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A large, vigorous tree with reddish shoots. Leaves 2-3.5cm long, sea green, broader then those of L. decidua. Cones ovoid, 2-3cm long with scales turned outward and downward at the tips. A commonly planted larch used extensively for reforestation, withstanding exposure well. The reddish twigs appear to create a purple haze above a plantation on a sunny afternoon in late winter. Japan.

The autumn colour of this deciduous conifer is a clear yellow colour. It is normally grafted on a standard to form an elegant weeping mound.Protect from hot sun and hot winds.

 metasequoia glyptostrobodies © 2013 Dawn redwood. A vigorous, deciduous tree of conical habit when young, with shaggy, cinnamon-brown bark. Leaves linear, flattened, borne in 2 opposite ranks on short, deciduous branchlets, the whole resembling a pinnate, feathery leaf. They are bright larch green during summer, becoming tawny pink and old gold in autumn. Male and female strobili borne on the same tree, The males in large racemes or panicles. Cones pendent, on long stalks, globose or cylindrical, 15-20mm across, dark brown and mature the first year.

A monoecious,deciduous tree to 35-50m,native to C China:Hubei(Lichuan,Zhonglu),Hunan(Longshan,Sangzhi),Ssichuan(Shizhu),where it grows along rivers.Most of the trees are confined to the Shui-sha-ba(Shui Shan)Valley(now the Xiaohe Commune) in Hubei where there is a population of mature trees,estimated at 2,000.The crown is conical,becoming broader with age.The branches are ascending,with long extension shoots and short shoots 10-15cm long with 25-35 alternating pairs of soft needles that twist to lie in previous left and right:Metasequoia glyptostroboides'Golden Oji'.

A vigorous pyramidal cultivar with brilliant golden yellow foliage.In ten years 4-6x1.5-2.5m.Grown from irradiated seed in 1974 at the Kameyama Breeding Station,Institute for Forest Tree Improvement,New Oji Paper Co.Ltd,Mia,Japan into the USA by Stanley and Sons Nursery under its original name 'Ogon'(japanese for gold or yellow) but they changed the name to 'Gold Rush'.It was introduced into europe by Pieter Zwijnenburg,Boskoop,Netherlands in 1993 and sold as 'Goldrush' in1997.

A narrowly columnar plant with bright green foliage and good autumn colour.In ten years 3x0.8m wide Appeared in 1960 in a row of cuttings at Sheridan Nurseries,Canada.

Densely-branched erect shrub or small tree growing to heights of 5 meters, branches are often small and rigid with leaves arranged spirally and fully appressed to the stem. Individual leaves can measure up to 1.5 millimetres (mm) long, and 1 mm wide, leaves are thick, blunt and concave with a rounded keel. Male flowers in compressed, terminal globular cones, ranging from 1–5 mm in diameter, with 8 to 15 fertile scales, each scale has two pollen sacs on the abaxial surface. Female flowers occur in cones on short branches that usually droop (hence the old common name) flowers are globular ranging from 2–4 mm long and have 3-8 fertile scales, with a single ovule on the upper surface of each scale. When the seed is ripe it has a hard, glossy brown coat and is approximately 1mm in diamete.

A slendid and hardy, dwarf bush with snake-like, 4-angled, arching branches clad with, scale-like leaves arranged in 4 ranks. Both male and female strobili are conspicuous when present. Fruits egg-shaped, bright red, fleshy and translucent. A rare conifer, restricted in the wild to the summits of 2 mountains in australia.(Tasmania).

A smallto medium-sized shrub, often dwarf and stunted, usually with a single main stem. Its habit here is errect and narrowly conical bearing numerous, small green, diamon-shaped chadodes up to 3.5cm long. The clusters of reddish male strobili are small, but attractive. This variety is perfectly hardy at the SHHG and is a slendid miniature tree for a rock garden.

A small tree with glaucous, fan-shaped cladodes up to 2.5-5cm long, usually toothed or lobed. Suitable only for a conservatory or sheltered corners in the mildest areas.A shurub or tree up to 15m tall in montane temperate rainforest from near sea level to 1,200m in the Central Highlands of Tasmania.On the treeline at higher altitudes it is only a low shrub.The phylloclades are very distinctive in size and form,mostly simple,often rhombic or fan-shaped,3-5cm long and half as wide,flushing reddish and turning to green.The pollen-cones are 1-5,pink turning yellow,5-8mm long.The seed-cones are carmine-red;the seeds exserted,black,2.5mm long.Hardiness zone 9.

Jacaranda mimosaefolia White Christmas

Jacaranda mimosaefolia White Christmas Jacaranda
mimosaefolia 'White Christmas'

Michelia x Starbright

michelia x Starbright Michelia 
X Starbright'

Ficus dammaropsis

Ficus dammaropsis Ficus

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