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English Elm (Ulmus procera)

The *English Elm Ulmus procera is one of the most admired trees in the world for large gardens and public spaces. First planted in Australia in the first half of the 19th century, the loss of elms in the northern hemisphere due to Dutch Elm Disease...

Green Pillar (R) Pin Oak (Quercus palusrtris 'Pringreen')

This oak is quite special. Unlike most oaks which need large garden spaces as they mature, the Green Pillar Pin Oak can find a place in more moderate sized gardens because of its very narrow habit. While ultimately quite tall it only grows to about 3...

Indian Horse Chestnut (Aesculus indica)

The Indian Horse-chestnut, Aesculus indica, is a large attractive ornamental deciduous tree from northwestern Himalayas.  It has large compound leaves shaped like a hand, that emerge in spring. The leaflets point downwards forming an attractive...

Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum')

The Japanese Maple, Acer palmatum, is native to Central Asia from Japan through to south east Russia. A. palmatum 'Atropurpureum' is one of its many cultivars that is a firm garden favourite. Growing to around 6m tall and 6m wide it is an ideal...

Osakazuki Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki')

Regarded as an outstanding autumn foliage tree, Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki' starts the growing season with bright green foliage which turns an intense scarlet colour in autumn. Like many of the Japanese maples, A. Palmatum 'Osakazuki' retains its autumn...

Purple Bean Tree (Catalpa bignonioides 'Purpurea')

Catalpa × erubescens 'Purpurea', a native of the southeastern USA, is a medium tree to around 12-15m tall and 8 metres wide. Foliage starts out blackish-purple in spring turning dark green as leaves develop. Flowers are white with orange and purple...

Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera)

One of the great park and public space trees of the world, the Tulip Tree Liriodendron tulipifera is a fast growing, deciduous pyramid-shaped tree from the USA. Its flowers bear some resemblance to a tulip bulb flower in size and shape. It can reach...

Weeping Silver Pear or Willow-leaved Pear (Pyrus salicifolia)

Native to the Middle East, Pyrus salicifolia is a species of deciduous pear widely grown as an ornamental tree. It has a semi-weeping habit, white flowers, small inedible fruit and willow-like, silver-grey leaves. Dry tolerant when established and...