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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