Future Forests.  Conifers: Bare-root and in small pots. Mail-order available. Updated 14th October 2017.
Cryptomeria JaponicaThuja PlicataSequoiadendron GiganteumThuja Occidentalis
Bare-root Conifers are only for sale when dormant, from late October to April.
We expect to offer the following Conifers during the 2017-18 planting season

To pre-order ring us on 027 66176 or email info@futureforests.ie
For our full range of conifers in containers year round planting, see Potted Conifers PRICE      in   Euro  
Ht & Spread after 10 years SPECIES  and  VARIETY DESCRIPTION

Form

Height   1-9 plants 10-49 plants 50-99 plants 100+ plants
CEDAR (CEDRUS)  
Pic 14'x7' Atlas Cedar C. atlantica Large tree, good on dry ground 9cm pot 1' 6.00      
Pic 10'x6' Cedrus atlantica glauca Very blue needles, ornamental 9cm pot 2' 12.00      
Pic 14'x8' Deodar Cedar (Cedrus deodara) Bluish foliage, drooping needles 9cm pot 1' 6.00    
Pic 20’x10’ Japanese Cedar Stately and reliable sorry, not available this season
(CRYPTOMERIA japonica)          
Pic 22'x15' Western Red Cedar  Good tough windbreak 9cm pot 3.00 2.80 2.50    
Pic (THUJA plicata 'Atrovirens' and 'Guelderland') Dense green aromatic foliage            
Pic 15'x7' White Cedar (Thuja occidentalis) Dense foliage, wind hardy   hope to have later  
Pic syn. 'arbore vitae ~ tree of life'            
CYPRESS  
Pic 20'x12' Lawson Cypress(Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) Due to concerns of disease affecting Lawson Cypress trees, we have decided not to offer it this season and recommend Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata) as a superior alternative
Pic 25'x12' Monterey Cypress Very fast, sea hardy 9cm pot 1-2' 4.00 3.80 3.50  
    (CUPRESSUS. macrocarpa) good windbreak 2lt 2-3' 8.00 7.00    
Pic 25'x10' DOUGLAS FIR Fast, good timber tree, needs shelter bareroot 1-2' 3.00 2.50 2.00 1.50
Pic   (PSEUDOTSUGA menziesii)   bareroot 2'+ 4.00 3.50    
NAME (VARIETY) DESCRIPTION Form Height 1-9 10-49 50-99 100+
FIR (ABIES)  
Pic 15'x10' Fraser Fir (Abies fraseri) Mountain fir from USA bareroot 1-2' 3.00 2.80 2.50  
Pic 25'x10' Grand Fir (Abies grandis) Fast, fragrant foliage bareroot 1-2' 3.00 2.80 2.50  
  8'x6' Korean Fir (Abies koreana) Lovely purple cones from a young age bareroot 1' 3.00 2.80 2.50
Pic 15'x10' Noble Fir (Abies nobilis) (procera) Non shedding attractive Christmas tree bareroot 1'+ 3.00 2.50 2.20 2.00
Pic 10'x8' Nordman Fir (Abies nordmanniana) The continental Christmas tree bareroot 1'+ 3.00 2.80 2.50  
                   
