Catalogue

Standard Ornamental and Flowering Trees

Prices stated are for guidance only and are subject to size and availability.

Use the below hyperlinks to find plants in alphabetical order.


Tree Sizes

ACER
The maples mentioned here are all hardy decorative trees when established. Most withstanding dry and often difficult situations.

Campestre
A hardy native bushy tree giving excellent autumn colour.
Prices:
Young Tree
N
Half Standard
S
Standard
W


Griseum
Yellow and scarlet autumn colour distinctive peeling bark.
Prices:
Pot Grown
X


Pennysylvaticum
Makes a neat small tree, the branches striped with white.
Prices:
Pot Grown
X


Platanoides
Good screen tree or windbreak; fresh green foliage turning gold in the autumn.
Prices:
Young Tree
M
Half Standard
R
Standard
T


Crimson King
A lovely variety whose foliage is the colour of the purple beech; makes a beautiful shapely specimen tree.
Prices:
Young Tree
S
Half Standard
W
Standard
X


Drummondii
The shapely leaves are edged with silver; a very attractive foliage tree.
Prices:
Young Tree
S
Half Standard
W
Standard
X


Princeton Gold
An attractive new golden species which holds its colour throughout the summer.
Prices:
Young Tree
S
Half Standard
W
Standard
X


Pseudo-Platanus
When mature makes a good shapely specimen tree; good for screening in exposed positions.
Prices:
Young Tree
N
Half Standard
R
Standard
I


Brilliantissima
The spring foliage is beautifully suffused coral-pink; very slow growing and compact.
Prices:
Half Standard
Y
Standard
Y


Davidii
Attractive green/white striped bark, leaves colour in autumn. (When available.) POT GROWN.
Prices:
Pot Grown
R


AESCULUS

Carnea
Rosy crimson spikes.
Prices:
Young Tree 90/120cm
Q
Young Tree 180/240cm
W


Briotti
Double red form, no conkers. Price on apllication. (when available)

Hippocastanum
Tall white candles.
Prices:
Young Tree 180/240cm
O
Standard
V


Baumanii
Slow growing, double white which does not set ‘Conkers’. Price on application.


ALNUS

Cordata
Fast growing with glistening pear-like foliage, suitable for drier and windy sites.
Prices:
Young Tree
N
Half Standard
O
Standard
R


Glutinosa
A fast-growing tree with bright green leaves; good in damp positions.
Prices:
Young Tree
N
Half Standard
O
Standard
R


Incana
A hardy tree, green leaves, grey beneath; ideal for wet situations.
Prices:
Young Tree
N
Half Standard
O
Standard
R


AMELANCHIER

Canadensis
A shapely small tree with a rounded head and a mass of white flowers in April; brilliant autumn tints. The twigs give a good winter effect.
Prices:
Young Tree
O
Half Standard
V


Globe
Similar to above, but with very compact rounded head. Suitable for smaller gardens, scarce. (When available).
Prices:
Standard
S


ASH
BEECH
BETULA

Jacquemontii ‘Inverleith’
A smaller tree with outstanding white trunk and branches. Very large glossy leaves.
Prices:
Young Tree
T
Standard
X


Jacquemontii 'Utilis'
Outstandingly white stemmed, taller growing.
Prices:
Young Tree
T
Standard
X


Nigra
Notable for its shaggy bark. Best Birch for damp positions.
Prices:
Young Tree
T
Standard
X


Pendula
Our native silver birch; graceful and pendulous habit; silver trunk.
Prices:
180/240cm
M
240/300cm
Q
300/600cm
T


Fastigiata
An erect form. Slow growing.
Prices:
Young Tree
T
Standard
X


Platyphylla Szechuanica
A vigorous medium-sized tree, with chalkwhite bark (When available)
Prices:
Young Tree
T
Standard
X


CARPINUS

Betulus
Handsome tree with streaked greybark; will tolerate heavy but lime-free soils.
Prices:
Young Tree
O
Standard
W


pyramidalis
A hornbeam of upright and pyramidal habit. Beautiful specimen tree.
Prices:
180/240cm
O
240/300cm
X


pyramidalis
Excellent variety which remains narrow in maturity.
Prices:
180/240cm
O
240/300cm
X


