Found 22nd Jul 2008
Hey all,

I'm looking for a 'tree' thats all year round green, has a height of approx 8-10ft with a nice spread and doesn't need much tendering and looks great.

I'd prefer a tree rather than a buddleia or similar.

It's in a well drained, sunny position.

I'd also like to try and buy a 'mature specimin' rather than something that will take quite a few years to reach maturity.

Anyone got any thoughts?

As usual, all help really appreciated.

TN

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Something like this you mean?


http://www.guide2christmas.com/i2christmas_tree.png



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its not green all year! we have one and it is the most fabulous thing really! it changes colours all year-at the moment half green half russety red colour. Everyone remarks on it and wants a cutting! it grew quite fast and is a lovely shape! if you want a pic of ours let me know? i am no gardener so its low maintenance!

evergreen

Hi - I am not a good gardener, but we have red robin standards (Photinia) which are great. They were 4-5ft when we bought them 2 years ago and only cost £17.99 each. Fatsia Japonica grow quickly and look quite tropical. Your local garden centre may be able to help (except they couldn't help me when I wanted evergreen, 7ft, shady spot, pretty flowers and not buddleigh or connifer!)
Olive trees - are they any good?
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