Tree & Shrub Seeds

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  1. 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

    $3.51

  2. 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

    $2.83

  3. 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

    $3.26

  4. 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

    $2.52

  5. SPIRAEA '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

    $3.63

  6. STAPHYLEA PINNATA

    This delightful plant with its clusters of fragrant, bell-shaped white blossoms is one of the first flowers you may notice in spring. The large bladder like fruiting structures of this medium sized shrub are just irresistible for children to pop, each one containing one or more sizeable chestnut brown seeds that are larger than an edible pea. Few people realise that in fact these are edible nuts that taste like pistachios. Although a native European species this plant is a very rare sight in Europe today. ... Learn More

    $4.24

  7. 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

    $3.01

  8. SYRINGA WOLFII

    One of the most very beautiful of all of the twenty species of lilac, this variety bears arching panicles of scented, lilac-mauve flowers in early to mid summer which are particularly large, broad, multi-stemmed and very strongly fragrant. These are exceptional as they can also vary from white to various shades of violet and purple-red, with even bi-coloured shrubs occuring. The individual flowers are horn-shaped, with four petals, each one attractively pointed. It blooms about two week after the common lilac (S. vulgaris), two species coming from Europe, the remainder mainly from eastern Asia where it grows naturally in Manchuria, Korea and the Russian Far East in the rocky mountain shrub layer, often in forests and river valleys. Despite its beauty, it has remained largely unknown in the West, but we have procured some valuable fresh seeds. ... Learn More

    $4.37

  9. 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

    $2.71

  10. TAXUS BACCATA FASTIGIATA

    This well-known evergreen tree bears masses of attractive red berries in summer. (Edible fruit but poisonous seed!) Seeds collected from the compact, columnar, fastigiate form of the longest growing of all of our native trees (even oak!) and plants may vary in stature. ... Learn More

    $3.38

  11. 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

    $3.51

  12. THEVETIA PERUVIANA

    This lovely shrub or small tree has glossy dark green leaves, and fragrant saffron-yellow to orange or peach coloured flowers. The long funnel-shaped flowers are in terminal clusters and produce deep red fruits which form black seed pods and are not edible. It makes an ideal container plant for a sunny deck or patio. In USA Zones 8-10, these plants are used in a variety of landscape applications including hedges, screens, foundation plantings and borders. Native to the West Indies, southern Mexico and Belize, the generic name of this tropical evergreen shrub honours the 16th century French Franciscan monk Andre Thevet, who accompanied a French expedition to Brazil in the 1550s. ... Learn More

    $3.57

  13. 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

    $3.51

  14. 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

    $3.01

  15. 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

    $3.14

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