Well-known as a festive winter decoration, common holly is one of Britain's few native evergreen trees.
White ash is a rapidly growing timber tree native to eastern North America. Its shock-resistant timber is used for tool handles and baseball bats.
Red oak is a North American tree with spectacular reddish brown leaves in autumn.
The thick bark of the cork oak has been harvested for thousands of years, and was used to make Roman sandals.
Unrivalled king of the forest in Britain, English oak (pedunculate oak) is synonymous with strength, size and longevity.
An evergreen shrub or tree from tropical Africa to Asia, toothbrush tree has a wide range of uses, including the chewing of its twigs to promote dental hygiene.
A relative of the common horse chestnut, the Indian horse chestnut from the Himalaya is a spectacular early summer flowering tree, which produces smaller seeds than the common horse chestnut, making it less useful...
Cootamundra wattle is a graceful tree with beautiful fern-like foliage and bright golden-yellow flower heads, and is widely cultivated as an ornamental.
St Helena olive disappeared from the wild in 1994 and became extinct in 2003 when the cultivated seedlings and cuttings succumbed to fungal infections.
One of Europe's largest native deciduous trees, European ash provides tough, elastic timber that is widely used for furniture and also used to make tennis racquets and cricket stumps.