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Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' - 1 x 7cm potted acer plant

Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' - 1 x 7cm potted acer plant

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A classic Japanese Maple producing gorgeous, purple-red foliage that colours to brilliant, fiery red in autumn. This slow growing tree has an attractive open habit that forms a broad canopy and creates a dramatic silhouette in borders. Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' is an ideal small tree for a sheltered position and makes an excellent specimen for large patio containers. Height and spread: Up to 8m (26').

Price: £9.99

Acer palmatum (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted acer plant

Acer palmatum (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted acer plant

The Japanese Maple is always in demand and popular in gardens up and down the UK. Acer palmatum makes a magnificent, small tree for a sheltered corner in dappled shade, so is ideal for those difficult parts of the garden.

The Acer palmatum is a slow-growing tree which is perfect for containers, thanks to the open shape of the tree and its graceful appearance. The foliage is delicate, and turns from mid green during summer to a mix of oranges, yellows and reds before it falls in the autumn. Height and spread: Up to 8m (26').

Price: £19.99 - £29.99

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Rubrum' - 1 x 9cm potted acer plant

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Rubrum' - 1 x 9cm potted acer plant

  • Every garden needs an easy grow acer
A striking Japanese Maple with graceful arching shoots and a neat, mound forming habit. In autumn, the finely cut, feathery green-red foliage transforms in a blaze of colour to a fiery shade of orange. Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Rubrum' is slow growing, making an ideal focal point for a sheltered position, or an excellent specimen for a large patio container. Height: Up to 2m (6'). Spread: Up to 3m (10').

Price: £16.99 - £24.99

Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' - 1 x 10.5cm potted acer plant

Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' - 1 x 10.5cm potted acer plant

A classic Japanese Maple producing gorgeous, purple-red foliage that colours to brilliant, fiery red in autumn. This slow growing tree has an attractive open habit that forms a broad canopy and creates a dramatic silhouette in borders. Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' is an ideal small tree for a sheltered position and makes an excellent specimen for large patio containers. Height and spread: Up to 8m (26').

Price: £12.99

Acer 'Autumn Coloured Hybrids Mixed' - 1 packet (20 acer seeds)

Acer 'Autumn Coloured Hybrids Mixed' - 1 packet (20 acer seeds)

Acer Autumn Coloured Hybrids Mixed is a mixture of beautiful forms embracing all year brilliance. Ideal for a cool shady spot, patio tubs etc.

Price: £4.99

Acer palmatum 'Starfish' - 1 x 3 litre potted acer plant

Acer palmatum 'Starfish' - 1 x 3 litre potted acer plant

  • Unusual new Japanese Maple with starfish-like foliage
Japanese maples are the perfect option for adding dramatic autumn leaf colour to the garden as well as year round shape and structure. Out latest introduction offers real star quality thanks to a unique foliage. A downward curl to each leaf gives the appearance of a fleshy starfish! The red of each leaf intensifies moving towards autumn, before working through a myriad of shades before leaf fall. Slow growing and upright in habit, Acer 'Starfish' is the perfect tree for a small garden and will perform perfectly in a large patio pot, where planting out isn't an option. Thriving in shade as well as dappled sun, this is the perfect option for filing awkward corners of the garden. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 75cm (30")

Price: £29.99 - £49.99

Acer palmatum Collection - 3 x 10.5cm potted acer plants - 1 of each variety

Acer palmatum Collection - 3 x 10.5cm potted acer plants - 1 of each variety

Grown for their vibrant foliage and elegant silhouettes, Japanese Maples make beautiful focal points for sheltered parts of the garden. This Acer palmatum collection combines 3 particularly attractive varieties. Their slow growing habits make them perfectly suited to growing in large containers on the patio or as free standing specimens in borders. Height and spread: 4m (13').

