Thirkettle Nurseries
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Thirkettle Nurseries Catalogue


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Albizzia julibrissen 'Rosea'
Silk Tree
Full sun Tree
Silk Tree. A beautiful deciduous tree, with graceful rich green bi-pinnate leaves to 30cm long. During summer rounded fluffy brushes of pink stamens appear in great masses above the leaf canopy. 5 x 4m.
Bag Size
PB18 Available
PB6.5 Available

Aucuba 'Mr Goldstrike'
Partial shade Shrub
An evergreen shrub, with large, glossy leaves. The green leaves have golden flecks or spots - brightens up a dark corner. Male form. 1.5 x 1m.
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Azara microphylla
Box Leaf Azara
Box leaf azara. A dainty evergreen shrub, with a spreading fan like branching structure. Sweetly scented yellow flowers in short cluster in late winter. 3 x 2.5m
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Berberis 'Helmond Pillar'
A narrow, upright shrub with deep purple foliage, ideal for providing vertical interest. Good autumn colour along with glossy red fruit. Ideal for a small garden or locations where something unusual is required. Deciduous and tough. 1.5 x 0.6m
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

Berberis thunbergii 'Little Favourite'
A miniature, compact deciduous plant. A rounded habit, with the purple-red foliage colouring brilliant red in autumn. Excellent rockery plant. Prefers full sun, moderately moist sandy loam. 40 x 50cm.
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Betula pendula 'Tristis'
A most graceful and particularly beautiful selection of silver birch, with slender, hanging branches while maintaining a central leader. Tough, easy and highly recommended as specimen or for avenue planting. 12 x 5m
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Betula pendula 'Youngii'
Youngs Weeping Birch
A graceful, weeping ornamental birch with wonderful yellow autumn colour. Ideal specimen tree for gardens of all sizes. Tough but best with sun. 3 x 3m
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Betula 'Summer Cascade' PVR
A new river birch with a unique, pendulous habit with graceful arching branches. Ideal for use as a specimen tree or focal point, particularly with water features, or for use in group plantings. 4 x 3m (PVR)
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Betula utilis var. jacquemontii
Kashmir Birch
Seedling selection. Himalayan birch. Broadly conical deciduous tree. White bark & dark green leaves. Long drooping male catkins in spring. One of the best of the ornamental birches. 8 x 5m.
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Betula utilis var. jacquemontii 'Dazzler'
All Conditions Tree
A deciduous hardy tree. This is a superior selection with amazing white bark - among the best that we have seen. Larger green leaves than it's parent. These are tissue cultured plants. 8 x 5m.
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Buxus microphylla var. japonica
Japanese Box
Excellent hedging & topiary plant with small glossy green oval dense foliage. Prune regularly to keep dense habit. Hardy and thrives in most soils. Full sun or part shade.
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Buxus sempervirens `Handsworthiensis`
A vigorous growing upright buxus with dark green larger leaves. Very good for hedging or topiary. Water during hot, dry periods. Plant at around 45cm for hedging. Best in sun or part shade. 2 x 1m if unpruned
Bag Size
PB5 Available

Callistemon 'John Mashlan'
Bottle Brush
Full sun Shrub
A compact upright evergreen shrub. Produces a mass of candy floss pink brushes in spring-summer. Tolerate droughts, but does best in moist soils, deep summer watering. 2m.
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

Callistemon 'Little John'
Bottle Brush
Full sun Shrub
An attractive dwarf bottle brush. The growth stays compact, and the bush is covered in red brushes in summer. Hardy. 75 x 75cm
Bag Size
PB5 Sold Out this season

Callistemon 'Matthew Flinders'
Fantastic dwarf bottlebrush with dark red summer flowers and attractive foliage. Great shrub for front of the border or for smaller gardens. Sun and good drainage. 75 x 50cm
Bag Size
2.5L Available
PB6.5 Available

Callistemon 'Red Clusters'
Bottle Brush
Full sun Shrub
An evergreen shrub, with masses of crimson-red bottle brushes spring & autumn. Vigorous rounded habit with new pink shoots. 2.5 x 2m.
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

Carpinus betulus 'Fastigata'
Full sun Tree
syn. 'Pyramidalis'. A hardy deciduous tree, broadly conical shaped. Pale grey, smooth & often fluted bark. Ribbed leaves, turning yellow in autumn. Inconspicuous flowers folllowed with clusters of pale yellow winged fruit. Does well in cool moist situations.
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

Ceanothus 'Blue Cushion'
Californina Lilac
Full sun Shrub
Attractive hardy plant with masses of bright blue flowers in spring/summer. Forms a dense mat of blue. Ideal ground cover grows to 40-50 cm.
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

Ceanothus 'Blue Cushion' (50cm Standard)
Californina Lilac
Full sun Standard
Standardised at 50cm. Attractive hardy plant with masses of bright blue flowers in spring/summer. Weeping habit.
Bag Size
6L STD Sold Out this season

Ceanothus impressus
Santa Barbara Ceanothus
Full sun
Santa Barbara Ceanothus. A free flowering evergreen shrub, very thick leaves and a profuse spring display of deep blue flowers. Tolerates coastal conditions and is frost hardy. 1.8 x 1.5m.
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

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