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Be it rural or urban, trees are an indispensable part of our landscape. Flowers, foliage, bark and berries are key elements most of us look for when designing our gardens. Today there are such a range and diversity of trees that it possible to have all these elements in even the smallest of gardens.
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(Field Maple) An attractive tree that can be used for hedging. Leaves turn yellow sometimes flushed red in the autumn. Suitable for all kinds of soil and aspects. HEIGHT: 8m in 20 years
(Norway Maple) Round headed, fast growing tree. Green foliage turns golden in autumn. Sun or semi shade in a well drained soil. HEIGHT: 6m in 20 years.
Acer platanoides Crimson King
(Red Norway Maple) A large fast growing tree with a broad, rounded head. Deep crimson leaves. Good for exposed sites. Plant in sun or semi-shade in a well-drained soil. HEIGHT: 7. 5m+ in 20 years.
Acer platanoides Drummondii
A broad headed tree with variegated green and white leaves. Good for exposed sites. Plant in sun or semi-shade in a well-drained soil. HEIGHT: 6m+ in 20 years.
(Common Horse Chestnut) A large tree with stout candle-like white flowers in May followed by the familiar conkers in autumn. Plant in sun or semi-shade in a well-drained soil. HEIGHT: 10m+ in 20 years.
Amelanchier Robin Hill
(Snowy Mespilus) An upright tree with white flowers in spring and excellent rich red autumn foliage. Plant in a moist LIME-FREE soil in sun or semi shade. HEIGHT: 6m in 20 years.
Betula alba Kansu
A strong growing form with multi-coloured copper and pink bark. For a moist well drained soil in sun or semi shade. HEIGHT: 5m in 20 years
Betula alba Red Panda
Orange-brown and pink peeling bark. Yellow autumn colour. Moist, fertile, well drained soil in sun or part shade. HEIGHT: 5m in 20 years
Betula costata Daleside
Beautiful creamy white bark peeling in large flakes. Rich golden leaf colour in autumn. Suits all soils and aspects. HEIGHT: 5m in 20 years.
Betula Mount Apoi
(Dwarf Japanese Birch) Slow growing with a multi-stemmed habit. Creamy white peeling bark gives a shaggy appearance with age. Moist, well-drained soil in sun or semi-shade. HEIGHT: 1m.
Betula pendula Tristis
(Weeping Birch) Graceful tall tree with twisted, pendulous branches, white fissured bark and golden autumn colour. Suits most soil. Sun or partial shade. HEIGHT: 6m+ in 20 years.
Betula pendula Youngii
(Youngs Weeping Birch) Dome shaped weeping tree with branches reaching the ground. Leaves turn a beautiful butter-yellow in autumn. Suits most soils excepts shallow chalk. HEIGHT: 4m SPREAD: 3m in 20 years.