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List of trees which are good for wildlife

A selection of trees which provide fruit, pollen, or nectar for birds, animals and insects.


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Varieties list

  • 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
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Albertii

    Albertii flowering cherry tree
    Albertii is a compact flowering cherry, with prolific white blossom.
    • Flower colour: White
    • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    Prunus padus
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Amber Beauty

    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 / Vase
    Prunus maackii
  • Rowan

    Amber Light

    Amber Light rowan
    A typical Mountain Ash or Rowan, with particularly persistent red berries.
    • Fruit colour: Orange
    Sorbus
  • Amelanchier

    Amelanchier lamarckii

    This small shrub-like tree has perhaps the strongest autumn display of any Amelanchier.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flowering month: April
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    Amelanchier lamarckii
  • Fruiting ornamental

    Arbutus unedo

    A small evergreen ornamental tree which produces edible fruitlets - commonly known as the Strawberry Tree.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Arbutus unedo
  • 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
  • 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
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Autumnalis

    Autumnalis flowering cherry tree
    A Japanese flowering cherry with white blossom. Flowering may begin around Christmas and continue to spring in some seasons.
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    • Awards: RHS AM
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Prunus x subhirtella
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Autumnalis Rosea

    Autumnalis Rosea flowering cherry tree
    A Japanese flowering cherry with light pink blossom, can sometimes flower through the whole winter.
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    • Awards: RHS AM
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Prunus x subhirtella
  • Amelanchier

    Ballerina

    A popular tree-like Amelanchier with white blossom and good autumn leaf colours.
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flowering month: April
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Amelanchier x grandiflora
  • Crab-apple trees

    Barbara

    Barbara crab-apple trees
    Malus Barbara has dark pink blossom and small purple fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Purple
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus
  • Hawthorn

    Big Golden Star

    An attractive hawthorn, with large red fruits, and usually thornless.
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Flowering month: May
    Crataegus pinnatifida
  • Crab-apple trees

    Brandywine

    Brandywine crab-apple trees
    Brandywine is characterised by its unusual scented double pink flowers.
    • Fruit colour: Orange
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus x purpurea x ioensis
  • Crab-apple trees

    Butterball

    Butterball crab-apple trees
    Malus Butterball is named for its bright yellow fruits, which are also good for crab apple jelly.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Cardinal

    Cardinal crab-apple trees
    Also known as Princeton Cardinal, a bronze-leaved crab-apple with pink-red spring blossom and red fruitlets in the autumn.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus hupehensis
  • Evergreen

    Cedrus libani

    The cedar of Lebanon grows slowly into a majestic large tree, suitable for parks and open landscapes.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Cedrus libani
  • 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
  • Flowering dogwood

    Cherokee Daybreak

    An upright spreading form of the American dogwood, with white blossom and variegated leaves.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Cornus florida
  • Flowering dogwood

    Cherokee Princess

    Cherokee Princess is an American flowering dogwood, noted for its large white flower clusters.
    Cornus florida
  • Flowering dogwood

    Cherokee Sunset

    Sunset is a small ornamental American Dogwood, grown for its multi-coloured foliage.
    Cornus florida
  • Rowan

    Chinese Lace

    Chinese Lace rowan
    A neat attractive Rowan with bright green leaves and dusky pink berries.
    • Fruit colour: Red
    Sorbus
  • 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
  • Rowan

    Copper Kettle

    Copper Kettle rowan
    Named for its attractive light copper-coloured fruitlets, Copper Kettle is easy to grow and takes up little space.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    Sorbus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Coralburst®

    Coralburst crab-apple trees
    Malus Coralburst is a naturally compact crab-apple with a superb blossom display and small persistent yellow-orange fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Bronze
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus
  • Flowering dogwood

    Cornus florida

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

    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.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Cornus kousa chinensis
  • Flowering dogwood

    Cornus mas

    An unusual tree, with small yellow flowers in mid-winter, red fruitlets in summer, and tinted autumn foliage.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Cornus mas
  • 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
  • Crab-apple trees

    Crimson Cascade

    Crimson Cascade crab-apple trees
    A new weeping crab-apple with dusky pink blossom and small dark red fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus x purpurea
  • Hawthorn

    Crimson Cloud

    Crimson Cloud has dark red flowers with white centres.
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Red - dark
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: May
    Crataegus laevigata
  • Rowan

    Croft Coral

    Croft Coral rowan
    Croft Coral is a small rowan tree but the fruits are an orange coral colour rather than the usual red,
    • Fruit colour: Orange
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Rowan

    Eastern Promise

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

    Ember Glow

    Ember Glow rowan
    This rowan has bluish-green leaves which turn orange-red in the autumn.The fruitlets are red, and persist well into winter.
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Whitebeam

    Emiel

    Emiel whitebeam
    Emiel has long leaves, with silvery-green undersides, turning orange in autumn.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Red
    Sorbus folgneri
  • 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
  • Rowan

