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Tree Bark Other / Books

Tree Bark: A Color Guide

A Color Guide | How often do we overlook bark, a frequently beautiful and always important part of the plant, focusing instead on leaves, flowers, and the shape of the trunk and branches? Hugues Vaucher, a Swiss watchmaker with a lifelong fondness for trees and an eye for detail, illustrates the rich …

Picea abies - Norway Spruce Plants / Conifers

Picea abies: Norway Spruce

Grows to 90 ft. Tall broad timber tree. Fast grower, purple cones. Resists wind and cold. Wide-spreading horizontal branches turn upward at the very tips. Rough, reddish brown bark. …

Quercus agrifolia - Coast Live Oak Plants / Deciduous Trees

Coast Live Oak Tree Five Gallon

Beautiful boldly spreading branches form an attractive rounded head with holly like dark green leaves. Interesting rough, dark gray bark. An excellent selection for a shade tree. Evergreen. Full sun. Moderate grower to 50 to 70 feet tall with wider spread. …

Syringa reticulata - Japanese Tree Lilac Plants / Deciduous Trees

Syringa reticulata - Japanese Tree Lilac

The Japanese tree lilac has cherrylike bark and grows 25 to 30 feet in height. It extends the lilac season by flowering in mid June, after the shrub lilacs. Its blossoms are initially rose-colored, then quickly turn creamy white, emitting a soft, sweet aroma like that of privet. Hardy in zones 3-7. …

Betula nigra 'Little King' - Fox Valley River Birch Plants / Deciduous Trees

Fox Valley River Birch Tree

Fox Valley River Birch A dwarf selection of river birch with cinnamon and cream exfoliating bark. A great little tree for smaller landscapes or can be used as a large shrub on commercial sites. Excellent resistance to bronze birch borer.. Fantastic bonsai! The plant you will recieve is growing in a …

Ginkgo biloba - Maidenhair Tree Plants / Conifers

Ginkgo Biloba

Unusually shaped foliage accents gray-brown bark. Grows slowly to a mature height of 40-70 ft. with massive branches and a 25-40 ft. spread. Ginkgo Biloba withstands city pollution and is rarely bothered by pests or disease. …

Acer griseum - Paperbark Maple Plants / Deciduous Trees

Acer griseum: Paperbark Maple Seeds

Zone: 4 to 8 Grows to: 20-30 ft. Can be a little tricky to grow from seed, but very rewarding. A beautiful small tree with great individuality and brilliant red fall foliage. Lovely rich reddish brown peeling bark stands out wonderfully in a winter landscape. A wonderful specimen tree. …

Acer japonicum - Amur maple Plants / Deciduous Trees

Acer japonicum - Amur maple

Acer japonicum, the Amur maple, downy Japanese-maple or fullmoon maple; Japanese: ハウチワカエデ hauchiwakaede) is a species of maple native to Japan, on Honshū, Hokkaidō, Kyūshū (Nagasaki Prefecture), and also southern Korea. …

Sophora japonica - Japanese Pagoda tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Sophora japonica - Japanese Pagoda tree

Increasingly used as a bonsai. A tall deciduous tree to 60, hardy to zone 4; leaves ovate to 2 and in 3-8 pairs. Tiered appearance with sturdy branching. Recommended Temperature Zone: USDA: 4-11 Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade Origin: China and Korea Growth Habits: Deciduous medium to large tree, …

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Burgundy' - Sweetgum Plants / Deciduous Trees

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Burgundy' - Sweetgum

Burgundy sweetgum is a rare variety prized for its richly coloured autumn leaves and corky furrowed bark. The leaves are typically sweetgum-lobed, star-shaped with 5 tips, deciduous, mid green in summer, and rich carmine and dark burgundy red in autumn. Coloured leaves remain on the tree for a considerable …

Fiskars 15-Foot - Telescopic Pruning Saw Garden care / Garden Tools

Fiskars 15-Foot - Telescopic Pruning Saw

The Fiskars 15-foot telescopic palm saw is an ideal tool for pruning all types of trees. The fully-hardened stainless steel saw blade is 17-1/2-inches long, and has a triple grind design to cut on the pull and push strokes. The blade also has a bark stripper to minimize tree damage before the cut, and …

Trees for the Garden Other / Books

Trees for the Garden

In Trees for the Garden, John Cushnie draws on a lifetime’s experience as a practical gardener, explaining the benefits of a tree in the garden, how to approach trees in garden design, and offering advice on choosing, planting, and caring for them. He suggests a huge variety of trees to accommodate …

The Tree Care Primer Other / Books

The Tree Care Primer (Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide)

Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide | Beyond bark, branches, and leaves, what do you see when you look at your trees? This must-have reference for anyone who owns property will teach you to assess your trees’ health and keep it growing happily. Whether they are young or ancient, on a city sidewalk …

Hydrangea anomala petiolaris - White Hydrangea Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Hydrangea anomala petiolaris - White Hydrangea Vine

Native of Japan and China and introduced into cultivation in 1865, this sturdy, deciduous vine will eventually grow to 25 feet or higher. Clusters of white blooms and smooth foliage make a rich-looking accent in your garden. Will need a sturdy structure such as a stone wall or strong fence to climb on …