Deciduous trees with exceptionally handsome foliage
Some deciduous trees with exceptionally handsome foliage
AILANTHUS ALTISSIMA The tree of heaven has pinnate leaves sometimes 60cm (2ft) long.
CATALPA The Indian bean-trees have heart-shaped leaves up to 25cm (l0in).
GYMNOCLADUS DIOICUS The Kentucky coffee-tree has compound pinnate leaves which may reach lm (aft) long and 60cm (2ft) wide.
JUGLANS SIEBOLDIANA The walnuts all have handsome pinnate foliage, but in this species the leaves may reach lm (aft) long.
MAGNOLIA DELAVAYI This evergreen tree has exceptionally handsome leaves about 30cm (1ft) long. M. tripetala, the umbrella tree (so called because of the arrangement of its foliage) has very large leaves up to 50cm (20in) long.
PHELLODENDRON All cultivated species of the cork tree have pinnate leaves 30cm (1ft) or more long.
POPULUS LASIOCARPA This has typical poplar-shaped leaves up to 30cm (1ft) PTEROCARYA The species of wing nut in cultivation all have pinnate leaves from 30-60cm (1-2ft) long, those on P. fraxinifolia being the largest.
RHUS TYPHINA The pinnate leaves on the stag’s horn sumach may reach lm (aft) long.
SORBUS HARROWIANA This tender species has the largest leaves ofay n mountain ash, 30cm (lft) or more long. S. sargentiana, is a mountain ash which has leaves up to 30cm (1ft) long.