CASTANEA


Sativa
A valuable ornamental or coppice tree.
Prices:
Young Tree
O
Standard
V


CHESTNUT
COTONEASTER

Cornubia
A very vigorous growing semi-evergreen, with masses of bright red berries in autumn and winter.
Prices:
Young Tree
P
Half Standard
V
Standard
X


Watereri
Fast-growing small tree with semi-evergreen leaves and large scarlet berries borne in profusion.
Prices:
Young Tree
P
Half Standard
V
Standard
X


Rothschildiana
Yellow berried variety.
Prices:
Young Tree
P
Half Standard
V
Standard
X


CRAB
CRATAEGUS
Prices:
Young Tree
Q
Half Standard
U
Standard
X



Alba Plena
Double pure white form.

Carrieri
A small, dense-headed tree with glossy dark green leaves; fruits orange-red and very colourful against dark foliage.

Coccinea Plena
Double rosy crimson flowers.

Rosea Plena
The double pink form of coccinea.

Prunifolia
Compact small tree, glossy green foliage, large bright red haws. Good autumn colour.
CYTISUS

Battanderi
Scented upright golden flowers in July. Small tree. Semievergreen, likes a sheltered position (When available)
Prices:
Young Tree
Q
Half Standard
X


FAGUS

Sylvatica
The well known green Beech.
Prices:
Young Tree
O
210/240cm
T
240/300cm
X


Purpurea
Rich red foliage.
Prices:
Young Tree
O
210/240cm
U
240/300cm
X


Asplenifolia
Fresh green foliage.
Prices:
100/140cm
S
140/180cm
U
180/240cm
X


Dawyck’s
Dark green foliage.
Fresh green foliage.
Prices:
100/140cm
S
140/180cm
U
180/240cm
X


Dawyck’s Gold
Golden foliage.
Fresh green foliage.
Prices:
100/140cm
S
140/180cm
U
180/240cm
X


FRAXINUS
A government embargo prevents any movement of this specimen. Therefore not available for sale.

GLEDITSIA

Ruby Lace
Ideal tree for small garden, with fern-like, purple foliage.
Prices:
Pot Grown 140/150cm
W


Sunburst
Delightful gold, fern-like foliage on this excellent small tree. Available in 140/150cm
Prices:
Pot Grown 140/150cm
W


HORNBEAM
JUGLANS
See fruit section for Nigre

LABURNUM

Vossii
Very free-flowering hybrid with long racemes of golden BUSH/flowers
Prices:
Young Tree
P
Half Standard
V
Standard
X


LIME
LIQUIDAMBAR STYRACIFLUA

Sweet Gum
Beautiful autumn colouring, needs light sandy soil.
Prices:
Pot Grown
U


Worplesdon
Selected form having excellent autumn colour.
Prices:
Pot Grown
U


Variegata
Slow growing, creamy white margined leaf. Available in 60/90cm
Prices:
Pot Grown
U


LIRIODENDRON TULIPIFERA
Curiously shaped three-lobed leaves, which turn yellow in autumn. Yellow green flowers in June and July. 150/180cm POT GROWN. A few Standards are available.
Prices:
Pot Grown
O
Standard
Z


MAPLE
MALUS
Both flowering and fruiting varieties of this family are ideal for smaller gardens, having moderately bushy growth. With a few exceptions they flower following the flowering cherries. Fruiting forms give a fine display of colourful edible fruits, famed for jellies. It is wise to spray against Apple Scab as young trees.
Prices:
Young Tree
P
Half Standard
V
Standard
X


Everest
Round white flowered form with small yellow fruits – recommended/excellent variety.

Golden Hornet
Small upright tree bearing white flowers, and prolificbright golden fruit until November.

John Downie
Neat and upright, fine crop of egg-shaped fruit, golden flushed crimson.

Kaido
A mass of pink and white blossom. Upright habit.

