Tree finder - Orange Pippin recommends

A selection of trees and species that offer exceptional qualities.

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  • Crab-apple trees

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    Malus Butterball is named for its bright yellow fruits, which are also good for crab apple jelly.

    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Rowan trees

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    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.

    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
  • Whitebeam trees

    Lemon Drop is a small whitebeam tree, with the characteristic white undersides to its leaves. As the name suggests, the fruitlets are bright yellow.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
  • Hawthorn trees

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    A popular small hawthorn with distinctive dark pink blossom with white centres.

    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Height 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Flowering month: May
  • Crab-apple trees

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    A deservedly popular crab-apple, Malus Red Sentinel has classic white apple blossom and a profusion of tiny scarlet persistent fruits.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering cherry trees

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    Royal Burgundy is a flowering cherry, related to Prunus Kanzan with striking red purple foliage combined with double pink flowers.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
  • Japanese flowering cherry trees

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    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 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Gold
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
  • Birch trees

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    An attractive tree, and one of the best forms of the Himalayan birch, with a bright white stem.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Bark colour: White