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“A tree is a big plant with a stick up the middle- and a big plant with a stick up the middle is not an easy thing to be. Darwin spoke of evolution as ‘descent with modification’ and it took a lot of descending- several billion generations- and a great deal of modification to get from the world’s first life, to the world’s first plant, to the creatures we recognize as oaks and monkey puzzles and eucalypts. In truth we can never know for sure how many species of tree there are. However much you know, you can never be sure that nothing has escaped you. With trees, there are many good reason to think that a great deal has escaped us. Every so often some highly conspicuous tree turns up which either has never been seen before, or is known only from fossils, and has long been presumed extinct. Identification is the beginning of all natural history. Nature appears to us as the grandest conceivable theatre, endlessly unfolding. Identification can be difficult for all kinds of reasons- even of trees, which are so big and conspicuous, and which do not run away.”

(The Secret Life of Trees, Colin Tudge 2005)


Here is a small selection of trees which we grow and traded. Click on the stock list for our complete assortment. Apart from these trees, we have a wide choice of pleached trees and specimen solitaire trees.

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Latin name of treesort icon Botanical name of tree
Acer campestre Veldesdoorn
Acer campestre 'Elsrijk' Veldesdoorn
Acer campestre 'Green Column' Zuilvormige Spaanse Aak, Veldesdoorn
Acer campestre 'Queen Elizabeth' Veldesdoorn
Acer campestre 'Red Shine' Spaanse aak
Acer capillipes Slangenhuidesdoorn
Acer cappadocicum 'Rubrum' Kolchischer Blut- Ahorn
Acer davidii subsp. grosseri Slangenhuidesdoorn
Acer negundo Vederesdoorn
Acer negundo 'Aureomarginatum' Geelbonte vederesdoorn
Acer negundo 'Flamingo' Rosebonte vederesdoorn
Acer platanoides 'Columnare' Noorse Esdoorn
Acer platanoides 'Globosum' Bolesdoorn
Acer pseudoplatanus Gewone esdoorn
Acer pseudoplatanus 'Atropurpureum' Gewone esdoorn
Acer rubrum 'Red Sunset' Rode esdoorn
Acer saccharinum 'Pyramidale' Zilveresdoorn
Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala Chinese esdoorn
Aesculus hippocastanum Witte paardenkastanje
Aesculus hippocastanum 'Pyramidalis' Witte paardenkastanje
Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii' Rode Paardenkastanje
Ailanthus altissima Hemelboom
Albizia julibrissin Perzische slaapboom
Alnus glutinosa Zwarte els
Alnus incana Witte els
Alnus spaethii Els
Amelanchier 'Ballerina' Krentenboompje
Betula ermanii Goudberk
Betula nigra Zwarte berk
Betula pendula Ruwe berk
Betula pendula 'Fastigiata' Zuilberk
Betula pendula 'Laciniata' Berk
Betula pendula 'Youngii' Prieelberk
Betula utilis subsp. jacquemontii Witte himalayaberk
Broussonetia papyrifera Papiermoerbei
Carpinus betulus Gewone haagbeuk
Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata' Haagbeuk
Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine' Zuilhaagbeuk
Castanea sativa Tamme kastanje
Catalpa bignonioides Trompetboom
Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea' Gele Catalpa / gele Bolcatalpa
Catalpa bignonioides 'Nana' Boltrompetboom
Celtis australis Zwepenboom / Oosterse netelboom
Celtis occidentalis Zwepenboom / Westerse netelboom
Cercis siliquastrum Judasboom