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As the selling season progresses, stock levels of our plants will start going down. For a current overview of Other Plants left in stock, please click here.

 

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    Yucca baccata

    £7.00

    Spanish bayonet. Evergreen shrub with sword-like tough leaves. The tough leaves can be used for basketry and to make a fibre, also split and used as twine. Edible flowers, flower stalks and fruits. Very well drained soil and sun; hardy to -15°C or so.

    Out of stock. Please email to reserve for winter 2017/18


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    Acacia dealbata

    £8.00

    Silver wattle. Evergreen nitrogen-fixing tree, hardy to about -10C. Good bee plant and green manure tree.

    Out of stock. Please email to reserve for winter 2017/18


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    Acer rubrum

    £10.00

    Red maple. A North American large tree, whose foliage turns rich red and scarlet in autumn. A good producer of edible sap (better than sugar maple in Britain); also a bee plant and the source of a blue dye from its bark. Timber is used for furniture etc. Likes a moist, slightly acid soil in sun or part shade; hardy to -35°C.

    Out of stock. Please email to reserve for winter 2017/18


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    Acer saccharum

    £10.00

    Sugar maple. The famous large tree from Eastern N.America, the sap of which is the source of commercial maple syrup. The foliage colours richly in the autumn. The dewinged seeds are edible if cooked and the tree is a bee plant. The timber is valued for joinery etc. Likes a moist, slightly acid soil in sun or part shade; hardy to -35°C.

    Out of stock. Please email to reserve for winter 2017/18


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    Alnus cordata

    £2.00

    Italian alder. A great windbreak tree and nitrogen-fixer. Very fast growing, conical form. Tolerates drier soils than most other alders. 80-100 cm bare root trees.

    78 In stock.


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    Alnus glutinosa

    £2.00

    Alder. A good windbreak tree and nitrogen-fixer. Very fast growing, rounded form in time. Requires moist soils. 80-100 cm bare root trees.

    81 In stock.


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    Alnus incana

    £2.00

    Grey alder. Another fine nitrogen fixer and windbreak tree, tolerates cold and wet conditions, good in the North of the UK.

    4 In stock.


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    Alnus rubra

    £3.00

    Red alder. A great windbreak tree and nitrogen-fixer. Very fast growing, conical form. 80-100 cm bare root trees.

    Out of stock. Please email to reserve for winter 2017/18


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    Alnus viridis

    £5.00

    Green alder. A medium shrub to 2.5 m (8 ft) high. Like other alders, it is an excellent nitrogen-fixer. It is also suitable for hedges and windbreaks. Likes a moist or wet soil in sun or part shade.

    Out of stock. Please email to reserve for winter 2017/18


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    Alnus sinuata

    £6.00

    Sitka alder. Small tree. Like all alders, it fixes nitrogen and makes some of it available to other plants. Makes a good hedging plant. Likes a moist site in sun or part shade.

    Out of stock. Please email to reserve for winter 2017/18


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    Cercis canadensis

    £6.00

    Redbud. A round-headed tree to 14m (45 ft) high, preferring a neutral or alkaline soil and part or full shade. The flowers are edible raw (nice in salads), also loved by honey bees in April and May.

    3 In stock.


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    Cercis siliquastrum

    £6.00

    Judas tree. A small, ornamental tree reaching 6m high, needing a well drained soil and sunny location. The flowers are edible raw in salads, the flower buds may be pickled like capers, and the seed pods have also been eaten.

    Out of stock. Please email to reserve for winter 2017/18