The leaves are spirally arranged but twisted at the base to lie in two horizontal ranks, 1–2 cm (0.39–0.79 in) long and 1–2 mm (0.039–0.079 in) broad. * It occurs from 300 to 2,500 m (980 to 8,200 ft), in Mexico mainly in highlands at 1,600 m...
It requires a minimum of 140 days from planting to harvest. It is widely grown in regions of the world where the growing season is long enough to allow the fruit to mature. Worldwide, the figure is about 90% of all production for this species.
Quantity: 14.29 lb
Germination Test Type: Actual
Height: 4-5 feet
Common Name: Upland Cotton, Mexican Cotton, American Upland Cotton, Wild Cotton
It is a fast growing evergreen tree, between 18-35 m tall with dark green delicately dented bipinnatifid leaves reminiscent of a fern frond. * Grevillea robusta , commonly known as the southern silky oak or Silky-oak , or Australian Silver-oak , is the...
* The common name is based on the red bark of younger growth. The essential oil found in the leaves is a powerful antiseptic and is used all over the world for relieving coughs and colds, sore throats and other infections.
* Bright green needles to 6", 7" cones; native to California south to Baja; grows quickly when young; "a beautiful specimen" (Wyman); used ornamentally in southern California, especially along the coast, and as a timber tree throughout the world in Mediterranean...
* This plant can be found in moist woodland, often at higher altitudes, throughout temperate areas of Europe, Asia, and eastern and western North America, and is also found in cultivation, where it has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of...
* Slash Pine is named after the "slashes" – swampy ground overgrown with trees and bushes – that constitute its habitat. * Deep green needles, 5"+; 6" cones; a source of pulp, timber, rosin, and turpentine; native to the southeast U.S.
Each palmate leaf is made up of 5 to 10 leaflets each up to 7 centimeters long. The flower is purple to yellowish or whitish in color and has a sickle -shaped keel. The fruit is a silky-hairy legume pod up to 5 centimeters long containing several seeds.
* Wildfire plays a major role limiting the range of this species, as it has been reported that this tree regenerates quickly and aggressively, replacing latifoliate trees. * The Caribbean Pine ( Pinus caribaea hondurensis) is a hard pine native to Central...
* Quercus acutissima lives in deciduous forests at altitudes of up to 2,200 metres (7,200 ft) in South Asia and South East Asia. * Most planting in North America was carried out for wildlife food provision, as the species tends to bear heavier crops of...
* Heart-shaped leaves to 1'; fast grower, yellow and white flowers in late June; large and sometimes rather coarse; fall color yellow, not an asset; tolerates heat and drought; wood slow to rot in soil; native to south central U.S. * The wood is soft,...
* Dirr notes that several forms occur, but the one most of us recall fondly divided into several major trunks topped by spreading, arching, pendulous branches. * The glorious elm that used to line American streets.
Once seasoned, it is a very steady timber and moderately resistant to decay and ranges from very resistant to moderately resistant to termites. Leaf paste is applied to relieve headache and juice is used as wash for ulcers.
* In the low-elevation deserts of Arizona, it is the only tree whose leaves turn scarlet in fall. * Foliage dark green in summer, orange or orange red in fall. * Doesn't mind heat and drought; grows quickly.
Fruticosa grows as a glandular, thornless shrub which can reach 5 or 6 meters in height and spread to twice that in width. * It is found throughout eastern Canada, northern Mexico, and most of the continental United States.
Fragrant, funnel-shaped, white or pink-tinged flowers with protruding, red stamens cluster in subtle groups of 3 to 6 after the leaves appear. Glossy, bright-green, deciduous foliage lacks hairs beneath like other native azaleas.
Sinensis has in vitro effects that may be indicative of antiallergic activities, possibly due to the saponins in fruits. * The pod is used as a soap substitute. A lupane acid extracted from the thorns showed in vitro anti-HIV activity.
Height: 30-40 feet
Common Name: Chinese Honeylocust, Soap Bean, Soap Pod
* Tolerates maritime exposure. * A very easily grown plant, succeeding in any ordinary garden soil in sun or partial shade. * A strong fibre is obtained from the stems, it is used for making string, bags, paper etc.
* Plants have an extensive root system and can be grown on sand or thin coastal soils in order to bind the soil. * Germination usually takes place within 1 - 2 weeks. * Baccharis halimifolia ( Eastern Baccharis) , commonly called groundsel bush, consumption...
Botanical Name: Baccharis halimifolia
Common Name: Groundsel, Silverling, Eastern Baccharis, Groundsel Bush, Consumption Weed, Cotton-seed Tree, Groundsel Tree
* In the garden, the shrub needs plenty of room to develop its long, arching sprays, reducing the temptation to club it back, which results in an unnatural "witches' broom". The Latin amabilis means "lovely".
* The leaves are alternate, 50–100 mm long, with a 15–20 mm petiole ; they are of two types, with palmately five-lobed juvenile leaves on creeping and climbing stems, and unlobed cordate adult leaves on fertile flowering stems exposed to full sun,...