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Outstanding Tree Selections for Foliage Colour

Here are our selections for amazing foliage colour, varying in many shades between red and burgundy. Some display colour in autumn; some exhibit colour all year-round.

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This small, attractive tree has spectacular heart-shaped, burgundy coloured leaves that continually change colour throughout the year. A rich purple in spring, the foliage transforms to green over summer, followed by a multi-coloured autumn display in tones of red, apricot and gold. The branches have a distinctive, smooth, dark brown wood which contrasts well with the blossom like pink flowers that are borne before the re-emergence of leaves in spring. 40cm/27L 50cm/52L 100L 150L 200L
Acer palmatum can vary in height and size a little because they are grown from seed but in all cases it is a lovely small tree and very popular. They have a five lobed leaf and light green spring foliage usually turning deep orange and crimson in autumn. 30cm/14L 40cm/27L 50cm/52L 100L 200L
This is a flashy crimson foliaged maple with dense upright branching. It has a compact growth habit with large crimson leaves in summer turning to gold and orange in autumn. Adds great colour contrast foliage. This is a small tree with grey-black bark that is lightly textured. 40cm/27L 50cm/52L 100L
This is a striking feature tree which provides great summer shade. It has a uniform branch structure with bark which becomes deeply furrowed as it matures. Attractive dark green foliage is lighter on the underside and transitions through an array of colours starting with yellows, fiery reds and rich burgundy as the weather cools in autumn. The leaves hold onto the tree longer into winter than other varieties of this species. 40cm/27L 50cm/52L 100L
This is a deciduous tree native to north eastern parts of the US. With ornamental bark and deep green foliage that turns yellow to scarlet in autumn, it is an attractive feature tree for larger parks and gardens. Produces clusters of smallish blue egg-shaped berries.
A beautiful small tree growing to approximately 4 metres in height. Produces dark purple leaves in spring, turning reddish in the summer months before turning scarlet in autumn. Provides great multi-seasonal foliage colour. 50cm/52L 100L 150L
Another beautiful low growing Japanese maple with lace-like leaves that are deeply lobed with serated edges. The early foliage is a claret red colour turning a deep orange and crimson in Autumn. 40cm/27L
This is a red maple with ascending branches when young, maturing to a more rounded canopy. Autumn foliage is a fiery red. It is suitable as a feature tree in any garden. A a lovely selection for shade in summer too. This tree is also known as 'Autumn Red'. 200L
This is a very common deciduous tree in North America. It is a beautiful rounded tree with ascending branches when young, maturing to a more rounded canopy. Great for autumn colour. Leaves stay green longer than other varieties before turning bright orange to deep red. All parts of the tree, for example flowers, twigs and seeds, are red in varying shades. 40cm/27L 50cm/52L 200L
This is a medium to large shade tree with ascending branches when young, maturing to a more rounded canopy. Known for great autumn colour. The traditional maple-shaped leaves turn lipstick red in the autumn providing fantastic contrast to its green surroundings. The bark is smooth and dark greyish brown. 40cm/27L 50cm/52L 100L 200L
A deciduous tree with beautiful autumn colour. The green heart shaped leaves change in autumn, displaying a brilliant array of colour in shades of crimson, yellow and orange. A fast growing small to medium tree with a distinct main trunk and grey bark with furrows which run from top to bottom. This variety starts off as a pyramid shape when young and develops a medium domed crown as it matures. In spring, yellow-green catkins are produced, followed by small capsules which open to reveal white, waxy seeds. 40cm/27L 50cm/52L

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