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Updated 15th April 2018

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Please note that all offers are subject to availability.

Note to intending buyers: If sale items remain unsold the prices may be reduced further but don't leave it too late or they might be gone!

Latest recommmended planting dates for barerooted stock (assumes roots soaked beforehand and watered after planting)

Plums and damsons: early to mid April*

Pears: mid April*

Walnuts: late April*

Apples and cobnuts: early May*

Most woodland species (barerooted): mid May

Container-grown trees: end of May onwards

* we have planted baretooted stock much later than this at the nursery, sometimes well into June! When planting out very late in the season we generally prune off all the growing tips. For further advice on late planting, please contact us

 

Eleagnus umbellata offer

Strong 2yr plants, excellent for hedging with sweet edible berries (nominally 50-80cm but many plants are 80cm+). 50 plants 65, 100 plants 100

 

Woodland offers

Swedish Whitebeam 50 x 2yr trees: 40

Common Alder 50 x 2yr: 25

Hazel 50 x 2yr: 30

 

Holly offer

4yr holly 40-70cm container-grown trees (repotted 2017 into deep 7L pots). Great value (2yr plants often sell at this price): 25 trees 100. SOLD OUT

5yr holly. 60-90cm container grown trees, with good branch development. 15L pots. 10 trees 100

 

Pinus wallichiana (syn P.griffithi) - Blue Pine

Native to the Himalayan mountains from Arunachal Pradesh in northern India westwards into Afghanistan. Medium to large tree reaching 35m in favourable native locations. The likely maximum height in Ireland is 20-25m. As the name suggests, the blue pine has distinctive foliage varying in colour from green grey to bright blue. Often uses for ornamental plantings. Quite a fast growing tree but requires sheltered situations to do well.

3yr trees 30-45cm in 3L airpot.

Price: €7.50 ea, 10 trees €50 ea

Bulk offer 25 trees: 100

Prices exclusive of delivery by pallet crate (small quantities are collection only)

 

Metasequoia glyptosroboides - Dawn Redwood

Native to the Hubei province in east central China. Found in fossil remains by Victorian archaeologists in fossil remains but long thought to be extinct. Live trees were discovered in Hubei and Sichuan in China in 1941. By Northern American redwood standards the Dawn Redwood is the considered small but here 'small' is a relative term as trees frequently grow to 40-45m, with the tallest reaching 60m. The first Dawn Redwood trees were planted in Europe in the late 1940s and the 50s and some of these trees have reached 35m or more (the tallest - in Germany - was 39m in 2013). In Ireland the maximum height attainable is likely to be about 30m. There is a large specimen at Birr Castle.

The Dawn Redwood does best on damp sites and will tolerate waterlogged and boggy conditions. In the past many growers made the mistake of planting it on dry ground, where it struggles. It makes an especially attractive tree with lovely autumn colours and like the Chinese Swamp Cypress is deciduous.

3yr trees 50-80cm in 3L airpot. Strong plants.

Price: €8 ea, 5 or more €6 ea

Bulk offer 20 trees: 100

Prices exclusive of delivery by pallet crate (small quantities are collection only)