We stock a large range of ornamental trees, to suit all gardens small and large. Other than during the early winter period, our trees are containerised into pots, ranging from 7.5 litres to 20 litres. The great majority of our trees are 6 to 8 feet tall and will readily fit into an estate car.
We are happy to deliver trees, charges being based on the return mileage from the nursery.
Rare form of very upright mountain ash, or rowan tree. Clusters of white flowers in spring for the bees is only the first of this tree's many qualities. Autumn brings vivid foliage colours in golds, reds amd yellows, providing a dramatic backdrop for the bright yellow berries - great for the birds. Ideal for smaller gardens. Fully hardy and easy to grow. H: 4m
A very good choice for smaller gardens as Sorbus commixta 'Carmencita' will only grow to about 4m in height, even after 10 years. Finely cut, glossy green leaves, clusters of white flowers in sprng and lovely showy red berries in autumn, complementing the oranges and reds of the late summer foliage. Fully hardy and very tolerant of a wide range of conditions.
Considered to be the best of all Japanese Rowan for autumn colour, with brilliant scarlet berries, and outstandingly luminescent gold, red and purple foliage in autumn. Tolerates light shade and very robust. H: about 6m
A superb selection of Sorbus. A stiff, columnar tree when young, leaves green, coppery in the spring with stunning orange and red tints in autumn. The fruits are bright orange-red and not persistent in to the winter, but will be enjoyed by the birds.. Originates from Ulleung Island in Korea. Plant in full sun in moist and well drained soil; clay conditions are well tolerated. Sorbus 'Olympic Blaze' is extremely hardy and can grow well in exposed, cold and windy sites.
A small spreading tree from China, with attractive glossy pinnate dark green leaves turning a fabulous purplish-red in the autumn. White flowers in late spring followed by dark pinkish-red fruit. Tolerant of most conditions; fully hardy. AGM. H:5-6m
A carefully selected form of the already very fine Sorbus vilmorinii, featuring unusually large, persistent vivid pink berries in the autumn. Extremely hardy and wind-resistant and produces lovelyblueish-green foliage and clusters of small white flowers. Very tolerant of a wide range of conditions it can be planted in any decent garden soil that is moist and well drained. Reasonably compact, growing to not much more than 4 or 5m in height, with a rounded crown.
A rare, small to medium sized deciduous tree tree growing to a height of 4-6m, possibly more, and is in fact the only species of lilac that routinely will grow into a fully fledged tree. Leaves are elliptic-acute, mid-green, much like other lilacs. The strongly fragrant flowers are white or creamy-white, produced in broad panicles up to 30cm in length. Native to eastern Asia, and fully hardy. Plant in fertile soil that is moist and well drained, in full sun or light shade.
A very rare, hardy, ornamental tree or large shrub from Sicily, only recently found and now considered threatened with extinction in the wild, considered to be 'Critically Endangered' by the IUCN. Related to elms, Zelkova sicula have most pretty oval leaves 1-5 cm across and will form a lovely ornamental plant. Very little is known about this plant which was first discovered in 1991 and which, due to persistent grazing by goats, has only rarely been seen to flower in the wild.