Pic 8'x4' GINKGO (GINKGO biloba) Ancient origins, fan shaped leaves 1lt pot 1-2' 8.00      
Pic Pic Maidenhair Tree turn clear yellow in autumn            
    Ginkgo biloba 'Blagon' Upright form 1lt pot 2'+ 12.00      
Pic 20'x10' HEMLOCK Attractive shape, shade tolerant bareroot 1-2' 3.00 2.80    
  (TSUGA heterophylla)            
    JUNIPERS              
  5'x3' Juniper communis
Common Juniper
Strong prickly bush, berries for gin !   hope to have later  
Pic 4"x3' Juniper communis 'Green Carpet' Flat, dark green foliage 9cm pot 1yr 4.00      
Pic 2'x2' Juniper x media 'Gold Coast' Bushy, golden foliage 9cm pot 1yr 4.00      
Pic 4"x3' Juniper squa. 'Blue Carpet' Blue foliage, low and spreading 9cm pot 1yr 4.00      
  3'x3' Juniper squa. 'Holger' New shoots tipped creamy yellow 9cm pot 1yr 4.00      
NAME (VARIETY) DESCRIPTION Form Height 1-9 10-49 50-99 100+
LARCH (LARIX) All Larches lose their foliage in winter  
Pic 25'x10' European Larch (L. decidua) The best for timber, needs good ground bareroot 1-2' 2.00 1.80 1.50 1.00
Pic bareroot 2-3' 3.00 2.50 2.00 1.80
Pic 35'x12' Hybrid Larch (L. x marschlinsii)) Like Japanese larch, neater, bareroot 1-2' 2.50 2.00 1.80 1.20
      better timber grows most places bareroot 2-3' 3.00 2.80 2.50 2.00
Pic 15'x6' METASEQUOIA glybostroides Large deciduous conifer, 9cm pot 2-3' 8.00 7.00    
Pic The Dawn Redwood great autumn colour          
Pic 5'x3' MONKEY PUZZLE Araucaria auracana Specimen tree please see potted conifers
PINE (PINUS)  
Pic 20’x12 Austrian Pine Good shelter in exposed places bareroot 1' 3.00 2.50 2.20 2.00
    P.nigra austraica = P. nigra nigra   1lt pot 1'+ 6.00      
Pic 20'x10' Corsican Pine (P.nigra maritima/laricio) Good by the sea   hope to have later  
Pic 25’x10 Lodgepole Pine (P.contorta) Will grow anywhere, fast bareroot 6ins 1.00 0.80 0.65 0.55
Pic     an alternative Xmas tree when young bareroot 1' 2.00 1.50 1.20 0.90
Pic 10’x8’ Mountain Pine (P.mugo mughus) Neat and tough 9cm pot 6" 4.00      
Pic 3’x5 Dwarf Mountain Pine
 P.mugo pumillio
For rockeries, Japanese style gardens, tubs please see potted conifers
Pic 30’x15’ Monterey Pine (P.radiata)   Very fast, good in windbreaks 1lt pot 1'+ 4.00 3.80 3.50  
Pic 20’x10 Scots Pine (P.sylvestris) Native, beautiful with reddish bark, hardy bareroot 1-2' 2.00 1.50 1.20 0.90
Pic Pic   bareroot 2-3' 3.00 2.50 2.20 1.80
Pic 8’x8’ Stone Pine (P.pinea) Umbrella shaped, edible nuts 1lt pot 1' 6.00      
Pic 20’x10’ Weymouth Pine (P.strobus) Fine bluish needles good by sea bareroot 1-2' 4.00 3.00  
Pic needs well drained ground          
NAME (VARIETY) DESCRIPTION Form Height 1-9 10-49 50-99 100+
    PODOCARPUS Please see Potted Conifers for our range of Podocarpus and other specialist conifers including 'true dwarfs'  
Pic 25’x15’ SEQUOIA sempervirens   The Coast Redwood 3lt pot 2'+ 12.00    
Pic 20'x8 SEQUOIADENDRON giganticum The Giant Redwood 5lt pot 2'+ 30.00      
                   
SPRUCE (PICEA)  
Pic 18’x8’ Norway Spruce (Picea abies) Traditional Xmas tree bareroot 1-2' 2.00 1.50 1.00 0.80
Pic Pic            
Pic 15’x7’ Serbian Spruce (Picea omorika) Narrow, ornamental, silvery needles bareroot 1-2' 4.00 3.00    
Pic 25’x12’ Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis) Fast growing forestry tree bareroot 1-2 2.00 1.50 1.00 0.80
        bareroot 2-3' 3.00 2.50 2.20 1.80
  8'x6' Picea pungens 'Hoopsii' Beautiful blue spruce 9cm pot 1' 12.00      
                   
Pic 15’x6’ TAXODIUM (Swamp Cypress) Deciduous, good for wet ground 9cm pot 2' 8.00 7.00  
Pic Pic            
THUYA see CEDAR TSUGA see HEMLOCK  
Pic 10’x10’ YEW (TAXUS baccata) Native evergreen, long lived bareroot 1-2' 4.00 3.50 3.00 2.80
Pic     but poisonous to livestock            
Pic 3'x1' Taxus bac. 'Fastigiata Aurea' Golden upright Yew 9cm pot 1' 6.00      
Pic 3'x1' Taxus bac. 'Fastigiata Robusta' Dense green, upright form 9cm pot 1' 6.00      
                   
    For our full range of conifers in containers, please see Potted Conifers for year round planting