed tree was traditionally used as timber for building. The young shoots and leaves are covered in downy hairs. Can survive atmospheric pollution.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Populus nigra 'Italica'
Narrow, columnar tree with tight, erect branches. Especially suitable for forming a tall screen or avenue. A familiar sight bordering French roads.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Populus tremula
A medium - sized tree with small, serrated leaves that tremble in the slightest breeze. Long grey catkins in later winter and early spring. Attractive yellow autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Populus tremula 'Pendula'
Small growing, weeping tree which produces long purple-grey catkins in spring before the leaves appear.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus 'Accolade'
A small, graceful tree. Deep pink buds open to semi - double pink flowers in early summer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus 'Cheals Weeping' (Kiku-shidare-zakura)
A small, weeping tree. Very attractive when wreathed in clear, deep pink, very double flowers against the bronze - green foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus 'Hally Jolivette'
A small, graceful tree. The slender, willowy stems are covered, in early spring with semi - double white flowers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus 'Mume'
This attractive, small tree has green young shoots and single, almond scented, pale pink flowers. Widely grown in Japan.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus 'Okame'
A small, very lovely cherry with masses of carmine rose flowers opening throughout March. Attractive autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus 'Shirofugen'
Vigorous, wide spreading tree with large, double white fragrant flowers in May and copper coloured leaves. Very late and long lasting flowers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus 'Shogetsu'
A lovely, wide spreading tree with a broad, flattened crown. Double flowers, pink tinted in bud opening to pure white, all along the branches in long stalked clusters.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus 'Taihaku'
A superb, medium - sized, robust tree. Large pure white flowers and rich, coppery - red young leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus 'Ukon'
A robust tree of spreading habit. Unusual, greenish - yellow, semi double flowers. Nice autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus 'Umineko'
A slim upright growing cherry. Single white flowers in April and good autumn colour combine to produce a tree of great merit for a more confined space.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus avium
Medium to large, native tree with smooth grey bark which turns to mahogany - red and peels with age. White flowers in mid - late spring. Nicknamed, very aptly 'Lady of the Woods'.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus avium 'Plena'
An attractive, medium - sized tree with mahogany red - peeling bark. Covered with double white flowers in spring. One of the loveliest of all flowering trees.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus cerasifera
A small tree which produces large numbers of small white flowers early in spring. Mature specimens sometimes produce small red plums.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra'
Small tree with rich, ruby - red leaves. Pink budded, white flowers in early spring. Makes a lovely, good value tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus dulcis
A traditional spring flowering tree. Its large pink flowers are formed single or in pairs. Edible almonds will form on older trees in warmer areas.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus hybrid 'Kanzan'
One of the most popular of medium sized, ornamental cherries. Large, showy, double rich pink flowers in May, young foliage, bronze. A large headed, upright tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus incisa 'Kojo-no-mai'
A beautiful and ornamental shrub or small tree whose pale pink flowers in early spring shimmer on the zigzag branches. Foliage turns scarlet in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus maackii 'Amber Beauty'
A small tree that has amber coloured, flaking bark and a narrow crown. Small white flowers appear in mid spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus padus
A small to medium - sized, native tree. In May the tree is covered drooping racemes of scented white flowers. The black fruit which follow are popular with the birds.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus padus 'Coloratus'
This is a particularly ornamental form, the purple shoots and bronze foliage contrast well with the pale pink flowers..

