Contorta and Pinus contorta subsp. The Shore pine's (ssp. Contorta) smaller varieties and cultivars are also used in container gardening, including as large bonsai specimens . Plant nurseries grow Pinus contorta subsp.
* Native to evergreen broad-leaved forests; 500-1700 m. N and W Guangdong, NE and SE Guangxi, Guizhou, S and W Hunan, S Jiangxi, SE Yunnan [N Vietnam]. * This species is grown as an ornamental and used for timber.
Plants are very shade tolerant, especially when young, but growth is slower in dense shade. * Abies sachalinensis (Sakhalin fir) is a species of conifer in the family Pinaceae. * Wilson (1916) says the largest trees he found were "on the slopes of Shiribeshi-san...
A dead tree can last up to 100 years for firewood. While Western Red Cedar was preferred for larger projects (houses, canoes), Nootka Cypress, was used for smaller carvings such as vessels and utensils.
In some older texts the name is spelled " Pinus tabulaeformis ". Needles (to 6” long) in bundles of two are an attractive dark green. Yous?ng in Mandarin) is a pine native to northern China from Liaoning west to Inner Mongolia and Gansu , and south...
* Vladimir Dinets (e-mail 2004.11.14) reports trees in Ayubia National Park, Pakistan, growing up to 60 m tall. * It is a large evergreen tree growing to 40-60 m tall, and with a trunk diameter of up to 2-2.5 m.
Common Name: Pindrow Fir, West Himalayan Fir, Silver Fir
* Pterocarya rhoifolia is a species of tree in the Juglandaceae family that grows in moist areas along riverbanks and mountain streams in Laoshan District , China . It grows to 30 m (98 ft) tall, flowering from May-July.
* An evergreen Tree growing to 45m. * A coniferous tree native to the Western Pacific Region. * It occurs in two localities, a southern population on Fraser Island and around Maryborough , and a northern population on the Atherton Tableland west of Cairns.
* Pinus palustris , commonly known as the Longleaf Pine , is a pine native to the southeastern United States , found along the coastal plain from eastern Texas to southeast Virginia extending into northern and central Florida .
* It is found on the Black Hills and on foothills and mid-height peaks of the northern, central and southern Rocky Mountains. * Branches usually drooping, smaller in all its parts, of more columnar habit.
Extremely adaptable and common in the sandy or clay-sand ridges of Georgia. Dark green needles, to 18" (9" in older trees), in tufts at ends of branchlets; hangs on to its cones (to 20") for as long as 20 years; native from Virginia to Florida and Mississippi.
Height: 98-110 feet
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 10
Crop Year: 2017
Common Name: Longleaf Pine, Longleaf Yellow Pine, Southern Yellow Pine, Montane Longleaf Pine
It is considered to be an excellent tonic for the kidneys and liver, and is thought to act specifically on the lower part of the body. Much interest has been aroused by Du Zhong's ability to reduce high blood pressure.
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 29
Collection Locale: China
Seeds Per Pound: 7,422
Common Name: Hardy Rubber Tree, Gutta-percha, Du Zhong
This powder was mixed with fat and used as a cosmetic, or mixed with balsam poplar buds (Populus spp.) and used as a paint. * The wood is highly prized as firewood in the Pacific Northwest where it is commonly called "Tamarack," although it is a different...
* It is a medium-size to large deciduous coniferous tree reaching 20-40 m tall, with a trunk up to 1 m diameter. * Because of its rot resistance, larch wood is especially valuable for posts, poles, railroad tie sleepers, and mine props.
Native to Japan, this tree wid planted worldwide as a forestry tree because it is tough. Sow seed in early spring, protect from the summer heat and prune in late winter. * Japanese Larch (Larix kaempferi; Karamatsu in Japanese) is a species of larch native...
* Siebold's Magnolia (Magnolia sieboldii) , also known as Oyama Magnolia , is a species of Magnolia native to eastern Asia in China , Japan , and Korea . It is named after the German doctor Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796–1866).
* Picea engelmannii ( Engelmann Spruce ) is a species of spruce native to western North America , from central British Columbia and southwest Alberta , southwest to northern California and southeast to Arizona and New Mexico ; there are also two isolated...
* It is a close relative of the Black Oak ( Quercus velutina ) found in eastern and central North America . * California black oak occupies more total area in California than any other hardwood species.