Liset
Excellent variety, handsome foliage purple red in spring. Masses of rich red blossom in May.

Moerlandi
Red-blossom, red-green leaves.

Robusta
Retains its scarlet and yellow fruits until after Christmas.

Royalty
Deep purple foliage, wine-red flowers, small tree.

Rudolph
New red flowered/purple foliage, disease resistant.

Simcoe
Masses of purple-pink flowers, followed by red fruits. Coppery foliage. Disease resistant.

Street Parade
Green leaf, white flower, purple fruit, upright habit, disease resistant.

Tschonoski
Neat with beautiful autumn colour. White suffused pink flowers in spring.

Wisley Crab
Large-bronzed-red leaves. Fruits large red following crimson flowers. Strong growing.
MORUS

Nigra
Slow growing tree, large serrated leaves, older trees produce purple-black raspberry like fruits. Used for jams, tarts and wines.
Prices:
Pot Grown
O


Nyssa Sylvatica
Oval glossy dark green leaves up to 6-7m.
Prices:
Young Tree
X


OAK
POPULUS


Prices:
180/240cm
M
240/300cm
N


Alba
Open tree with maple-like foliage, white felted beneath.

Balsamifera
A lovely balsam fragrance as the leaves unfold in spring.

Nigra Pyramidalis
Makes a fine specimen where a vertical effect is required.

Robusta
A very fast grower of pyramidal habit; handsome glossy leaves; young foliage copper tinted.

Tremula
Medium growing, leaves tremble in the lightest breeze. Yellow autumn colour.
Prices:
Young Tree
N
Standard
U


FLOWERING PLUMS
Prices:
Young Tree
Q
Half Standard
V
Standard
X


Blireana
Double rose pink in April, copper-purple leaves.

Nigra Pissardii
Young leaves ruby-red, changing to claret; delicate rose-pink blossom.

Trailblazer
A recent introduction to this group; a profusion of blush-white flowers in spring, followed by edible bright red fruits; glowing purple foliage.
FLOWERING CHERRIES
Please enquire for other varieties not listed
Prices:
Young Tree
Q
Half Standard
V
Standard
X


Accolade
Of recent introduction and very early flowering; the rich pink flowers are produced in great profusion along the bare branches. Superior to the Almond
Prices:
S


Amanogawa
Erect habit, resembling a Lombardy poplar; a column of pale pink blossom in spring; ideal where space is limited. 150/180cm.

Avium Plena
The most beautiful of the double-white cherries – masses of blossom.

Avium
One of our most attractive native, autumn colouring trees. White blossom in spring.

Eddisbury
An attractive cherry with bronze-purple leaves; delicate single pink flowers. An interesting hybrid from our own nurseries.

Fragrant Cloud
A vigorous grower, unusually scented, large white semi-double flowers.

Hillieri Spire
A tall narrowly pyramidal type with soft pink blossom, an ideal tree for smaller gardens.

Kanzan
Most popular of all cherries, double deep pink flowers along with the young bronzy foliage; strong and upright growing.

Pandora
An attractive tree for the smaller garden, with soft pink blossoms early in spring.

Pink Perfection
Upright habit and extra large, deep pink, double flowers.

Royal Burgundy
Small tree, deep rose pink flowers with rich burgundy leaves

Sargenti
Pink flowers, rich autum foliage. Medium tree.

Schmitti
Conical fast growing tree, pale pink flowers with polished brown bark.

Serrula Tibetica
One of the most attractive trunks in the winter. Appears like polished mahogany.

Shirotae
Flowers large, snowy-white and early; a distinct variety with rather horizontal branches.

Snow Goose
An upright small tree with white flowers.

Spring Glow
Attractive bronze foliage with early single pink flowers.

Shimidsu
Pale pink in bud, the large white flowers hang beneath the young bronze-green leaves; graceful, rather pendulous habit.

Subhirtella Autumnalis
Producing semi-double white flowers intermittently from November to March in mild spells.

Rosea
This is a pale pink form of Autumnalis.

