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Varieties list

  • Maple

    Acer platanoides

    The Norway Maple is large fast-growing tree with attractive 5-lobed leaves that turn yellow in autumn.
    • Height after 10 years: 5m-8m / 16ft-25ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Acer platanoides
  • Crab-apple trees

    Admiration

    Admiration crab-apple trees
    Also known as Malus Adirondack. A dwarf upright crab-apple with masses of light-pink / white flowers.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus halliana
  • Crab-apple trees

    Aros®

    Aros crab-apple trees
    A small slow-growing upright crab-apple, with bronze-green leaves, beautiful dark pink flowers with white centres, and maroon fruits in the autumn.
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Malus toringo
  • Rowan

    Asplenifolia

    Asplenifolia rowan
    The Cut-leaf Rowan, an excellent form of the native Mountain Ash, orange-red berries, and highly feathered leaves.
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Maple

    Aureum

    Aureum maple
    As the name suggests, this is a form of the Cappodician Maple featuring golden-green leaves which take on multiple tints in the autumn.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    Acer cappadocicum
  • Rowan

    Autumn Spire®

    Autumn Spire (Flanrock) is a columnar rowan with yellow fruitlets and excellent autumn colour.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Lilac

    Beauty of Moscow

    Beauty of Moscow, also known as Krasavitsa Moskvy, features fragrant double-white blossom.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    Syringa vulgaris
  • Japanese flowering cherry tree

    Beni-yutaka

    Beni-yutaka japanese flowering cherry tree
    Beni-yutaka is a pink blossom tree, which also features attractive red autumnal leaves.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    Prunus
  • Birch

    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 / Vase
    • Bark: White
    Betula utilis jacquemontii
  • Ginkgo

    Blagon

    A slow-growing attractive columnar Ginkgo with yellow autumnal leaves
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    Ginkgo biloba
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Catherine

    An unusual winter-flowering cherry, which also has superb autumn leaf colours.
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    Prunus
  • Flowering pear

    Chanticleer

    Chanticleer is a form of the Callery Pear, with attractive spring blossom and autumn colours.
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: March
    • Flowering month: April
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Pyrus calleryana
  • Beech

    Common Beech

    The Common Beech is a large attractive deciduous tree with good autumn leaf colours.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Fagus sylvatica
  • Rowan

    Common Rowan

    Common Rowan rowan
    The Rowan or Mountain Ash, native to most parts of the UK. The leaves turn golden red in autumn, accompanied by clusters of red berries. One of the largest species of Sorbus.
    • Fruit colour: Red
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Flowering dogwood

    Cornus florida

    This is the American Flowering Dogwood, featuring bright white flowers and strong autumn colours.
    Cornus florida
  • Hawthorn

    Crataegus arnoldiana

    An attractive small hawthorn with masses of white blossom and large edible fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Flowering month: May
    Crataegus arnoldiana
  • Hawthorn

    Crataegus schraderiana

    This small hawthorn from south-eastern Europe features white flowers and large red edible fruits.
    • Fruit colour: Crimson
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: May
    Crataegus schraderiana
  • Maple

    Crimson King

    Crimson King is a tree fast-growing maple with purple leaves which turn red in the autumn.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow / Crimson
    Acer platanoides
  • Rowan

    Eastern Promise

    Eastern Promise rowan
    Features feathered leaves, and pink-red fruitlets.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Evereste

    Evereste crab-apple trees
    Malus Evereste is a popular traditional crab-apple with masses of white blossom, then red-yellow fruits.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus
  • Magnolia

    Fairy BlushTM

    A small semi-evergreen Magnolia with fragrant lilac pink flowers.
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Flowering month: April
    Magnolia laevifolia
  • Magnolia

    Fairy CreamTM

    Fairy Cream is a semi-evergreen Magnolia with creamy white cup-shaped flowers.
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower colour: Cream
    Magnolia laevifolia
  • Magnolia

    Fairy WhiteTM

    Fairy White is a small semi-evergreen Magnolia with long-lasting pure white cup-shaped flowers.
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flowering month: June
    • Flowering month: July
    Magnolia laevifolia
  • Birch

    Fascination

    Fascination birch
    Fascination features coppery-orange papery bark and very long catkins.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Bark: Brown - light
    Betula albosinensis
  • Maple

