Tree & Shrub Seeds

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  1. SESBANIA GRANDIFLORA ALBA

    This fast-growing tropical tree bears attractive sprays of the unusual, pure white, parrot-bill flowers (usually red). Later appear the huge seed pods, resembling flat, long, thin green beans. The tree thrives under full exposure to sunshine and although best grown in hot countries will do well in a large pot in good light indoors. Indigenous from Malaysia to North Australia, it is cultivated in many parts of India where it has a large number of traditional uses. ... Learn More

    $3.84

  2. SESBANIA GRANDIFLORA PINK

    This is the rarely-offered pale pink form of this most ornamental shrub bearing clusters of attractive flowers held above evergreen compound leaves. It grows well in almost any position but is especially suitable for wet or moist areas in warmer climates. In winter, long seed pods with a distinctive rattle appear, hence one of its common names. ... Learn More

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  3. SESBANIA PUNICEA

    "Spanish Gold" or "Rattlebox" is a most ornamental shrub bearing clusters of attractive bright red flowers held above evergreen compound leaves. It grows well in almost any position but is especially suitable for wet or moist areas in warmer climates. In winter long seed pods with a distinctive rattle appear, hence one of its common names. ... Learn More

    $3.70

  4. SIDA CORDIFOLIA

    This lovely Indian native is covered with soft white felt-like hair, the stems being yellow-green, hairy, long, and slender with heart-shaped leaves and flowers which are dark yellow, sometimes with a darker orange centre. It has been used as a medicinal plant since prehistoric times due to its high ephedrine content in the seeds, and it also possesses psychostimulant properties, affecting the central nervous system and also the heart. Additionally it has been used as a stimulant, an appetite suppressant and a decongestant, and in traditional ceremonies is regularly used as an ingredient in legal highs designed to mimic the effects of ecstasy. Please note, we do not recommend any of the above. ... Learn More

    $3.77

  5. SKIMMIA JAPONICA

    Attractive, evergreen, dome-shaped mounds display clusters of fragrant yellowish-white flowers followed by bright red fruit when pollinated. These shrubs are perfect for low hedging or specimen plants, and are especially good in containers. This really is an excellent shade-loving evergreen shrub, and is quite unusual in that the plants are either male or female, the female forms being the best (of course!) as they are the ones with attractive sprays of dazzling red berries which are an added plus. ... Learn More

    $3.44

  6. SOPHORA FULVIDA

    Golden flowers open in Spring on this lovely tree which is almost considered New Zealand's national flower. The attractive sprays of leaves, with tiny leaflets, are crowded and often overlapping making this one of the most desirable ornamental trees you can grow. ... Learn More

    $4.16

  7. SOPHORA GODLEYI

    A profusion of bright yellow-gold to greenish pea-like flowers open amidst weeping fern like foliage over an extended period in late winter and early spring on this popular ornamental tree. With a pronounced weeping habit it is extremely popular in parks and gardens in New Zealand where it is actually a native tree. It is especially good for coastal areas where it is very drought and cold tolerant, this selected form coming from the Godley Island. Although it prefers rich moist soil, it will grow in most conditions. ... Learn More

    $3.70

  8. SOPHORA MICROPHYLLA

    This impressive, very choice and early flowering shrub is native to both Chile and New Zealand and produces large, bright yellow flowers which are borne in abundance over a long period from late winter to spring. These are followed by long slender pods, resembling a string of four-winged beads. Leaves are glossy and dark green, smaller than those of Sophora japonica. ... Learn More

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  9. SOPHORA MICROPHYLLA LONGICARINATA

    Chains of sizeable, brilliant yellow pea-like flowers are displayed amongst the bright-green deeply incised foliage common to many members of the pea family. With smaller leaves and flowers than its sister Sophora tetraptera, this New Zealand native will do best against a south facing wall in damp but well drained soil. This unusual plant displays bushy grown when young, becoming more tree-like with age. Few seeds collected. ... Learn More

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  10. SOPHORA TETRAPTERA

    Growing to an impressive 10m in height in its native New Zealand, this sun-loving tree displays drooping clusters of large brilliant yellow pea-like flowers and the deeply incised foliage common to many plants of the pea family. It will do best supported against a sunny wall where the concentrated heat will encourage flowering. At home it grows wild along river margins and so will probably appreciate keeping its toes wet, or at least very regular watering during dry spells. Few seeds collected. ... Learn More

    $3.70

  11. SORBARIA TOMENTOSA

    Native to the Himalayas, this large, spreading shrub bears splendid plumes of creamy-white fragrant flowers in early summer. Sometimes called false or tree spiraea, this is a close relative of the more familiar garden spiraeas. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it their prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM). ... Learn More

    $3.70

  12. SORBUS AUCUPARIA "ROWAN"

    This well-loved tree produces clusters of white flowers in spring followed by bright, long-lasting, orange-red berries in the autumn that are loved by birds. The leaves go through dramatic colour changes in the autumn, turning yellow, then finally deep crimson before they fall off. The mountain ash is actually not an ash but a member of the rose family. The name "rowan" is derived from the Old Norse name for the tree, raun. It has numerous English folk names, including: Mountain ash, Quickbane, Quickbeam, Quickentree, Quickenbeam, Ran tree, Roan tree, Roden-quicken, Roden-quicken-royan, Round wood, Round tree, Royne tree, Rune tree, Sorb apple, Thor's helper, Whispering tree, Whitty, Wicken-tree, Wiggin, Wiggy, Wiky, Witch wood, Witchbane, Witchen. I bet you can't say all those in one breath! ... Learn More

    $2.99

  13. SORBUS CASHMIRIANA

    The "Kashmir Rowan" displays clusters of soft pink flowers in spring, followed in midsummer by heavy bunches of attractive pure white fruits which persist right into the winter, even after the leaves have fallen. in autumn the leaves on the entire tree turns glorious shades of red and purple! ... Learn More

    $3.44

  14. SPARTIUM JUNCEUM

    Fragrant golden 'pea' flowers smother this lovely shrub, which is native to the Mediterranean region in southern Europe, south west Asia and north west Africa, where it is found in sunny sites, usually on dry, sandy soils. With branches almost devoid of leaves, it is the sole species in the genus Spartium, but is closely related to the other brooms in the genera Cytisus and Genista. It will do well in any hot, dryish spot in the sun. ... Learn More

    $2.66

  15. SPIREA 'GARNET 'N' GOLD'

    This compact flowering shrub grows into a neat slowly expanding ball of golden foliage with masses of dainty, pale or deep pink flowers in June and July. It often reblooms sporadically for the rest of the season. It is extremely hardy and also heat, cold and drought resistant once established. We are offering what is probably the first ever seed that will produce at least 50% golden-leaved forms. Flowers will range from pale pink to deepest rose, and foliage from lemon-yellow to deep burnished gold. Grow several and select the best colour forms when they flower! ... Learn More

    $3.84

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