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Our Tree Finder has been specially designed to help you find the perfect tree. So whether you desire a semi-mature tree with attractive bark, an evergreen tree that is well suited to your site's soils, or a specimen that’s early to leaf, you may find exactly what you’re looking for by selecting from the options below.

If you’re unable to find the exact tree that you have in mind or need some help making a decision, our friendly team is always on hand to offer expert guidance and advice. Our goal is to ensure you’re fully satisfied and we’re here to help you throughout all stages of selecting the perfect trees for your project.

Interesting trees all year round


Early Spring





Acer ginnala


Yellow/White flowers

Bright red fruit wings

Bright orange to red autumn colour

Holding on to brown fruit wings

Acer griseum

Cinnamon - orange/red peeling bark

Shoots reddish, flowers yellowish

Dark green leaves

Orange-red autumn colour

Cinnamon – orange / red peeling bark

Acer palmatum varieties


Shoots colourful (often bronze)

Ornamental leaf shapes, fresh green

Bright yellow, orange to red leaves


Acer pensylvaticum

White-striped bark / brown when older, with decorative red buds

Reddish shoots

Dark green foliage,

Yellow autumn colours

White-striped bark / brown when older

Acer rubrum

Dark red flowers

Reddish shoots

Red fruit wings
Dark green leaves, slightly blue-purple-green underneath

Vibrant yellow-orange-red

Attractive grey/almost silver bark

Acer rufinerve

White-striped bark,
red buds

Bronze-green shoot, yellow to greenish-yellow flowers

Large and mid green foliage, white-striped bark

Stunning in shades of bright orange

Bark striped in green and creamy white

Alnus Spaethii

Reddish–brown-yellow catkins

Coppery–purple shoots

Mid/dark green foliage

Holding on to  the foliage

Grey-brown bark

Amelanchier lamarckii

White spring flowers
Perfectly complementing the emerging bronze coloured leaves

Leaves turn green

Red to purple fruit to nearly black at maturity

Fiery foliage display of reds and  orange


Betula in varieties

Bark white,
catkins yellow

Shoots light green, fragrant


Yellow autumn colours

Decorative white bark in shades of different colour (creamy, pink, orange, brown)

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Reddish flowers in March/April which produces winged seeds.

Pretty pink, brown-red shoots

Interesting green leaf in a rounded-conical shape

Yellow, orange-pink autumn colours

Fragrant falling leaves like the smell of candy floss drifting gently in the breeze

Cornus mas

Flowers yellow, slightly fragrant, well before the leaves appear


Fruits red, glossy dark green foliage, lighter on the underside

Yellow/red-orange autumn colours

Scaly bark with plates of orange and brown

Crataegus lavallei Carrierrei

Interesting brown and grey bark, often exfoliate slightly when older

White flowers, some with pink variation

Shiny green leaves

Yellow / orange / red autumn colours in November often until December

Persistent fruit, orange-red from October till December

Crataegus prunifolia

Spectacular long sharp thorns along the branches,
bark roughly fissured

white flowers

Glossy oval green leaves, with plump red fruits

Dramatic orange/ red autumn colours

Spectacular long sharp thorns along the branches, bark roughly fissured

Koelreuteria paniculata

Grey brown bark, significant ridges and furrows with age

Reddish shoots, then medium green foliage

Yellow flowers in loose panicles in August

Orange-yellow autumn colours

Fruits swollen like blister, from light green to yellow/brown

Magnolia in varieties (deciduous)

Flowers - most of the varieties either purple, pink or white, strong fragrance

Shoots reddish, some still flowering, most fresh green foliage

Some varieties flower in June/July

Yellow-brown autumn colours

Silvery buds

Malus Hybrids


Flowers white, pink or red, fragrance,
reddish shoots

Most have green leaves, but some of the red leafed varieties have first dark red leaves first and later dark green

Fruits red, orange or  yellow

Some still have fruit, until first frost

Parrotia persica

Reddish flowers in January/February (UK)

Reddish shoots

Lustrous shiny green foliage

Finest display with vibrant hues of yellow, red, orange and purple in autumn

Bark of mature trees has thin scaly plates like a plane tree

Prunus avium

Flowers white, slightly fragrant

Shoots green-golden to bronze

Foliage dark green, Fruits dark red

Orange-yellow autumn colours

Shiny brownish/red bark

Prunus maackii Amber Beauty

Shiny orange bark, which peels off

White flower, early fresh green leaves

Small black fruits

Yellow autumn colours

Shiny orange bark, which peels off

Prunus sargentii

Bark shiny red/brown, with big lenticels

Flowers pink,
Brown - red shoots

Beautiful pale green foliage

Superb yellow-orange to red autumn colours

Bark shiny red/brown, with big lenticels

Prunus Schmittii

Shiny red-brown bark

Small flowers light pink to white

Pale or grey-green foliage

Pale yellow-orange foliage in autumn

Shiny red-brown bark

Prunus serrula

Shiny mahogany red bark

Single white flowers

Pale green foliage

Small fruit in autumn, pale yellow autumn colours

Shiny mahogany – red bark

Sorbus aucuparia Joseph Rock


White flowers


Creamy yellow berries with a superb red autumn colour


Sorbus vilmorinii


Small white flowers

Filigree pale green foliage

Stunning red autumn colours, which are complimented by the fruit which starts red and will fade over pink to white.


