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Our recommendations

These are trees we particularly recommend as being amongst the best in their species.

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    Butterball our recommendations
    Malus Butterball is named for its bright yellow fruits, which are also good for crab apple jelly.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
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    Common Rowan

    Common Rowan our recommendations
    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.
    Sorbus aucuparia
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    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.
    Sorbus folgneri
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    Paul's Scarlet

    A popular small hawthorn with distinctive dark pink blossom with white centres.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Crataegus laevigata
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    Red Sentinel

    Red Sentinel our recommendations
    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)
    • Awards: RHS AM
    Malus x robusta
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    Royal Burgundy

    Royal Burgundy our recommendations
    Royal Burgundy is a flowering cherry with striking red purple foliage combined with double pink flowers.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
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    Shirotae our recommendations
    Prunus Shirotae features large single or semi-double fragrant white flowers, and is perhaps the most beautiful of the white-flowered Japanese cherries.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus serrulata
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    Snow Queen

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

How to choose Our recommendations

If you are short of time then choose from our recommended list. These are trees which have outstanding qualities, amongst the best of their respective species, are easy to grow, and will make an attractive addition to your garden.