    Fingerprint®

    A particularly upright form of the Mountain Ash, and one of the most disease-resistant.
    • Fruit colour: Red
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Robinia

    Frisia

    Frisia is a fast-growing Robinia or false acacia tree, featuring attractive golden-green leaves over the summer, and scented flowers.
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Robinia pseudoacacia
  • 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
  • Rowan

    Gibbsii

    Gibbsii rowan
    Gibbsii grows with a neat spreading columnar form, sprinkled with clusters of bright red fruits in the autumn.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Red
    Sorbus hybrida
  • Hawthorn

    Glastonbury Thorn

    The Glastonbury Thorn, Crataegus Biflora, is a form of the common hawthorn found in the area around Glastonbury, reputed to have been planted by Joseph of Arimathea.
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: January
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower colour: Cream
    • Flowering month: December
    Crataegus monogyna
  • Rowan

    Glendoick SpireTM

    Glendoick Spire rowan
    A small compact rowan with an upright form, notable for its bright pink fruitlets and feathered leaves.
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Rowan

    Glendoick White Baby®

    Glendoick White Baby is a superb tree for autumn colour, with large bright white berries and bright red leaves.
    • Fruit colour: White
    Sorbus
  • 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

    Hokusai

    Hokusai japanese flowering cherry tree
    Hokusai is a traditional Japanese pink blossom cherry tree.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • 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
  • Whitebeam

    John Bond

    An unusual species of Sorbus, the leaves are particularly attractive for their white undersides.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Brown
    Sorbus hemsleyi
  • Whitebeam

    John Mitchell

    John Mitchell whitebeam
    John Mitchell is a popular whitebeam, notable for its large white-green leaves.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Brown
    Sorbus x aria
  • 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
  • Flowering dogwood

    Kasanlak

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

    Kashmir rowan

    Kashmir rowan rowan
    An unusual rowan, with light pink blossom, and white fruitlets, which are larger than usual for rowans.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: White
    Sorbus cashmiriana
  • Japanese flowering cherry tree

    Kiku-shidare-zakura

    Kiku-shidare-zakura japanese flowering cherry tree
    This is the classic Japanese weeping pink cherry blossom tree (sometimes known as Cheal's Weeping Cherry).
    • Growth habit: Weeping
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Flowering month: April
    • Height after 10 years: 1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    • Flower form: Chrysanthemum flower (100+ petals)
    • Awards: RHS AM
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Prunus
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Kobuku-zakura Powder Puff

    Kobuku-zakura Powder Puff flowering cherry tree
    An early-flowering white cherry blossom tree, with particularly luxuriant double-white flowers.
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    Prunus
  • Whitebeam

    Lemon Drop

    Lemon Drop is a small whitebeam tree, with the characteristic white undersides to its leaves. As the name suggests, the fruitlets are bright yellow.
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    Sorbus folgneri
  • 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
  • Japanese flowering cherry tree

    Little Pink Perfection

    Little Pink Perfection japanese flowering cherry tree
    Little Pink Perfection is a dwarf form of Pink Perfection, ideal for patio containers and small spaces.
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Height after 10 years: Up to 1.5m / 5ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    Prunus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Louisa

    Louisa crab-apple trees
    Malus Louisa is a pretty weeping crab apple with light pink blossom and small yellow fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Orange
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus
  • Whitebeam

    Lutescens

    An excellent large garden tree, very hardy, easy to grow, and tolerant of a wide range of soils and conditions. Grey-green leaves turn russet in autumn, with orange berries.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    Sorbus aria
  • Crab-apple trees

    Malus baccata

    Malus baccata crab-apple trees
    The Siberian crab-apple, noted for its exceptional cold-hardiness, disease-resistance, attractive blossom and clusters of cherry-like fruitlets in autumn,
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus baccata
  • Crab-apple trees

    Malus transitoria

    Malus transitoria crab-apple trees
    Malus transitoria is known as the Cut-leaf crab-apple, has a mass of small white flowers, and clusters of tiny yellow fruitlets.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus transitoria
  • Rowan

    Matthew Ridley

    An upright-growing Mountain Ash with dense white flowers and clusters of orange-red autumn berries.
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    Sorbus
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Myrtifolia

    The Portuguese Laurel forms a small spreading tree, easy to grow, and ideal for patios.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Flower colour: White
    Prunus lusitanica
  • 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
  • Hawthorn

    Paul's Scarlet

    A popular small hawthorn with distinctive dark pink blossom with white centres.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: May
    Crataegus laevigata
  • 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
  • Crab-apple trees

    Pink Glow

    Pink Glow crab-apple trees
    Malus Dolgo, also known as Pink Glow, offers early-season white flowers and very attractive dark pink fruits. It is exceptionally cold-hardy.
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus baccata
  • 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
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Plena

    Plena flowering cherry tree
    A form of the native English wild cherry, featuring which has double white flowers rather than single flowers.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    Prunus avium
  • Hawthorn

    Plena

    A compact hawthorn which features double white flowers.
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Flowering month: May
    Crataegus laevigata
  • Crab-apple trees