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus padus 'Watereri'
A medium - sized tree with small, white flowers on conspicuous racemes in May.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus sargentii
One of the loveliest, medium - sized cherries. Single pink flowers in March and April. Young leaves bronzy - red and glorious autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus serrula
Small tree which has glistening, polished red - brown mahogany - like bark and willow - like leaves. Small, insignificant, white flowers in late April. One of the best trees for year round attraction. Plant on or next to a path so that the trunk can be

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus serrulata 'Amanogawa'
Small, columnar, neat tree with clusters of pale pink, double flowers from top to bottom in April to May. Excellent specimen tree for small gardens or where space is restricted.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus serrulata 'Pink Perfection'
A small tree whose young foliage is bronze. Double rose-pink flowers appear in May. Good autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus spinosa
Small white flowers in March and April on bare stems. Makes a dense, thorny hedge in sun or shade. The fruit of this Prunus is used to make sloe gin. Suckers freely in a hedge, so forms a dense thicket.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus spinosa 'Purpurea'
A neat, compact bush with rich, purple leaves and white flowers. One of the best of purple leaved shrubs.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis Rosea'
Beautiful, small tree. Branches bear semi - double pink flowers, during November to March. Hardy in any weather. A great joy in winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis'
During the dreary winter months from Nov - March this tree produces semi-double, frilled white flowers. In autumn leaves turn bright red and bronze. A lovely tree in any garden.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus yedoensis
A small, wide spreading tree whose arching branches are covered with almond scented white flowers in March.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Prunus yedoensis 'Ivensii'
Small, weeping cherry with single white flowers March / April.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ptercarya fraxinifolia
A large, wide spreading, suckering tree. Flowers greenish, in pendulous clusters, followed by winged fruits. Hardy, fast growing tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer'
A vigorous, medium - sized, narrow tree. Foliage glossy, green and long persistent, white flowers appear in mid - spring. Good for planting in more confined spaces.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula'
A small tree with elegant, silver - grey foliage on weeping branches. White flowers. An asset to any garden. Have as a complete dome or prune to more of an umbrella shape.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus alba
Medium sized tree whose dense wood is traditionally used in ship building. Irregularly lobed leaves turn from a soft green in summer to brilliant reds and purples in autumn..

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus castaneifolia
This impressive tree has leaves which resemble those of the sweet Chestnut hence it's common name. The leaves are dark shiny green above and a downy grey on the underside.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus cerris
Large, fast growing tree. Winter buds and acorn cups covered with long narrow, downy scales. Leaves oval, coarsely toothed. Excellent on chalky soils or maritime conditions.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus coccifera
A slow growing, dense, evergreen shrub of medium - size. Small, polished green leaves. Host plant to Kermes insects from which the dye cochineal is obtained.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus coccinea
A large tree with attractive, deeply lobed leaves. The leaves turn brilliant scarlet making it a good choice for an autumn display.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus coccinea 'Splendens'
One of the best large trees for autumn colour. Glossy, dark green above during summer turning rich scarlet in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus frainetto
A magnificent large, fast growing tree which can be grown on all soil types including chalk. The large leaves are deeply lobed with a dark green upper surface and a downy grey-green beneath.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus ilex
A large, evergreen tree with attractive bark and leathery dark green leaves with yellow catkins in June. Responds well to clipping and tolerates shade. Prefers well drained soil and some shelter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus palustris
A fast growing, large, elegant tree whose branches droop gracefully. The deep green, shiny leaves turn to bright scarlet red in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus petraea
One of the two native, British species. . Large deciduous tree with larger long stalked leaves. Good for maritime exposure and damper soils.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus phellos
This large slender tree has long narrow leaves resembling those of the willow. Orange and yellow autumn colour. Requires a lime free soil.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus robur
This large, long lived tree is the traditional oak seen throughout the British countryside. The leaves are sessile whilst the acorns are formed on a slender stalk.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus robur 'Atropurpurea'
An unusual slow growing form with purple leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus robur 'Concordia'
Small rounded tree whose leaves are yellow throughout the growing season.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus robur 'Fastigiata'
A large, imposing tree of columnar habit. A splendid specimen tree where space is limited.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus rubra
A fast growing, broad headed tree. Stunning crimson colours in autumn. Suitable for large gardens, open spaces and park land only.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus suber
Short stemmed, wide spreading tree of medium size. Broadly toothed leaves grey - green felted beneath. Bark is thick, rugged and corky and provides the cork of commerce. Plant in a sheltered spot.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Quercus turneri
This small sized oak looks like a traditional oak but has the advantage of being semi evergreen. Can be grown on chalky soils.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Robinia pseudocacia
