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Trees for garden


Trees for garden


Before creating a garden or thinking about which plants to put in our garden, it is always necessary to do a planning job that takes into account the characteristics of the garden itself, the climate and the exposure of the plants.
It is essential that the exposure of the garden, the nature of the soil and the climatic conditions are favorable for the growth of the garden trees chosen by us if we want to have good results.
Based on this we will then choose the trees in our garden and their arrangement because it is necessary to take advantage of the different angles and different exposures of the garden areas if you want to get good results.

BEECH TREE



It is a deciduous tree, ornamental, between 20 and 40 meters high, with a straight, slender stem covered with a smooth bark covered with silver spots, from which developed branches branch out, with regular insertion.
The foliage is very developed and thick, and has a conical shape.
The leaves have an alternate insertion, they are petiolate, shiny and of dark green color crossed by evident veins, with wavy margin.
It has male inflorescences in the shape of a hanging glomerulus and female inflorescence composed of 1 or 2 flowers surrounded by bracts, with an erect appearance.
The fruit is an achene with the appearance of a small triangular, edible nut, enclosed within a hard shell, very similar to a hedgehog.
More than a garden tree, beech is a park tree due to its truly impressive size. it can reach heights of over 20 meters and its crown can become over 10 meters wide in optimal conditions. Therefore, among the garden trees, the beech remains a beautiful plant that must be positioned where the space is more than sufficient.
It requires deep, fertile and well-drained soils with a neutral component.
It needs a lot of light, even if it can live in shady areas, being a well adaptable species.
It is used for ornamental purposes, due to the beauty of its foliage.
Fertilization must be done at least twice a year, using natural fertilizer rich in organic substances.

MAPLE TREE


It is a deciduous tree, between 30 and 50 meters high.
It has a straight, slender, fast growing and particularly suitable for creating shady areas in the garden, as its foliage is broad and bushy, with a rounded appearance.
The leaves are large, palmate or lobed with 5 lobes, with the upper page dark green and the lower one whitish, with toothed margins.
The hermaphrodite flowers are clustered in hanging clusters of green or yellowish color.
The fruits are double samaras.
It requires fresh, well-drained soils, with a neutral or basic component, never acid.
It must be planted in sunny areas but not too hot as it prefers cool climates, and in any case it does not tolerate direct exposure to sunlight.
Fertilization is recommended every 6 months, using mature manure.

CHESTNUT



It is a very long-lived deciduous and deciduous tree.
It has an imposing stem with a columnar structure, up to 30 meters high, covered with a smooth and glossy greyish-brown bark.
The leaves are lanceolate with serrated margins, with a sharp apex, coriaceous, with alternate insertion, and form a thick, rounded crown.
The male flowers are white and gathered in inflorescences called glomeruli.
The female ones are isolated and wrapped in bracts
The fruit is woody externally and internally hairy, of a shiny brown color, of a rounded shape with a convex part and the other pointed: it is the chestnut, edible and particularly tasty for humans.
It is enclosed in a thorny shell called hedgehog, which opens spontaneously at the time of maturation.
It requires a fresh and deep, well-drained soil with an acid component, rich in organic material.
It does not tolerate calcareous soils.
It lives well in a mild and humid climate, but adapts to any condition as it is a rustic species.
It must be watered during the warm months, twice a week.
Fertilization is recommended using mature manure, rich in phosphorus and potassium.

LIME


It is a deciduous, deciduous, ornamental tree.
It has an erect, slender trunk, up to 25 30 meters tall, covered with a smooth bark, which supports a thick crown with a rounded shape.
The leaves have a heart shape, with a serrated edge, of an intense green color.
It has small, inconspicuous inflorescences, whitish in color, very fragrant.
The fruits are capsules with many seeds.
In addition to having an ornamental function, this tree also has therapeutic properties: active leaves are extracted from the leaves useful in case of anxiety, insomnia and digestive disorders.
It requires a fertile, deep soil with a slightly acidic component, moist and rich in organic material, peat and clay.
It must be exposed to full sun, but it also adapts well to shady areas.
Because it supports pollution, it is also used as a border on the sides of urban avenues.
It is an easily adaptable species.

Trees for garden: MAGNOGLIA


It is a flowered, ornamental tree, very widespread due to the beauty of its flowers.
It has an erect stem, height up to 25.30 meters.
The crown is very broad, cone-shaped.
The leaves have an elliptical shape, leathery consistency, dark green, are of considerable size, with a continuous margin and have an alternate insertion.
The flowers are very large, with a corolla endowed with fleshy and thick petals, with an intense and very pleasant perfume, which appear isolated or in pairs.
The fruits have the appearance of dark pine cones containing many bright red seeds.
It requires a fertile, well-drained soil with an acid or neutral component, enriched with organic substances, peat and humus.
It must be housed in full sun and at mild temperatures.
Fertilization is necessary at least twice a year and using nitrogen-rich fertilizers.