    Field Maple

    The Field Maple makes a good specimen tree with attractive autumn colours, and is easy to grow.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    Acer campestre
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Frilly FrockTM

    Frilly Frock flowering cherry tree
    A small weeping ornamental cherry tree, ideal for small gardens.
    • Growth habit: Weeping
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    Prunus
  • Japanese flowering cherry tree

    Fugenzo

    Fugenzo japanese flowering cherry tree
    A traditional double-flowered Japanese flowering cherry, also known as Kofugen.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: May
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    Prunus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Golden Gem

    Golden Gem crab-apple trees
    A traditional crab-apple featuring a mass of white blossom in spring, followed by yellow crab apples.
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus
  • Flowering dogwood

    Golden Glory

    This form of the Cornelian Cherry features small yellow flowers in mid-winter, and small red fruitlets in autumn.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Cornus mas
  • Japanese flowering cherry tree

    Gyoiko

    Gyoiko japanese flowering cherry tree
    Gyoiko is a pleasing Japanese flowering cherry tree, featuring unusual cream-coloured blossom.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower colour: Cream
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    Prunus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Indian Magic

    Indian Magic crab-apple trees
    An excellent all-round crab apple, with attractive bronze leaves, dusky pink blossom, and small persistent red fruits.
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus
  • Birch

    Jermyns

    Jermyns is a variety of the Himalayan birch, notable for its bright white bark and large catkins.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    Betula utilis jacquemontii
  • Rowan

    Joseph Rock

    Joseph Rock rowan
    A small rowan, with distinctive pale yellow fruitlets. Also one of the best for autumn colour.
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Awards: RHS 1st class
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Sorbus
  • Japanese flowering cherry tree

    Kanzan

    Kanzan japanese flowering cherry tree
    Kanzan (or Kwanzan) is one of the most popular Japanese flowering cherries, well-suited to the UK climate.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Awards: RHS AM
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    Prunus
  • Flowering dogwood

    Kasanlak

    An attractive form of the Cornelian Cherry producing pear-shaped fruits with an acidic fragrant flavour.
    Cornus mas
  • Lilac

    Katherine Havemeyer

    A vigorous lilac featuring clusters of purple fragrant double flowers.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Flower colour: Mauve
    Syringa vulgaris
  • Crab-apple trees

    Laura

    Laura crab-apple trees
    Malus Laura is a very upright dwarf crab-apple, with bronze leaves, crimson blossom and maroon fruitlets.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Flower colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus
  • Rowan

    Leonard Messel

    Leonard Messel rowan
    A good all-round small rowan tree, with good autumn colours and cascades of pink fruitlets.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus
  • Whitebeam

    Majestica

    Majestica is a classic large Whitebeam, with silvery-grey leaves contrasting in autumn with clusters of orange-red berries.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    Sorbus aria
  • Crab-apple trees

    Malus florentina

    Malus florentina is an unusual crab-apple with white blossom, tiny fruitlets, and serrated leaves which take on good autumn colours.
    • Fruit colour: Green / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus florentina
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Okame

    Okame flowering cherry tree
    Okame is a small hardy blossom tree featuring shell-pink single flowers and attractive autumn colours.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    Prunus incisa x Prunus campanulata
  • Rowan

    Olympic Flame

    Olympic Flame rowan
    An attractive small rowan tree, its orange/red autumn leaf-colours are amongst the best.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    Sorbus ulleungensis
  • Rowan

    Pink Charm

    Pink Charm rowan
    A small rowan with a spreading habit, large feathered leaves, and bright pink berries.
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus vilmorinii
  • Rowan

    Pink Ness

    Pink Ness rowan
    A very upright rowan tree, with pretty pink fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus
  • Rowan

    Pink Pagoda

    Pink Pagoda rowan
    Pink Pagoda features clusters of pale pink fruits in late summer, and good autumn foliage colours.
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Sorbus hupehensis
  • Rowan

    Pink Pearl

    Pink Pearl rowan
    A small upright rowan tree with clusters of pink-flecked white fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    • Fruit colour: White
    Sorbus
  • Japanese flowering cherry tree

    Pink Perfection

    Pink Perfection japanese flowering cherry tree
    The definitive pink blossom tree, offers a long-lasting display of pink double flowers.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    Prunus
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Pink Shell