  • Acer palmatum collection comprises:
  • Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream' - The leaves colour to vibrant lime green throughout summer, before turning to orange and gold for a stunning autumn display.
  • Acer palmatum 'Butterfly' - Exquisitely variegated mid green leaves with delicate cream and pink margins.
  • Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' - A classic Japanese Maple producing gorgeous, purple-red foliage that colours to brilliant, fiery red in autumn.

Price: £24.99

Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' (Large Plant) - 1 x 12 litre potted acer plant

Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' (Large Plant) - 1 x 12 litre potted acer plant

Japanese maples are the perfect option for adding dramatic autumn leaf colour to the garden, as well as year round shape and structure. Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' is by far one of the best, grown as a large deciduous shrub or small tree; it looks fabulous all year round. Coral-red young branches bear 5-lobed leaves which open pinkish-yellow, turning green in summer and yellow in autumn. In winter, once all the leaves have fallen, the new red shoots glisten beautifully in the winter sunlight; it's no surprise that this Acer has received a prestigious RHS AGM. Height: 8m (26'). Spread: 4m (13').

Price: £73.99 - £140.99

Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream' - 1 x 10.5cm potted acer plant

Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream' - 1 x 10.5cm potted acer plant

The yellow and burnt-orange spring foliage of Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream' contrasts beautifully with its small red blooms. The leaves colour to vibrant lime green throughout summer, before turning to orange and gold for a stunning autumn display. With an elegant spreading habit, this slow growing Japanese Maple is ideal for growing in large patio containers or as a splendid focal point for a sheltered position. Height and spread: 3m (10').

Price: £12.99

Potted Plant Collection - 5 potted plants - 1 of each variety

Potted Plant Collection - 5 potted plants - 1 of each variety

Our potted plant collection has something for almost every spot in the garden. Colourful Acers will brighten dappled shady spots with their vibrant autumn colours, while the Canna will bring an exotic feel to damp borders and pond edges. Eryingium is perfect for filling a gap in a sunny border. These quality plants are all supplied in pots ready to be planted out now. (Canna's are best grown on in frost free conditions over winter before planting out in spring).

  • Collection includes:
  • Canna 'Tropicanna Gold' - Luxuriant large leaves streaked with gold make a magnificent feature even before the tangering coloured flowers appear.
  • Syringa 'Dwarf Pink' - From early summer, a profusion of frothy pink blooms will smother this pretty dwarf lilac.
  • Acer palamatum 'Osakazuki Seedling' - This striking Japanese Maple is well regarded for its intense autumn colours.
  • Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' - A classic Japanese Maple producing gorgeous, purple-red foliage that colours to brilliant, fiery red in autumn.
  • Eryngium 'Neptune's Gold' - This unique specimen still retains the iconic blue flower tones of Eryngium, but also takes on a stunning golden sheen.

Price: £50.00

Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki Seedling' - 1 x 7cm potted acer plant

Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki Seedling' - 1 x 7cm potted acer plant

This striking variety is well regarded for its intense autumn colours. Bright green leaves cover an open framework of branches throughout summer, before transforming to some of the best fiery shades you will see from a Japanese Maple. Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki Seedling' takes many years to reach maturity - this slow growing habit makes it perfect for containers or as a small feature specimen. Height and spread: 4m (13').

Price: £9.99

Acer palmatum 'Deshojo' (Large Plant) - 1 x 12 litre potted acer plant

Acer palmatum 'Deshojo' (Large Plant) - 1 x 12 litre potted acer plant

A magnificent small tree which provides interest in the garden for months on end, whose 5-lobed leaves unfurl a brilliant shade of shrimp pink in spring, turning green in summer and scarlet in autumn. Acer palmatum 'Deshojo' is one of the most traditional plants to be grown as a bonsai, but takes very well to being grown in a large container in a moist but well-drained compost. Height & Spread: 2.5m (8').

Price: £73.99 - £110.99

Viburnum opulus 'Roseum' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted viburnum plant

Viburnum opulus 'Roseum' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted viburnum plant

A popular, easy to grow shrub which thrives in the English climate. Viburnum opulus is a bushy, deciduous shrub with pretty leaves, shaped similarly to an Acer, and which turn shades of purple and red by the autumn.

