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Shade and Shelter

We have a large range of Deciduous trees that are suitable as shade trees.

Shade Trees for large gardens:

  • Silk trees
  • Birches
  • Copper Beech
  • Liquidamber
  • Magnolia
  • Oaks
  • Maples
  • Flowering Cherries
  • Robinia
  • Gleditsia
  • Golden Elms
  • Cercis Forest Pansy
  • Melia ( not male)
  • Any many more..



Shade Trees for small gardens:

  • Cercis Forest Pansy
  • Males
  • Dogwoods
  • Crabapples
  • Weeping Silver Pears


Take care to choose a tree that is not going to outgrow the situation. Also consider the wind when selecting your shade tree as some trees are more susceptible to damage from the wind.


For Shelter we grow some lovely large grade Eugenias and Pittosporums. Also Ake Ake. Pohutakawas, Griselinias and Pseudopanax are ideal for shelter.