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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Acacia verticillata Prickly Moses shrub, tree 38ft (9m). Evergreen. Dark green needle-like leaf stalks. Bright yellow `bottlebrushes' in spring. Half hardy, 7C. No
Acer pseudoplatanus Sycamore tree 100ft (30m). Deciduous. Leaves are 5-lobed, turning yellow in autumn. Varieties include "Sion-Louis Frres" , Brilliantissimum, "Leopoldii". Fully hardy. Tolerates most conditions. Makes a good windbreak. Yes
Agonis flexuosa Willow Myrtle shrub, tree 30ft (10m). Evergreen. Weeping tree with narrow, scented leaves. Immature leaves are bronze-coloured. White flowers in June, July, August. Tender, min 10C. Sunshine and moist soil.. No
Alnus incana Grey Alder tree 100ft (3m). Deciduous. Oval, dark green leaves. Yellow catkins in February and March. Fully hardy. Tolerates wet areas. No
Arbutus unedo Strawberry Tree shrub, tree 30ft (10m). Evergreen. Glossy dark green leaves with white flowers in autumn and winter. Pendant clusters of orange-red, edible fruit. Frost hardy. Full sun, fertile soil. Protect from cold winds. No
Castanea sativa Sweet Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut tree 100ft (30m). Deciduous. Oblong, toothed, glossy leaves turning yellow in autumn. Pale yellow flowers in summer. Edible nuts in prickly cases. Fully Hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
CEANOTHUS genus shrub, small tree c. 4ft to 12ft (1.2m-4m). Evergreen or deciduous. Generally has oval, dark, glossy leaves. Clusterse of bright blue flowers from spring to autumn. Frost hardy to half hardy. Sun and shelter. No
CHAMAECYPARIS genus False Cypress tree c. 3 - 70ft (1-20m). Evergreen. Generally leaves are in flattened, dark or grey-green sprays, aromatic, sometimes irritant. Small round cones. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
Cordyline australis Cornish Palm, Cabbage Palm tree 50ft (15m). Evergreen. Long, strap-like leaves on top of each stem. Small, fragrant, creamy white flowers in summer. Round white fruits. Frost hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
Crataegus x lavallei "Carrierei" tree 22ft (7m). Oval, glossy, serrated leaves, red in autumn. Clusters of white flowers in June, followed by orange-red fruit in autumn. Fully hardy. Sunshine. Tolerates damp positions. No
Crataegus laevigata "Paul's Scarlet" Hawthorn, May tree 30ft (10m). Deciduous. Glossy, serrated leaves with double, crimson flowers in May. Fully hardy. Sunshine. Tolerates damp positions. Yes
Cupressocyparis x Leylandii Leyland Cypress tree 120ft (35m). Evergreen. Flattened, scale-like leaves. Rounded, dark, glossy cones. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. Yes
Cupressus macrocarpa Monterey Cypress tree 70ft (20m). Evergreen. Scale-like, dark green leaves. Rounded, glossy cones. Fully hardy. Sun. No
Eucalyptus coccifera Tasmanian Snow Gum tree 100ft (30m). Evergreen. Blueish grey, peelling bark. Grey-green leaves, aromatic. White clusters of stamens in May and June.. Frost hardy. Full sun. Protection from cold winds. No
Eucalyptus coccifera Tasmanian Snow Gum, Mount Wellington Peppermint tree 100ft (30m). Evergreen. Peeling grey and white bark. Narrow, blue-green leaves, becoming green. White flowers in May and June. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, protect from cold winds. Prune to encourage juvenile leaves. No
Eucalyptus globulus Tasmanian Blue Gum tree 100ft (30m). Evergreen. Peeling bark, Oval, silver-blue leaves, becoming green. Clusters of white stamens from summer to autumn. Half hardy, 0C. Sun and shelter from cold winds. Prune to promote juvenile foliage. No
Eucalyptus gunnii Cider Gum tree 100ft (30m). Evergreen. Young leaves are rounded, silver-blue, turning narrow, blue-green. White flowers in July. Frost hardy. Full sun. Likes neutral to acid soil. No
Eucalyptus niphophila tree See Eucalyptus niphophila. No
Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. Niphophila Snow Gum tree 50ft (15m). Evergreen. Flaking bark, blue and white. Young leaves are glaucous, becoming greyish with red edges. White flowerse in summer. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, protect from cold winds. Prune to encourage juvenile foliage. No
Ficus macrophylla Australian Banyan, Moreton Bay Fig tree 70-100ft (30-40m). Evergreen. Large, oval leaves, glossy green. Frost tender. Sun or semi-shade. No
Fraxinus excelsior Ash tree 100ft (30m). Deciduous. Leaves divided into narrow leaflets. Fully hardy. Sun. Tolerates windy conditions. No
ILEX genus Holly shrub, tree c. 5-70ft (1.5-20m). Evergreen. Dark, glossy leaves with wavey, usually spined edges. Red or yellow berries. Poisonous. Half-hardy, 0C, to fully hardy. Single-sexed, so both sexes required for berries. Sun or shade. No
Juniperus conferta Shore Juniper tree 6in (15cm). Evergreen. Low, spreading. Aromatic, dark or bluish-green needles. Round, dark berries. Fully hardy. Sun or semi-shade. Good ground cover. No
Laurus nobilis Bay Tree tree 40ft (12m). Evergreen. Oval, dark green, leathery leaves. Small yellow flowers in spring, round black fruits. Frost hardy, -5C. Sunshine, sheltered from cold winds. No
LIGUSTRUM genus Privet shrub, tree c. 10-30ft (3-10m). Deciduous or evergreen. Oval, glossy leaves. Tubular flowers in loose clusters, white or cream, in summer. Black, rounded fruits. Poisonous. Frost hardy, C, to fully hardy. Sune or partial shade. Yes

Plants: 43

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