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  1. GREAT Formal Hedging! – PODOCARPUS totara – Native Totara

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    Great Formal Hedging – Our very own Podocarpus totara Native Totara creates a magnificent formal hedge very similar in looks to the English Yew. The above and below beautiful examples shown of Broadfield Gardens, Lincoln, Canterbury. This fantastic award winning garden is well worth a visit and is an amazing world class garden example – a true asset to NZ.

    This very resilient plant that clips well and also stock resistant. Available in a range of colours from bronze, gold and lush green. Choose our own Native Totara today for your great formal hedging  plant a legacy!

    PODOCARPUS totara - Canterbury

    Also creates a lovely specimen avenue as shown below:

    PODOCARPUS totara - Canterbury

    Great Looking INSTANT Hedging sizes available now

    PODOCARPUS totara 35lt - March
    PODOCARPUS totara 35lt - Jan

    PODOCARPUS totara – Native Totara with Bronze foliage, 35lt container at 2-2.5m

    Also available in smaller & larger sizes – please enquire here

     

    PODOCARPUS totara ‘Hallii’ – Native Halls Totara

    PODOCARPUS totara 'Hallii'' 35lt- Jan

    PODOCARPUS totara ‘Hallii’ Native Halls Totara with lush green foliage, 35lt container at 1.8m+

    Also available in smaller & larger sizes – please enquire here

     

    PODOCARPUS totara ‘Aurea’ – Native Golden Totara

    PODOCARPUS totara 'Aurea' 60lt - Jan

    POPOCARPUS totara ‘Aurea’Golden Totara60lt container at 2-2.5m

    Also available in smaller & larger sizes – please enquire here

  2. Beautiful HARDY Upright Elm – ULMUS hollandica var.

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    This beautiful strong growing tree (Hardy Upright Elms) is hard to go past for one of the hardier street or avenue trees.

    Trees as shown are growing at Pegasus, Canterbury where they have endured dry summer’s and coastal conditions.These trees been planted for approx 10 years and looking great. Also lovely attractive golden autumn colour.

    ULMUS hollandica 'Lobel' - Christchurch, March

    An excellent, hardy ‘go to’ specimen, avenue and street tree for Central Otago, Southland & Canterbury and many other areas of NZ.

    ULMUS hollandica ‘Lobel ‘ –  Hardy Upright Elm

    ULMUS hollandica 'Lobel' 80lt - Jan

    ULMUS hollandica ‘Lobel’ – Hardy Upright Elms, 80lt Container now at 4m+

    Also available in smaller & larger sizes – please enquire

     

    ULMUS hollandica ‘Lobel/Dodens’ – Hardy Upright Elm

    ULMUS hollandica 'Lobel' 80lt - April

    Showing lovely golden autumn colour autumn last year

    ULMUS hollandica ‘Lobel/Dodens’  Hardy Upright Elm, 80lt container, now at 4.5m

  3. Stunning PLEACHED Trees – TILIA platyphyllos – European Lime

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    Pleaching Lime Trees – This growing trend of Pleaching Trees is increasing here in NZ. This horticultural art is where trees are trained & pruned with clear lower trunk and higher foliage joined together like a ‘hedge on stilts’. It has been practised for a number of years in UK & Europe with amazing results.

    Fantastic entrance example as shown in lovely client garden example above and established example shown below. A great focal point for courtyards and excellent also for screening narrow areas where space is a premiumAdd style & class to your landscape today!

    TILIA platyphyllos (pleaching) - Ashburton

    Lovely large trees available now as follows for your instant pleached avenue:

    TILIA platyphyllos 45lt - Jan

    TILIA platyphyllosEuropean Lime Tree, 35/45lt container at 2.5m+

    TILIA platyphyllos 80lt - Feb

    TILIA platyphyllosEuropean Pleaching Lime Trees, 80lt container at 3.5-4m

  4. STRUCTURAL Formal – THUJA ‘Smaragd’

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    Formal Thuja Smaragd – a fantastic, very popular tree with its dark green foliage and neat, tidy & appealing upright form. Hardy to a wide range of conditions. Grows to approx 3-4m x 1m.

