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Varieties list

  • Flowering cherry tree

    Amber Beauty

    Prunus maackii
    Amber Beauty flowering cherry tree
    Amber Beauty is a form of the Manchurian Cherry, notable for dense clusters of white blossom.
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Flowering season: Mid-season
  • Fruiting ornamental

    Arbutus unedo

    Arbutus unedo
    A small evergreen ornamental tree which produces edible fruitlets - commonly known as the Strawberry Tree.
  • Maple

    Autumn Blaze

    Acer x Freemanii
    Autumn Blaze maple
    Spectacular, bright orange red leaves.A hybrid of Acer rubrum /saccharnum.Height after 10yr 6m/20ft
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
  • Birch

    Betula utilis jacquemontii

    Betula utilis jacquemontii
    Betula utilis jacquemontii birch
    The Himalayan White Birch, one of the most popular white birches with characteristic bright white bark.
    • Height after 10 years: 5m-8m / 16ft-25ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Bark: White
  • In stockFlowering cherry tree

    Branklyn

    Prunus serrula
    One of the best forms of Prunus serrula, grown for its beautiful peeling brown bark.
    £45.95buy
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Flowering season: Mid-season
  • Birch

    China Ruby

    Betula albosinensis
    China Ruby birch
    A slow-growing form of the Chinese red birch, featuring peeling copper-coloured bark and long catkins.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Bark: Striated - brown
  • Flowering dogwood

    Cornus kousa chinensis

    Cornus kousa chinensis
    Cornus kousa chinensis flowering dogwood
    This is the Chinese Dogwood, and features a mass of large white blossom, followed by attractive autumn leaf colours.
  • In stockBirch

    Dalecarlica

    Betula pendula
    The Swedish birch, an attractive columnar silver birch with drooping branches.
    £49.95buy
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
  • Birch

    Darkness

    Betula utilis
    Darkness birch
    This birch features speckled dark bark and an upright habit.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: Striated - brown
  • Birch

    Edinburgh

    Betula utilis x Betula albosinensis
    Edinburgh birch
    Edinburgh is an upright form of the silver birch, discovered in the Edinburgh Botanic Gardens.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
  • Birch

    Fascination

    Betula albosinensis
    Fascination birch
    Fascination features coppery-orange papery bark and very long catkins.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Bark: Brown - light
  • In stockBirch

    Fastigiata Joes®

    Betula pendula
    Fastigiata Joes birch
    A unique silver birch with a compact upright columnar form and pendulous branches.
    £37.95buy
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate
    • Bark: White
  • Birch

    Fetisowii

    Betula
    Fetisowii birch
    A slow-growing small birch with bright white papery peeling bark.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Bark: White
  • Maple

    George Forrest

    Acer davidii
    A popular snake-bark maple, very attractive striated bark, and golden yellow autumn colours.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • In stockGinkgo

    Ginkgo biloba

    Ginkgo biloba
    Ginkgo biloba ginkgo
    Also known as the Maidenhair tree, upright habit, attractive leaves and good autumn colour.
    From £39.95 to £49.95buy
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 5m-8m / 16ft-25ft
  • Birch

    Golden Beauty

    Betula pendula
    Golden Beauty birch
    A gold-leaved silver birch, with an excellent upright form, white bark, and attractive autumn leaf colours.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
  • Birch

    Golden Fountain

    Betula
    A nice example of the Golden Birch, with green-yellow leaves in the summer, turning golden yellow in the autumn.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
  • Birch

    Hergest

    Betula albosinensis
    Hergest birch
    Hergest is a form of the Chinese red birch, and features copper-coloured bark.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: Brown - light
  • Birch

    Jermyns

    Betula utilis jacquemontii
    Jermyns is a variety of the Himalayan birch, notable for its bright white bark and large catkins.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • In stockLiquidambar

    Liquidambar styraciflua

    Liquidambar styraciflua
    An attractive sweet gum tree with excellent autumnal foliage colours.
    From £39.95 to £49.95buy
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • In stockLiquidambar

    Palo Alto

    Liquidambar styraciflua
    This form of Liquidambar features long narrow lobed leaves and strong long-lived autumnal foliage colours.
    From £44.95 to £49.95buy
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Maple

    Paper-bark maple

    Acer griseum
    Paper-bark maple maple
    A medium-sized maple tree featuring characteristic peeling bark, and strong autumn colours.
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
  • Maple

