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'Slow Growing Trees'

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Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. niphophila

This low, spreading hardy perennial is perfect for alpine troughs, creeping through rockeries, and dangling over low walls. Small, fleshy, green-blue foliage forms a dense mat of ground cover that is topped by panicles of rosy pink, starry flowers in late summer.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of august 2018

Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'

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. Japanese Acers are slow growing, making it an ideal…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Tree

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despatch by end of june 2018

Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki Seedling'

This delicate small tree is a stunning choice for a small garden. Over an open framework of branches, the finely cut leaves are bright green in summer, turning to fiery shades of orange and red in autumn. Acer palmatum 'Oskazuki Seedling' is very slow   More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Tree

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Juniperus communis 'Gold Cone'

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Magnolia 'Heaven Scent'

Being so compact, Magnolia 'Heaven Scent' is the perfect large shrub for small gardens. It enjoys a 'candelabra' habit, which is complemented by a stunning display of bold pink, scented flowers. Magnolia 'Heaven Scent' blooms in late spring, enabling its delicate…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of july 2018

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'White Pygmy'

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'White Pygmy' is a hassle free dwarf conifer that can be planted in gravel gardens and rockeries and then requires no maintenance. This refined Sawara Cypress has distinctive white-tipped sprays of feathery pine foliage, which form a compact,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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despatch by end of may 2018

Platycladus orientalis 'Aurea Nana'

Platycladus orientalis 'Aurea Nana' is a tough, evergreen conifer that will thrive in nearly any soil or situation, lasting for numerous years and requiring no maintenance. The Dwarf Oriental Thuja features golden-green, weatherproof foliage which is softly fragrant…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Acer palmatum Collection

This acer collection includes 1 each of the varieties 'Orange Dream', 'Butterfly' and 'Atropurpureum'  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Tree

Just£24.99

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Australian Tree Fern

This stunningly attractive ornamental fern adds an exotic flavour to shady and damp parts of the garden. Native to Tasmania and south eastern Australia it is hardy to around -5°C (23°F) and thrives in the relatively wet climate of the UK. Slow growing to a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Acer griseum

An extraordinary deciduous tree with superb ornamental value! Acer griseum is a slow growing tree with a beautiful spreading habit, ultimately growing to a medium sized specimen. Its winning feature is the cinnamon coloured bark which…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Tree

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despatch by end of august 2018

Ginkgo biloba

Dating back millions of years, this is the sole survivor of its genus, instantly recognisable for its unique fan-shaped foliage. Ginkgo biloba forms a handsome, slow growing, conical tree that makes a superb focal point.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow

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Ginkgo biloba

Dating back millions of years, this is the sole survivor of its genus, instantly recognisable for its unique fan-shaped foliage. Ginkgo biloba forms a handsome, slow growing, conical tree that makes a superb focal point.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow

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Taxus baccata Fastigiata Aurea Group

A striking Irish Yew with bright, golden edged foliage which is at its best when grown in full sun. Taxus baccata Fastigiata Aurea Group has a dense, upright, columnar habit that forms a superb vertical statement plant. This slow growing Yew tree is…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of august 2018

Prunus 'Accolade'

The Amur Maple forms a densely branched, slow growing deciduous tree with a pleasing rounded habit. The 3-lobed foliage is dark green and glossy throughout summer, before turning to brilliant shades of red and orange each autumn, creating a head…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Tree

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despatch by end of september 2018

Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'

Visually stunning autumn colour, the green toothed leaves during spring and summer turn to stunning shades of red. This slow growing hardy deciduous tree or shrub is ideal for both a sunny or partially shaded site, the red leaves being more intense…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Tree

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Magnolia sieboldii

Fully hardy in the UK, this deciduous, slow growing shrub eventually becomes a spreading tree so allow it sufficient space. Oval-elliptic dark green leaves with a paler grey-green and downy undersides appear before the flowers.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Nyssa sylvatica

Native to America this slow growing deciduous Black gum Tree has elegant, flouncing branches which form a broadly conical shape over time. Nyssa sylvatica provides a fantastic autumn display, when the foliage turns amazing reds and oranges and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Tree

6 Options From£16.99

despatch by end of july 2018

Thuja occidentalis 'Golden Smaragd'

Thuja occidentalis 'Golden Smaragd' is a bright yellow-green version of 'Smaragd', turning a shade more golden during the winter. This slow growing conifer forms a conical, dense tree over time. Flushes of new spring growth show lovely yellow tinges…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Peach 'Garden Lady'

This slow growing variety makes a superb patio fruit tree. Peach ?Garden Lady? is a genetic dwarf remaining 2m (78?) or less at maturity, regardless of its rootstock. An attractive display of pink flowers covers the branches in spring, followed by…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tree