    Creates a neat entrance way and narrow boundary screen as shown in this lovely examples above and below. Attractive boundary screening planted approx. 1m apart

    THUJA occidentalis 'Smaragd' - Cromwell

    Available now in larger sizes as follows:

    THUJA occidentalis ‘Smaragd’ – Popular Formal Tree

    THUJA occidentalis 'Smaragd' 35lt - March

    THUJA occidentalis ‘Smaragd’, Popular Compact Conifer, 35lt container at approx. 1.3-1.5m

    THUJA occidentalis 'Smaragd' 80lt - Feb

    THUJA occidentalis ‘Smaragd’, Popular Compact Conifer, 80lt container at approx. 1.8m

     

    A stunning aerial photo of our lovely lines of THUJA…

    THUJA occidentalis 'Smaragd' - Overview
  5. LUMA (Myrtus) apiculata, FLOWERING Myrtle Tree or Symbol of Love Tree ❤

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    Flowering Myrtle Tree – Lovely hardy evergreen tree with dark green, fine oval leaved foliage and covered in tight clusters of white flowers mid-summer. Also attractive copper-white trunk developing with age.

    Native to Central Andes between Chile & Argentina. Also a symbol of love to the ancient Greeks!

    A great specimen and also creates a lovely topiary as shown in these great example below.

    LUMA apiculata Stds - Dec, Invercargill

    LUMA (Myrtus) apiculata, FLOWERING Myrtle Tree standard entrance avenue

    LUMA apiculata - Nov, Invercargill
    LUMA apiculata (trunk) - Nov

    Neat copper-bronze trunk contrasting attractively with dark green foliage.

    Available in large sizes as follows:

    LUMA apiculata Std 135lt - Jan

    Luma apiculata StdMyrtle Tree, 135lt Container at 2.5-2.8m+ now 

    LUMA apiculata (trunk) - Nov
    LUMA apiculata (flowering) - Jan

    Covered with masses of small white clusters of flowers mid-late summer.

  6. Trees with FANTASTIC Summer COLOUR!

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    Some fantastic summer colour trees around right now as shown in these beautiful  CORNUS controversa ‘Variegata’, Silver-Variegated Wedding Cake Tree.

    Please find this selection of summer colour trees looking great in the nursery now!

     

    CORNUS controversa ‘Variegata’- Silver Wedding Cake Tree

    CORNUS controversa 'Variegata' 35lt - Feb

    CORNUS controversa ‘Variegata’– Silver Wedding Cake Tree, Very popular smaller tree with standout sliver-cream foliage. Prefers some shelter from wind. Fantastic around a pond setting.

    Available now in 35lt container at 1.8m+ now

     

    ACER palmatum ‘Senkaki’, Coral Bark Maple

    ACER palmatum 'Senkaki' (foliage) - Feb
    ACER palmatum 'Senkaki' 35lt - Feb

    ACER palmatum ‘Senkaki’, Coral Bark MapleStunning smaller Japanese Maple with coral pink branching and fiery summer foliage as shown above. A real eye catcher!

    Available now 35lt container at 2.2 – 2.5m

     

    CERCIS canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’ – Valentines Tree! or Redbud

    CERCIS canadensis 'Forest Pansy' (leaf) - Dec
    CERCIS canadensis 'Forest Pansy' 35lt - Jan

    CERCIS canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’Redbudthis beauty should be called Valentines Tree with its deep red heart shaped leaves! A very popular smaller growing tree.

    Available now in 35lt container at 2.2m+ now

     

    ROBINIA pseudoacacia ‘Mop Top’ – Mop Top, Mophead Robinia

    ROBINIA pseudoacacia Mop Top 45lt - Dec

    ROBINIA pseudoacacia ‘Mop Top’ 1.8m Std, Mop Top or Mop Head Robinia, The ever popular ‘Moptop’ with its lush cool green foliage. A fantastic courtyard tree.

    Available now in 45lt container at 2.5m+ now

  7. Lower Shotover

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    TESTIMONIAL

    “Through a friend, we were referred to Easy Big Trees in Invercargill and through our several visits to their extensive nursery over more than two years, we have developed a close and friendly relationship with the staff.

    From our first visit, we identified Easy Big Trees as a business committed to presenting high quality larger size tree specimens, which we were looking for. Our experience with this company has been completely trouble free and we are happy to say that all our plantings from Easy Big Trees are growing extremely well!

    We are pleased to commend this tree nursery supplier as both competent and reliable.”

