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Cercis siliquastrum - Judas Tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Cercis siliquastrum - Judas Tree

The most extravagant flowering small tree we know. Simply drips with rose-pink flowers from every conceivable point along the branches and trunk, then gives an encore by producing a mass of purple pods in the Autumn. Frost hardy tree. Prefers sun. …

Tree Ferns Other / Books

Tree Ferns

Tree ferns in the landscape command the attention of both devoted gardeners and casual passersby. Their stately form resembles that of the palm tree and evokes a feeling of the quintessentially exotic. This volume is the source for information on the living tree ferns. It surveys families, genera, and …

Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' - Monterey Cypress Plants / Conifers

Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' - Monterey Cypress

Lemon Scented Goldcrest Cypress Tree (Cupressus macrocarpa Gold Crest) makes an excellent indoor or outdoor tree. It is hardy in zones 7-9 or grow indoors in a cool and sunny window. Keep the tree evenly moist, not wet or dry. You can place the living tree almost anywhere for the holidays. It looks fantastic …

Quercus rubra - Northern Red Oak Plants / Deciduous Trees

Northern Red Oak

Native to the Eastern United States, the Northern Red Oak is the ideal tree for parks and large lawns. It has broad, spreading branches and makes a large, open shade area. The leaves, which are a rich green during growing season, will turn to rich browns and reds in the fall before they fall off. The …

Bonsai Tree Care Other / Books

Bonsai Tree Care

Bonsai Tree Care: What You May Not Know About Bonsai Trees Everybody has heard of the Bonsai tree but very few people know anything about the history of the miniature shrub or where the tradition came from. …

Polyscias fruticosa - Ming Aralia Plants / Bonsais

Polyscias fruticosa - Ming Aralia (Bonsai Tree)

The Ming Aralia Bonsai Tree likes warmer temperatures of 60 to 70 degrees and above. Place the plant in bright filtered light near a sunny window and/or under artificial light with a minimum of 150 footcandles. They are an easy to grow bonsai. Native to Brazil. …

Picea pungens - Colorado Blue Spruce Plants / Conifers

Colorado Blue Spruce

One of the advantages of the Colorado Blue Spruce is its large hardiness area. This coniferous tree, which is characterized by its gray-blue needle-like leaves, will thrive in every part of the contiguous United States. And it makes an excellent landscape accent, as it is a very full tree and can block …

Brya ebenus - Jamaica Rain Tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Brya ebenus - Jamaica Rain Tree

This is a tough, spiny tree with an erupting growth habit. New branches burst straight up as if ejected by a volcano, cascading onto the countryside below as they become longer and heavier. Mature height is 30 feet, but its easy to keep under 15 with annual pruning. Flowers in times of high humidity, …

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 …

Trees for the Small Garden Other / Books

Trees for the Small Garden

Much more than just another tree encyclopedia, Trees for the Small Garden is a careful selection of the 100 best trees for use in small temperate gardens. Each entry includes lavish photographs and clear information about growth rate, care requirements, and seasonal interest. An extensive, illustrated …

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. …

Taxus x media 'Hicksii' - yew tree Plants / Conifers

Taxus x media 'Hicksii' - yew tree

Lustrous dark green needles and red fruits make this yew a very attractive shrub, although quite common in moderate climate. “Hicksii” is a successful cross between the Irish yew tree and the regular yew tree. As a female plant, it produces red berries which are poisonous just like the whole plant. …

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 …

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. …