A genus of about 35 species of deciduous trees and shrubs from Europe, Asia and … Continued
browsing plants: trees
Trees and shrubs can be planted year-round as long as the ground isn’t frozen. When planting a new tree, keep in mind that the only water source the plant has is the relatively small root ball until new roots can grow into the surrounding soil.
At minimum new trees should be watered twice weekly, and under hot, dry summer conditions even more. Water slowly to allow moisture to make its way deep down into the soil, which will encourage the roots to follow.
When planting, make sure the base of the trunk is not planted too deep, and keep mulch pulled back to allow air to flow around the base of the plant. Make sure the surface of the root ball will be level with the surrounding soil level even after the tree has settled.
Staking young trees will minimize stress from wind in unprotected locations. Because the tree will continue to grow it is important to allow some movement. Check trees every three months to loosen as needed. Use fence posts and a short length of old garden hose with wire through the hose to protect the trunk of the tree from being damaged by the tie wire. Remove the stakes after one to two years.
Fast growing deciduous conifer grows 75-100’ or taller and 15-25’ wide with a pyramidal shape. … Continued
‘Bloodgood’ Widely planted street tree discovered in London where the new hybrid first appeared around … Continued
Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soils in full sun. Prefers rich, humusy, … Continued
50’ tall, narrow, upright spire-like tree, used primarily as a sharp vertical accent or in … Continued
State tree of Kansas! ’Souixland’ (male) Grow 40–80” in height with a broad open crown … Continued
This native ranges from southeastern Canada through the eastern US, and west to Texas. White … Continued
A stunning weeping tree with striking early spring color. Trees are blanketed with beautiful, fragrant … Continued
Grows as a dense, upright-rounded tree 15-20’ tall. A very popular ornamental landscape tree with … Continued
A naturally weeping form covered with bright, snow white flowers on compact, hardy landscape specimen tree. Produces … Continued
‘Purple Robe’ is tolerant of poor soil and drought, deer resistant, and fast growing tree … Continued
Grow in any soil soils in full sun or shade. Prefers full sun. Prune as … Continued