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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard'

With its soft, silvery-blue evergreen foliage, curling gently at the tips of the branches, Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard' makes a magnificent specimen tree. But it is so slow to grow and so attractive when young, that it is suitable even for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Picea abies 'Little Gem'

Picea 'Little Gem' is a dense and compact slow growing conifer, growing to just 50cm (20) in height over many years. This dwarf Spruce can be planted into patio containers, borders or the centre of rockeries, giving interest all year round. These…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Crab Apple 'Coralburst'

Perfect for bringing autumn colour to the patio! Crab Apple ?Coralburst? is a particularly dwarf variety. It has a naturally very compact habit and slow growth rate that makes it ideal for growing in large patio containers.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tree

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Nectarine 'Nectarella'

Bred in California, Nectarine ?Necterella? is a genetically dwarf variety with a slow growth habit, making it ideal for growing in containers. This gives the advantage that it can be moved indoors during frosty periods in spring, to protect the blossom…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tree

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Peach 'Terrace Amber'

Just as the name implies, this is an excellent choice for the patio. Peach ?Terrace Amber? is a naturally dwarf variety, with a slow growth habit, making it ideal for growing in large patio containers. The bright pink, spring blossom makes an eye-catching…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tree

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Acer palmatum Duo

These beautiful Acer varieties make superb specimen trees which are well suited to growing in small gardens and containers. Height and spread: Up to 8m (26'). Dispatch as potted plants approx 20-30cm high. Collection comprises Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Tree

Just£10.00

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Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata Robusta'

A stately columnar tree forming a slender pillar of evergreen foliage. As a young plant it is pencil thin, remaining very narrow even at maturity. Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata Robusta' is a slow growing Yew tgree that makes a superb statement plant,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

2 Options From£16.99

despatch by end of august 2018

Polyscias balfouriana (House Plant)

Polyscias balfouriana is an unusual houseplant that loves those tricky shaded positions, away from bright, sunny windows. This slow growing plant develops an upright tree-like appearance with a woody trunk and beautiful canopy of variegated, scallop-edged…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers

  • Longevity: Shrub

Just£29.99

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Ficus benjamina 'Nicole' (House Plant)

Weeping Figs are well branched, evergreen trees that make handsome house plants. Ficus benjamina 'Nicole' is a particularly attractive variety with glossy, variegated foliage that cloaks its gently weeping branches. Each olive green leaf is edged with an…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers

  • Longevity: Shrub

Just£8.99

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Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'

Narrow, upright, and densely branched, this RHS AGM variety is a slow growing conifer with a neatly, conical shape. The new foliage of Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd' has a yellow tint in spring before maturing to dark green.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Acer palmatum 'Dissectum'

A compact Acer ideal for a container as a highlight on a patio or courtyard , or as a focal point by a water feature. This slow growing hardy shrub forms a mound of very finely cut feathery green leaves which turn a spectacular gold in the autumn. Height:…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Tree

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Picea abies 'Wills Zwerg'

Picea abies 'Wills Zwerg' is an evergreen, dwarf spruce with a classic conifer tree shape that looks fantastic planted in a rockery or alpine garden. It is a real slow grower and takes decades to reach its full height of 3 metres, as it only grows  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Picea glauca 'Alberta Globe'

A sphere shaped conifer, Picea glauca 'Alberta Globe' is a slow growing Alberta Spruce that looks superb planted amongst gravel, slate or bark chippings. It is an ideal plant for those with contemporary or oriental style gardens. It is also suitable for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Picea glauca var. albertiana 'J.W. Daisy's White'

An eye-catching, pyramidal, dwarf conifer of neat and compact habit. Picea glauca var. albertiana 'J.W. Daisy's White' has pale, yellow-green, needles that emerge pale cream in spring, later maturing to green. This slow growing conifer makes an attractive…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Picea pungens (Glauca Group) 'Globosa'

A beautiful Colorado Spruce forming a densely branched, slow growing evergreen conifer with a lovely pyramid shape. Picea pungens (Glauca Group) 'Globosa' boasts breathtaking, blue-grey needles all the year round, but is especially attrative in spring when…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Pinus nigra 'Green Tower'

As the name suggests, this slow growing variety will ultimately form a rich, dark green column to about 250cm (8') in height and only 45cm (18) wide. Pinus nigra 'Green Tower' is a selection of Austrian Pine with a columnar habit and sturdy, dense branches…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Platycladus orientalis 'Aurea Nana'

The Dwarf Oriental Thuja is a delightfully compact conifer. These neat, upright trees produce weatherproof, golden-green foliage which is gently aromatic when bruised. Platycladus orientalis 'Aurea Nana' is slow-growing, making it ideal for small gardens,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

2 Options From£59.99

despatch by end of july 2018