Taller options available for most trees. Please use the contact us page stating species, height range and postcode for more info.
The main feature of Norway Maple Drummondii (Acer platanoides 'Drummondii') is its variegated leaves, the leaves being darkish-green tinged with creamy-white edges. During autumn these leaves turn an attractive orange colour and the tree bears small clumps of winged-seed. We recommend this tree as being the best of the variegated-leaved maples. Like Crimson King, this tree is very tolerant of pollution, so ideal for a garden close to a busy road. With a final height of 28m (93ft 4in), this tree is best-suited for a large garden
Norway Maple Drummondii (Acer platanoides 'Drummondii') is supplied at a height of between 1.5m and 2.4m in a 12L container, which means that the tree has an already established root system and therefore this tree can be planted any time of the year and with better results than either bare-root or rootballed trees.
If you require many maple trees then click WHOLESALE MAPLE TREES where you can find trees from £0.81 pence per tree when buying 100. These are 40cm to 60cm tall.
Multiple Order Discount
Orders over £300 can be discounted by contacting us on 0800 043 1057
Ornamental Tree Roots In The Shade e.g. Behind A Fence
It is more important that that foliage (posh term for leaves) receives the sunlight than the roots. So if the canopy of your ornamental tree can sunbathe but the bottom of your tree thinks there has been a nuclear winter then that is ok. You might want to ensure you have good drainage as water and no sun is the start of algae and other such issues.
Early Autumn Leaf Fall
Heat stress, being potted, lack of water, being boxed up for a few days etc can cause early Autumn leaf fall. Once planted, normal service will resume next season.
Do I Need To Stake My Ornamental Tree?
9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.
UK Grown Ornamental Trees
All our trees are banned from overseas travel so that we can state they are all UK grown. We have removed Internet access from the nursery so they cannot book any flights.
Warm and wet conditions from Climate Change have increased aesthetic foliage issues such as Powdery Mildew, Shothole, Rust etc These are not terminal issues and will usually last a season. All trees are inspected before being sent out to ensure they are fundamentally healthy.
Planting In The Corner Of A Garden
Air and light is reduced in this location which could promote fungus and bacterial issues. If the corner is of the house and a fence then you also have leeching issues to contend with from cement and wood preservatives. Also when it rains, that area would experience higher water levels so we advise against it unless the plant is very hardy.
Mature Tree Warranty
Once a tree is over 3 years old, the failure rate is considerably less and our Tree Warranty does not cover it at 100%. Please check details.