Carpinus ‘betulus’ . Interactive specimen Tree
RRP $850.00 Incl GST
Common Name: European Hornbeam
Current Form: Interactive Tree grown with 2 main leaders formed as a U
Current Planted Height: Approx 2.5m
Current Width: Approx 1m
Root ball dimension: 700mm D / 600mm W
This is definitely an ‘individual tree with unique charm and appeal’ and most certainly lives up to our tagline “Trees Of Distinction”. Nature has decided that this tree should attract attention, capture interest and create wonder, and so has given it this most dramatic trunk formation. Use your imagination to utilize this to its best advantage… interactive play for children and pets. Train your dog to leap through the trunks and be the skit of the year. Suitable as a opening within a hedge of the same species to a vista beyond, adapted to a quirky place to sit…??? The Carpinus ‘betulus’ is a deciduous species with heavily-textured bright green leaves changing to lovely autumn colours.
Platinus acerifolia. London Plane Tree
Common Name: London Plane
Current Form: Broad and spreading
Current Planted Height: 6.5m
Current Width: 4m
Root ball dimensions : 1200mm D / 1200mm W
The London Plane Tree grows to a very large tree and can live for an immensely long time. Often seen as pollarded street trees and used also as peaching and flat topped specimens the Plane Tree can be very heavily and brutally reduced each autumn to reduced the eventual size.
This particular Plane Tree would suit a large countryside setting as a shade tree or as a distinguished point of arrival Tree. The motley, speckled bark is a testament to the age of this tree and giving the tree wonderful character.
Common Name: Japanese Stone Pine
Current Form: Upright with strong horizontal laterals
Current Planted Height: Approx 4.2m
Current Width: Approx 3m
Root ball dimensions: 1000mm D / 1200mm W
This stout and elegant pine species has a rugged trunk of rough dark red bark with fissures revealing a black underlay. The framework of irregular, layered horizontal branches give the trees wonderfully unique and interesting character. These 2 trees are apt to be planted together and would introduce natural charm in a rural setting; give fascinating dimension in an inner-city Japanese style garden; provide cultural latitude by framing an entranceway to a soft garden. Planted for centuries in Japan these trees can withstand heavy pruning to shape. Coastal hardy. Untrimmed growing to 30m.
A pair of Liriodendron ‘tulipifera’ . Arnold
Common Name: Upright Tulip Tree
Current Form: Upright
Current Planted Height: Approx 7m
Current Width: Approx 2.4m
Calliper : mm
Root ball dimensions : mmD / mmW
The soft bright leaves transform into a brilliant yellow performance in autumn. This is the fastigated form of the Liriodendron Tulipifera. These specimens make a fantastic pair with their narrow columnar growth habit. Deciduous.
Metrosideros ‘excelsa’ – Lawn specimen
Common Name: Pohutukawa or NZ Christmas Tree
Current Form: Natural coastal form
Current Planted Height: Approx 4m
Current Width: Approx 4.5m
Root ball dimensions: 1300mm D / 1500mm W
Availability; This Tree is under Contract. Please contact us for more options.
An outstanding example of a large specimen Pohutukawa, this tree would give immediate character to a large lawn or entrance or other landscape situation, and brings with it the atmosphere of our kiwi culture. This specimen has been described by experienced landscapers as having the best form and structure for a tree of its size. This is the iconic New Zealand Christmas tree kiwis love with its bright crimson flowers heralding the arrival of the summer holiday period.
Magnolia grandiflora ‘ferrugenia’
Common Name: Evergreen Magnolia or Bull Bay Laurel
Current Form: Large spreading form
Current Planted Height: Approx 4.5m
Current Width: Approx 3m
Root ball dimensions: 1250mm D / 1550MM W
Availability: SOLD 21/9/2016 please enquire about other Magnolia Tree options. We could possibly grow a Tree to your specifications.
Give an instant sense of maturity to your garden with this stunning large magnolia. This specimen is robust and majestic, with its first branches starting at just under a metre high. The beautiful deep green leathery leaves with rust-coloured velvety underside are prized in floral arrangements. Produces large cup-shape scented ivory blooms in the late summer. A native of Florida and Texas. This species prefers warm moist conditions and responds well to heavy pruning. Currently in a 2000L container.
Metrosideros ‘excelsa’ . Moon Maiden – Interactive specimen
Common Name: Pohutukawa
Current Form: Spreading, interactive, squat, coastal
Current Planted Height: Approx 2.7m
Current Width: Approx 2.5m
Calliper: multi trunked
Root ball dimension: 1000mm H / 1225mm W
Availability: 1 (also see other listings for similar items)
This yellow flowering Pohutukawa tree of exceptional coastal form calls for children to play and climb in it. It would suit being central to a large sand pit or interactive area to provide shade and interest. This unique tree also lends itself to be in a raised central position with up-lighting to show off its amazing branching structure.
A stunning example of the yellow Pohutukawa.
Common Name: Norfolk Island Pine
Current Form: Upright and symmetrical
Current Planted Height: Approx 8m
Current Width: Approx 5m
Root ball dimensions : 1800mm W / 1100mm D
The majestic Norfolk Pine grows to mammoth proportions. Its mature height is between 30m to 50m high in a vertical and symmetrical habit. The dignity of its straight trunk and its picture-perfect triangular form are an eyecatching wonder of nature. Native to the Norfolk Islands in the Tasman Sea northwest of New Zealand. These species have proved to be able to tolerate incessant onshore gales and have therefore been widely planted in coastal regions and open farmland.
These 3 large specimens lend themselves to becoming landmarks on a sweeping rural scene or exposed coastal setting. They could also feature superbly as point-of-arrival trees on a large property or farm.