Tree & Shrub Seeds

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    This large ornamental, evergreen tree, revered in its native Japan where it is the National Tree, was introduced to Britain in 1861, and has attractive red-brown, slightly-peeling, fibrous brown bark and dense foliage consisting of short awl-shaped leaves which are arranged spirally around the branchlets, the pale yellow flowers producing conical cones. Unusually for a conifer, it is able to be coppiced, or cut down to near the ground and is still able to grow new shoots. Superficially it is quite similar to Giant Sequoia and is a deserved RHS AGM Winner ... Learn More



    This attractive evergreen conifer is found on limestone terrain in the western Himalaya from 300–2,800 metres (980–9,200 ft) although in cultivation it will adapt to most soils. Cones appear in February-March, and incense is derived from the sap and bark. The wood, which is hard and very durable is used for general construction. Trees are slow growing in most of Britain, though growth is usually much faster in S.W. England and S. Ireland ... Learn More



    Seeds collected from the finest and very narrowest of trees growing in our gardens. This tree is 30 feet tall and 3 feet wide and produces impressive, knobbly pine cones every autumn. These trees were originally grown, in 1986, from wild collected Crete seed. ... Learn More



    This ancient English fruit has vibrant dark blue skin and a strong flavour, and is not sweet until it is entirely ripe. Very similar to plums, it is very juicy, but its moment of glory comes when it is cooked, the heat drawing the juice out of the dusky skins and with it the most extraordinary depth of flavour. They are superb for making jam or jelly and are amongst the heaviest cropping trees in existence, the groaning branches often breaking under the weight of fruit in the autumn. ... Learn More



    This rare and delightful deciduous dwarf shrub from China bears sweetly-perfumed, ivory-white flowers in spring, which give way to bright red ornamental berries in late summer and autumn. These plants are quite slow-growing and very long-lived but are well worth the wait. Few seeds collected. ... Learn More



    This lovely plant is one of the easiest, hardiest and most widely available daphnes. It forms a rounded bush up to a metre high and the narrow, evergreen leaves frame the clusters of 10 or more pink buds. These extremely fragrant flowers open to blush-white in April, May and June, and although 'Somerset' looks delicate and dainty, it is actually one of the toughest daphnes of all. ... Learn More



    This popular plant is a mid-sized deciduous upright shrub bearing extremely fragrant clusters of purple-pink flowers in late winter to early spring, followed by atractive red berries in summer and autumn. ... Learn More



    This seldom seen albino form has exceedingly fragrant crystalline white flowers in spring which produce attractive yellow berries later. A slow-growing long-lived shrub. ... Learn More



    Daphne pontica is a small, rounded evergreen shrub with glossy leaves and abundant clusters of tubular, 4-lobed, strongly-scented yellow-green flowers at the branch tips. In autumn clusters of black berries form. ... Learn More



    A rare hardy evergreen shrub bearing clusters of very fragrant, white flushed, purple-pink flowers from mid spring to early summer. Bunches of red berries appear later and persist into late autumn. Long-lived and a treasure! ... Learn More



    Decaisnea fargesii is a deciduous shrub growing to 4 m by 4 m. Hardy and is not frost tender. It is in leaf 10-Apr It is in flower in June, and the seeds ripen from Sep to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)The plant is self-fertile. Suitable for sandy, loamy and clay soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil. ... Learn More



    Delonix regia, "Flamboyant" or royal poinciana is a very distinctive, deciduous tropical tree with fern-like leaves,and large clusters of bright red and scarlet-orange blossoms, that is considered one of the most beautiful trees in the world! It produces enormous pendulous, 2 feet long seed pods! Although widely cultivated in the tropics since the 19th century, the native habitat of flamboyant was unknown to science until the 1930s, when it was rediscovered growing in the wild in Madagascar. The tree is commonly cultivated in the tropics and subtropics, but is under increasing threat in its natural habitat due to habitat destruction. The genus name is derived from the Greek words delos (meaning conspicuous), and onyx, meaning claw, referring to the appearance of the spectacular flowers. ... Learn More



    A popular hardy shrub producing masses of white flowers in early summer, held in erect clusters. This compact deciduous shrub has an upright bushy habit with compact dividing stems and is excellent for mid border locations. ... Learn More



    With abundant pink-blushed flowers and flower buds that appear on the purple stems in late spring, Deutzia Pink Blush makes a fantastic edition to any garden. Discovered at Plant World as a seedling, the colours of subsequent seedlings invariably come true. With contrasting medium-green foliage, this low-growing mounded shrub is ideal for raised beds and rockeries as it can be pruned and trained to spread sideways. ... Learn More



    This lovely, long-leafed shrub produces shiny leaves, whilst the flowers of this tree mature into attractive winged fruits which become red or purple as they mature, making it a popular garden plant in warmer areas. It has a wide distribution of areas where it will thrive, from subtropical to warm temperate region. The wood is unusually tough and durable and the Maori of New Zealand have used it to fashion clubs and other weapons, the Maori name for the shrub, akeake, meaning "forever and ever" ... Learn More


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