The roundleaf dogwood is also a temperate, northeastern North American species that occurs throughout southern and eastern Ontario; in northern Ontario it occurs farther north than the alternateleaf dogwood, but does not extend past 50°N (Soper and Heimburger...
In Mexico mostly north Sonora - Chihuahua . * It is often called scrub oak, oak brush or white oak. * Gambel oak ( Quercus gambelii ) is a deciduous small tree or large shrub widespread in the foothills and lower mountain elevations of the central southwestern...
Collection Locale: Davis Cty. UT
Crop Year: 2018
Common Name: White Oak, Gambells Oak, Oak Brush, Gambel Oak, Gambels Oak, Scrub Oak
* This makes a beautiful flowering tree all on its own even though it is primarily grown as an extremely cold hardy rootstock for grafting edible pear varieties. Pyrifolia culta in Korea, it is very frost resistant.
It grows at 970–2300 m altitude. When rubbed fine, the bark can be used to make children'sclothing. * Of somewhat loose habit; sometimes grown ornamentally; gray bark, gray-green foliage, gray-blue fruit; native to the southwest U.S. and Mexico.
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 7
Common Name: Cherrystone Juniper, Oneseed Juniper, Single-seed Juniper
It is one of two honeysuckles native to Britain, the other being the Common Honeysuckle ( Lonicera periclymenum ). * Lonicera xylosteum , commonly known as Fly honeysuckle , European Fly Honeysuckle , Dwarf Honeysuckle or Fly Woodbine is a deciduous shrub.
* Mature shoots are bound into bunches and used as scourers or as besoms. * The female flowers are followed by a red berry, and the seeds are bird-distributed, but the plant also spreads vegetatively by means of rhizomes.
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 8
Height: 2-3 feet
Common Name: Butcher's Broom, Knee Holly, Jew's Myrtle
* The etymology of the species name derives from the Greek “kerkos”, from which the genus name root cerco derives, meaning "tail", referring to the tail-like appearance of the fruit; and carpus meaning "fruit": thus “fruit with tail”.
Common Name: Mountain Mahogany, California Mountain Mahogany, Western Mountain Mahogany
The jay uses the seeds as a food resource. * About 450,000 kilos of the seeds are sold in American markets each year. * The seed is up to 25mm long. * The seed has a slightly resinous flavour, but delicious raw or cooked.
It has leaves with no teeth or lobes, hairless on the upperside and also on the underside except along the veins. * It is native to dry sandy soils of dunes, sandhills, dry ridges and hammocks, from sea level to 350' in elevation, primarily along the...
The tree is found only in the Santa Ana Mountains of Orange County and in San Diego County within Southern California, and in northern Baja California state of Mexico. * Cupressus forbesii, now reclassified by some as Hesperocyparis forbesii, and with...
Their lower limbs often sweep down towards the ground before curving up again. They drop their leaves, and grow new ones, within a few weeks in spring. * Depending on the growing conditions, live oaks vary from the shrubby to large and spreading: typical...
Depending on soil and moisture conditions, it grows to a height of 1 – 3m (3 – 10 ft) . * Seed germination appears to be dependent on about a 2-week period of moistened seed at a time when soil temperatures have reached 60 degrees Fahrenheit.
* Pinus radiata (family Pinaceae) is known in English as Monterey Pine or the Insignis Pine in some parts of the world (mainly in the USA , Canada and the British Isles ), and Radiata Pine in others (primarily Australia and New Zealand ).
* The English name refers to the species' occurrence in the lands of the Apache Native Americans, while the scientific name commemorates the pioneering American botanist George Engelmann who discovered the species in 1848.
A black dye can also be obtained from the fruit as well as an ink. All Bonsai need root protection in below freezing temperatures. The trees are beautiful in the spring with white blooms and in the fall the dark berries appear.
It is native to northern Burma and China, but is sometimes grown in western gardens where it has been in cultivation since 1848. * Bark dark red-brown, peeling in strips. * In cultivation they tend to grow on a single stem that is often leaning and bare...
As of 1991, no known fire has killed this plant's roots. Specimens in drier and sandier areas are shrub-like, have rhizomes and smaller leaves than usual. In winter, the seeds are important foods for the Carolina Wren and species of Tree Sparrow .
* The Arizona White Oak is a perennial tree and may grow up to 60 ft with a diameter of 3.3 ft. * It usually occurs as a native shrub or a medium sized tree. It also contains fat branches and a spreading crown along with thick leaves.
An edible oil is obtained from the seed. * The nuts are edible, but their small size (smaller than Common Hazel nuts) and very hard, thick nut shell (3 mm thick) makes them of little or no commercial value.
* A 10-year-old sapling will stand about 5 m (16 ft) tall. Used commercially like Q. * Wood - close-grained, heavy, hard, rather tough, strong, durable in contact with the soil. It weighs 47lb per cubic foot.
The grey-coloured bark is smooth and fairly thin with lenticels ; however it can thicken significantly with age. With time and the production of more cones with seed-containing follicles, however, plants can store up to 16,500 seeds at eight years of...
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 9
Botanical Name: Banksia ericifolia
Height: 3-20 feet
Common Name: Heath-leaved Banksia, Heath-leaf Banksia, Lantern Banksia, Heath Banksia
The flowers are produced in early spring before the leaves expand fully, and are white, with five petals, and about 2 to 3 cm (0.79 to 1.2 in) in diameter. * The Callery Pear ( Pyrus calleryana ) is a species of pear native to China .
* Arctostaphylos viscida is a species of manzanita known by the common names whiteleaf manzanita and sticky manzanita . The stems may be smooth or fuzzy, and are often glandular. This is a treelike shrub reaching up to five meters in height.
* Trees are probably much hardier when grown in areas with hot summers. * Source of the commercial pecan; a tall, straight-trunked tree, fastest growing of the hickories; likes deep, rich soil; native to central midwest south to Mexico
* It was reported in December 2005 that the Hawaiian wiliwili population was under immediate threat due to an infestation by a gall wasp, Quadrastichus erythrinae, which had been first reported in Hawaiʻi in April of that year.