Officinalis differs very little from Magnolia obovata; the only difference that is consistently observed between the two being that the fruit aggregate of M. Officinalis should be treated as a subspecies of M.
Common Name: Houpu Magnolia, Magnolia-bark Magnolia
It is not used commercially due to the small size of the tree. Fremontia californica Torr. * Evergreen or nearly so, with small (2") unlobed to three-lobed leaves; showy yellow flowers; Hortus III calls it "magnificent in flower, as the flowers all tend...
Common Name: Fremontia, Flannel Bush, California Flannelbush
* An unusual tree in that it has a high content of latex in the leaves and stems. In a clinical trial involving 119 people, 46% of those treated with the herb showed a significant reduction in blood pressure.
Quantity: 23.73 lb
Germination Test Type: cut
Common Name: Hardy Rubber Tree, Gutta-percha, Du Zhong
* Native to India , Myanmar , Bangladesh , Sri Lanka , Malaysia and Pakistan , growing in tropical and semi-tropical regions. * In East Africa it is also known as Muarubaini ( Swahili ), which means the tree of the 40 , as it is said to treat 40 different...
Collection Locale: India
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 10
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 9
Common Name: Neem, Village Pharmacy, Nature's Drugstore, Heal All, Divine Tree
The fruit is up to 18mm long, it has a thin pulp and contains 1 - 3 rounded seeds. * The fruit can be used as a pickle like olives. * Grown for its masses of glorious, delicate, white, slightly fragrant flowers in May; of open, spreading habit; native...
Common Name: White Fringetree, Old Man's Beard, Grancy Grey Beard
Tolerates heavy clay soils. Very resistant to atmospheric pollution. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. * The flowers are arranged in a corymb and are densely spotted with pink.
And as a flavouring for sloe gin and other liqueurs. * The fruit is usually used in jellies, syrups, conserves etc. * Prunus spinosa ( blackthorn or sloe ) is a species of Prunus native to Europe , western Asia , and locally in northwest Africa .
* Because it tolerates a wide variety of sites, this species can be used to stabilize banks, for shelterbelts, and to give protection from wind and water erosion. Its acid flavour makes it a favourite for preserves and jellies.
* When found in a truly wild situation this species is considered to be an indication of primary woodland. * Sorbus torminalis ( syn. * White flowers in May in loose clusters to 4", followed by 1/2" brown fruits, edible when overripe, formerly used in...
Leaves are up to 2" long and bark exfoliates and is attractive. It must have full sun or powdery mildew will become a problem. * Lagerstroemia indica ( Crape myrtle, Crepe myrtle ) is a species in the genus Lagerstroemia in the family Lythraceae .
* A hot infusion of the bark has been snuffed for treating sinus problems and has been held in the mouth for treating toothache. * This species boasts the largest simple leaf and single flower of any native plant in North America.
The common name "Blueberry haw" refers to the appearance of the fruit, which are almost blue, and not to their taste. * Crataegus brachyacantha is one of the "black-fruited" species of hawthorn , but it is only very distantly related to the other black-fruited...
Fall foliage is colorful. Small tree or shrub with horizontal branches; narrow, rounded, open crown; shiny red twigs; bitter, aromatic bark and foliage; and tiny red cherries. The cherries are made into jelly and are also consumed by wildlife.
Dogwood Collection includes 1 each of these varieties: Cherokee Chief Dogwood, (red) Pink Dogwood, (rosy-pink) Cloud 9 Dogwood, (white) Sure to excite you when 2-3'', showy, starlike flowers appear in early spring.
Branchlets arched, red-brown and yellow tomentose initially, black-brown and glabrous when old; buds ovoid, 2–5 mm, with several scales, pubescent, apex acute or obtuse. Spiraea chinensis Maximowicz, Trudy Imp.
In literature, it is closely associated with the Mullai (forest) region of Sangam landscape * It is the national tree of Thailand, and its flower is Thailand's national flower. * The golden shower tree is a medium-sized tree, growing to 10–20 m (33–66...
* It has greenish yellow flowers in May and the dark green leaves turn yellow to pumpkin-orange in the fall. * It is a medium-sized deciduous tree growing to 20-47 m tall. * A species of buckeye native to the Ohio Valley and Appalachian Mountains of the...
It is often used as shade tree in cocoa, coffee and tea plantations. * Leaves are alternate, pinnately compound, with slender, green-reddish, tinged axis and 6 to 12 pairs of leaflets on short stalks, rounded at both ends.
* Creamy white flowers, to 10" wide, very fragrant; leaves, to 2' long, grow in clusters at the branch tips--hence the common name. * The flowers are large, 15-25 cm diameter, with six to nine creamy-white petals and a large red style, which later develops...
* A native of the eastern Mediterranean; sparse white flowers with purple anthers; edible fruit, orange-red or yellow, 3/4"; few thorns It is native to the Mediterranean Basin and it is grown there and elsewhere as an ornamental tree and for its fruit.
* Mountain cornflower is seldom used in modern herbalism, though it does still have a reputation in parts of Europe as a wash for tired eyes. * Centaurea montana ( Perennial Cornflower, Mountain Cornflower, Bachelor's Button, Montane Knapweed or Mountain...