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  1. MAJESTIC ULMUS glabra ‘Pendula’ – Weeping/Camperdown Elm

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    Camperdown Elm – ULMUS glabra ‘Pendula’ – lovely large Weeping Elm specimen, Invercargill  (photo taken August) tree approx 80-90 years old

    ULMUS glabra ‘Pendula’ – Weeping Elm, a stunning tree with great structural appeal. This strong tree is a great feature specimen and also provides lovely interest in a group planting or avenue as shown in example photo below. Has a lovely lime blossom early October followed by deep green foliage.

    ULMUS glabra 'Pendula' - Aug, Christchurch

    Great group planting in car-parking area – excellent shade!

    ULMUS glabra 'Pendula' - Oct, Invercargill

    ULMUS glabra ‘Pendula’ – in blossom early October

    Chunky 135lt grade available now (approx 8-9 year old):

    ULMUS glabra 'Pendula' 135lt - Aug

    ULMUS glabra ‘Pendula’ 2m StdWeeping or Camperdown Elm, 135lt at 2.5m+

    Same 135lt grade shown in leaf earlier this year as below:

    ULMUS glabra 'Pendula' 135lt - Feb

    ULMUS glabra ‘Pendula’ 2m StdWeeping or Camperdown Elm, 135lt at 2.5m+

  2. HARDY TROPICAL LOOKING Native Five Finger – PSEUDOPANAX arboreus

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    PSEUDOPANAX arboreusNative Five Finger, 14lt at 1.3m+

    Fantastic hardy native smaller tree/shrub with a great tropical look. Very versatile, hardy for coastal and also with standing frost – even known to grow in alpine zones! (although need to be kept out of permafrost and very frosty zones) Also great for attracting birds with flower and small berry

    PSEUDOPANAX arboreus (in flower) - Jan
    PSEUDOPANAX arboreus 45lt - Jan

    PSEUDOPANAX arboreusNative Five Finger, 45lt at 1.6-1.8m+

  3. PYRUS calleryana ‘Candelabra’ – Upright Ornamental Pear

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    Autumn colour shown to left and spring blossom to right – lovely upright Candelabra form

    The PYRUS calleryana Candelabra – Ornamental Pear with lovely upright ‘Candelabra’ like form and deep green leaves changing to autumn tones or orange/red late autumn. Produces abundant white flowers in early spring. It is drought hardy but will also handle intermittently wet, heavy soils.

    GREAT Tree for avenues and formal gardens!

    PYRUS calleryana 'Candelabra' 25lt

    PYRUS calleryana ‘Candelabra’Upright Ornamental Pear, 25lt at 2.5-3m – approx. 50 available now with over 200 coming ready March/April 2018

  4. COROKIA ‘Frosted Chocolate’ – larger grade available NOW!

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    Looking for a plant with great winter colour contrast? The Native Corokia ‘Frosted Chocolate’ as its name proclaims, turns a lovely dark bronze colour during winter. Has an attractive small golden star shaped flower mid-summer into autumn. A neat smaller growing native well suited for compact hedging.

    COROKIA virgata Frosted Chocolate 12lt - July

    COROKIA virgata ‘Frosted Chocolate’NZ Native, great for hedging, 11/12lt container at 0.8-1m now

  5. FAGUS sylvatica – English/European Beech

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    European Beech – Beautiful established pleached avenue and hedge examples…..

    FAGUS sylvatica - Hedging & Pleaching

    Classical Tree very well suited for tight formal hedging and pleached avenues. Lovely deep green summer foliage colouring up brilliant gold in autumn and retaining copper foliage during winter. Creates a beautiful living screen to soften any boundary or formal courtyard

    FAGUS sylvatica Std 25lt - May

    FAGUS sylvatica StdEnglish or European Beech – suitable for pleaching, 25lt at 2m+

    Create a pleached avenue above or instant screen below:

    FAGUS sylvatica 35/45lt - July

    FAGUS sylvaticaEnglish or European Beech – hedging grades, 35/45lt at 2m+

  6. Winter FLOWERING – Native SOPHORA Dragons Gold

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    SOPHORA Dragons Gold – Lovely compact Native flowering Kowhai which flowers up to 3 times a year. Withstands medium frost (protect from hardest of frost in Central Otago) Prefers free draining ground. A fantastic cheerful smaller growing Kowhai, also well suited for lower growing hedging and attracting winter birdlife.

    SOPHORA molloyi Dragons Gold 19lt - July

    SOPHORA molloyi ‘Dragons Gold’Prolific Winter Flowering Kowhai with compact form. Available now in 12/19lt container 1m+

  7. Celebrate Team NZ’s Victory – Plant a Tree or Formal Hedge? – Native Golden Totara

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    Team New Zealand Victory – What about planting a GOLDEN Totara? …. these are a lovely hardy NZ native that forms a beautiful Specimen tree and also creates a beautiful tightly clipped hedge for that point of difference!

    PODOCARPUS totara 'Aurea' 45lt - April

    PODOCARPUS totara ‘Aurea’Native Golden Totara, 45lt at 2m+

    Other Natives that combine well with great colour contrast;

    ​(Carpodetus serrataus)

    (Podocarpus totara ‘Matapouri Blue’)

    (Pseudowinteria colorata)

  8. TILIA – European Lime, a great pleaching tree as shown

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    Pleaching is a very popular effect for larger avenues as shown above and tight courtyard spaces – an increasing trend in NZ and worldwide. The Tilia – European Lime is a fantastic pleaching tree for this with a strong trunk from and lateral branching. We have lovely instant grades available now as follows:

    TILIA platyphyllos 45lt - Feb/May

    TILIA platyphyllosEuropean Lime, ideal for pleaching 45lt container 2.5-3m

  9. MAGNOLIA Little Gem – Compact Evergreen Magnolia

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    MAGNOLIA grandiflora ‘Little Gem‘ – Compact Evergreen Magnolia, 35lt container 1.6-1.8m+ now

    POPULAR compact evergreen MAGNOLIA. Great for hedging or lower screen in courtyards and formal garden. Also has a beautiful white fragrant tulip shape flower over summer. Best protected from severe frost. Lovely larger trees available now as above

    MAGNOLIA grandiflora 'Little Gem' (bud) - Apr
    MAGNOLIA grandiflora 'Little Gem' 35lt - Apr
    MAGNOLIA grandiflora 'Little Gem' (flower) - Jan

    MAGNOLIA grand. ‘Little Gem’
    Compact Evergreen Magnolia
    25lt at 1.5m+

    MAGNOLIA grand. ‘Little Gem’– white fragrant tulip lower mid-late summer