Trees and Shrubs
A large evergreen coniferous tree growing to 35-55 m tall. It grows throughout northeast Europe and also in the mountains of central Europe, southwest to the western end of the Alps, and southeast in the
Blue Spruce is one of the most popular garden conifers, grown for its strongly glaucous foliage. Some of them also slow-growing dwarf forms suitable for planting in small gardens.
from the community of Sitka, Alaska.
A large coniferous evergreen tree growing to 50 - 70 m tall, exceptionally to 90 m tall. It is by far the largest species of spruce, and the third tallest conifer species in the world. It acquires its name
The species name contorta arises from the twisted, bent pines found in the coastal area. This tree can be 30 - 40 m tall, but is often much smaller. It is occasionally known under several English names:
Black Pine, Scrub Pine, and Coast Pine.
ozone), and its intermediate drought tolerance.
Planted mainly for shelter, a street tree, and as an ornamental. Its value as a street tree is largely due to its resistance to salt spray (from road de-icing salt) and various industrial pollutants (including
salt) and various industrial pollutants (including ozone), and its intermediate drought tolerance.
Planted mainly for shelter, a street tree, and as an ornamental. Its value as a street tree is largely due to its resistance to salt spray (from road de-icing
height in 40 years or so.
A fast-growing tree, adaptable to a broad range of soil types and climates, tolerates temperatures down to about -15°C. Its fast growth makes it ideal for forestry; in a good situation can reach its full
Ideal as Specimen and Bonsai
The habit of the mature tree is distinctive due to its long, bare and straight trunk topped by a rounded or flat-topped mass of foliage. The lifespan is normally 150–300 years
Hybrid Poplar - It is a medium-sized to large deciduous tree, reaching 20 - 30 m (rarely 40 m) tall, with a trunk up to 1.5 m diameter. The leaves
are diamond-shaped to triangular, 5 - 8 cm long and 6 - 8 cm broad, green on both surfaces. The flowers are dioecious wind pollinated catkins.
be used to make a fabulous informal hedge.
A popular evergreen shrub with brilliant red, glossy young foliage and clusters of small, white flowers in mid to late spring, sometimes followed by spherical red fruit. A compact and colourful variety it can also
stems. Pittosporum tenuifolium are widely cultivated as ornamental plants in warm areas.
A small evergreen tree (up to 10m) native to New Zealand, also known by the Maori names kohuhu or kohukohu. It is sometimes grown under the cultivar name 'Nigricans', so called because of its black