A selection of trees and species that offer exceptional qualities.
Malus Butterball is named for its bright yellow fruits, which are also good for crab apple jelly.
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.
Lemon Drop is a small whitebeam tree, with the characteristic white undersides to its leaves. As the name suggests, the fruitlets are bright yellow.
A popular small hawthorn with distinctive dark pink blossom with white centres.
A deservedly popular crab-apple, Malus Red Sentinel has classic white apple blossom and a profusion of tiny scarlet persistent fruits.
Flowering cherry trees
Royal Burgundy is a flowering cherry, related to Prunus Kanzan with striking red purple foliage combined with double pink flowers.
Japanese flowering cherry trees
Prunus Shirotae features large single or semi-double fragrant white flowers, and is perhaps the most beautiful of the white-flowered Japanese cherries.
An attractive tree, and one of the best forms of the Himalayan birch, with a bright white stem.