Thorpe Trees is widely acknowledged as the leading grower of trees and hedge plants in the North of England. 2013 is our 30th anniversary of growing plants on the nursery in Yorkshire and we are proud of the reputation we have achieved as a grower of top quality, hardy nursery stock. Together with the sundries and accessories that we sell alongside the plants we are always pleased to offer a personal, professional and informed service to all of our customers. A FREE advisory visit, assistance with grant applications, and a planting and maintenance service combine to make-up the ONE STOP SHOP for all your woodland, hedgerow and associated requirements.
Located on the A59 between York and Harrogate in the heart of the Vale of York we grow in excess of 1 million bare-rooted plants for sale nationwide to a diversity of customers including the general public, farmers and landowners, landscape contractors, Conservation groups, Golf Clubs, other recreational organisations and local authorities.
Our plants are grown on prime agricultural land which is a fine sandy loam and we aim to raise plants of UK provenance from locally collected seed wherever possible. Native broadleaf trees and hedge plants make up the majority of the plants we grow and sell but we also have an extensive range of Non-native trees, conifers, Ornamental trees and Fruit Trees for sale. Our broad leaf trees are generally sold as one year seedling or two year transplant stock, however we do grow on a proportion of trees to larger feathered and standard size for customers who wish to achieve instant impact from the outset. The bare-rooted planting season is usually between the months of November to March although we always have a good selection of containerised plants to fulfil difficult or out of season demand in many cases. An excellent range of Ornamental or specimen trees is tempting for customers wanting to improve the garden, or give as a present for birthdays or Christmas. Our Wedding Service is becoming increasingly popular and we are always pleased to assist with customers wishing to create an attractive wedding list of trees. Fruit trees are always in demand and our Thorpe Trees catalogue lists a substantial selection of apples, pears, plums and cherries suitable for most regions. Woodland bulbs and wildflower seeds are also available at the relevant time of year.
As well as all of our home grown trees we sell an excellent range of leading brand tree shelters and rabbit spirals, mesh guards, stakes and bamboo canes.
Our planting and maintenance service is paramount and always very popular however large your planting scheme. We are always very pleased to assist with planting and maintenance wherever possible to ensure the plants have every chance of a successful establishment.
All bare-rooted plants are packed in co-extruded forestry bags for despatch around the country. We go to great lengths to make sure that your plants are picked and picked with great care and attention and we use our own Thorpe Trees van service, national carrier or Pallet Line for Next-Day delivery of the goods.
We are open for collections Monday – Friday and Saturday mornings during the planting season.
The Thorpe Trees office staff , Caroline, Richard, Sallie and Gill are always pleased to assist with orders and enquiries, Chris Parkin our nursery manager carries many years of experience on the nursery and heads an excellent team of committed regular and part time field staff.
Customers old and new are welcome to visit Thorpe Trees at any time to discuss plans and ideas and have a tour around the nursery.
We have launched a new on-line web site this year and look forward to receiving orders and enquiries over the ‘Net’ but we are always pleased to speak with customers face to face or over the telephone to assist with particular questions.
If we don’t have the tree of your choice listed in the catalogue – please ask – I’m sure we will be able to help.
We look forward to being of service to you.