The frothy, white flower heads have caused the shrub to become known as the 'Snowball Tree', and those blooms make excellent cut flowers for vases indoors too. The flower heads open during May and June with a green tinge, becoming pure white over a few weeks. Afterwards, the most vibrant red berries appear, providing autumn colour and giving an excellent food source for the birds. Height and spread: 4m (12').

Price: £14.99 - £22.99

Acer palmatum - 1 packet (30 acer seeds)

Acer palmatum - 1 packet (30 acer seeds)

One of the finest for Bonsai. Acer palmatum is very ornamental with red and gold autumn foliage and relatively quick to display results.

Price: £4.99

Liquidambar styraciflua - 1 x 9cm potted liquidambar plant

Liquidambar styraciflua - 1 x 9cm potted liquidambar plant

Prized for its glorious foliage, this vibrant deciduous tree will rival any Maple. Liquidambar styraciflua has a broadly conical habit that makes a superb specimen for larger gardens. Although Sweet Gum enjoys an acid or neutral soil, it is particularly useful in tricky chalky areas as it is lime-tolerant, given sufficient depth of soil. Inconspicuous late spring flowers are followed by clusters of fascinating spiky fruits. The palmate foliage of the Sweet Gum emerges on corky shoots in spring, and remains a lovely fresh green colour, before turning to fiery shades of red, orange and purple. This majestic tree requires little maintenance once established and makes a wonderful specimen as a stand-alone feature or grown at the edge of woodlands. Height: 25m (80'). Spread: 12m (40').

Price: £11.99 - £19.99

Acer negundo 'Flamingo' (Large Plant) - 1 x 5 litre potted acer plant

Acer negundo 'Flamingo' (Large Plant) - 1 x 5 litre potted acer plant

A fast growing type of maple, this attractive tree is grown for its striking foliage. New leaves appear in spring with a definite pink hue to them and as they mature they acquire their normal green colouring, with an unusual white or pale pink variegation! Due to its naturally small size for a tree of this type, Acer negundo 'Flamingo' can be grown in a smaller sized garden, although pruning will be needed, alternatively it can be kept pruned back regularly and grown as a large shrub, either way it will certainly be a hit in your garden! Height: 12m (39'). Spread: 8m (26').

Price: £23.99 - £35.99

Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg' (Large Plant) - 1 x 12 litre potted acer plant

Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg' (Large Plant) - 1 x 12 litre potted acer plant

This fantastic Japanese Maple can be grown as a deciduous shrub or small tree with a spectacular rounded shape. The narrowly 7-lobed foliage is deep red-purple in spring with recurved margins, becoming greener in summer and orange-red in autumn. Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg' has a slow growing habit, making this plant not only distinctive amongst other Maple's, but ideal for small gardens with limited space, where it can be planted in a large container or in the ground. Height & Spread: 4m (13').

Price: £71.99 - £107.99

Sambucus nigra 'Linearis' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted sambucus plant

Sambucus nigra 'Linearis' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted sambucus plant

If you've ever envisaged stepping out into your garden to be greeted by the most perfect of Japanese Maples, this extraordinary Elder is the plant for you. A deciduous shrub which will tolerate many soils and become increasingly drought-tolerant year on year. With fine green foliage on red stems and tiny white flowers appearing from March, this is any gardeners dream. Sambucus nigra 'Linearis' produces clusters of purple-black berries which birds will love. Easy to grow and if provided with a sunny spot in your garden, your dream is guaranteed to become a reality. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1.5m (5').

