5 fabulous conifers for your garden

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Conifers are not all they seem, and there’s no better champion for them than Matthew Pottage, Curator at RHS Wisley. Here, he chooses his 5 favourites, and they’re a world away from Leylandii and Scots Pine!

Conifers are colourful, evergreen, structural, and not to be overlooked. Choose carefully, especially in terms of eventual size, and you will have a great garden plant. The revival starts here!!

1. Podocarpus elongata ‘Blue Chip’

2. Araucaria araucana

3. Cupressus sempervirens ‘Swane’s Gold’

4. Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Little Spire’

5. Cryptomeria japonica ‘Viminalis’

Find out more about RHS Wisley here.

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