Tree finder

Find trees by selecting the criteria you require from the list below, then view the matching results.

Tree categories

  • Our recommendations8
  • Albizia (Silk) trees5
  • Amelanchier trees8
  • Birch trees20
  • Crab-apple trees47
  • Flowering cherry trees77
    • Japanese flowering cherry trees24
  • Flowering dogwood trees5
  • Flowering pear trees4
  • Hawthorn trees7
  • Hazel bushes2
  • Hornbeam1
  • Japanese maple trees6
  • Liquidambar - Gum trees1
  • Magnolia12
  • Maple trees22
  • Rowan trees41
  • Whitebeam trees8
  • Fruiting ornamental trees3
  • Native trees4
  • Evergreen trees2

Stock availability this season

  • All259
  • In stock240
  • Not in stock19
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Growing

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    Attractive features

    • Attractive flowers154
    • Attractive fruit73
    • Attractive tree / plant74
    • Attractive bark38
    • Attractive foliage50
    • Autumn foliage colour130
    • Variegated foliage9
    • Scented flowers51
    • Scented foliage3
    • Seed heads / pods0
    • Winter colour8
    • Spring foliage colour1
    • Summer foliage colour3
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    Height 10 years

    The height after 10 years is one of the best ways to compare different tree species and varieties. The height of a tree will also determine how much space it will need, and how far the roots are likely to spread.

    • Up to 1.5m / 5ft6
    • 1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft17
    • 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft86
    • 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft128
    • 5m-10m / 16ft-33ft6
    • Over 10m / 33ft0
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    Growth habit

    The way in which a tree grows is one of the most important characteristics to consider when choosing a new tree. Most trees grow with a more or less upright and gradually spreading form, but some grow in much more compact columnar style whilst others spread widely. The branches of weeping trees will cascade down from the crown.

    • Columnar / Fastigiate16
    • Upright58
    • Upright-spreading93
    • Spreading52
    • Weeping14
    • Climbing0
    • Sprawling0
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    Growth rate

    Most trees go through a juvenile stage when they grow quite quickly. Once they reach maturity after about 10 years, growth continues, but at a steadier pace. The growth rate gives an indication of how quickly the young tree will approach its mature size.

    • Fast34
    • Average112
    • Slow36
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    Vigour

    Within a species, different varieties may have a range of different vigours. The more vigorous the variety, the larger it is likely to get - relative to others of the same species. The situation is further complicated with fruit trees, which are usually grafted on size-controlling rootstocks.

    • Natural dwarf5
    • Weak growing8
    • Slightly small64
    • Average vigour82
    • Slightly large32
    • Vigorous12
    • Very vigorous0
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    Site conditions

    • Sheltered site27
    • Windy site15
    • Free-draining site23
    • Occasional flooding70
    • Occasional drought38
    • Coastal site48
    • Air pollution8
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    Sunlight

    • Prefers full sun87
    • Some shade25
    • Prefers shade0
    • Tolerates shade22
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    Useful for

    • Patio growing33
    • Topiary5
    • Hedging6
    • Wall training2
    • Screening2
    • Open spaces68
    • Small spaces72
    • Street / amenity46
    • Specimen planting48
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    Blossom duration

    Most tree blossom lasts for about 2-3 weeks, but some varieties flower over a longer or shorter period.

    • Short1
    • Average (2-3 weeks)70
    • Long31
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    Hardiness rating (RHS)

    The RHS cold-hardiness rating is specifically tailored to UK conditions. The scale runs from H1 (likely to require a heated greenhouse) to H7 (able to survive temperatures below -20C).

    • H1a0
    • H1b0
    • H1c0
    • H21
    • H3 (to -5C)1
    • H4 (to -10C)0
    • H5 (to -15C)6
    • H6 (to -20C)81
    • H7 (more than -20C)2
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    Pruning

    • Do not prune53
    • No need to prune4
    • Light prune104
    • Prune after flowering15
    • Prune hard14
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    Disease resistance

    • Good94
    • Average24
    • Poor4
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    Self-fertility

    This attribute applies mainly to fruit species such as apples. Fruit varieties that are not self-fertile will require a compatible pollinator of a different variety nearby. If in doubt, please contact us.