    Prairie Fire®

    Prairie Fire crab-apple trees
    Malus Prairie Fire is a medium-size upright crab-apple tree, notable for its dark pink flowers.
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus
  • 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
  • Hawthorn

    Prunifolia Splendens

    Prunifolia Splendens is one of the best hawthorns for autumn colour and persistent red fruits.
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: May
    Crataegus persimilis
  • 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
  • Amelanchier

    Rainbow Pillar®

    An upright bush-like Amelanchier with white blossom and good autumn colours.
    Amelanchier canadensis
  • Rowan

    Ravensbill

    This rowan tree is named for the the black colour of its winter buds. It also features yellow autumn leaves and orange berries.
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    Sorbus
  • Rowan

    Red Bird

    Red Bird rowan
    Red Bird features bright white flowers, orange / red fruits and good autumn leaf colours. It has a wider climate range than other rowans.
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    Sorbus alnifolia
  • Crab-apple trees

    Red Obelisk

    Red Obelisk crab-apple trees
    Malus Red Obelisk is a compact upright crab-apple with white flowers, purple / green leaves, and red fruits.
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus
  • 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
  • Rowan

    Rose Queen

    Rose Queen rowan
    An unusual small rowan tree, featuring clusters of dark-pink very persistent berries.
    • Fruit colour: Crimson
    Sorbus
  • Hawthorn

    Rosea Flore Pleno

    A popular ornamental hawthorn, featuring pink double flowers with cream centres.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: May
    Crataegus laevigata
  • Rowan

    Rosiness

    Rosiness rowan
    A small rowan tree with white-pink flowers and cascades of pink berries.
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus rosea
  • Crab-apple trees

    Royal Beauty

    Royal Beauty crab-apple trees
    Royal Beauty is a compact weeping crab apple with crimson blossom and small crimson berry-like fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Malus
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Amelanchier

    Snowflakes

    A popular Amelanchier, featuring large single flowers, coppery foliage, and good autumn colours.
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flowering month: April
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    Amelanchier laevis
  • Whitebeam

    Sorbus hedlundii

    A little-known whitebeam species, it features the classic downy grey-green leaves, and russeted fruitlets in autumn.
    • Fruit colour: Brown
    Sorbus hedlundii
  • Rowan

    Sorbus helenae

    Sorbus helenae rowan
    A species of rowan featuring pink/white fruitlets and good autumn colours.
    • Fruit colour: White
    Sorbus helenae
  • Rowan

    Sorbus hupehensis

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

    Sorbus japonica

    An upright rowan with large oval leaves and attractive autumn colours and large red fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Red
    Sorbus japonica
  • Rowan

    Sorbus pseudovilmorinii

    Sorbus pseudovilmorinii rowan
    Similar characteristics to Sorbus vilmorinii, not quite as vigorous, but heavier fruiting.
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    • Fruit colour: White
    Sorbus pseudovilmorinii
  • Rowan

    Sorbus sargentiana

    Sorbus sargentiana rowan
    A broad spreading rowan with bright orange fruitlets and autumn foliage.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    Sorbus sargentiana
  • Rowan

    Sorbus scalaris

    Sorbus scalaris rowan
    One of the more spreading smaller Rowan species, with orange/red autumn leaf colours, and clusters of small orange fruilets.
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    Sorbus scalaris
  • Rowan

    Sorbus vilmorinii

    Sorbus vilmorinii rowan
    The main feature of this Rowan trees is the pink fruitlets, which turn white as autumn progresses. It is one of the smaller Sorbus species, but also one of the more spreading.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    • Fruit colour: White
    Sorbus vilmorinii
  • Whitebeam

    Sorbus wardii

    Sorbus wardii whitebeam
    A little-known Whitebeam from the Himalayas, featuring large silver-green leaves and yellow-orange berries.
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    Sorbus wardii
  • 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
  • Crab-apple trees

    Tina

    Tina crab-apple trees
    Malus Tina is a small spreading crab-apple, useful as a patio tree.
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus sargentii
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Trailblazer

    An ornamental plum with white blossom and purple leaves, usually also produces dark red cherry-plums fruits, which can be eaten or cooked.
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    Prunus cerasifera
  • 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
  • Crab-apple trees

    White Star

    White Star crab-apple trees
    A modern English crab-apple with white star-like flowers followed by attractive russeted fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Russet
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    Malus
  • Rowan

    Wild Service Tree

    A large traditional Rowan tree, native to England.
    • Fruit colour: Brown
    Sorbus torminalis
  • Rowan

    Wisley Gold

    Wisley Gold rowan
    A good-sized yellow-fruiting mountain ash, with a spreading form.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    Sorbus
  • Flowering cherry tree

    Yoshino

    Yoshino flowering cherry tree
    The Somei-Yoshino cherry - a graceful wide-spreading flowering cherry with large white blossom, which is the national flower of Japan.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    Prunus x yedoensis