Plants

Sciadopitys verticulata - (Japanese Umbrella Tree)

Sciadopitys verticulata - (Japanese Umbrella Tree)

A distinctive Japanese conifer that we only occasionally have in stock. It's greatest value is when clipped into balls, blobs and mushrooms - a unique texture is created. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Japanese, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Trees - Small Green
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Semiarundinaria fastuosa - (El Gordo)

Semiarundinaria fastuosa - (El Gordo)

Tremendously erect canes all standing at attention with their rounded little heads and short branches. Can get to 30ft and yet this bamboo hardly strays. So little used.Why? Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Bamboos, Japanese, Screening Plants, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light Green
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Skimmia 'Fragrans'

Skimmia 'Fragrans'

Red flower buds over winter opening to sweetly scented white flowers March to May. Evergreen glossy leaves. Height and spread 3ft max. Male. Happy in shade not good on chalk. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Flowers, House Plants, Japanese, Pots, Shade, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained Green
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Skimmia x confusa 'Kew Green'

Skimmia x confusa 'Kew Green'

The male form of the plant. Slow growing to a neat mound - 4ft wide by 10ft tall. Sweetly scented white flowers from March to May. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Flowers, Japanese, Pots, Shade, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained Green
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Taxus cuspidata 'Niwaki'

Taxus cuspidata 'Niwaki'

Japanese Yew created as a Niwaki in Japan. Hardy, easy, beautiful and a bit pricey.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Japanese, Niwaki, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki Green
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Taxus cuspidata var. intermedia* - (Japanese Yew)

Taxus cuspidata var. intermedia* - (Japanese Yew)

Grown in Japan where - obviously - they use native Japanese yew which is almost indistinguishable from our own. We find these plants take to our climate particularly well. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Coastal, Japanese, Screening Plants, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki Green
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Trachycarpus fortunei*- (Chusan Palm)

Trachycarpus fortunei*- (Chusan Palm)

The corner stone of all exotic gardens in Britain. Tough as old boots, grows to 20ft after 30 years. We usually remove the hair on the trunk (if you were wondering) Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Conservatories, Exotics, House Plants, Japanese, Mediterranean, Palms, Pots, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light, Trees - Small Green
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Trachycarpus wagnerianus*

Trachycarpus wagnerianus*

Highly desirable - like a neater T. fortunei and the leaves are so stiff you really can grow them in windy gardens. Slow growing and rare but incredibly reliable. Please contact us for other stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Coastal, Conservatories, Exotics, House Plants, Japanese, Mediterranean, Palms, Pots, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light, Trees - Small Green
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Trochodendron aralioides* - (The Cartwheel Tree)

Trochodendron aralioides* - (The Cartwheel Tree)

Primitive, weird and unique from its evergreen Schefflera-like leaves to its vivid green flowers. Very frost hardy, slow growing to 20ft. Please contact us for other stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Conservatories, Exotics, Flowers, House Plants, Japanese, Pots, Shade, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Trees - Small Green
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Wisteria floribunda*

Wisteria floribunda*

A vigorous deciduous climber with pinnate leaves and, in early summer, fragrant, pea-like, violet-blue, pink or white flowers in racemes to 1ft or longer. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Climbers, Conservatories, Flowers, Japanese, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Trees - Small Green
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