Plants

Genista aetnensis* - (Mount Etna Broom)

Genista aetnensis* - (Mount Etna Broom)

One of the most distinctive small trees that can be grown in Britain. Elegant and easy, masses of yellow flowers in July. 15ft after 10 years. Can reach 25ft. 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, Exposed, Mediterranean, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Trees - Small Green
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Griselinia littoralis*

Griselinia littoralis*

Familiar seaside hedge with its apple green evergreen leaves. Can be grown into a shapely little tree. One of the most salt resistant plants. To 15ft in 15 years. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS AN AMBER TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy in the Home Counties if sensibly sited (avoiding severe frost pockets, for example). Many Amber Labelled Plants are from cuttings from well-established plants that have survived many harsh winters in the South-East.

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, Exposed, Seaside, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Trees - Small Amber
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Ilex aquifolium variegata* - (Variegated Holly)

Ilex aquifolium variegata* - (Variegated Holly)

This holly has dark green, moderately broad, oval leaves, regularly spined and neatly margined with creamy white. It is a female holly and very free fruiting. 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, Pots, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki, Trees - Small Green
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Ilex aquifolium* - (Holly)

Ilex aquifolium* - (Holly)

We have a shifting population of green and variegated holly topiary, mop-heads, cones and blobs. All quite tolerant of being containerised. 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.

Exposed, Pots, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki, Trees - Small Green
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Ilex perado*

Ilex perado*

Exotic Holly tree from the Canaries with big glossy evergreen leaves and an amazing ability to grow in a pot. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS AN AMBER TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy in the Home Counties if sensibly sited (avoiding severe frost pockets, for example). Many Amber Labelled Plants are from cuttings from well-established plants that have survived many harsh winters in the South-East.

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.

Exotics, Pots, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Trees - Small Amber
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Laurus nobilis 'Angustifolia'* - (Narrow Leafed  Bay)

Laurus nobilis 'Angustifolia'* - (Narrow Leafed Bay)

Another one of our stalwarts. To 30ft in 30 years but clip it - such a beautiful texture. Just as good for seasoning your pappardelle con funghi as any other Bay. Please contact us for other stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS AN AMBER TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy in the Home Counties if sensibly sited (avoiding severe frost pockets, for example). Many Amber Labelled Plants are from cuttings from well-established plants that have survived many harsh winters in the South-East.

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, Edible, Exposed, Hedges, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki, Trees - Small Amber
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Ligustrum japonica Texanum* - (Waxleaf Privet)

Ligustrum japonica Texanum* - (Waxleaf Privet)

Tough, waxy leafed evergreen that we sell as Standard and Half Standard lollipops. Masses of frothy white flowers in summer which are absent if you keep clipping. 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, Exposed, Hedges, Pots, Screening Plants, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki, Trees - Small Green
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Ligustrum lucidum 'Excelsum Superbum'* - (Chinese Glossy Privet)

Ligustrum lucidum 'Excelsum Superbum'* - (Chinese Glossy Privet)

Noted for its beautiful rounded shape - like a piece of giant topiary. It needs plenty of space and light. Could reach 25ft tall and 20ft wide after 15 years. 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, Screening Plants, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki, Trees - Small Green
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Lithocarpus edulis* - (Japanese Oak)

Lithocarpus edulis* - (Japanese Oak)

Large and glossy leafed, evergreen and exotic. Slow growing and excellent in dark and difficult spots. A rare Japanese evergreen Oak. Robust. To 15ft after 20 years. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS AN AMBER TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy in the Home Counties if sensibly sited (avoiding severe frost pockets, for example). Many Amber Labelled Plants are from cuttings from well-established plants that have survived many harsh winters in the South-East.

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, Edible, Exotics, Japanese, Pots, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Topiary & Niwaki, Trees - Small Amber
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Lomatia ferruginea*

Lomatia ferruginea*

A beautiful member of the exotic Protea family. Large, evergreen, ferny leaves. Essential if you have poor acid soil and a fairly open site. 10ft after 8 years. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS AN AMBER TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy in the Home Counties if sensibly sited (avoiding severe frost pockets, for example). Many Amber Labelled Plants are from cuttings from well-established plants that have survived many harsh winters in the South-East.

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.

Exotics, Flowers, Pots, Shade, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - NOT good on chalk, Space & Light, Trees - Small Amber
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