There are more options than ever before to those wanting a tree in a small space.
Certain species, such as acer palmatum, otherwise known as Japanese maple, are naturally dwarfing.
Likewise, certain varieties are naturally dwarfing and will only reach a few metres. Others produce an columnar or fastigiate form, producing narrow tree.
Certain species vigour can be controlled by rootstocks. A tree with an M27 rootstock will only reach 1.5m high.
A tree's size can be controlled through pruning. Cordon trees are trained into a narrow columnar form. Standard trees are produced by clearing much of the lower branches, producing a top heavy tree.
A tree's size can be controlled through planting in pots, which limit a tree's nutrient uptake.
Architectural specimen that produces stunning fuzzy anthers, ideal for attracting pollinators.
Versatile dwarf amelanchier with all the classic features: excellent flowering display, bronze foliage and ornamental fruits.
M27 Rootstock Trees
The M27 rootstock exerts the greatest dwarfing effect of any rootstock, producing trees a mere 1.5m in height.
Small shrub with tiered layers of pollinator-attracting white cluster flowers. Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year.
This almond is possibly the earliest flowering and smallest blossom tree on the market.
One of the smaller rowans, ideal for attracting wildlife to your garden, owing to its long lasting ornamental berries.
'Pendula' Ornamental Pear
Weeping ornamental pear tree with elegant weeping branches and silvery foliage.
Popular upright cherry that will produce a spectacular flowering display come spring.
'Chanticleer' Ornamental Pear
Pyramidal ornamental pear with good flowering display and ornamental pears.
Malus 'Toringo Aros'
Simply stunning crabapple with luxurious flowers, foliage and fruit. HTA National Plant Show Best In Show.
Laburnum 'Yellow Rocket'
Upright laburnum suitable for small gardens. HTA National Plant Show Best In Show.
Sorbus 'Autumn Spire'
Upright offspring of 'Joseph Rock' with all its great features. Spectacular autumn colour.