Tai-Haku
Immense single snowy-white flowers, enhanced by rich coppery-red of the young leaves.

Ukon
Creamy-yellow double flowers shown to perfection against young amber-coloured foliage.

Umineko
Narrow, upright tree. Single white with good autumn colour.

Yedoensis
A profusion of blush-white and almond scented flowers; a graceful tree.
BIRD CHERRIES
Prices:
Young Tree
Q
Half Standard
V
Standard
X


Padus Watereri
A handsome small tree, bearing buddleialike sprays of white, slightly fragrant flowers in April and May.

PYRUS
Prices:
Young Tree
Q
Half Standard
U
Standard
X


Beech Hill
Neat upright ornamental pear, glossy green leaves turning orange red in autumn.

Chanticleer
Upright tree often holding its shiny foliage till the following year (white flowers).

Nivalis
One of the best silver foliaged trees, masses of white blossom in spring, upright in habit.
QUERCUS
We recommend planting smaller sizes due to transplanting problems.

Cerris
Glossy green leaves, fast growing.
Prices:
120/150cm
N
180/240
T
Standard
X


Robur
The best known of our native trees. 120/150cm
Prices:
120/150cm
N
180/240
T
Standard
X


Rubra
Large leaves turning scarlet in autumn. Fast growing when established. 180/240cm
Prices:
120/150cm
N
180/240
T
Standard
X


Ilex
An evergreen variety which thrives in any soil. Not suitable for cold districts.
Prices:
Pot Grown 140/150cm
P
Pot Grown 180/200cm
X


SALIX

Alba
Available in several varieties, mainly with coloured stems, as whips in different sizes.
Prices:
Young Tree
M


Bowles Hybrid
A healthy vigorous variety in all soils. Excellent for fast screen or windbreak.
Prices:
Standard
Q


SORBUS
Prices:
Young Tree
O
Half Standard
U
Standard
W


Aria Chrysophylla
A small tree having bright, golden leaves in spring. Slow growing.

Lutescens
Leaves silver in spring, white underneath in summer; red berries.

Intermedia
Valuable for exposed and windy places; white flowers and red fruits; grey-white leaves with yellow down beneath.

Thuringiaca Fastigiata
A small distinctive tree with close ascending branches. Grey–green foliage. Suitable for confined spaces.
SORBUS
PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR OTHER VARIETIES AVAILABLE IN SMALL QUANTITIES
Prices:
Young Tree
O
Half Standard
T
Standard
W


Torminalis
Native medium sized tree, silver foliage in spring, large bronze fruits.

Xanthocarpum
Small neat form with amber yellow fruits.
SORBUS

Aucuparia
Native common Rowan giving masses of orange red berries.
Prices:
Young Tree
M
Half Standard
O
Standard
T


Asplenifolia
Elegant tree, attractive red berries in autumn.

Carpet of Gold
Strong grower with lovely ferny foliage and golden/copper coloured fruit.

Cashmeriana
A beautiful Himalayan species, fern-like foliage and pinkish flowers, followed by very large white fruits. Slow growing.
Prices:
180/210cm
U


Commixta
One of the best varieties for autumn colour, orange-red berries, neat upright habit.

Discolor
A moderately sized upright tree, whose chief glory is its scarlet autumn foliage. Orange-red fruits.

Edulis
Heavy bunches of orange/red fruits, strong growing.

Hupehensis
Distinct blue-green foliage, fruits white tinged pink, autumn colours.

Hybrida Fastigiata
Slow growing, erect and columnar habit, leaves green, grey underneath. Scarlet berries.

Joseph Rock
An outstanding Mountain Ash. Growth is compact and colours well in the autumn. Pale yellow fruits persist into winter.

Sargentii
Sticky buds opening to large leaflets, giving rich autumn colour. Huge clusters of orange-red fruits.

Scalaris
Glossy green frond like leaves turn purple red in autumn. Red fruits.

Sheerwater Seedling
Compact and upright growing, orange-red berries.

Vilmoriana
A small tree of spreading habit, fern like foliage. Rose red fruits turn to pale pink.

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