* Pinus pinaster is widely planted for timber in its native area, being one of the most important trees in forestry in France, Spain and Portugal. * Often planted as a shelterbelt along exposed coasts and also to stabilize sandy soils.
Unlike Bald Cypress and Pond Cypress , Montezuma Cypress rarely produces cypress knees from the roots . They are very drought -tolerant and fast-growing and favor climates that are rainy throughout the year or at least with high summer rainfall.
The wind-dispersed fruit develops in a flat, oval membranous wing ( samara ) 1 - 1.5 cm long and notched at the outer end . * Of open, wide-spreading habit, with several main branches ramifying into small branchlets; grows quickly, but wood may be brittle...
The common name is large-flowered tickseed. * 3" yellow-orange flowers in midsummer; native to southern U.S. * Coreopsis grandiflora is a perennial plant species of the tickseed genus, Coreopsis, in Asteraceae.
The pods have been seen as a good antidote for children's complaints. * Our "Thornless" seed comes very true. It is a popular street tree in the East and Midwest and offers a graceful habit and fine textured leaves that can be spectacular in their rich...
* The bark is smooth and light grey, often becoming somewhat rougher with light tan fissures as the tree ages. * Due to the tree of heaven's weedy habit, landowners and other organisations often resort to various methods of control in order to keep its...
It is also called the “rose of winter.” * An edible oil is obtained from the seed. * The parent of many camellia cultivars; shiny leathery dark green leaves; flowers red, white, or pink, often produced in great quantity, in winter or spring; handsome...
Extremely hardy and fond of wet areas and sites with poor drainage; native to central and northeastern U.S. * Logs of wood can be beaten with mauls to separate the growth layers, these layers can then be cut into strips and woven into baskets.
* Deep green needles, 5"+; 6" cones; a source of pulp, timber, rosin, and turpentine; native to the southeast U.S. * Pinus elliottii , commonly known as the Slash Pine , is a pine native to the southeastern United States , from southern South Carolina...
Once the trees are harvested, they regenerate from their existing root systems, earning them the name of the "Phoenix tree." * Paulownia has the ability to reclaim ecologically stressed and degenerate patches of land relatively quickly.
They are like Catnip for Catfish! It weighs about 28lb per cubic foot. It is highly valued for posts and fencing rails, and is also used for interior finishes, cabinet work etc. The tree is fairly free from fungal diseases and has few insect enemies.
Its stem is green turning silver/gray as it ages. * All parts of the C. Its leaves are willow-like, linear-lanceolate, and glossy green in color. Peruviana seed oil was used to make a 'paint' with antifungal, antibacterial and anti-termite properties.
* Compound leaves, stems green or purple with a glaucous "bloom"; grows most often along streams and ditches but does well elsewhere; female trees retain seed in winter, which some find attractive; wood rather brittle.
Common Name: Box Elder, Ash-leaved Maple, Boxelder, Ashleaf Maple, Manitoba Maple
* Eucalyptus leaves are a traditional Aboriginal herbal remedy. * The wood, durable, easy to saw, yet resistant to termites, is widely used in Australia for strong durable construction, interior finish, flooring, etc.
It has a round crown. It is appreciated for its resin. It is native to Mexico and Central America , where it is known as Ocote . * Ocote wood is yellowish-brown white, with the heartwood being light brown, is hard, heavy and used for construction.
This species is planted on a small scale, mainly in E. Woodworkers use the timber mainly for internal uses due to high perishability in contact with ground soil. * The name White Ash derives from the glaucous undersides of the leaves.
The leaves are oval, 4 to 7 cm (1.6 to 2.8 in) long, glossy dark green above, slightly paler below. They have a smell that some people find distasteful. It is a deciduous tree growing to 15 to 20 m (49 to 66 ft) tall, with a conic to rounded crown.
In zones not subject to periodic fires, the succession continues and a tropical forest thrives. * 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...
* The glossy green foliage turns yellow in the fall. * This deciduous tree has bark that is white and does not exfoliate (peel off). * The parent is a vigorous cultivar said to be more resistant to birch borers and tolerant to heat.
* Native from NW to Central Europe, Italy, Western Asia. If you want to encourage smaller leaf size, then it is critical that your bonsai be exposed to lots of natural sunlight. * They are often used in shelterbelt plantings.