Trees with good autumn color

Some trees with good autumn color It should be noted that autumn color may vary from year to year in every respect, and even from tree to tree of the same species. This list is by no means complete. ACER CAMPESTRE The native field maple turns a good yellow; A. capillipes, deep crimson; A cappadocicum, yellow; A. circinatum, orange and […]

Trees used for small yards or gardens – Tree

  TREES FOR THE SMALL PLACE*   HEIGHT SPREAD       Acer campestre 30 to 40 ft 40 to 50 ft     English Maple, HedgeMaple     Betula alba (B. pendula) 50 to 60 ft. 25 to 30 ft.     White Birch     Cornus florida 15 to 25 ft 12 to 18 ft.     Flowering Dogwood     […]

Trees with decorative fruit

Trees with decorative fruits The following list is of trees whose brightly-colored fruits are usually decorative for some time after the leaves have fallen. Birds soon attack and strip the berries on a number of kinds almost as soon as they are ripe, but the following are less severely attacked. With some trees, berries are only borne on female trees; […]

Trees with yellow or golden leaves

Trees with yellow or golden leaves Included here are some trees which do not retain their exceptional color throughout the entire season, but are attractive during the early part of the summer. All are cultivars that must be propagated vegetatively since they rarely come true from seed. When suckers arise from ground level they should be watched, and, if they […]

Where to use a tree

Where to use a tree   TREES OF RAPID GROWTH DECIDUOUS Magnolia grandiflora (South) Magnolia Populus alba Bolleana (Narrow Street) White Poplar Populus nigra italica (Narrow Street) Lombardy Poplar Platanus acerifolia London Plane Tree Quercus borealis (Q. rubra) Red Oak Quercus coccinea Scarlet Oak Quercus falcata (South) Spanish Oak Quercus laurifolia (South) Laurel Oak Quercus macrocarpa Mossycup Oak Quercus palustris […]

TREES FREE FROM INSECT PESTS AND DISEASES

TREES FREE FROM INSECT PESTS AND DISEASES (Seldom attacked, and not seriously qffected) DECIDUOUS       Ailanthus glandulosa Tree of Heaven Cercidiphyllum japonicurn Katsura-Tree Elaeagnus angustifolia Russian Olive Ginkgo biloba Ginkgo Gleditsia triacanthos Honey Locust Gymnocladus dioica Kentucky Coffeetree Halesia carolina Silverbell Tree Koelreuteria paniculata Goldenrain Tree Liquidambar styraciflua Sweetgurn Magnolia (all species) Magnolia Nyssa sylvatica Sourgurn Oxydendrum arboreurn […]

Trees with blue (glaucous) and silver foliage

Trees with blue (glaucous) and silver foliage Broad-leaved ALNUS INCANA Leaves grey underneath. CRATAEGUS ORIENTALIS Leaves grey on both sides, deeply cut. EUCALYPTUS The tree has numerous species, but their hardiness over a long period is doubtful; E. gunnii is the best known. POPULUS ALBA The white poplar has white twigs and undersides of the leaves, the best form for […]

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 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. […]