    Pink Shell flowering cherry tree
    This perfectly named flowering cherry features clusters of pink blossom hanging like pink shells.
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Prunus
  • Lilac

    Primrose

    As the name suggests this lilac features clusters of pale primrose yellow flowers.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Flower colour: Yellow
    Syringa vulgaris
  • Crab-apple trees

    Professor Sprenger

    Professor Sprenger crab-apple trees
    A well-proportioned crab-apple with profuse white blossom, and golden-orange fruitlets in autumn.
    • Fruit colour: Orange
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus x zumi
  • Crab-apple trees

    Profusion

    Profusion crab-apple trees
    Malus Profusion (also known as Directeur Moerlands) is a classic crab apple variety, with dense clusters of deep pink blossom followed by small crimson berry-like fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus x moerlandsii
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Prunus avium

    Prunus avium flowering cherry tree
    The native "Gean" or "Mazzard" cherry, makes an attractive woodland tree.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Prunus avium
  • Beech

    Purple Fountain

    Purple Fountain is a popular form of the Weeping Beech featuring dark purple bronze leaves.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Fagus sylvatica
  • Beech

    Purpurea

    Purpurea is an impressive purple-leaved form of the Common Beech, sometimes known as the Purple Beech or Copper Beech.
    Fagus sylvatica
  • Crab-apple trees

    Red Sentinel

    Red Sentinel crab-apple trees
    A deservedly popular crab-apple, Malus Red Sentinel has classic white apple blossom and a profusion of tiny scarlet persistent fruits.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Awards: RHS AM
    Malus x robusta
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Royal Flame®

    A flowering cherry with profuse white blossom in spring and outstanding fiery autumn colours.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    Prunus
  • Birch

    Royal Frost®

    An unusual silver birch with bronze-coloured leaves, and a white stem.
    • Height after 10 years: 5m-8m / 16ft-25ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Bark: White
    Betula x populifolia
  • Crab-apple trees

    Scarlet Brandywine®

    A new crab-apple featuring stunning pink scented double-flowers and good autumn colour.
    • Fruit colour: Orange
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus x purpurea x ioensis
  • Lilac

    Sensation

    Sensation is an unusual lilac with large single purple / white flowers.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Flower colour: Mauve
    Syringa vulgaris
  • Rowan

    Sheerwater Seedling

    A compact upright form of the Common Rowan, notable for its abundant fruiting.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Red
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Japanese flowering cherry tree

    Shirofugen

    Shirofugen japanese flowering cherry tree
    Shirofugen is a traditional Japanese flowering cherry with large double-white flowers, also known as Fugenzo.
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: May
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    Prunus serrulata
  • Birch

    Silver Birch

    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 / Vase
    • Bark: White
    Betula alba pendula
  • Flowering pear

    Silver Sail

    Silver Sail flowering pear
    An attractive upright flowering pear tree with silvery green foliage, and small ornamental fruits.
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Flowering month: March
    Pyrus elaeagnifolia
  • Rowan

    Sorbus hupehensis

    Sorbus hupehensis rowan
    A classic rowan tree with pink berries and good autumn leaf colours.
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus hupehensis
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Spring Glow

    Spring Glow flowering cherry tree
    Spring Glow is a stunning sight in early spring, with its large deep pink single flowers, followed by dark purple foliage.
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    Prunus x persicoides
  • Liquidambar

    Stared

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

    Sunset Boulevard

    A large flowering cherry tree with a distinctive columnar form, and large single white flowers.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Gold
    Prunus
  • Rowan

    Sunshine

    Sunshine rowan
    A small rowan tree with an upright form and golden yellow clusters of fruits, and strong autumn colours.
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    Sorbus
  • Japanese flowering cherry tree

    Tai-haku

    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.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • 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
    • Awards: RHS AM
    Prunus serrulata
  • Birch

    Tristis

    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
    Betula pendula
  • Japanese flowering cherry tree

    Ukon

    Ukon japanese flowering cherry tree
    A very attractive Japanese blossom tree, with unique cream-coloured flowers.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower colour: Cream
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    Prunus
  • Elm

    Wredei

    A compact elm tree which does not get too big, with green leaves which turn yellow in full sun.
    Ulmus x hollandica
  • Birch

    Youngii

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