* The barkcontains aesculin, this has anti-inflammatory, anticoagulant and analgesic actions. * A small ash native to China with 1 1/2" leaflets on compound leaves and 1" seeds. The bark also contains fraxetin.This has an inhibitory effect on the central...
Oaks grown for bonsai needs about 4 hours of direct sun/day but should be in partial shade to do well but not too much shade. You can capture the strength of the mighty boast in miniature with a Bonsai that can live for hundreds of years.
* A shrub or small tree, with erect branching; sometimes rather scraggly; grown for its big, conspicuous late summer flowers, 4", white, "blue," purple, or red, in mid to late summer; seems to flower well in shade as well as sun; tolerant of urban conditions;...
The seed can be slow to germinate. Stored seed can be sown in late winter in a cold frame. * The blue flowers and on occasion white flowers are bonnet shaped. * The plant is short lived but self sows freely producing a good quantity of seed each year.
Seeds Per Pound: 270,130
Collection Locale: Holland
Common Name: European Columbine, Columbine, Dwarf Columbine
It is an evergreen shrub or small tree that is usually trimmed to below two metres (six feet) when cultivated for its leaves. * The source of tea; white flowers in fall; tolerates shade or sun well; an attractive small shrub for its ornamental value as...
* In cultivation they tend to grow on a single stem that is often leaning and bare towards the bottom, but with dense foliage on the upper half. They are usually multi-stemmed with an open and loosely rounded crown.
The fruit is an acorn-shaped ovoid, three-angled capsule 1–2 centimetres (0.39–0.79 in) long, partly enclosed at the base by the sepals. The flowers are small, greenish-yellow, with 5–6 sepals and no petals.
Quantity: 22.97 lb
Crop Year: 2018
Common Name: Jojoba, Pignut, Goat Nut, Deer Nut, Wild Hazel, Quinine Nut, Coffeeberry, Grey Box Bush
Germination can be rather slow, sometimes taking 12 months or more. * 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.
* Although floriferous and attractive in early spring, it basically plods though the rest of the growing season as a somewhat nondescript shrub. The flower buds resemble white pearls, hence the common name.
* Fontanesia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Oleaceae , usually treated as comprising a single species Fontanesia philliraeoides , though some authors split this into two species (see below).
* The bark is cathartic, febrifuge and tonic. * Habitat and Range: sandy, gravelly, or rocky slopes, often growing in areas underlain by limestone bedrock. A decoction of the roots has been used in the treatment of kidney complaints and TB.
Botanical Name: Cornus rugosa
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
Common Name: Roundleaved Dogwood, Roundleaf Dogwood
* It is an evergreen shrub growing to 3–6 m (9.8–20 ft) tall, with stout, sparsely branched stems. Sieboldii Hort. The flowers are small, white, borne in dense terminal compound umbels in late autumn or early winter, followed by small black fruit.
* The plant can be grown as an informal windbreak hedge in all but the most exposed situations. The leaves are oval-acute, 2–3.5 centimetres (0.79–1.4 in) long and 1–1.5 centimetres (0.39–0.59 in) broad, shiny green above, pubescent below with...
Botanical Name: Cotoneaster franchetii clean seed
Common Name: Orange Cotoneaster, Franchet's Cotoneaster, Wintergreen, Franchet Cotoneaster
It is the type genus of the family Myrtaceae. * An essential oil obtained from the plant is antiseptic. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots as soon as they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first...
It is a deciduous shrub up to 2 m high, in late summer bearing conspicuous brilliant red inedible fruits superficially resembling cherries. Schmidt, which is native to Sakhalin , Kurile Islands , Hokkaido and Honshu , is sometimes considered as a geographically...
* Modern research has shown that it contains the substance 'taxol' in its shoots and bark. * It ranges from southernmost Alaska south to central California , mostly in the Pacific Coast Ranges , but with an isolated disjunct population in southeast British...
It is still used for most of the same purposes in modern herbalism. * A broad, flat-topped shrub native to northeast U.S.; has fragrant foliage, long, narrow, frondlike leaves; a nitrogen-fixer, so good for poor soils; takes sun or part shade.
* Calycanthus species are cultivated as ornamental plants by plant nurseries, including in the United States and England. It is however not as fragrant as Calycanthus floridus which does not produce as much fruit per plant.
* A lovely evergreen plant for cool, acid, woodsy conditions such as rhododendrons like; 1" flowers in rounded clusters at branch tips, each flower hexagonal, generally pink, sometimes white, red, or purplish; the tips of the stamens are tucked into little...
Petiole 2-4.5 cm; leaf blade often purplish red when young, greenish when mature, cordate or triangular-orbicular, * Open or dense forests, mountain slopes, along valleys near roads, on rocks; 600-1900 m.
* A narrow tree with several trunks; foliage dark, bluish, or light green; doesn't mind drought; native to western North America, often from high altitudes; hedge and screening plant; many cultivars; popular in upper Midwest and Rocky Mountains.
Clusters of soft pink to white to lavender, slightly fragrant, funnel-shaped flowers (to 1.5” across), each with 5 long curved stamens, bloom in April immediately preceding the emergence of the foliage.
Grown primarily for its beautiful foliage which provides color, contrast and texture to the landscape. * Features a dwarf mound of slightly wavy, heart-shaped, medium green leaves with racemes of funnel-shaped, violet flowers on 10" scapes.
Thevetia plant are toxic to most vertebrates as they contain cardiac glycosides. * All parts of the C. Its stem is green turning silver/gray as it ages. Its fruit is deep red-black in color encasing a large seed that bears some resemblance to a 'Chinese...
* Many of the tree's branches bend under the weight of the large foliage. * This species boasts the largest simple leaf and single flower of any native plant in North America. * A hot infusion of the bark has been snuffed for treating sinus problems and...