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Deciduous Trees
Acer palmatum (Trees)
Acer palmatum (Trees)

Japanese Maples
Beautiful trees of various sizes and colours.

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Acer buergerianum
Acer buergerianum
"Trident Maple"
A bushy tree capable of growing 6M. The three-lobed leaves turn a brilliant mix of reds and yellows in autumn. A favourite with bonsai enthusiasts.

Acer griseum
Acer griseum
"Paper Bark Maple"
As the plant ages, the flaking bark peels off to reveal a shiny copper coloured trunk. The dark green leaves turn brilliant scarlet in autumn. An upright tree to approx 8M. 

Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred' Autumn Blaze
Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred' Autumn Blaze

A shapely tree growing to more than 8M in height. Features the typical Canadian Leaf, green in spring and summer and deep red in autumn


Acer rubrum 'Fairview Flame' pbr
Acer rubrum 'Fairview Flame' pbr

One of the best shade trees available. The green, maple-shaped leaves turn a stunning red in autumn. Grows to at least 8 metres.


Acer rubrum 'October Glory'
Acer rubrum 'October Glory'

A tall, fast growing tree to more than 8 metres. The green leaves to to a brilliant scarlet in autumn.  Makes an excellent shade tree.


Acer rubescens 'Stardust'
Acer rubescens 'Stardust'
Acer rubescens 'Stardust'
The new foliage is spotted pink and white, maturing to light green with pink and white spots. Excellent autumn colours of crimson and orange. The young twigs are bright red and later become pink and white striped. A very rare and beautiful maple growing to at least 6M.
Acer rubescens 'Summer Surprise'
Acer rubescens 'Summer Surprise'
A very rare and beautiful maple growing to at least 6M. The new foliage is heavily mottled pink and white, maturing to deep green with pink and white freckles. Excellent autumn colours of crimson and orange. Green and white striped trunk, red young twigs.
Aesculus x carnea
Aesculus x carnea

"Red Horse Chestnut"
A beautiful tree for a large lawn area. In spring, masses of rose-pink flowers, standing like candles. Large dark green palmate leaves.

 


Betula jacquemontii
Betula jacquemontii
"White Himalayan Birch"
A beautiful Birch with a smooth, pure white trunk. Good golden autumn colours. Grows to at least 10m.

Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata'
Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata'

"EUROPEAN HORNBEAM"
An oval shaped, deciduous tree growing to approx 9M x 5M. Used extensively in Europe for hedging of pleaching (hedge on a stick). Attractive small green leaves with a serrated edge.


Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy

A popular tree, suitable for small suburban gardens. Produces pink flowers in bare branches in spring, followed by deep purple leaves. Beautiful autumn tones of reds, oranges and purple. Grows to approx 5M.


Cercis siliquastrum
Cercis siliquastrum

"JUDAS TREE"
A small, spreading tree producing masses of rosy-lilac flowers on bare stem in spring. May have attractive hanging seed pods in summer. In cultivation a height of 5 metres or so can be expected.


Cercis canadensis 'Roethgold' 'Chain of Hearts'
Cercis canadensis 'Roethgold' 'Chain of Hearts'

A small tree with golden-yellow to light green, heart-shaped leaves appearing after the flowers. In spring the tree is covered with clusters of mauve flowers on bare branches.  Alternates beautifully with 'Forest Pansy'. Grows to approx 4M


Cercis canadensis var. texensis 'Oklahoma'
Cercis canadensis var. texensis 'Oklahoma'

A beautiful small tree growing to approx 5M. Spectacular display of purple flowers before the leaves appear. The vibrant green leaves turn yellow to orange in autumn. One of the best "Redbuds" for warmer areas.


Cedrela sinensis
Cedrela sinensis
"Chinese Cedar"
A spectacular tree in spring when the new foliage is pale pink. The foliage slowly turns cream then deep green. An upright, narrow habit growing to approx 8M.

Cornus
Cornus
"Dogwoods"
Beautiful flowering trees and shrubs.
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Fagus sylvatica
Fagus sylvatica
"English Beech"
Magnificent trees and shrubs for cooler climate.
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Lagerstroemia
Lagerstroemia

The "Crepe Myrtles" are very useful plants with attractive features throughout the year. In summer, masses of flowers are produced in colours of white, pink, mauve, red and purple. The flowers look like crepe paper. Attractive multi-coloured autumn foliage. The unique exfoliating bark is a distinctive winter feature. As they are best in hot positions, they can be used as a substitute for the lovely Japanese Maples.

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Laburnum vossii
Laburnum vossii
"Golden Chain Tree"
A beautiful tree producing long racemes of bright yellow flowers in spring with the fresh green foliage. Grows to approx 5M.

Liriodendron tulipifera
Liriodendron tulipifera
"Tulip Tree"
A majestic tree with large green leaves that turn butter-yellow in autumn. Unusual tulip-shaped flowers that are yellow-green banded with orange base. Grows more than 10M.

Liriodendron tulipifera 'Aureomarginatum'
Liriodendron tulipifera 'Aureomarginatum'
"Variegated Tulip Tree"
A majestic tree with large green leaves, yellowish on the edges. Butter-yellow in autumn. Unusual tulip-shaped flowers that are yellow-green banded with orange base. Grows more than 10M.

Liriodendron tulipifera 'Fastigiatum'
Liriodendron tulipifera 'Fastigiatum'
"Upright Tulip Tree"
A tall, narrow tree with large green leaves that turn orange in autumn. Unusual tulip-shaped flowers that are yellow-green banded with orange base. Grows more than 10M x 2-3M.

Magnolia
Magnolia
Beautiful flowering trees and shrubs. A magnificent sight in late winter and early spring when masses of flowers appear on bare branches.
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Nyssa sylvatica
Nyssa sylvatica

"Tupelo"
A beautiful tree, especially in autumn when the colours are a stunning blend of reds and oranges. Capable of growing more than 8M. Tolerates damp-wet soils.


Parrotia persica
Parrotia persica

"IRON BARK TREE"
A small tree of spreading habit. Beautiful flaking bark on older trees. The green leaves turn a brilliant crimson and gold colour in autumn. Yellowish flowers with red stamens appear in small clusters in spring. One of the best autumn trees.


Pistacia chinensis
Pistacia chinensis
"Chinese Pistacia"
A very useful small tree growing to approx 5M. The attractive dark green foliage turns a brilliant red in autumn. Often used as a street tree.

Pyrus calleryana 'Capital'
Pyrus calleryana 'Capital'

"ORNAMENTAL PEAR"
A slender, columnar tree growing to approx 11M x 3M in 20 years. Masses of single white flowers in spring before the glossy green leaves develop. The autumn colours are a reddish-orange and purple. A very hardy tree.