Fast growing, spreading tree. White, fragrant, pea-like flowers in late spring. Thrives in well drained soil and sheltedered from winds.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Robinia pseudocacia 'Frisia'
A colourful tree with bright yellow, pinnate foliage right through to autumn. Very popular, graceful and desirable. Associates well with purple foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix acutifolia
A very graceful, large shrub with plum coloured shoots covered in a white bloom. Catkins appear before the thin pointed leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix alba
A native species of willow found by riversides and water meadows. Masses of silvery leaves appear alongside the catkins. Fast growing.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix alba 'Chermesina'
Most conspicuous in winter when the branches are brilliant orange-scarlet, especially if pruned hard every second year.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix caprea
A common native species. The female form is commonly collected as pussy willow. Unlike other willows this broad leaved tree can grow in woodlands away from water.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix cinerea
A large shrub or small tree with stout, pubescent twigs and ovate leaves, grey beneath. Catkins before leaves in Spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix cottetii
A willow which can be used for ground cover. Its trailing branches form a mat up to several metres across. In spring catkins are formed before the leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix daphnoides
Fast growing, small tree with purple - red stems. White bloom on stems. Catkins before the leaves in spring. Best if hard pruned, every other year. Very effective in winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix elaeagnos 'Rosmarinifolius'
A medium to large shrub whose grey green leaves are reminiscent of rosemary. Slender catkins appear in spring alongside the young leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix erythroflexuosa
The orange-yellow shoots of this tree twist and contort into unusual shapes.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix exigua
A beautiful, large, erect shrub or small tree. Long, slender, grey - brown branches, clothed with linear silvery-silky leaves. Prune quite hard in spring to keep as a neat bush.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix fragilis
One of the largest growing of the willows. It naturally spreads by vegetative propagation, pieces which break of in the wind root readily in moist soil. It has rugged bark and narrow toothed leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix hastata 'Wehrhahnii'
A slow growing, small-medium sized shrub. In spring the shrub is covered with pretty silver catkins which turn yellow as they age.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix integra 'Flamingo'
A dwarf willow with remarkable, flamingo pink shoots in the spring which are followed by green and white dappled leaves. The stems of this pretty dwarf are red making it a willow for all seasons and all gardens as it only reaches two and a half metres in

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix integra 'Hakuro Nishiki'
Outstanding Japanese, dwarf willow. Beautiful cream -green - pink young leaves. Best if pruned each year in March. Must have a sheltered, lightly shaded site.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix magnifica
Large shrub or small tree with large oval, magnolia - like leaves. Catkins produced with leaves in spring. A most impressive and unusual species.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix purpurea
A graceful, medium - sized willow with long pendulous branches. Slender catkins and green, oblong leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix purpurea 'Pendula'
An attractive form with long, pendent branches. It is sometimes trained as a standard to form a small arching tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix sepulcralis 'Chrysocoma'
The most beautiful, hardy, weeping willow. It is a medium - sized, wide spreading tree with arching, golden yellow branchlets and catkins in spring. Traditional willow for planting next to water.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Salix viminalis
Large shrub, small tree with brilliant gold and orange stems. Good fast growing screen, especially in a moist position.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sophora japonica
A medium - sized, tree of graceful habit. Creamy pea - flowers in large clusters, in late summer with pinnate foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus 'Chinese Lace'
A small, upright tree with leaves that have deeply cut and divided leaflets giving a charming, lacy effect which turn purple in autumn. The fruits are dark red.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus 'Eastern Promise'
A small, oval headed tree of upright habit. Deep rose - pink fruits in dense clusters which weigh down the branches in late summer. Good autumn colour of purple and red.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus 'Sunshine'
Similar to Sorbus Joseph Rock, with orange and red autumn foliage and yellow fruits. Small hardy tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus aria
Small - medium sized tree which is compact with a rounded head. Leaves greyish - white at first, later green. Gold and russet autumn colour with deep crimson fruits. One of the best trees for windswept or maritime districts.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus aria 'Lutescens'
Especially striking form in spring when leaves are silvery and look almost like a magnolia in flower. Leaves turn green as summer progresses. Neat and compact.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus aria 'Magnifica'
An upright form, with glossy green leaves and clusters of red fruits.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus aria 'Majestica'
Handsome, pyramidal tree with larger elliptical leaves which are a delightful silver in spring, with white flowers. Clusters of red berries in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus aucuapria
Native tree of small to medium size. White flowers May to June and bright red berries in autumn. Hardy and easy to grow.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus aucuparia 'Asplenifolia'
A small elegant tree with deeply divided, fern - like leaves. Large bunches of red berries hang from the branches in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus aucuparia 'Dirkenii'
Small-medium sized tree. Fruits bright red, carried in bunches in the autumn. This variety has yellow leaves when young, becoming greenish - yellow.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus aucuparia 'Edulis'