Price: £16.99 - £25.99

Field maple (Hedging) - 1 bare root hedging plant

Field maple (Hedging) - 1 bare root hedging plant

Compact in its growth habit, the field maple is an ideal candidate for a native hedge, its large leaves soon form an effective screen and windbreak and it will be greatly appreciated by nesting birds in the spring and early summer. Acer campestre takes well to clipping regularly too and the winged fruits in autumn will appear as the leaves change colour to yellows and reds for additional interest. Supplied as 60 - 90cm bareroots (24 - 35") Height: 12m (39'). Spread: 8m (26'). Planting Distance: 30 - 45 cm (12" - 18"). (4 plants per metre for a single line hedge).

Price: £6.99 - £29.99

Acer palmatum 'Katsura' (Large Plant) - 1 x 18 litre potted acer plant

Acer palmatum 'Katsura' (Large Plant) - 1 x 18 litre potted acer plant

If you're looking for a shrub to brighten up your garden on those dull, grey rainy days, look no further. Acer palmatum 'Katsura' is a deciduous shrub of erect growth with 5 to 7-lobed leaves which first appear bright orange in spring, quickly turning orange-flushed yellow with pink margins. As spring progresses, the colour deepens to a rich green, later changing back to bright orange in autumn. This Japanese Maple has been awarded a prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit. Height & Spread: 4m (13').

Price: £87.99 - £131.99

Acer palmatum 'Butterfly' - 1 x 10.5cm potted acer plant

Acer palmatum 'Butterfly' - 1 x 10.5cm potted acer plant

Exquisitely variegated mid green leaves with delicate cream and pink margins. Acer palmatum 'Butterfly' has a dense, upright habit that forms an attractive small tree or patio container specimen. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1.5m (5').

Price: £12.99

Orston Garden Pot Set - 1 set of 4 pots (stone)

Orston Garden Pot Set - 1 set of 4 pots (stone)

With a new chunky, square design the Orston set of 4 Pots will fit perfectly in any garden space. Made from a new environmentally friendly composite material Fibreclay, the Orston Garden Pots are more durable and much stronger than normal Terracotta pots. These pots are totally frost resistant, and are able to be left in the garden all year round. The lightweight design of the Orston Pot means they can be moved around with ease, making them a versatile, fresh addition to your garden space. This modern, fun style is perfect in the front garden as a feature and with four pots in the set there is plenty of scope for displaying your prized plants all year round.

Available in the following colours: Black, Stone and Dark Grey.

Small Orston Pot: Length: 30cm (12"), Width: 30cm (12"), Height: 31cm (12.5").

Medium Orston Pot: Length: 38cm (15"), Width: 38cm (15"), Height: 37cm (14.5").

Large Orston Pot: Length: 45cm (17.5"), Width: 45cm (17.5"), Height: 42cm (16.5").

Extra Large Orston Pot: Length: 52cm (20.5"), Width: 52cm (20.5"), Height: 49cm (19").

Price: £149.99

Full Round Tree Bench - 1 full round tree bench (antique white)

Full Round Tree Bench - 1 full round tree bench (antique white)

Antique White Full Round Tree Bench

This classic antique reproduction full round tree bench by Royalcraft looks magnificent at the base of a garden tree such as a Scots Pine, Acer or Silver Birch.

It has room for four people and has a powder coated steel frame that is robust and can be left outside throughout the year. For extra comfort add some of your own colourful cushions. Some basic assembly is required.

Antique White Full Round Tree Bench dimensions: Height 92cm, Width: 138cm, Depth: 130cm.

Price: £299.99

Acer ginnala 'Bailey Compact' (Large Plant) - 1 x 10 litre potted acer plant

Acer ginnala 'Bailey Compact' (Large Plant) - 1 x 10 litre potted acer plant

A rounded, compact variety of Amur Maple, Acer ginnala 'Bailey Compact' has a good, reliable habit coupled with interesting autumnal colouring. This hardy, deciduous shrub is particularly useful as a backdrop plant as its dense growth will form a solid looking screen against which other plants can be shown off. It is also a good choice for a hedging plant too and can be kept clipped back to the shape and height required. Height: 300cm (118"). Spread: 300cm (118").

Price: £30.99 - £46.99