New variety, noted for its generous display of large creamy-white flowers, and vivid red-maroon autumn leaf colour. Large, bright red fruits persist into winter. Fully hardy and robust, prefering rich soils that are moist but reasonably well drained; happy in full sun or dappled shade.. H: 3-4m
Cornelian Cherry. A member of the dogwood family and found growing wild in southern Europe, east to Iran and south as far as Lebanon and Syria. Large shrub or small tree. Lovely orange leaves in winter and delicate yellow flowers in late winter. Edible bright red fruit in summer. Happy in either shade or sun. Fully hardy. RHS AGM H:2-5m.
Pacific Dogwood. Conical deciduous tree with ovate mid green leaves. In late spring a stunning display of green flowers with large oval white bracts is produced, followed by orange-red fruit, especially after a warm summer. Best results will come from planting in fertile humus-rich and reliably moist soil in sun or light shade. H: 3-6m
Pacific Dogwood. Conical deciduous tree with ovate mid green leaves - notably more upright than the parent species. In late spring a stunning display of green flowers with large oval white bracts is produced, followed by orange-red fruit, especially after a warm summer. Vivid red autumn foliage. Best results will come from planting in fertile humus-rich and reliably moist soil in full sun or light shade. H: 6-8m
'Ruth Ellen' produces numerous large-bracted flowers from a young age, the bracts being pure white, the true flowers being insignificant and yellowish-green. Ruth Ellen is also sterlie so will not produce fruit, but on the other hand will put a lovely display of autumn colours, as the leaves turn to rich tones of purple and red.
A noteworthy variety with a vigorous habit. It is a small sized deciduous tree suitable for a moist but well drained soil in sun or partial shade. Organically rich soil preferred. It is noted for its 4 large pink flower bracts, opening flat and which bloom profusely in April-May. The tree has a regular width from top to bottom. H and W: 5m. Developed by Rutgers University. Stellar Pink is sterile and doesn't produce fruit. (C. florida x C. kousa)
Turkish Hazel. Forms a beautifully symmetrical pyramidal crown, perhaps some 10 to 15m in height eventually, although perhaps one half that in East Anglia. Deeply furrowed bark, dark green foliage, long male catkins in spring. Edible nuts. Fully hardy.
Wonderful small sturdy tree providing loads of colour. Very floriferous and fragrant in spring. The flowers are pink with a small white star in the centre followed by small glossy red fruits. Leaves are small and lobed and this variety is resistant to leaf blight. Thornless. H:5-6m. Full sun or partial shade. Well drained soil. Hardy.
A rare and very attractive fom of almost thornless hawthorn, (previously known as C. laciniata) noted for its deeply cut downy grey-green foliage, gray flaking bark, masses of white flowers in the spring and large orange fruit in the autumn. Very robust and fully hardy, growing into a choice specimen medium-sized and rounded tree. H: 4-5m