Abies koreana (Korean Fir)
A tall, conical conifer producing dark green needles (their undersides silver grey) with violet-purple cylindrical cones that will grow even when the plant is very young. With its slow growing, neat compact habit this dense evergreen is low maintenance, no pruning required, thriving in moist but well-drained slightly acidic soil in full sunlight.
Ultimate height 3m (10ft), Spread 2m (6ft)
Araucaria araucana (Monkey Puzzle)
Evergreen tree growing to 1–1.5 m in diameter and 30–40 m in height. It is native to central and southern Chile, western Argentina. Araucaria araucana is the hardiest species in the conifer genus Araucaria
Ultimate height 35m (110ft), Spread 3m (10ft)
Calocedrus decurrens (Incense Cedar)
This conifer has rich green foliage flattened in sprays, which has un unmistakeable scent of incense when crushed. Upright growing when young, making a broad headed tree in maturity. A good tree for screening or as single specimen.
Ultimate height 30m (95ft), Spread 3m (10ft)
Cedrus atlantica Glauca (Blue Cedar)
The blue foliage on this superb evergreen conifer makes it a stand out specimen tree wherever it is planted. The pyramidal shape that is has when young eventually fades as it broadens and gains a flatter top. More suited to large gardens and parks. The tree also produces barrel shaped cones that can be up to 12cm (5in) long and appear in late summer.
Ultimate height 30m (95ft), Spread 15m (48ft)
Cedrus atlantica Glauca Pendula(Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar)
A small to medium sized tree which has striking blue needles, its dramatic weeping branches with glaucous blue-green sharply pointed needle-like leaves makes it an interesting choice of conifer for the garden.Its dramatic weeping twisted branches feature glaucous blue-green pointed needle-like leaves. No two Weeping Blue Atlas Cedars look alike in growth, each one develops its own unique shape and form. It can be pruned to keep its shape if required.
Ultimate height 2-5m (6-16ft), Spread 3m (10ft)
Cedrus deodar (Deodar Cedar)
A medium evergreen conifer with lightly drooping, elegant branches. At first, it grows in a pyramidal form before broadening with age. Cones form up to 10 cm long, with male cones being slightly smaller than female ones. The foliage is green with a hint of blue and the needles measure around 4cm long.
Ultimate height 7m (23ft), Spread 5m (16ft)
Cedrus libani (Lebanon Cedar)
A large growing tree from the Mediterranean region mountains. It will grow on any well drained soil, ideally planted in full sun with plenty of space, having a conical shape when young, with the crown spreading with maturity to produce the tiered majestic shape. The cones are large barrel shaped.
Ultimate height 40m (180ft), Spread 25m (78ft)
Ginkgo biloba (Maidenhair Tree)
A Large deciduous tree, with a narrow growing habit. Bright green foliage, leaves shaped as a fan turning brilliant yellow gold in the autumn. Often known as a living fossil as fossils of this tree have been found dating back 200 million yrs. The national tree of China.
Ultimate height 25m (80ft), Spread 5m (16ft)
Metasequoia glypstroboides (Dawn Redwood)
Tall deciduous conifer originating from China. The grass green summer foliage turning golden brown in the autumn before falling. The tree is best where there is plenty of ground water. Dawn redwood is a prehistoric relic a worthy addition to any tree collection. Its summer and autumn colour is a good contrast to many other specimen trees especially dark leaved conifers. The rusty-brown stringy bark introduces another distinctive texture to the tree collection.
Ultimate height 23m (75ft), Spread 5m (16ft)
Pinus nigra Austriaca (Austrian Pine)
A large growing pine tree, the foliage of this evergreen consists of double needles that are greener and longer than the well known Scots Pine. The foliage growth is also much denser than the native favourite and it retains its well furnished, juvenile form for much longer too. Forming a pyramidal shape it will grow well on a whole range of soils, including even shallow chalk but will not tolerate waterlogging. Suitable for coastal planting.
