Rich in vitamins A, B and C, and has energizing tonic properties.
An aromatic, dioecious, evergreen tree growing to 6–7 m (19–23 ft).
As a general principle it is important to buy trees from a reputable supplier.
A tall, 30–40 m (100–130 ft) coniferous tree, with a dark-brown or grey, deeply ridged trunk.
Cinchona species are tender, evergreen trees varying in height, according to species and habitat, from 10–25 m (30–80 ft).
It has digestive properties,
dispels nausea, and is taken for colds, sore throats and rheumatic conditions.
An evergreen tree, 20 m (65 ft) in height, it has soft, grey bark and dark-green, ovate leaves, with a leathery texture.
Cobnuts and filberts have a dual function, due to their decorative appearance and nutritious nuts.
Unlike most fruit, cobnuts like a partially shaded spot that is sheltered from strong winds. Also known as hazelnuts.
Evergreens provide winter clothes for the garden.
Evergreen cordyline with its dramatic red spear-shaped leaves.
The Ceiba is the national tree of Guatemala and was held sacred by the ancient Mayans of Central America.
Some common ornamental plants and how to prune and train them.
Trees and shrubs make wonderful natural supports for climbers.
Medlars are grown mainly for their ornamental qualities and historical associations.