    Phoenix

    Acer x conspicuum
    One of the best Maples for winter colour, featuring striated bright red bark.
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Prunus himilaica

    Prunus himilaica
    Prunus himilaica flowering cherry tree
    A flowering cherry, but grown primarily for the stunning copper striped bark.
    • Flower colour: White
    • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Flowering season: Mid-season
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Prunus rufa

    Prunus rufa
    Prunus rufa flowering cherry tree
    This is the Himalayan cherry, notable for its attractive exfoliating bark, and hairy young shoots.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Flowering season: Mid-season
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Prunus serrula

    Prunus serrula
    Prunus serrula flowering cherry tree
    A popular flowering cherry tree species, The Tibetan cherry or Birch Bark cherry is well-known for its attractive bark.
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Flowering season: Mid-season
  • Maple

    Red Flamingo

    Acer x conspicuum
    Red Flamingo maple
    A small snake-bark maple featuring brilliant red stems and variegated pink, white, and green leaves.
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Maple

    Red Snakebark Maple

    Acer capillipes
    Red Snakebark Maple maple
    One of the smaller maples, its main feature is the striated brown/red bark.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
  • Hornbeam

    Rockhampton Red®

    Carpinus betulus
    An excellent form of the common Hornbeam, notable for its fiery orange-red autumn foliage.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
  • Birch

    Royal Frost®

    Betula x populifolia
    An unusual silver birch with bronze-coloured leaves, and a white stem.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Bark: White
  • Japanese maple trees

    Sango Kaku

    Acer palmatum
    Sango Kaku japanese maple trees
    Also known as the Coral Bark maple, Sango Kaku features coral red stems which make a strong winter feature.
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Gold
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Schmittii

    Prunus avium x Prunus canascens
    Schmittii flowering cherry tree
    A flowering cherry which is useful for public spaces on account of its conical form and attractive bark.
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Flowering season: Mid-season
  • Japanese flowering cherry tree

    Shirotae

    Prunus serrulata
    Shirotae japanese flowering cherry tree
    Prunus Shirotae features large single or semi-double fragrant white flowers, and is perhaps the most beautiful of the white-flowered Japanese cherries.
    • Growth habit: Spreading
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Gold
  • Birch

    Silver Birch

    Betula alba pendula
    Silver Birch birch
    The Common Silver Birch, native to Europe, popular for its peeling white bark and pendulous branches.
    • Height after 10 years: 5m-8m / 16ft-25ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Bark: White
  • Birch

    Silver Shadow

    Betula utilis jacquemontii
    Silver Shadow is one of the loveliest of the Himalayan birches, notable for its presence and pure white stem.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Bark: White
  • Liquidambar

    Slender Silhouette

    Liquidambar styraciflua
    Slender Silhouette is a particularly columnar form of Liquidambar, with vibrant yellow and red autumn foliage colours.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • In stockBirch

    Snow Queen

    Betula utilis
    An attractive tree, and one of the best forms of the Himalayan birch, with a bright white stem.
    From £18.95 to £54.95buy
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Bark: White
  • In stockLiquidambar

    Stared

    Liquidambar styraciflua
    Stared features small dainty 7-lobed leaves which are deeply incised and offer strong autumn colours.
    From £39.95 to £49.95buy
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • In stockJapanese flowering cherry tree

    Tai-haku

    Prunus serrulata
    Tai-haku japanese flowering cherry tree
    A traditional Japanese flowering cherry, known as the "Great White Cherry" and notable for its very large single white flowers.
    From £24.95 to £45.95buy
    • Growth habit: Spreading
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Gold
  • Birch

    Trinity College

    Betula utilis jacquemontii
    A small attractive birch tree with bright white bark from a young age.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
  • Birch

    Tristis

    Betula pendula
    A graceful upright silver birch with pendulous shoots cascading from its branches.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White
  • Birch

    Wakehurst Place Chocolate

    Betula utilis
    This lovely Himalayan Birch is named for its chocolate-coloured peeling striated bark.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: Striated - brown
  • Flowering dogwood

    White Fountain

    Cornus kousa
    This flowering dogwood is characterised by its large white bracts, and attractive red autumn leaf colours.
  • In stockLiquidambar

    Worplesdon

    Liquidambar styraciflua
    An elegant upright conical tree with excellent orange and gold autumn leaf colours.
    From £39.95 to £49.95buy
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Birch

    Youngii

    Betula pendula
    A weeping silver birch, the branches trail to the ground.
    • Growth habit: Weeping
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark: White