Broadleaf Trees

  • Bare-root trees are mainly listed as 40-60 cm or 60-80 cm plants, but we have other sizes available.
  • We have a few of our own Pack Collections to cover popular requirements, but we are happy to quote for your own mix. Telephone 01205 281909 for quotations on larger quantities.
  • Bare-root plants are despatched from mid-November onwards.
  • Don't forget to order a Protection Pack, containing Canes and Spiral Shelters to protect your young hedge.


Alder, Common (Alnus glutinosa) enlarge image

Alder, Common (Alnus glutinosa)

Particularly suited to damp, boggy ground and beside water-courses. Fast-growing tree with cones and catkins.
Alder, Grey (Alnus incana) enlarge image

Alder, Grey (Alnus incana)

Good tree for shelter belts, fast-growing, tolerates poor soul and wet, cold conditions. Greyish-green foliage with cones and catkins.
Alder, Italian (Alnus cordata) enlarge image

Alder, Italian (Alnus cordata)

Suitable for wet areas and all types of soil including chalk. Fast-growing tree with shiny green leaves, cones and catkins. Good for shelter belts.
Aspen (Populus tremula) enlarge image

Aspen (Populus tremula)

Fast-growing, small poplar suitable for woodlands and hedgerows on heavy wet soils. Attractive heart-shaped leaves.
Beech (Fagus sylvatica) enlarge image

Beech (Fagus sylvatica)

Impressive tree with a large spreading crown. Suited to chalky, light and well-drained fertile soils. Makes an attractive woodland or specimen tree. Also good hedgerow plant.
Cherry, Bird (Prunus padus) enlarge image

Cherry, Bird (Prunus padus)

Small bushy tree for woodland edges, by streams and upland areas. Flowers white on spikes with shiny black fruits.
Cherry, Wild (Prunus avium) enlarge image

Cherry, Wild (Prunus avium)

Impressive tree for woodland edges and shelter belts. Suits most soil types. Has double white blossom and leaves turn yellow in autumn.
Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) enlarge image

Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus)

Attractive tree with ascending branches. Leaves similar to beech. Suitable as a woodland or parkland tree especially on heavy clay soils or as hedging.
Lime, Broadleaved (Tilia platyphyllos) enlarge image

Lime, Broadleaved (Tilia platyphyllos)

Large-leaved variety, vigorous and tall growing. Woodland or specimen tree, suitable for parklands and avenues.
Lime, Small Leaved (Tilia cordata) enlarge image

Lime, Small Leaved (Tilia cordata)

Elegant tree, vigorous on deep, loamy soils and suitable for woodlands and windbreaks. Greenish-yellow leaves, sweet smelling and attractive to bees. Popular for avenues.
Maple, Field (Acer campestre) enlarge image

Maple, Field (Acer campestre)

Small tree or shrub commonly found in woodlands and hedges. Leaves turn a deep golden red in autumn. Good hedgerow tree.
Maple, Norway (Acer platanoides) enlarge image

Maple, Norway (Acer platanoides)

Fast-growing, attractive tree suitable for woodlands and shelter belts on most soils. Leaves turn yellow in autumn.
Oak, English (Quercus robur) enlarge image

Oak, English (Quercus robur)

Otherwise known as Pedunculate Oak. Extensive woodland tree suited to medium-heavy fertile land. Characteristic hedgerow tree.
Oak, Red (Quercus rubra) enlarge image

Oak, Red (Quercus rubra)

Faster growing with attractive autumn colour.
Oak, Sessile (Quercus petraea) enlarge image

Oak, Sessile (Quercus petraea)

Tall, straight, elegant tree for woodlands and hedgerows. Prefers moist conditions with rapid early growth.
Rowan (Mountain ash - Sorbus aucuparia) enlarge image

Rowan (Mountain ash - Sorbus aucuparia)

Elegant tree for woodlands and shelter belts. Tolerates acid soils, upland and exposed conditions. Cream flowers and orange-red berries.
Silver Birch (Betula pendula) enlarge image

Silver Birch (Betula pendula)

Elegant, fast-growing tree particularly suited to dry, sandy and peaty soils. Attractive white, scaly bark with small leaves turning yellow in autumn. Cones and catkins.
Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa) enlarge image

Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa)

Handsome, vigorous tree suited to light, sandy soils. Long pointed leaves and characteristic green spiky chestnut fruits (Spanish chestnut).
Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) enlarge image

Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus)

A fast-growing tree, suited to most conditions, excellent for shelter belts and windbreaks. Vigorous in upland areas.
Whitebeam, Common (Sorbus aria) enlarge image

Whitebeam, Common (Sorbus aria)

Hardy tree typical of woods on chalk and limestone. Good in upland and exposed conditions. Green leaves with grey underside. Scarlet berries.
Whitebeam, Swedish (Sorbus intermedia) enlarge image

Whitebeam, Swedish (Sorbus intermedia)

Attractive tree for woodland edges and shelter belts. Hardy and tolerant of pollution. Similar habit to whitebeam.
Willow (Salix spp.) enlarge image

Willow (Salix spp.)


Goat willow (Salix caprea)
Osier willow (Salix viminalis)
White willow (Salix alba)
Crack willow (Salix fragilis)
Good for damp situations.
Spiral Guards and Canes

Spiral Guards and Canes

Transparent spiral guards supplied with bamboo canes. Provides the plant with the protection and support from the elements and animals.

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