Japanese maple. Deciduous, rounded tree with deeply lobed, deep purple leaves turning a brilliant red in the autumn. Fully hardy. Partial shade in a fairly sheltered position preferred on deep and fertile soils. H:2-4m
Japanese maple. An extremely elegant, mound-forming, small deciduous tree. Deeply cut leaves turn golden in autumn, Plant in a spot that is sheltered from cold winds; dappled shade preferred. AGM. Fully hardy. 2m
Very pretty, medium to large tree deciduous tree. Green foliage with broad cream margins. Tolerates most conditions and is quite happy in full sun or light shade. Fully hardy. Height up to 12m after perhaps 25 years or so.
A fully hardy and robust upright tree with three-lobed leaves and vivid orange-red autumn colour. Tolerates a wide range of moist but well drained soil types including clay, sandy and loamy and is happy in any aspect in respect of sunlight. Arguably the best autumn colour will be seen on acid soils, but this is not essential. Final height may be as much as 12m and width up to 8m. Fully hardy.
Indian Horse Chestnut. A magnificent specimen tree. Young foliage flushed bronze, matures to deep green and turns orange and yellow in autumn. Very large panicles of pink-white flowers in early summer. (Not susceptible to the leaf miner.) Fully hardy. H: 10-15m. Sun or semi-shade
Deciduous open small tree/shrub. Attractive bronze young leaves which turn dark green then yellow in autumn. Panicles of red centred white flowers in late summer-autumn. H:3-4m. Full sun. Well drained soil. Hardy.
Amelanchier 'R.J. Hilton' forms a small spreading tree with deep copper-coloured young leaves in spring together with masses of white flowers opening from pink buds. These are followed by edible blue-black berries in summer and red and orange leaf tints in autumn. Tolerates all decent soil types and aspects and is fully hardy. H:2-4m
Lovely spreading small tree with very attractive white flowers in spring, edible black-blue fruits in autumn. Green foliage turns brilliant red in autumn. Fully Hardy. H:5m. Sun or semi-shade. Moist soil preferred.