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Ornamental Trees are used as part of a garden or landscape setting, for instance for their flowers, their texture, form and shape, and other aesthetic characteristics. We supply a range Ornamental trees, small and large in size all with varying characteristics.

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    Spicezee

    $38.00 inc. GST
    Spicezee truly tastes like a delicious cross of a plum and a nectarine. This 'nectaplum' is a great choice for the home gardener - it is slightly acidic and loaded with sugar
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    Canadian Maple

    $28.00 inc. GST
    Canadian Maple, Red Maple are one of the most spectacular of the maple trees, brilliant red leaves in autumn, splendid ornamental tree
  • Chinese Elm

    $26.00 inc. GST
    Chinese Elm (Ulmus Parvifolia syn U. Chinensis) is a semi evergreen or deciduous small to medium graceful tree with spreading branches and small glossy green f
  • Chinese Redbud

    $26.00 inc. GST
    Chinese Redbud is a small to medium sized tree, with large roundish green leaves and a mass of flowers in the Springtime.
  • Chestnut-Leaved Oak

    $28.00 inc. GST

    Chestnut-Leaved Oak

    Description:

    The large and majestic Chestnut-Leaved Oak, Quercus castaneifolia, from the Beech (Fagaceae) family, is an extraordinary tree reflecting beauty and diversity of forests around the world.

    A deciduous tree with glossy dark green jagged leaves, dull grey underneath, growing up to 20cm in length

    Flowers - catkins fruiting to acorns, mossy cups.   Can grow to 30m in height, 12m in an urban environment.

    How to grow:

    The Chestnut-Leaved Oak is low maintenance, easy to grow, requires full sun and is wind pollinated, fast growing, is frost and drought tolerant, has low flammability, good wind resistance.  Plant during the dormancy period.   Can live for 500 years or more.

    Uses:

    The Chestnut-Leaved Oak is a shade tree and a feature tree, suitable for avenues, driveways and parks.   Even though the acorns are bitter they are eaten by pigeons, jays, squirrels and other wildlife.

    History:

    Native to the mountains of the Caucasus and Northern Iran, closely related to the Turkey Oak and similar in appearance, was introduced to England in 1843.   The oldest one was planted in Kew in 1846 and still stands today, surviving the hurricane of 1987.

  • Cyprus Oak

    $26.00 inc. GST
    Quercus robur  fastigiata  is a tough, columnar type of English Oak, which.....
  • Cypress Oak

    $28.00 inc. GST

    Cypress Oak,

    Quercus robur 'Fastigiate Koster' from the Fagaceae family, deeply grooved dark grey bark, upright branches produce a pyramidal shape, deciduous, similar to English Oak.  Strong, grows to 15m in height, 5m in width, columnar crown, catkins, producing acorns which remain on the tree throughout winter, frost resistant, leaves grow up to 14cm, leaves turn dark brown in Autumn, Feature Tree for parks and gardens.  Attracts butterflies.

     
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    English Oak

    $29.00 inc. GST
    Quercus robur -  broadly rounded open head, will grow to a....
  • American Redbud

    $28.00 inc. GST
    American Redbud is an ornamental tree with attractive, pink blossom, great for landscaping, red/Purple Heart shaped leaves change to dark green then yellow.  Yields brown/black pods. Grows in a rounded vase shape.
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    Liquidambar

    $22.00 inc. GST
    Liquidambar is a large shade tree with maple type leaves that become amazing shades of red, yellow and gold in autumn
  • Pistachia Chinensis

    $29.00 inc. GST
      Pistachia Chinensis is an ornamental shade/street tree or feature, green leaves turn golden, orange and red in autumn.  Prefers full sunlight.  
  • Sugar Maple

    $38.00 inc. GST
    Tall growing Canadian tree, used to tap the sap for Maple Syrup
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    White Ash

    $18.00 inc. GST
    The White Ash is a beautiful shade tree, fast growing, deciduous with yellow to purple Autumn foliage, 15-20m height, pyramidal when young, growing into a round or oval shape Growing conditions: Frost tolerant, Prefers full sun Uses: Landscaping, Feature Tree, Parklands, Specimen Tree, Furniture, Flooring History: Fraxinus americana, Oleaceae family

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