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Abies nordmanniana - Caucasican fir Plants / Conifers

Abies nordmanniana - Caucasican fir

Do you also feel like we exaggerate a lot, saying how exquisite, gorgeous or stunning a plant is? Well, you’d better get used to it :-) We just cannot help ourselves when we see for instance this Caucasian fir. Its short needles densely cover the branches; they are deep green and very glossy, with …

Abies procera - Noble Fir Plants / Conifers

Abies procera - Noble Fir

Nobe Fir (Abies procera), Grow your own Christmas Tree! Majestic evergreen native to the pacific northwest, widely grown as a Christmas Tree. Can reach 200 feet or more in height. Prefers moist soil and some protection from wind. …

Abies koreana 'Oberon' - dwarf Korean fir Plants / Conifers

Abies koreana 'Oberon' - dwarf Korean fir

Oberon is a cushion-like, dwarf variety of Korean fir. It grows slowly into a low, mounding shrub that is only about 30-40 cm tall and 40-60 cm wide in 15 years. Its evergreen needles are short, glossy, deep green with silvery underneath, and grow densely 360° around the branches. Oberon Korean fir …

Abies balsamea - Balsam Fir Plants / Conifers

Abies balsamea: Balsam Fir

Grows 40 to 75 ft. Often used as a Christmas tree or for land reclamation. The needles are 1-inch long, blunt, rounded and a lustrous dark green. Makes an excellent screen or ornamental and is a good choice for cooler climates. …

Abies koreana 'Tundra' - dwarf Korean fir Plants / Conifers

Abies koreana 'Tundra' - dwarf Korean fir

Tundra is a dwarf variety of Korean fir. It creates an almost perfect cushion of soft green colour. This dwarf conifer is evergreen, very compact, slow growing and mound-forming shrub with bright green needles whose colour remains fresh from January until December. The needles are short, glossy, soft …

Abies concolor - White Fir Plants / Conifers

Abies concolor: White Fir

Grows to 40. Excellent for ornamental use and as a Christmas tree. Withstands heat and drought better than other firs. Large pyramidal tree with soft blue-green to silvery needles, 2-3 inches long. Easily cultivated. A citrus smell is present when the needle is broken. Older trees develop a dome-like …

Ceanothus x 'Blue Sapphire' - blueblossom Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Ceanothus x 'Blue Sapphire' - blueblossom

Californian blue lilac | This Californian lilac is an outstanding introduction from New Zealand. In the warmer days of late spring it blooms with profusion of dense panicles of deep blue flowers. Leaves are short, obovate, dark green with reddish brown tint. Branches are chocolate brown, fragile and …

Conifers of California Other / Books

Conifers of California

Conifers of California is the first book entirely devoted to the state s native cone-bearing trees and shrubs. Richly illustrated, it serves as both a natural history and field guide. Each species narrative is accompanied by a full-page color botanical illustration, photographs from the wild, detailed …

Gardener's Question Time Other / Books

Gardener's Question Time: Plant Chooser

Plant Chooser | Shortlisted for a Guild of Garden Writers’ Award. • Showcasing 700 plants and many more varieties, placing them in the calendar when they are at their best. • This book is inspired by the popular ‘plant of the week’ feature on BBC Radio 4’s favourite gardening programme. • …

Lives of Conifers Other / Books

Lives of Conifers: A comparative account of the coniferous trees indigenous to Northeastern North Am

A comparative account of the coniferous trees indigenous to Northeastern North America | What are the lives of trees, of conifers, like?... How do seedlings establish and develop into saplings? How do some seedlings stay alive for decades, marking time in the deep shade of the forest? How do the distinctive …