Future Forests. Bare-root Conifers. Mail-order available. Updated 26th April 2017.
Cryptomeria JaponicaThuja PlicataSequoiadendron GiganteumThuja Occidentalis
Bare-root Conifers are only for sale when dormant, from late October to April.
This was our list for the 2016-17 bare-root season. Most plants should be available again next autumn.
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


Height   1-9 plants 10-49 plants 50-99 plants 100+ plants
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 1-2' 5.00    
        rootball 6-7' 50.00      
Pic 14'x10' Cedar of Lebanon C, libani Flat spreading branches when mature 9cm pot 9" 5.00      
Pic 20’x10’ Japanese Cedar Stately and reliable sorry, not available this season
(CRYPTOMERIA japonica)          
Pic 12'x10' Crypt. jap. 'Elegans' Reddish tinge in winter 9cm pot 1' 4.00      
Pic 22'x15' Western Red Cedar  Good tough windbreak 9cm pot 9ins sold out    
Pic (THUJA plicata 'Atrovirens') Dense green aromatic foliage            
Pic 15'x7' White Cedar (Thuja occidentalis) Dense foliage, wind hardy bareroot 1-2' sold out    
Pic syn. 'arbore vitae ~ tree of life'            
Pic 5'x2' Thuja occ 'Smaragd' Neat dense green cone, hardy bareroot 9ins 3.00 2.50    
        1.3lt pot 1-2' 5.00 4.80 4.50  
Pic 20'x12' Lawson Cypress(Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) Due to growing concerns of disease affecting Lawson Cypress trees throughout the country, we have decided not to offer it this season and recomend Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata) as a superior alternative
Pic 2'x2' Cham obtusa Nana Gracilis Very dwarf, green shell shaped foliage 9cm pot 1yr 4.00      
  2'x3' Cham pisifera 'Sungold' Weeping lime gold mound 9cm pot 1' 4.00      
Pic 25'x12' Monterey Cypress Very fast, sea hardy 9cm pot 1-2' 4.00 3.80 3.50  
    (CUPRESSUS. macrocarpa) good windbreak            
Pic 10'x6' Cupressus mac. 'Goldcrest' Eyecatching gold column 9cm pot 4.00        
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+
Pic 15'x10' Fraser Fir (Abies fraseri) Mountain fir from USA bareroot 1-2' 4.00 3.00 2.50  
Pic 25'x10' Grand Fir (Abies grandis) Fast, fragrant foliage bareroot 1-2' 4.00 3.00 2.50  
  8'x6' Korean Fir (Abies koreana) Lovely purple cones from a young age bareroot 1' 4.00 3.00  
Pic 15'x10' Noble Fir (Abies nobilis) (procera) Non shedding attractive Christmas tree bareroot 1'+ 3.00 2.80 2.50 2.00
Pic 10'x8' Nordman Fir (Abies nordmanniana) The continental Christmas tree bareroot 1'+ 4.00 3.00 2.80 2.50
Pic 8'x4' GINKGO (GINKGO biloba) Ancient origins, fan shaped leaves 9cm pot 2yr 5.00      
Pic Pic Maidenhair Tree turn clear yellow in autumn 1lt pot 1-2' 8.00      
    Ginkgo biloba 'Menhir' Upright form with 'scalloped ' foliage 1lt pot 2'+ 12.00      
Pic 20'x10' HEMLOCK Attractive shape, shade tolerant bareroot 1-2' 3.00 2.80    
  (TSUGA heterophylla) and good for under-planting          
  5'x3' Juniper communis
Common Juniper
Strong prickly bush, berries for gin ! 1lt pot 1' 5.00      
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      
  2'x3' Juniper x pfitz. 'Old Gold' Compact, yellow / bronze 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      

Juniper Collection

Any 5 Junipers in 9cm pots 15 euro

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' 6.00 5.50    
Pic The Dawn Redwood great autumn colour          
Pic 5'x3' MONKEY PUZZLE Araucaria auracana Specimen tree 9cm pot 9"-1' 8.00    
Pic 20’x12 Austrian Pine Good shelter in exposed places bareroot 1' 3.00 2.50 2.00 1.50
    P.nigra austraica = P. nigra nigra              
Pic 24'x8' Black Pine (P.thunbergii) Strong tree can take sea winds bareroot 1-2' 3.00 2.50    
Pic 20'x10' Corsican Pine (P.nigra maritima/laricio) Good by the sea bareroot 1-2' 3.00 2.50    
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            
Pic 20'x15' Maritime Pine (P.pinaster) Attractive bark, for sandy soil 1lt pot 1' sold out    
Pic 10’x8’ Mountain Pine (P.mugo mughus) Neat and tough 1lt pot 1'+ 6.00      
Pic 3’x5 Dwarf Mountain Pine For rockeries, Japanese style gardens 9cm pot 6" 2yr 4.00 3.00  
(P.mugo pumillio) with heathers or in tubs          
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 1.00 0.80
Pic Pic              
Pic 8’x8’ Stone Pine (P.pinea) Umbrella shaped, edible nuts 1lt pot 6"-1' sold out    
Pic 20’x10’ Weymouth Pine (P.strobus) Fine bluish needles good by sea bareroot 1-2' 3.00 2.50  
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 9cm pot 1' 5.00 4.00  
        bareroot 1-2' 5.00 4.00    
Pic 20'x8 SEQUOIADENDRON giganticum The Giant Redwood bareroot sold out      
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
  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 2-3' 6.00 5.50  
Pic Pic            
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' 5.00      
Pic 3'x1' Taxus bac. 'Fastigiata Robusta' Dense green, upright form 9cm pot 1' 5.00      
    For our full range of conifers in containers, please see Potted Conifers for year round planting