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Trees

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