Bushes and trees

Blue spruce hupsi

Spruce Hupsi (Picea pungens Hoopsii) belongs to one of the most popular types of Christmas trees with blue needles. Its homeland is North America, or rather, Canada (Rocky Mountains). But, despite the Canadian origin, this beauty has taken root perfectly in our climate and is used with great success in landscape design

Spruce Inversa in landscape design

Spruce inverse, or Picea abies Inversa, is often grown for decorating personal plots. The appearance of the evergreen fits well into the landscape design. Spruce Inversa in landscape design Botanical characteristic Common inverse - a type of weeping spruce, which often lacks a central shoot. Only a few specimens have an unexpressed trunk covered with numerous branches

Juniper Description Mint Julep

Juniper Mint Julep (Mint Julep) is among the stunted evergreen shrubs. The hybrid was bred in the American nursery by crossing two species - Cossack and Chinese. It is widely used in landscape design when decorating areas near office buildings and landscaping private household plots. Juniper Description Mint Julep Botanical characteristic Juniper, or juniperus, is an undersized shrub from the cypress family

West Thuja Woodwardi - spherical plant for the garden

Western thuja Woodwardi - a coniferous variety very popular in European countries. First described in 1753 by Carl Linnaeus. The name of Greek origin means "incense" or "sacrifice." It is associated with aromatic properties and a pleasant smell, which is formed when burning wood. It is known that they began to grow as a culture until 1923

Features of growing juniper Hibernika

One of the best decorative elements in the landscape design of the garden is Juniper Hibernika. The eternal green plant was bred more than 200 years ago in Ireland, and has become widespread throughout the world. This is one of the most successful developments of breeders, which has become a unique variety of juniper

Growing mountain pine Mugus

Shrub mountain pine Mugus (pinus mugo mughus) was bred in 1779 and has become widespread in the south and center of Europe. In the wild, this culture looks like a tree and is often found in the mountains along the forest peaks. Due to its good winter hardiness, this plant is grown in all regions of our country

Thuja western Globosa: spherical evergreen conifer

Thuja Globosa (Thuja occidentalis Globosa) is a dwarf variety of Western Thuja and is in great demand among landscape designers and gardeners. Thuja western Globosa: spherical evergreen conifer The Latin name Thuja goes back to ancient Greek roots and translates as “sacrifice”, “incense”. In those days, thuja was used in ritual burning. The br

How to propagate juniper: perform the procedure at home

Evergreen coniferous shrubs are often grown by gardeners to decorate personal plots. Juniper can be propagated in various ways. One of the most popular options is cuttings. How to propagate juniper: perform the procedure at home Propagation Features Representatives of conifers, to which juniper belongs, are long-livers

Juniper turned yellow after winter: causes and treatment

Pursuing the cultivation of junipers, gardeners are trying to create conditions that are as close to natural as possible. But even with the best care, it is not always possible to achieve high decorativeness - the bushes can turn yellow, dry or fall off, often this happens after winter. The main causes of this phenomenon and methods of treatment

Juniper Rocky Skyrocket: Secrets to Successful Growing

Juniper Skyrocket (Juniperus scopulorum Skyrocket) is a spectacular plant with blue needles and a slender, columnar crown. Hailing from the highlands of Mexico and North America. In translation, the name sounds like “Sky rocket” - and the tree really resembles an upward-looking space starship. Juniper Rocky Skyrocket: Secrets to Successful Growing Variety Summary Color : needles gray-blue or blue-green. Tr

Yellowing pine needles: causes and treatment

When growing conifers, gardeners often encounter problems with loss of decorativeness when the needles burn out, crumble, and die as a result. Why does the pine turn yellow and how to fix this problem? Yellowing pine needles: causes and treatment Natural causes Slight yellowing of needles on old shoots 3-4 years old is a natural phenomenon in the fall

Is it possible to plant a thuja in Siberia: which varieties are suitable

Growing Siberian arborvitae is not an easy task, since not every variety can tolerate such climatic conditions. Suitable varieties that have good frost resistance, without losing their decorativeness and healthy appearance. Consider how to plant this culture and care for it in a harsh zone. Is it possible to plant a thuja in Siberia: which varieties are suitable Suitable varieties For Siberia, frost-resistant crops are suitable - subspecies of the thuja occidentalis (thuja occidentalis)

Juniper in Siberia: what varieties can be grown

The evergreen plant of the Cypress family - juniper, has many bright varieties, some of them have good winter hardiness and disease resistance, therefore they are suitable for planting in regions with a harsh climate. Many are interested in whether it is possible to grow this culture in Siberia, and what kind of care will it need