     

    Please see our recent project video of a stunning property in Central Otago supplied with Easy Big Trees…

    This stunning Central Otago property has a selection of attractive deciduous and evergreen trees including;

    A selection of Native Trees & Plants including, Nothofagus – Native Beech,  PittosporumPodocarpus – Totara, Pseudopanax – Native Five finger & Lancewood, Sophora – Native Kowhai

    Exotic Deciduous & Evergreens including, Acers – Ornamental Canadian & Japanese Maples, Arbutus – Strawberry Tree, Azara – Evergreen Vanilla Tree, Cedrus – Evergreen Himalayan Cedar, Gleditsia – Honey Locust, Liquidambar – Sweet gum, Malus – Flowering Crabapple, Prunus – Flowering Cherries & Prunus lusitanica – Evergreen Portuguese Laurel, Ulmus ‘Louis van Houtte’ – Golden Elm

    Central Otago Property | Easy Big Trees
  8. Central Otago

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    Please see our recent project video of a stunning property in Central Otago supplied with Easy Big Trees…

    This stunning Central Otago property has a selection of attractive deciduous and evergreen trees including;

     Buxus sempervirens – English Box (spheres)

    – Carpinus betulus  – English Hornbeam (hedging & specimens)

    – Chionocloa rubra – Native Tussock

    Magnolia kobus – White Flowering Magnolia

    – Prunus – Flowering Cherries

    – Sorbus aria – Whitebeam Rowan

    – Tilia platyphyllos – European Lime (pleaching and specimens)

    Central Otago Property | Easy Big Trees
    Central Otago Property | Easy Big Trees
  9. Lovely Native Lacebark – HOHERIA angustifolia

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    The HOHERIA angustifolia, Native Lacebark is an upright fine-foliaged smaller tree developing a rounded crown with age. Is a hardy evergreen which is great in mixed borders or for fast establishing shelter. Has small white star-shaped flowers early summer which are attractive to Tui’s and Bellbirds.

    Can also be used for group plantings, screening, streets and specimen plantings.

    CURRENTLY HAVE THE INSTANT GRADES AVAILABLE AS BELOW…

    HOHERIA angustifolia 45lt - Dec

    HOHERIA angustifoliaNative Lacebark, 35/45lt container at 2.5m

    HOHERIA angustifolia 80lt - Jan

    HOHERIA angustifoliaNative Lacebark, 80lt container at 3m+

    HOHERIA – Lacebark Interesting Facts…

    “The name Lacebark comes from the lace-like fibrous inner bark layer” – Wikipedia

    “The Hoheria – Lacekbark has medicinal uses which relate largely to its content of mucilaginous polysaccharides, and there are many similarities between applications of Hoheria and those of other phytomedicines rich in polysaccharide hydrocolloids” – Wikipedia

  10. NEW Summer 🌲 TREE Catalogue + Project VIDEOS!

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    We hope you like our NEW LOOK Summer Tree Catalogue – please request our latest catalogue HERE

    Included is some earlier history behind Easy Big Trees to give you more insight of our early history and growing legacy.

    We also welcome your thoughts and enquiry! 😊

    As follows below, recent project videos of stunning properties supplied with Easy Big Trees…

    This stunning Central Otago property has a selection of attractive deciduous and evergreen trees including;

     Buxus sempervirens – English Box (spheres)

    – Carpinus betulus  – English Hornbeam (hedging & specimens)

    – Chinocloa rubra – Native Tussock

    Magnolia kobus– White Flowering Magnolia

    – Prunus – Flowering Cherries

    – Sorbus aria – Whitebeam Rowan

    – Tilia platyphyllos – European Lime (pleaching and specimens)

    This stunning Central Otago property has a selection of attractive deciduous and evergreen trees including;

    selection of Native Trees & Plants including, Nothofagus – Native Beech,  PittosporumPodocarpus – Totara, Pseudopanax – Native Five finger & Lancewood, Sophora – Native Kowhai

    Exotic Deciduous & Evergreens including, Acers – Ornamental Canadian & Japanese Maples, Arbutus – Strawberry Tree, Azara – Evergreen Vanilla Tree, Cedrus – Evergreen Himalayan Cedar, Gleditsia – Honey Locust, Liquidambar – Sweet gum, Malus – Flowering Crabapple, Prunus – Flowering Cherries & Prunus lusitanica – Evergreen Portuguese Laurel, Ulmus Louis van Houtte – Golden Elm

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