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THE PLANT PLACE CATALOGUE OF TREES

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Note: all trees are field grown unless denoted 
"C" - Container grown, ."R" - Rootball

ACER CAMPESTRE
(Field Maple)
Round-headed, low branched trees of moderate size 6m+. Five lobed leaves sometimes pinkish-red at first. Red and gold autumn hues. Very hardy, tolerant of a wide range of soils. 30/40
Hedge
0.28
80/100
Tree
0.45
PSEUDO
(Sycamore)
80/100
Tree
0.45
AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM
(Horse Chestnut)
Vigorous, deciduous spreading tree. Has large leaves with 5 or 7 leaflets and spires of white flowers, flushed pink and yellow in the centre, in spring. Spiny fruits contain glossy brown nuts in autumn. Prefers a sunny well drained position. 80/100
Tree
0.98
ALNUS GLUTINOSA
(Common Alder)
Broadly conical , ascending branches levelling later. 9m+, fast growing. Pear-shaped shining green leaves, smooth, dark grey bark. Good in boggy ground. 80/100
Tree
0.40
ALNUS INCANA
(Grey Alder)
A deciduous, conical shaped tree. Useful for cold, wet areas with poor soils. Yellow-brown catkins are carried in late winter and early spring, followed by oval, dark green leaves.
Thrives best in a sunny aspect with moist soil.
80/100
Tree
0.40
BETULA PEND
(Birch tree)
A medium sized white stemmed tree, thrives in dryish soils. Has rough warty shoots and diamond-shaped leaves 10m+. 80/100
Tree
0.50
CARPINUS BETULUS
(Hombeam)
Deciduous, erect tree with a very distinctive flame4ike outline that becomes more open with age. Oval, prominently veined, dark green leaves that turn yellow and orange in autumn. Requires frill sun and well drained soil. 30/40
Hedge
0.38
80/100
Tree
0.64
CORNUS SANGUINEA
(Dogwood)
Native hedgerow 2.5 x 2.5m. Greenish red flushed stems, rich purple foliage. Good winter colours. Will tolerate wet conditions. 30/40
Hedge
0.28
CORYLLUS AVELLANA
(Hazel)
A large shrub or small many-stemmed tree, impressive when drapped with its long yellow lamb's tails in February. Useful as a tall screening shrub. Leaves yellow in autumn. 30/40
Hedge
0.28
CRAT. MONO
(Hawthorn)
A familiar native, extensively planted as a hedge. White, strongly scented flowers in May followed by red fruits - 'haws' in autumn. 30/40
Hedge
0.28
EUONY.EUROP
(Spindle)
30/40
Hedge
0.32
FAGUS SYLVATICA
(Beech)
Deciduous, spreading tree with oval, waxy margined green leaves, turning copper in the autumn. Thrives best in full sun, with well drained soil. 30/40
Hedge
0.36
40/60
Tree
0.40
FRAX.EXCELSIOR
(Ash)
Fast growing, open branched, oval headed tree 10m+. Pinnate leaves green all summer. 80/100
Tree
0.54
LIGUSTRUM
(Wild Privet)
Splendid for hedges will reach 6ft +, if untrimmed.
(Harmful if eaten)
30/40
Hedge
0.30
MALUS SYL
(Crab Apple)
80/100
Tree
0.54
POP.ROBUSTA
(Poplar 'Robusta')
80/100
Tree
0.40
POP.ALBA
(White Poplar)
80/100
Tree
0.40
POP.NIGRA
(Black Poplar)
80/100
Tree
0.60
POP. TREMULA
(Aspen)
80/100
Tree
0.60
PRUNUS AV
(Wild Cherry)
80/100
Tree
0.46
PRUNUS SPINOSA
(Blackthorn)
Deciduous, dense, spiny shrub for hedging. Bright red, young leaves become deep reddish purple. 30/40
Hedge
0.28
RHAMNUS CATHARTICUA
(Purging Buckthorn)
Large native shrub, spiny branches, shining black fruits in autumn.
(Harmful if eaten)
30/40
Hedge
0.34
ROSA CANINA
(Dog Rose)
Medium to large size with strong prickly stems. White or pink scented flowers followed by bright red egg-shaped fruits. 30/40
Hedge
0.30
SALIX ALBA
(White Willow)
80/100
Tree
0.32
SALIX CAP
(Goat Willow)
40/60
Tree
0.34
SALIX CIN
(Grey Willow)
40/60
Tree
0.32
SALIX VIM
(Osier Willow)
40/60
Tree
0.32
SORBUS ARIA 
(Whitebeam)
80/100
Tree
0.60
SORBUS AUC
(Rowan)
80/100
Tree
0.40
TAXUS BACCATA
(Yew)
Forms a dense hedge of dark green foliage. Grows to 6ft in 10 years. Requires good drainage. Poisonous fruits. (CAUTION toxic if eaten) 40/60
Hedge/Tree
2.00
TILIA CORD
(Lime)
80/100
Tree
0.52
VIB.LANTANA 
(Wayfarer)
30/40
Hedge
0.62
VIB.OPULUS
(Guelder Rose)
30/40
Hedge
0.34
ILEX AQUIF 
(Holly)
40/60 2L
Hedge/Tree
2.75
PINUS NIGRA
(Corsican Pine)
40/60 2L 2.75
PINUS SYL
(Scots Pine)
40/60 2L 2.75
QUERCUS ILEX 
(Holm Oak)
40/60 2L 8.00
TAXUS BACCATA 
(Yew)
40/60 2L 3.75

Prices subject to availability and market forces
Note: If the trees you require are not on this list please enquire, we may be able to supply them.
Large orders over 250.00 may be subject to a discount of up to 10%. Fruit and Nuts are Zero rated for VAT purposes.
 

 

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