Taxus baccata

Hedging and topiary is always available. Topiary is mostly blobs plus some cones – all sizes. Yew grows in light shade or sun but needs reasonably good drainage. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

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Taxus cuspidata var. intermedia ‘Niwaki’

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.

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Niwaki

NIWAKI The literal translation of the Japanese expression ‘Niwaki’ is ‘garden tree’ – being distinct from ‘Bonsai’ meaning ‘potted tree’. Niwaki are the bigger, easy ones that go in the ground. Bonsai are the little, difficult ones that stay in pots. We only do Niwaki. One thing they have in common is the Japanese obsession…

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The White Glossary

‘The White Glossary’ For the curious and hungry-for-knowledge, the glossary is stuffed with things you need to know to become a gardener. We make a point to weave, thread and insinuate horticultural, meteorological, botanical, geological and evolutionary knowledge through everything we say, write and do. For us this is as much an essential professional horticultural…

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Planting By Us

GETTING IT DONE – SERIOUS GARDENING Having worked alongside the designers and gained an understanding of your vision, our experienced, strong and capable team will begin the planting. They are masters of precision and care. Everything may have been preordained in a scale plan or there may be a degree of ‘composing on site’ but however the work…

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Sequoia sempervirens

Proper tree this. Can reach 40ft in 30 years and then go on and on and on. Conical, coniferous and ultra-reliable but best grown in groves which it loves. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

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Ilex crenata ‘Niwaki’

Japanese Holly clipped into Niwaki (‘Garden Tree’ as opposed to Bonsai meaning ‘Pot Plant’) and grown in Japan. Often grown in containers but best in the ground. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

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Hardiness level Green

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