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OakThe Oak Tree

The majestic English Oak (Penduculate) is a true symbol of strength and endurability. The importance of the tree to the UK is well documented through the centuries. The Oak tree also has religous and spiritual significance, with over 23 references in the Bible alone. The Oak tree was also highly symbolic during the Greek, Roman, Celts, Slavs, and Teutonic groups.

USEFUL INFORMATION
SAPLING HEIGHT SUPPLIED : 30-50cm
MATURE HEIGHT : 30-40m
RE-PLANTING : All year round
GROWTH RATE : Slow



WillowThe Willow Tree

The delightful Grey Willow (Salix Cinera) is native throughout Britain. Common around wetlands and river banks the tree is recognised for its deep red twigs, with leaves that feature stiff rusty hairs under the veins. The Grey Willow was seen as a celebration icon during Biblical times.

USEFUL INFORMATION
SAPLING HEIGHT SUPPLIED : 15-30cm
MATURE HEIGHT : 10m
RE-PLANTING : All year round
GROWTH RATE : Fast


Silver BirchThe Silver Birch

The distinctive Silver Birch (Betula pendula) is a graceful tree with light airy foliage . The tree produces catkins in Spring, luscious green leaves in Summer which turn a soft pretty yellow in Autumn. The stunning silver/white appearance of the bark make this a perfect gift for 25th Anniversary/Christenings. Ancient folklore suggest the use of Birch helped to ward off evil spirits and it is strongly associated with fertility and birth.

USEFUL INFORMATION
SAPLING HEIGHT SUPPLIED : 30-50cm
MATURE HEIGHT : 18-25m
RE-PLANTING : All year round
GROWTH RATE : Slow - Moderate


HollyThe Holly Tree

The Holly Tree (Ilex aquifolium) is THE iconic symbol of Winter. An evergreen with instantly recognisable spiky leaves the tree produces a vibrant red berry during late Autumn. The Holly tree today has strong links with Christmas however the bringing in of evergreen branches to decorate homes and barns is a custom which goes back to pre-Christian times. The holly tree was seen as a powerful fertility symbol and a charm against witches, goblins and the devil..

USEFUL INFORMATION
SAPLING HEIGHT SUPPLIED : 10-20cm
MATURE HEIGHT : Up to 20m
RE-PLANTING : All year round
GROWTH RATE : Moderate



RowanThe Rowan Tree

The colourful Rowan Tree (Sorbus aucuparia) has for centuries been associated with magic and wizadry. The tree produces bright vibrant red berries with deep green leaves that turn a stunning orange during Autumn. A relatively small tree the Rowan is ideal for most gardens and will flourish in nearly all conditions. The berries of the tree are edible and are commonly used as jellies to accompany meat .

USEFUL INFORMATION
SAPLING HEIGHT SUPPLIED : 30-50cm
MATURE HEIGHT : 10-15m
RE-PLANTING : All year round
GROWTH RATE : Fast


Cherry PlumThe Cherry Plum

The beautiful Cherry Plum (Prunus Cerasifera) is famed for its wonderful blossoming flowers. The tree is widely regarded as the first tree to flower before anything else in the garden. The beautiful contrast between deep cherry and light pink make these flowers a cascade of colour at the end of Winter. Produces edible fruit during late summer.

USEFUL INFORMATION
SAPLING HEIGHT SUPPLIED : 30-50cm
MATURE HEIGHT : 6-8m
RE-PLANTING : All year round
GROWTH RATE : Slow - moderate



Copper BeechThe Copper Beech

The stunning Copper Beech (Fagus sylvatica purpurea) is a rapid growing tree that produces a wonderful foliage colour from Spring to Autumn. The leaves start out a deep purple colour and through time resemble a wonderful copper like finish. The Copper Beech will grow into a very large tree if left unchecked.

USEFUL INFORMATION
SAPLING HEIGHT SUPPLIED : 30-50cm
MATURE HEIGHT : 30-40m
RE-PLANTING : All year round
GROWTH RATE : Very Fast


HazelThe Hazel

The magical Hazel Tree (Corylus avellana) is reputed to be "The Tree of Knowledge". Throughout history the tree has been crucially important to this country. The timber derived from the Hazel Tree is extremely flexible and was used for a number of important roles including thatching and for basic firewood . The Hazel tree also had huge spiritual significance commonly associated with knowledge and wisdom. The hazel nuts were also commonly carried as charms to ward of rheumatism .

USEFUL INFORMATION
SAPLING HEIGHT SUPPLIED : 30-50cm
MATURE HEIGHT : 12-15m
RE-PLANTING : All year round
GROWTH RATE : Slow - Moderate




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