Plant List

This list is representative of our stock but we have a much wider range, for a quote please contact us.

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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