Creeping Juniper: Popular Varieties

Juniper creeping or creeping is a spectacular undersized plant, popular in landscape design. Its varieties are of North American or Canadian origin. Due to its high resistance to cold and unpretentiousness, this conifer has become a favorite of gardeners - both experienced and beginners. Creeping Juniper: Popular Varieties Variety Brief Color : green, blue, golden

West Thuja Teddy: Care Features

Thuja Teddy (Thuja occidentalis Teddy) is a subspecies of a dwarf shrub, a family of cypress. It appeared in the 1950s in Germany, thanks to the selection of Kobold seedlings. Due to the high aesthetic qualities and unpretentiousness in care, the conifer quickly gained popularity in the field of landscape design

Cedar dwarf: a tree bush that can decorate any area

Cedar dwarf began to be cultivated since 1817. To date, this is one of the most commonly used plants in the landscape design of England. Cedar dwarf: a tree bush that can decorate any area View brief information Color : green, fades during cold weather. As they grow older, the plant acquires a brown shade of needles

Pitsunda pine - a useful plant for humans

Pitsunda pine is a type of Turkish (Calabrian) pine. The relic coniferous tree has a history of several million years and is considered one of the ancient representatives of the plant world. It takes its name from the city of Pitsunda, located on the northwestern Black Sea coast of Abkhazia. Pitsunda pine - a useful plant for humans Distribution geography The main range is represented by a narrow strip consisting of groves and small groups

Juniper Skalny: description, planting and care

Among all varieties of conifers, juniper rocky stands out for its special appeal and endurance. A cypress family plant native to northern Mexico, southwestern Canada and the southern United States, grows on rocky slopes at an altitude of 1.2 to 1.7 km above sea level. Juniper Skalny: description, planting and care short info Color : The needles are soft, can be of different shades - dark green, green-gray or gray-blue

Methuselah Pine - one of the oldest trees on Earth

Pine Methuselah is a real relic known to man. This plant has not just got its name and popularity. The variety is listed in the Guinness Book of Records for one of its striking features: an incredible desire for life. Methuselah Pine - one of the oldest trees on Earth Origin history In 1953, Edmund Schulman discovered an unusual tree: a huge pine

Thuja western Filiformis - an ornamental plant for the garden

Thuja Filiformis (Filiformis) is an original plant with filamentous needles. The native land of this species is North America. He was brought to Europe at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Tuyka adapts well in urban environments and is often used in landscape design. Thuja western filiformis Plant description Western thuja Filiformis reaches a height of 1

Fir Little Jam - with what and how to plant a miniature beauty

Spruce Little Jem (Picea abies Little Gem) is very popular among gardeners and lovers of decorative trees. It appeared in the 60s in Holland due to a mutation of another dwarf species - Nidiformis. It turned out a pretty Christmas tree, similar to a curled hedgehog - a worthy decoration and an original highlight for any garden

Juniper Blue Arrow - Planting and Care

Rock juniper Blue Arrow - a columnar plant with blue needles looks spectacular on any background and is very popular in landscape design. The botanical name is juniperus scopulorum blue arrow, translated from English means blue arrow (due to its unusual color and shape). The variety is popular in many regions of our country

Juniper Horstmann - cultivation features

The original Juniper Horstmann with a vertical crown and sprawling branches is a real decoration in landscape design. Decorative needles are a variety of juniper and are valued for good winter hardiness, survival on any type of soil. Juniper Horstmann - cultivation features Variety Summary Color : Dark Green Height : 3 m

Thuja western Kolumna - perfect hedge

To make the garden fence beautiful, the living wall of coniferous plants is ideal for these purposes. The thuja Kolumna, bred in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century, looks best. She perfectly adapted to our climate: she is not afraid of Russian winters, does not fade under the summer sun and keeps her shape without a regular haircut

Crimean Pine (Pallas) - how to grow on your site

Tall pine Crimean is one of the most decorative varieties of black pine. The plant was named after the English academician Peter Pallas, who brought seeds from Crimea to England in the 70s and cultivated a cultivated form. The variety is listed in the Red Book, therefore, felling is prosecuted. Crimean Pine (Pallas) Variety Summary Color : green Height : from 30 to 40, sometimes 45 m

Schwerin Pine Vitorhorst - cultivation features

Schwerin pine Withhorst (pinus schwerinii Wiethorst) is a hybrid of two species, Griffith and Weymouth. The main advantages are in the initial pyramidal form and a small annual growth, as a result of which in an adult state it reaches only 2 - 2.5 meters. They grow it for decorative purposes, combining it with undersized crops

