Trees with white, silver or yellow variegated leaves

Trees with white, silver or yellow variegated leaves These are all sports, perhaps occurring originally on one branch only, of normal trees that have been propagated vege-turns a rich yellow. GYMNOCLADUS DIOICUS The large leaves turn clear yellow. LIQUIDAMBAR STYRACIFLUA Variable, but in good specimens can be brilliant, purple to scarlet. LIRIODENDRON TULIPIFERA Leaves turn a good yellow. MALUS Apples […]

Trees with early flowers

Trees with early flowers ACER OPALUS The Italian maple has yellow flowers in early April. CORNUS MAS This has many small yellow flowers in February. PARROTIA PERSICA This bears very numerous small scarlet tassel-like flowers in February. PRUNUS ‘Accolade’ is a semi-double pink cherry flowering in March; P. conradinae is a cherry with scented white or pinkish flowers in late […]

Evergreen trees Broad-leaved

Evergreen trees¬†Broad-leaved It is as well to remember that these often drop their leaves untidily in summer. ARBUTUS All species and hybrids. BUXUS All species and cultivars. EUCALYPTUS All species. ILEX I. x altaclarensis, I. aquifolium and their cultivars are evergreen hollies. LIGUSTRUM LUCIDUM A species of privet often reaching tree size, has handsome dark green, glossy leaves, and white […]

TREES FOR THE SEASHORE

TREES FOR THE SEASHORE (Will withstand strong wind) DECIDUOUS       Acer pseudoplatanus Sycamore Maple Acer rubrum. Red Maple Betula papyrifera Paper Birch Carpinus betulus European Hornbearn Carpinus caroliniana American Hornbearn Cratxgus oxyacantha English Hawthorn Gleditsia triacanthos Honey Locust Platanus occidentalis American Plane Tree Populus alba White Poplar Populus balsamifera Carolina Cottonwood Populus tremuloides Quaking Aspen Prunus maritima Beach […]

Trees of Rapid Growth

¬†   Fast growing TREES – RAPID GROWTH   DECIDUOUS EVERGREEN Picea excelsa Norway Spruce Pinus resinosa Red Pine Pinus rigida Pitch Pine Pinus strobus White Pine Pinus sylvestris Scots Pine  

Trees in Permanently wet soils – Tree

Permanently wet soils The other soil factor that must be taken into consideration is continuous moisture, that is, soils that are continuously saturated. The majority of trees will not grow in these conditions, but those that will include the numerous kinds of willow (Salix), large and small, as well as the alders (Alnus), which are mostly trees of moderate size. […]

Halloween, Big Giant Squash – Squash Records

This page is provided to check and see what weight limit you need to surpass to have a State or Country record. This is not an official page with a government stamp of approval. It is only a database for squash weight limits and to see what other people have grown in your area of the world. If you know […]

Pumpkin Seeds, Halloween Pumpkins, Growing Pumpkins from Seed

Pumpkin Seeds There are many places to buy pumpkin seeds, but here are a few who provide big pumpkins over 1000 pounds. If you would like to learn more about pumpkins and the hybirds, please read the last link. They provide all sorts of hybrid seeds at commercial levels. Giant Pumpkin Seeds Dill’s Atlantic Giant Seeds The world’s largest pumpkin […]

Pumpkin Growing Clubs

UNITED STATES AND CANADA: World Pumpkin Confederation(WPC) Greater Pumpkin Commonwealth(GPC) Here are a few of the clubs you can join. Additional Pumpkin Pages How To Grow – Records – Clipart – Seeds – Poems – Phantom – Carving – Pumpkin Recipes – FAQ’s – How Big is it? Some of them have links to sites:   International   European Giant […]

Ohio Pumpkin Record breaker

Ohio Pumpkin Record breaker Winston Wyckoff III uncovers the 1,279-pound pumpkin that broke the Ohio state record at the Barnesville Pumpkin Festival in Barnesville, Ohio. The pumpkin, grown on land Wyckoff’s family has farmed for nearly two centuries, beat the previous state record by 139 pounds and was just 58 pounds short of the biggest pumpkin on record — a […]