ACER NEGUNDO ( Box Elder )
Rapid growth even in poor soils. Withstands wind well. Golden yellow autumn tones. Compound leaf-unlike most other Maples.
ACER PLATANOIDES ( Norway Maple )
Fast growing hardy tree. Good yellow autumn colour. Withstands salt laden winds.
FAGUS SYLVATICA PURPUREA – (Copper Beech)
Slow growing, particularly when young, but worth waiting for as it makes a prized specimen tree. Much used by landscapers as a feature tree.
FRAXINUS RAYWOODII ( Claret Ash )
Round dense tree of rapid growth. Dark green foliage. Used often as a feature tree. Rich claret autumn colour.
PYRUS CALLERYANA – ( Chinese Pear )
Masses of white flowers in spring. Noted for autumn colour. Thorny branches. Very small, round brown fruit.
ULMUS GLABRA LUTESCENS ( Golden Elm )
A very popular feature tree with golden yellow foliage from spring to autumn. A spreading vase shaped tree that grows well in most conditions. Withstands wind, drought and excessive moisture.
ULMUS PARVIFOLIA ( Chinese Elm )
Now in demand in Europe as an excellent street tree and resistant to the elm disease. A smallish rounded tree with very small glossy dark green leaves. Very fast growing and gives few problems. Several line the main street of Cambridge.
ULMUS PROCERA VARIEGATA ( Variegated Elm )
A beautiful, slender, straight growing tree. From a distance the leaves appear silvery white and are quite striking.