Trees - Attractive Bark

Acer capillipes
Populus tremula
Acer davidii
Cornus alba
Prunus avium
Acer negundo
Cornus stolonifera
Prunus maackii
Acer rufinerve
Cornus sanguiena
Acer griseum
Prunus Schmittii
Acer pensylvanicum
Cryptomeria japonica
Populus alba Nivea
Bambus in species
Euonymus in varieties
Quercus suber
Betula albosinensis
Hydrangea petiolaris
Betula ermanii
Nothofagus antarctica
Salix balsamifera Mas
Betula maximowicziana
Sequoiadendron giganteum
Phellodendron amurense
Sophora japonica
Betula papyrifera
Stewartia pseudocamilla
Betula pendula
Ulmus minor
Betula pubescens
Populus alba Nivea

Trees - Early in leaf

Crataegus laevigata
Crataegus monogyna
Larix in species
Prunus maackii Amber Beauty
Prunus padus
Pterocarya fraxinifolia
Sambucus nigra

Trees - Late in leaf

Ailanthus altissima
Albizzia julibrissin
Fagus sylvatica
Fraxinus in varieties
Gymnocladus dioicus
Nyssa in varieties
Robinia in varieties
Sophora japonica

Maritime Tree list
Which trees are tolerant of salt-laden atmosphere?

Acer platanoides / Acer pseudoplatanus
Ailanthus altissima
Alnus glutinosa
Crataegus laevigata / monogyna / x prunifolia
Eleagnus angustifolia
Hippophae rhamnoides
Hydrangea macrophylla
Ligustrum ovalifolium
Picea pungens
Pinus nigra
Pinus mugo
Populus alba / Populus tremula
Prunus spinosa / Prunus serotina
Rhus typhina
Robinia pseudoacacia
Sambucus nigra
Sorbus aria / Sorbus aucuparia / Sorbus intermedia
Syringa vulgaris
Tamarix in varieties
Wisteria in varieties

Wind tolerant
Which trees are good for very windy sites?

Acer pseudoplatanus
Alnus incana
Alnus x spaethii
Amelanchier in varieties
Betula pubescens
Caragana arborescens
Cornus sanguinea
Crataegus monogyna
Elaeagnus angustifolius
Elaeagnus multiflora
Fagus sylvatica
Hippophae rhamnoides
Larix dedidua / Larix kaempferi
Juglans nigra
Larix kaempferi
Pinus cembra
Pinus mugo
Populus tremula
Prunus spinosa
Quercus cerris
Sequoia giganteum / S.  sempervirens
Syringa vulgaris

Dry soil
Which trees are good for dry soil?

Plants must obvoiusly be watered regularly in the first few years after planting.
Droughts in general will effect stress for most of the plants and will reflect this in not only less growth and less foliage production, they also will change it their apprearance in autumn colour display and winterhardyness. A stressed plant is also more vunerable to insect attacks.

Acer ginnala
Ailanthus altissima
Berberis vulgaris
Caragana arborescens
Cornus sanguinea
Crataegus in varieties
Cytisus in varieties
Elaeagnus in varieties
Genista in varieties
Morus alba
Paulownia tomentosa
Picea pungens
Pinus leucodermis
Prunus mahaleb
Quercus macranthera
Robinia in varieties
Syringa vulgaris
Tamarix in varieties
Viburnum lantana

Damp soil
Which trees are tolerant damp soil/short floods?

Acer pseudoplatanus
Acer rubrum
Acer saccharinum
Alnus in varieties
Aralia elata
Betula pubescens
Cornus stolonifera
Euonymus europaeus
Fraxinus excelsior
Gymnocladus dioicus
Hippophae rhamnoides
Juglans regia
Metasequioa glyptostroboides
Nyssa sylvatica
Populus in varieties
Prunus padus
Pterocarya fraxinifolia
Rhamnus frangula
Tamarix in varieties
Taxodium distichum
Thuja occidentalis
Thuja plicata
Viburnun opulus

Clay soil
Which trees are good for clay soil?

Acer negundo in varieties
Acer platanoides in varieties
Acer saccharinum in varieties
Aesculus in varieties
Alnus in varieties
Fagus sylvatica in varieties
Fraxinus excelsior in varieties
Gymnocladus dioicus
Juglans nigra
Laburnum in varieites
Magnolia kobus<
Populus in varieties
Prunus padus in varieties
Prunus serrulata in varieties
Pterocarya fraxinifolia

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