    • Self-fertile41
    • Partially self-fertile3
    • Not self-fertile0
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    Gardening skill

    • Suitable for beginners183
    • Average42
    • Some needed3
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Identification

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    Country of origin

    • Argentina0
    • Australia1
    • Belgium8
    • Canada4
    • China24
    • Czech Republic0
    • Denmark1
    • Estonia0
    • France2
    • Germany1
    • Ireland1
    • Italy1
    • Japan39
    • Kazakhstan0
    • Morocco0
    • Netherlands9
    • New Zealand8
    • Norway0
    • Russia3
    • Poland0
    • Portugal1
    • Serbia0
    • Slovakia0
    • Spain1
    • South Korea3
    • Sweden1
    • Switzerland0
    • Turkey1
    • Ukraine0
    • United Kingdom41
    • United States32
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    Flowering month

    • January3
    • February13
    • March24
    • April95
    • May70
    • June28
    • July5
    • August5
    • September1
    • October0
    • November1
    • December1
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    Flowering season

    • Early24
    • Mid-season41
    • Late15
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    Flower colour

    • White117
    • Pink - light29
    • Pink20
    • Pink - dark22
    • Red - dark2
    • Crimson7
    • Cream2
    • Yellow3
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    Flower form

    This attribute applies particularly to blossom trees, as to some extent the more petals a flower has the more intense the blossom display will be. However other characteristics such as colour, flower size, and shape all have an impact on the beauty of spring blossom. It is sometimes said that single-flower varieties are more attractive or easier for pollinating insects, but flowering season and availability of alternative food sources may explain this.

    • Single flower (5-8 petals)72
    • Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)16
    • Double flower (25-50 petals)22
    • Chrysanthemum flower (100+ petals)1
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    Flower size

    Flower size is ranked relative to other varieties within the same species.

    • Small19
    • Medium52
    • Large28
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    Leaf/Flower sequence

    • Leaves appear first12
    • Flowers appear first17
    • Leaves and Flowers appear together10
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    Leaf colour

    • Green204
    • Bronze21
    • Dark purple9
    • Grey-green8
    • Bluish-green2
    • Yellow1
    • Yellow-green3
    • Pink-white-green variegated2
    • White-green variegated1
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    Leaf colour - young

    The colour of newly-emerged leaves in spring is often different to the colour of mature summer leaves. It is also often a key feature of blossom trees, where the leaf colour will complement and contrast with the blossom colour.

    • Green101
    • Light copper37
    • Dark bronze11
    • Dark purple5
    • Grey-green8
    • Yellow-green3
    • Light red7
    • Orange1
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    Leaf colour - autumn

    Autumn is a time of spectacular leaf colour in many tree species, as the tree responds to shortening days and cooler temperatures.

    • Green28
    • Yellow25
    • Yellow / Crimson7
    • Orange / Gold20
    • Orange / Red60
    • Bronze / Purple12
    • Multiple tints44
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    Fruit colour

    • Black2
    • Blue - dark2
    • Bronze1
    • Brown3
    • Crimson1
    • Gold1
    • Green1
    • Green - light0
    • Green / Red1
    • Green / Yellow1
    • Orange5
    • Orange / Red15
    • Orange flush0
    • Pink13
    • Purple5
    • Purple - light0
    • Red22
    • Red - dark12
    • Red / Black2
    • Red / Green0
    • Red striped0
    • Russet1
    • Varigated0
    • Yellow8
    • Yellow / Orange6
    • Yellow / Red1
    • White7
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    Fruit size

    Fruit size is ranked relative to other varieties in the same category or species.

    • Very small8
    • Small25
    • Average11
    • Large6
    • Very large1
    • Variable0
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    Annual cycle

    • Deciduous249
    • Evergreen2
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    Awards

    The Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit (AGM) was established in the 1920s. It recognises plants which perform consistently and reliably in the typical UK garden situation. It is reviewed annually, The Award of Merit (AM) is different - it is given to plants which are of exhibition quality. The AGM in particular is a useful starting point when selecting plants, but be aware there are many excellent varieties which do not meet the specific criteria for the AGM.

    • RHS Award of Garden Merit104
    • RHS Award of Merit11
    • RHS 1st class1
    • Slow Food - Ark of Taste0
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    Bark

    • White13
    • Grey4
    • Brown - light4
    • Brown - chocolate2
    • Brown / Red2
    • Copper / Purple1
    • Striated - brown4
    • Striated - red2
    • Peeling3
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Using

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    Fruit persistence

    Persistent fruits will hang on the tree into late autumn, and are a good source of food for wildlife, as well as providing autumn colour in the garden.

    • Normal ripening8
    • Fruit drops when ripe4
    • Ripens over a period12
    • Persistent54
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    Wildlife

    The RHS "perfect for pollinators" initiative identifies plants that are particularly attractive to pollinating insects.

    • Attractive to birds95
    • RHS perfect for pollinators49
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    Food uses

    • Eat fresh0
    • Jam / Jelly17