LOVELY Autumn Colour Trees…

Autumn Colour Trees - FRAXINUS oxycarpa 'Raywoodii' - Queenstown, April

Autumn Colour Trees – it now appears to be moving closer with some trees changing into their autumn brilliance… The popular Fraxinus Raywoodii – Claret Ash shown in its glory in Remarkables, Queenstown.

These trees now showing beautiful autumn colours in the nursery…

CERCIS canadensis Forest Pansy 35lt - March
Golden Weeping Honey Locust - GLEDITSIA triacanthos 'Emerald Cascade' 80lt - March
Green Honey Locust - GLEDITSIA triacanthos 'Skyline' 45lt - March

CERCIS canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’
Redbud – Lovely tree with heart shaped foliage. Deep purple leaves changing to brilliant red and pinks tones
25/35lt container, 2m now 

GLEDITSIA triacanthos ‘Emerald Cascade’
Weeping Golden Honey Locust, lovely weeping form with fine graceful foliage lime green changing to deep gold.
80lt container, 2m+ now

GLEDITSIA triacanthos ‘Skyline’
Golden Honey Locust, lovely shade tree with fine graceful foliage lime green changing to deep gold.
45lt container, 2m+ now

American Ash - FRAXINUS americana 135lt - March
Purple Ash - FRAXINUS excelsior 'Purple Spire' 80lt - March
Claret Ash - FRAXINUS oxycarpa Raywoodii 80lt - March

FRAXINUS americana
American Ash – lovely hardy tree with strong upright form. Dry and cold tolerant. Lovely specimen or avenue tree
135lt container, 4.5m+ now – also available in smaller sizes

FRAXINUS excelsior ‘Purple Spire’
Purple Ash – Lovely strong form hardy to dry conditions. Colours up deep purple in Autumn
80lt container, 3.5m now – also available in smaller sizes

FRAXINUS excelsior ‘Raywoodii’
Claret Ash – The popular Claret Ash, stunning wine-claret Autumn colour. Great group feature tree
80lt container, 3.5-4m now – also available in smaller sizes

Tulip Tree - LIRIODENDRON tulipifera 500lt - March
Weeping Yoshino Cherry - PRUNUS yedoensis 'Perpendens' 135lt - March
ZELKOVA serrata 160lt - March

Tulip Tree – Beautiful butter-gold autumn colour. Very drought tolerant and quick growing -stunning group or specimen tree
300lt container, 5m now – also available in smaller sizes

PRUNUS yedoensis ‘Perpendens’
White Blossom Weeping Cherry – lovely larger weeping cherry with strong form. Beautiful autumn tones turning brilliant gold, orange and scarlet
135lt container, 3m now – also available in smaller sizes

ZELKOVA serrata
Japanese Elm – A majestic tree with beautiful strong form and tiered branching. Attractive autumn colour turning from lighter pinks to deep red-scarlet
160lt container, 4m now – also available in smaller sizes

Popular MALUS… MALUS ioensis ‘Plena’ – Prairie Crabapple

MALUS ioensis 'Plena' 35lt - March

MALUS ioensis ‘Plena’Prairie Crabapple, a very popular autumn colour tree with attractive blossom and beautiful autumn colour. 35lt container, 2.2m+ now – also fruiting Malus available in fruit now

Evergreens also showing seasonal colour we can’t forget…

ILEX aquifolium 'JC Van Tol' 35lt - March
ILEX aquifolium 'JC Van Tol' (berries) - March

ILEX aquifolium ‘JC Van Tol’Dark green smooth leaf, with bright red berries in early autumn through to winter (or as long as the birds can leave them!) 25lt container, 1.8m+