Ultimate height 20m (68ft), Spread 5m (16ft)
Pinus nigra laricio (Corsican Pine)
This Pine is pyramidal when young, becoming flat topped with age. The bark is rough and grey-brown in colour and the branches dense. Twigs are hairless, yellowish-brown and ridged. It is a fast growing tree that can live to over 500 years old. The needles, which occur in pairs, are 10-15cm and very stiff. They have slightly serrated edges and can be straight or curved.
Ultimate height 23m (75ft), Spread 6m (24ft)
Pinus sylvestris (Scots Pine)
A slow growing pine, native to many parts of the British Isles, widely planted in many parks and gardens and very good screening/shelter for coastal areas. Blue green needles, looses its lower branches as tree matures’
Ultimate height 25m (78ft), Spread 6m (24ft).
Pinus thunbergii (Black Japanese Pine)
This pine is a distinctive and picturesque evergreen with an open, irregular structure. The branches are large and contorted, horizontally spreading and sometimes pendulous. The foliage tends to be concentrated near the tips of the branchlets. Japanese black pine has fairly stiff dark green needles 3-5 in (7.6-12.7 cm).
Ultimate height 9m (30ft), Spread 6m (24ft).
Pinus wallichiana (Bhutan Pine)
An attractive, pyramid forming conifer with unique drooping, long thin green pines that drape over branches like silk tassles. Tolerant of sandy drought prone soils. It is also tolerant of coastal and exposed inland positions but does require full sun. It’s soft evergreen foliage and form make a very interesting year round feature. Small cones are produced in November adding another element of interest.
Ultimate height 8m (26ft), Spread 5m (16ft).
Sequoia sempervirens (Californian Redwood)
The largest tree in the world, tallest being over 400ft. Originating from the Pacific coast USA. Prefering damp warm conditions, tender when young. Not growing as tall in the UK, below size after 20yrs.
Ultimate height 20m (68ft), Spread 18m (56ft).
Sequoiadendron giganteum (Wellingtonia)
Living up to 3000 yrs. in it’s native California, with thick spongy red-brown bark. A conical form when planted in moist, well-drained soil, with a position in full or partial sun. Once established, this tree will tolerate some damp and inland exposure.
Ultimate height 12m (38ft), Spread 4m (16ft).
Taxodium distichum (Swamp Cypress)
The most suitable conifer for very wet conditions. A large tree, with fibrous reddish-brown bark. Leaves grass-green turning bronze-yellow in autumn. A strikingly beautiful tree, often planted close to lakes and ponds. When grown by water, large specimens produce peculiar ‘knee-like’ growths from the roots which project above ground. Native of wet places, rivers and swamps in the South United States.
Ultimate height 8m (26ft), Spread 4m (16ft).
Taxus baccata (English Yew)
The classic British hedging conifer, yew is dense dark green with bright green spring growth, often thought of slow growing but will grow up to 45cms/yr. in the right growing conditions. Best on drier soils even on chalk, doesn’t like wet conditions or heavy clay soils. Once it reaches desired height it’s easy to maintain.
We can supply various sizes from 45cm upwards.
Taxus baccata Fastigiata (Irish Yew)
Upright growing form of the English yew, not suitable for hedging, Slower growing making a tall green columnar tree but spreading with age unless kept clipped. Often seen in formal gardens.
Ultimate height 5m (18ft), Spread 2m (6ft).
Thuja occidentalis Smaragd (Emerald)
A narrowly conical, small tree with bright green foliage. Ideal for small hedge or individual specimen.
Ultimate height 3m (10ft), Spread 1m (3ft).
Thuja plicata (Western Red Cedar)
Another good hedging conifer, similar to Leylandii but slower growing and a lighter green, grows between 45/60cm a year. foliage aromatic when crushed. Can be cut into a formal shape, similar to a yew hedge but lighter green effect, unlike leylandii it can be cut back hard into older wood.
We can supply plants from 30cms upwards.
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