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Western red cedar
This tree is becoming more and more popular when it comes to coniferous hedges. Thuja plicata atrovirens is a relatively quick growing, easy to prune and shape tree. Its good level of disease resistance coupled with its dark green foliage makes this a good solid choice for a hedge. With high quality resinous timber, it produc...
A good looking tree mainly for planting in a medium to larger garden. Despite its common name, it is not a true Fir tree, hence the word Pseudo in its name. The cones and maturing seeds have been said to resemble the back legs and tail of mice who were said to hide in the cones during forest fires. A particular 150 year old specimen...
An excellent, tough growing evergreen conifer, Pinus nigra var. austriaca has dark green foliage forming a dense crown. The Austrian Pine has a greyish-brown to dark brown bark. This medium to large sized hardy conifer is perfect for many situations: it can be utilized in troublesome soils, windy coastal sites, or even as a magnifi...
This is a widely planted forestry tree, native to Eastern U.S. Fast growing and tolerates difficult conditions. Everyone knows this tree as the dominant forestry tree in Ireland, but it can also be planted as a specimen in a larger garden. With its dark green foliage which will touch the ground, it provides a perfect backdrop to enh...
Said to be the most widely distributed of all Spruces. Picea abies is found growing wild from the European Alps to the east far beyond the Ural mountains and as far north as Scandanavia. A tall and slim conifer boasting stunning upright red-pink seed cones in late spring turning to an attractive drooping light green tinted with red...
A beautiful deciduous conifer also known as Swiss Larch. Commonly planted as a forestry tree for its exceptionally high quality timber, growing quite quickly. It is a hybrid between L. kaempferi and L. siberica. Originates from Switzerland.
Site: Inland exposedSoil: Well drained, will tolerate acid to alkalinePosition: Full sunSeaso...
A beautiful deciduous conifer, boasting great Autumn colour. Commonly planted as a forestry tree for its exceptionally high quality timber, used to clad the outsides of cabins, sheds, and even homes throughout the world. In fact, we used quite a lot of local Larch for the shed at our own nursery!
Site: Inland exposedSoil: Well drain...
A magnificent tree worthy of its common name. Abies procera yields attractive blue foliage which stands out all year round. In Spring, it boasts stunning pink-red pollen cones, and in Autumn it bears gorgeous mid-sized cones which slowly break apart as the seed ripens.
Growing as a Christmas tree:
A good choice for a living Christmas ...
A medium to large sized deciduous conifer, Taxodium mucronatum is related to the Swamp Cypress. This Mexican Cypress will, in very mild areas, retain some foliage through the winter. The leaves are made up of soft green needles and are held in drooping branches giving the tree elegance. The mature tree can develop huge buttress...
A tall, narrow evergreen conifer of great ornamental value, Abies nordmanniana - also known as Caucasian Fir - has graceful sweeping branches, which yield very attractive 15-20 cm long cones. As a tall growing tree, the Nordmann fir needs a relatively large garden, however this tree is also one of our best and popular varieties for ...
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