Japanese MaplesBeautiful trees of various sizes and colours.Click here for purple-leafed varieties.Click here for green-leafed varieties.Click here for variegated varieties.
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
One of the best shade trees available. The green, maple-shaped leaves turn a stunning red in autumn. Grows to at least 8 metres.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
A small to medium, oval-shaped tree growing to approx 5.5M high by 5M wide. Masses of pink pom-pom like flowers are borne in summer. The flowers have a delicate perfume.
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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A broad tree that will tolerate damp conditions. The green leaves turn a rich scarlet in autumn.
"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.
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.