A strong growing, hardy tree with large deeply cut leaves. Heavy bunches of red, sweet, edible fruits in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus aucuparia 'Fastigiata'
A remarkable, slow growing, columnar tree with stiff erect branches. Dense bunches of red berries in autumn. Good for small gardens.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus aucuparia 'Joseph Rock'
Superb, small tree with upswept branches. Amber - yellow fruits last well into winter. Fiery autumn colours of orange, red, copper and purple. A very popular and easy tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus aucuparia 'Sheerwater Seedling'
A vigorous, upright, small tree with ascending branches. White flowers May to June. Orange red berries in autumn with crimson foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus cashmeriana
A beautiful small tree with spreading branches and pale pink flowers in May. Gleaming white, marble - like fruits persist after leaf fall. Excellent for small gardens.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus commixta
A small tree which broadens as it matures. Beautiful autumn colour, and small globular red fruits in erect bunches.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus commixta 'Embley'
A superb, small tree with consistent, red autumn foliage. Large bunches of orange red berries.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus discolor
A small open headed tree. Fruits, creamy-yellow, tinged pink. Richly coloured autumn foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus hupehensis
A strong growing tree, bearing distinctive, bluish - green leaves. Strongly ascending purplish - brown branches. Clusters of white, pink - tinged berries into winter. Purple autumn foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus huphensis 'Rosea'
Small but strong growing tree, with large blue - tinged leaves, turning purple in autumn. Drooping bunches of large, pink fruits. An effective and unusual form.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus intermedia
Small to medium - sized tree with glossy, toothed leaves, silver beneath. Orange red berries in bunches in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus koehneana
Slow growing, shrub or small, elegant tree. Dense habit with large spear - shaped, toothed leaflets. Small, porcelain - white fruits are borne on slender, dropping clusters.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus latifolia
A small to medium sized tree with distinctive bark which cracks vertically with age. The flowers are followed by large, yellow speckled, edible fruits dotted .

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus reducta
An unusual, small, suckering shrub forming thickets of slender erect stems. Small, finely cut, shining green foliage, turning red in autumn. Fruits white, flushed pink.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus sargentiana
A magnificent, slow growing tree. Large crimson, sticky, winter buds, resembling those of horse chestnut. Large heads of scarlet berries in autumn. Rich red autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus scalaris
A small tree with neat wide-spreading habit. Attractive frond - like leaves turning rich red and purple in late autumn with small red fruits.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus torminalis
An attractive, medium - sized, native tree. The leaves are maple - like and turn yellow in autumn with russet - brown fruits.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sorbus vilmornii
A small graceful tree with fern - like leaves and drooping clusters of berries which turn from glossy red to pink and pink - tinted white.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Stuartia pseudocamellia
A small to medium - sized tree with attractive, red peeling bark. Cup - shaped white flowers with bright yellow anthers in mid - summer. The leaves turn yellow and red in autumn. For moist, acid, woodland conditions.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Stuartia pseudocamellia 'Koreana'
A form which is particularly well known for it's vivid autumn colours. Flowers similar the species but opening wider. Attractive flaking bark adds to the plant's appeal.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Tilia cordata
Medium - large native tree, of rounded habit. Glossy, dark green, heart - shaped leaves and ivory coloured, scented flowers in late July.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Tilia cordata 'Greenspire'
An American selection, fast growing with a very narrow crown.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Tilia euchlora
A medium - sized tree, with shiny, dark green leaves on arching branches. Small creamy yellow flowers which are toxic to bees.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Tilia henryana
A slow growing, but ultimately large, rare tree, with wonderful, broad - fringed leaves and flowers in autumn. One of the most distinct of all limes.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Tilia platyphyllos
Large, vigorous tree of rounded habit. Roundest, sharply toothed leaves. Creamy - yellow flowers in late June and July.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Tilia tomentosa
Large, dark green, round leaves with white - felted undersides. Fragrant ,white flowers July and August. Large, stately tree which is free from aphid problems, but flowers are toxic to bees.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Tilia tomentosa 'Petiolaris'
A beautiful large weeping tree with graceful downward sweeping branches. Flowers richly scented. Leaves, green above, white - felted beneath, especially attractive when ruffled by a breeze.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Trachycarpus fortunei (Chamaerops excelsa)
A remarkable species of small to medium size. Tall, single trunk and large, fan - shaped leaves. Terminal panicles of yellow flowers. Needs a sheltered position to protect the foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ulmus glabra
A large native tree, usually developing a dome - shaped crown with spreading branches. Leaves large and rough and coarsely toothed. Fruits lime green, very effective when they appear in spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ulmus hollandica 'Dampieri Aurea'
A narrowly conical tree, on which the crowded broad leaves are suffused golden yellow.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ulmus procera
Native plant which can be allowed to grow into a large majestic tree or used in hedges. Its dense dark green leaves turn a fantastic yellow in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Zelkova serrata
A medium - sized, graceful, wide - spreading tree with a rounded crown and smooth grey flaking bark. In autumn the leaves turn bronze or red.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil