Medium / Large Conifers
ABIES firma GOLDEN HUE

A sturdy and very hardy well branched robust cultivar of the Japanese Fir . The needle foliage is a bright golden-yellow that does not suffer sun damage . The plant becomes an upright pyramid of medium size . Pollen and seed cones are a dark red colour and appear in spring .
ABIES procera GLAUCA

Fast growing selection that quickly becomes a superb garden showpiece . The needle foliage is a beautiful bright blue and covers the branch and branchlet structure on this eventual tall and imposing feature plant . Cones are usually produced on young plants . Choice large variety .
CALOCEDRUS decurrens AUREOVARIEGATA

A truly spectacular specimen plant for those who like variegated plants . Tall and columnar in outline when established with dark green flattened sprays of foliage liberally splashed with bright golden-yellow variegation . Easily grown and very hardy . Bushy rounded habit when young .
CEDRUS atlantica AUREA ROBUSTA

This reasonably vigorous pyramidal tree has yellow-golden needle like foliage with an undertone of light blue . Spring growth is a brighter yellow-gold and by the summer months the colouring has become more muted . Makes a top class specimen tree if space permits . Very hardy and thrives in non- tropical areas .
CEDRUS atlantica GLAUCA

A deservedly very popular large and symmetrical specimen tree . The needle foliage is an impressive light blue that brightens in new growth . Not a choice for small spaces as this beauty is capable of an impressive size after many years of growth in reasonable growing conditions . Will always draw favourable comments from people viewing plants several years of age that have been positioned in open landscape settings .
CEDRUS atlantica GLAUCA FASTIGIATA

Tall densely branched upright growing specimen with grey-blue short needle foliage . This not commonly available selection is a variety well worth planting if a large accent sentinel is wanted . Mature plants are spectacular and have a height to width ratio of around four to one .
CEDRUS atlantica SILBERSPITZ

An uncommon form of the Atlantic Cedar with an upright growing and bushy habit of growth . Needle foliage is grey-blue changing to an odd grey-cream in autumn and springs new growth emerges a creamy-white colour . When established and well grown makes a good feature .
CEDRUS deodara BUSH'S ELECTRA

Clothed in bright silver-blue needle foliage this medium sized pyramidal plant is a rare selection that is very hardy and well worth a position in any larger garden able to supply average soil conditions . Plantings once established for a few years are very eye catching . Like most true Cedars , light pruning to improve density on younger specimens can be undertaken without damage to the plants .
CEDRUS deodara NANA AUREA

Another upright and neatly conical form of the Himalayan Cedar . The bright golden-yellow needle foliage of this choice form is densely arranged on the many slightly weeping branches . Long lived , hardy and can readily be used successfully as a stand alone lawn specimen as it does not burn in a full sun position .
GLYPTOSTROBUS pensillis

Commonly known as the Chinese Pond Cypress this deciduous and bushy upright growing tree has sea green cord like foliage that turns a pinkish-orange in autumn at leaf drop . It can be planted in average garden positions and has the capability of thriving in wet areas without damage . Choice but not often available .
LARIX kaempferi BLUE RABBIT

A stunning form of the Japanese Larch with unusual light blue , soft to the touch needle foliage . It is a narrow conical and upright reasonably fast grower . Not a choice for warm and humid coastal areas . A yellow-gold colour change occurs in autumn before the foliage is shed . A good appealing selection .
METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides GOLD RUSH

Very bright golden-yellow soft feathery foliage adorns this Dawn Redwood selection . Autumn foliage changes to rusty-red colouration before leaf drop . The original green species is an exceptionally fast growing thirty plus metres tree but this garden cultivar although reasonably fast growing will not reach those lofty heights . Superb as an avenue multiple planting or as a stand alone choice . Handles wetness .
PICEA abies AUREA JAKOBSEN

Neat and narrow pyramidal medium sized Norway Spruce with yellow-gold needle foliage . The golden foliage colour is displayed mainly on the top sides of its branches where sunlight strikes it . Average growth rate on this selection that performs happily in full sun positioning .
PICEA abies CUPRESSINA

Dark green needle foliage heavily clothes the many vertical branches on this very choice narrow and columnar form of the Norway Spruce . The outline of this selection is very much cigar shaped . A very striking accent feature plant . Once established in average conditions , it can grow fairly rapidly . Like the overall majority of Spruce will not be happy in wet or poorly draining soils and positions of heavy shade .