Their early flowering and fruiting means that they require a sheltered spot away from frosts and cold winds. It has an agreeable almond smell and flavour. The seed contains about 20% of an edible semi-drying oil.
Despite its Latin name, which means German or Germanic Medlar, it is indigenous to southwest Asia and also southeastern Europe , mostly the Black Sea coasts of modern Turkey, and was introduced to Germany by the Romans .
* Its fruit is about 3 centimeters long and has a a soft whitish sour flesh and green to yellow skin. Of Anhui, Fujian, S Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, SE Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Bhutan, Cambodia, India,...
It is deciduous , bearing deeply-veined oval green leaves in season which turn red before falling. This dogwood may approach five meters in height at maximum. * It is a tree of the redwood understory in its native range.
* It is native to eastern U.S. and much used in Europe. * Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 700 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1200 * The bark can be made into a herbal medicine for expectant mothers.
* Although its botanical name Prunus persica refers to Persia (present Iran) from where it came to Europe, genetic studies suggest peaches originated in China. * China is the world's largest producer of peaches and nectarines.
Their nuts are much smaller, have a strong flavor of turpentine , and have a shell that is not hard. These species can be distinguished from P. Vera by their geographic distributions (in the wild) and their nuts.
* Apricot kernels are a component in traditional Chinese medicine. * It is a small tree, 8–12 m tall, with a trunk up to 40 cm diameter and a dense, spreading canopy. * The fruit is a drupe similar to a small peach , 1.5–2.5 cm diameter, from yellow...
* The wood is heavy, hard, durable, close grained, seasons and polishes well. It is a light-demanding species, requiring full sun to grow well. * Methyl palmitate, which has been extracted from green husks of J.
* When grown in warm temperate or tropical climates, the fruit can become soft and juicy and is suitable for eating raw. It is used in jellies, preserves etc. In cooler climates such as Britain, however, it remains hard and astringent and needs to be...
Its pome fruits are edible and can be eaten raw or cooked. Used for small articles. * Amelanchier ovalis , commonly known as Snowy Mespilus , is a serviceberry shrub. * Wood - fine grained, hard, very heavy, reddish.
Not all Nitrogen deficiencies result in stunted growth. This is a very loose estimate, so please read the directions on the fertilizer before applying it. Wider angles can break when laden with fruit and narrower angles lead to bushy growth and fruit...
It is cultivated as an ornamental tree. But it is thinly distributed over much of its native range, and is becoming rare in many areas. * Halesia tetraptera, commonly known as the common silverbell is a species in the family Styracaceae, native to the...
The needles of the Gray Pine are in fascicles (bundles) of three, distinctively pale gray-green, sparse and drooping, and grow to 20-30 cm in length. * The Gray Pine ( Pinus sabineana ) is a pine endemic to California in the United States ; historically...
Common Name: Digger Pine, California Foothill Pine, Gray Pine, Foothills Pine, Sabine Pine, Bull Pine, Grayleaf Pine
* Prunus mahaleb is a deciduous Tree growing to 9 m (29ft) by 9 m (29ft). * It is cultivated for a spice obtained from the seeds inside the cherry stones. * The species is grown as an ornamental tree for its strongly fragrant flowers.
Flower in headache, dimness of vision, Catarrh, Headache, cooling and improving appetite, bitter, astringent, acrid, antipyretic. * The flowers of S. * It is a fast-growing tree, leaves are regular and rounded and the flowers white and red in color according...
* 1-3" evergreen gray-green leaves; many fragrant flowers. * The trunk is typically gnarled and twisted. * Grown commercially in California for olives. * Makes a good ornamental. * Extremely drought resistant.
Spicily fragrant pink flowers (solitary or in pairs) bloom in winter (February – March in St. Louis but earlier in mild winter climates) before the leaves emerge. The flower, long a beloved subject in the traditional painting of East Asia and Vietnam,...
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 6
Collection Locale: China
Germination Test Type: cut
Common Name: Japanese Flowering Apricot, Japanese Apricot, Chinese Plum
* The fruit has a delicate flavour and a soft juicy texture. * The dried young leaves are used as a tea substitute. The fruit is 7 - 13cm long. The flavour can be enhanced by the addition of a little lemon juice.
* The dried leaves are used as a tea substitute. * The dog rose was the stylized rose of medieval European heraldry, and is still used today. * During World War II in the United States Rosa canina was planted in victory gardens.
* The fruit is a good wildlife food source, especially for birds. * The smallest crab; fragrant half-inch white flowers; dark red fruit "about the size of a small pea" (Wyman), borne annually; forms a dense, rounded shrub; native to Japan.
Punica granatum is a wonderful Bonsai due to the eye-catching bark, robust tree trunks, bright red flowers, and ability to bear fruit. Water thoroughly, keep damp and reduce watering in the winter with weekly misting.