Tree & Shrub Seeds

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  1. SWEET CHESTNUT

    Shiny brown nuts ripen in prickly fruits whose thick casing has long, sharp, needle-like spikes (burrs), and usually two to four nuts per casing. Unlike most nuts, chestnuts have a high starch and water content but are low in protein and fat, and roasted are a popular and tasty traditional Christmas treat in Europe. The trunk of the tree is often very wide for its height, and is also recognisable by its deeply grooved bark. Its hardy nature means it still flourishes across large areas of central and western Europe but especially Great Britain where ancient specimens can be found. ... Learn More

    $3.39

  2. SYMPHORICARPOS ALBUS

    During early summer, the clusters of green-white to pink flowers start to bloom amongst the attractive blue-green leaves, followed by clusters of white, conspicuous, round fruits, 1-2cm in diameter, which persist into the autumn. This bushy, rounded shrub can make a fast-growing, multi-stemmed deciduous hedge which spreads by suckers underground. It is an important winter food source for quail, pheasant, and grouse, but is considered poisonous to humans, as the berries contain the isoquinoline alkaloid chelidonine, as well as other alkaloids and should not be eaten. Ingesting the berries causes mild symptoms of vomiting, dizziness, and slight sedation in children. ... Learn More

    $3.14

  3. TAMARINDUS INDICA

    Tamarind trees are very versatile and can be grown in tropical and sub-tropical parts of the world. The pod-like fruit contain pulp which is used in cuisines all over the world often in desserts, as a jam, blended into juices, sorbets, ice creams and other snacks. In the West it is famously an integral part of the world-famous Worcester Sauce. The timber is use in woodworking and oil can extracted from its seeds. ... Learn More

    $2.82

  4. TECOMA STANS

    Above sharply-toothed, lance-shaped green leaves open large, showy, bright golden yellow trumpet-shaped flowers which attract bees, butterflies, and in warmer climes hummingbirds. It produces attractive pods containing yellow seeds with papery wings and is extremely drought-tolerant, growing well in warm climates.Found native in South America around the tropics. It rarely grows very large and blooms all the year round. ... Learn More

    $3.65

  5. THUJA OCCIDENTALIS COMPACTA

    This grand, evergreen, pyramidal-shaped coniferous tree has bluish green foliage whose tips turn an attractive plum purple in the winter months. It is very widely used as an ornamental tree, both in its homeland, where it is associated with long life and vitality, and widely elsewhere in temperate climates. The wood is used in Buddhist temples, both for construction work, and for incense burning. It is native to the northeast of the United States and the southeast of Canada and the species was first described by Carolus Linnaeus in 1753, ... Learn More

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  6. TRACHYCARPUS FORTUNEI

    "Chusan Palm". Probably the only palm which is hardy in the UK. Best grown in a sheltered spot to preserve the beauty of the impressive fan-shaped leaves. ... Learn More

    $3.14

  7. VESTIA LYCIOIDES

    A plant to puzzle and impress your friends. This handsome Chilean plant has long tubular greeny-yellow flowers throughout spring and summer followed by yellow berries. It makes a solid shrub decorated with small, evergreen, glossy, dark green, rather musty-smelling leaves. ... Learn More

    $3.26

  8. WEIGELA FLORIDA

    This popular shrub bears clusters of bright pink, funnel-shaped flowers in spring and is the perfect specimen for a large shrubbery or even for growing in a lawn. ... Learn More

    $3.01

  9. WEIGELA FLORIDA VERSICOLOR

    A truly outstanding deciduous shrub bearing showy funnel-shaped flowers. But this form is special! The buds open to give white flowers which age to pink and finally to red. The whole effect is quite stunning with flowers of all colours on the same plant! ... Learn More

    $3.39

  10. WEIGELA 'SNOWFLAKE'

    An unusual white form of the popular garden shrub originally discovered in Korea and China in the mid-19th century. ... Learn More

    $3.65

  11. Yucca elata
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    YUCCA ELATA

    Showy flower spikes, reaching up to 15 feet tall, produce masses of waxy white flowers in the late spring which open on several branches. Long flexible leaves with white margins and fuzzy white fibres make attractive spherical heads. Doing best in full sun and well-drained soil, and hardy down to -10º F, this is a great choice for colder locations. In the wild it ranges from southeast Arizona through New Mexico and into west Texas, and south into Mexico. ... Learn More

    $3.71

  12. ZANTHOXYLUM SIMULANS

    A curious and attractive shrub in the rue family. Sprays of greeny-yellow flowers in spring later produce bright red berries amidst shiny aromatic leaves. Enormous thorns are produced on the old wood. ... Learn More

    $2.62

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