Win a Tree for the Jubilee
To celebrate HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022 everyone across the UK is being encouraged to plant a tree as part of The Queen’s Green Canopy initiative.
We have partnered with Langthorns Plantery, a fellow Royal Warrant Holder based in Essex, giving you the chance to win one of seven trees!
Win a Tree for the Jubilee
*Terms & Conditions: This competition will close at 11.59pm on 30th November 2021. One entry per person. Seven lucky winners will be selected from the correct entries and be notified via email within 7 days of the competition closing. No cash alternative available. Entrants must be aged 18 or over. Open to UK mainland residents only. The trees that are available to win are: Amelanchier Lamarchkii, Euonymus Europaeus, Eucalyptus and Cotoneasters. We will try to arrange delivery where possible, but depending on situation and circumstances, it may be necessary to collect a tree from a location in your area. Click here for full terms & conditions
Examples of trees, subject to availability and delivery requirements:
Amelanchier Lamarchkii (Snowy mespilius) – great spring blossom and autumn colour. Seed raised in Kent and grown on in Essex
Euonymus europaeus (Spindle) – Great autumn colour and bright pink/red berries.
Eucalyptus – drought and heat tolerant, seeds sown in Northern Ireland then seedlings grown on in Essex
Cotoneasters – More of a shrub but might be more practical for some situations – noted for their carbon capturing capabilities and great for bees when in flower and birds when in berry. All from seeds raised in Essex or Hampshire
Established in 1977 by David and Philippa Cannon and now run by their son Ed, Langthorns specialise in producing top quality ornamental plants, shrubs and trees, and boast many uncommon and heritage species that are more difficult to obtain.
In 2017, Langthorns Plantery became the only Essex-based plant centre to be granted a Royal Warrant to Her Majesty The Queen as a supplier of ornamental plants, shrubs and trees; a fantastic accolade, both in recognition of their quality plants and services and in their sustainability ethos.
Like Dengie, they have great traceability, planting and raising many of the plants they sell from seed themselves or sourcing as locally as possible from trusted suppliers that they have worked with for a long time.
To kick off this campaign, Dengie’s Technical Manager Katie Williams and Ed Cannon from Langthorns planted a tree at Dengie’s Head Office. “Our new office was completed just before lockdown and so we haven’t really had chance to give much thought to the area around it yet so this was a great opportunity to put in a new tree” Katie commented. “We chose an Amelanchier Robin Hill as it has very pretty flowers in spring and lovely autumn colir so I will be able to admire it throughout the year! I also love the fact that it started life just up the road in Suffolk, then Ed and his team have nutured it here in Essex – that’s very low tree miles!”.
If you are lucky enough to win please share your pictures with us and why not add it to the Jubilee map – we’ve added ours!