Thuja western Holmstrup - description of an evergreen tree

Thuja Holmstrup (Thuja occidentalis Holmstrup) is a popular variety of decorative conifers with a conical crown. The plant comes from Canada, but this particular variety was bred by Danish breeders. Tuyku is distinguished by good winter hardiness, unpretentiousness and universality of application. Thuja western Holmstrup Variety Summary Color : saturated green

Juniper Andorra Compact - planting and care rules

The evergreen juniper Andorra Compact forms a dense green needles, which pleases with its decorativeness throughout the year. The plant, bred by American breeders, has a compact form and good frost resistance, so it is suitable for cultivation throughout Russia. Juniper Andorra Compact - planting and care rules Variety Summary Color : gray-green, in winter - with a purple tint

Daurian larch - frost-resistant tree

Frost-resistant and unpretentious in cultivation, Daursky larch, or Gmelin, is the most northern tree in the world. It grows in conditions of permafrost, while not losing decorativeness and has good immunity. The plant belongs to the Pine family, was named after the German botanist and naturalist John Georg Gmelin

A tree from a New Year's fairy tale: Nordman fir in landscape design

Fir Nordman (Abies Nordmanniana) received a name in honor of Alexander von Nordman, a professor of botany, who first described this species. The plant has 2 more common names in everyday life: 1. Danish tree (it came because Denmark has been growing it for more than 200 years as a decoration for the new year)

Akrokona ordinary spruce - coniferous tree with red cones

Conifers in modern landscape design are used as widely as deciduous. They do not impose special requirements on the soil, tolerate adverse weather conditions, and also look very effective in the garden at any time of the year. Lovers of beautiful and expressive plants will definitely like the durable Acrocon spruce

Mountain pine Gnome - an original tree to the joy of the gardener

What could be better than a well-kept stylish garden? Only a garden that does not require much time and effort to maintain the design. The conifers are best suited for this: they are decorative at any time of the year, they grow slowly and are not capricious. Mountain pine Gnome (pinus mugo) - one of the most sought after landscape plants

Juniper horizontal Blue Chip - blue carpet of needles

Juniper Blue Chip (Juniperus horizontalis Blue Chip) is one of the most popular species. He hails from the North American territories, and the name “Blue Chip” symbolizes the highest value, reliability, prestige (the term came from poker and the stock exchange). To find out if it is justified, it is worth getting to know this variety better. Ju

Thuja western Khosery - miniature coniferous plant

Thuja Khoseri (Thuja occidentalis Hoseri) is compact in size and has a neat spherical crown. This variety was created by Polish breeders by copying a larger variety - the popular Globeza thuja. The dwarf shrub turned out to be very decorative, frost-resistant and unpretentious in care. Thuja western Khosery - miniature coniferous plant Variety Summary Color : in spring - intense green, in winter - bronze

Spruce Nidiformis - needles growing in breadth

Spruce Nidiformis (Picea abies Nidiformis) is an ornamental dwarf shrub of an interesting pillow shape. She comes from Germany, where she was bred at the beginning of the 20th century. The fir-tree is very unpretentious, but for successful cultivation it is useful to know its features and the rules of agricultural technology

Dumb cypress Nana Gracilis - a miniature tree to decorate the site

The eternally green dull cypress Nana Gracilis is a beautiful coniferous plant with a conical, dark green crown. Homeland of growth - Poland. It perfectly survives in all regions of our country, as it tolerates prolonged and fierce winters. Cypress Dumb Nana Gracilis Variety Summary Color : needles of different shades - from light green to emerald, with a sparkle, thick, dense, densely cover the shoots

Lebanese cedars - care rules

Lebanese cedar is a classic representative of the genus from the pine family, growing in warm climatic conditions. It has a history of several millennia, is mentioned in the Bible and is a national symbol of Lebanon. For artificial cultivation, it is used in landscape design to decorate park areas. Lebanese cedars View brief information Needle color : blue-green

Silberlok Korean Fir - how to apply in landscape design

Korean fir Silberlock (Koreana Silberlocke) is an evergreen coniferous tree, which is used in landscape design and landscaping of the garden. The tree was recently bred: the first appeared in Germany in the XX century thanks to the work of the breeder-botanist Gunter Horstmann. Korean fir silverberlock Variety Summary Color : gray needles, gray-blue

Prickly spruce Belobok - a unique plant with an unusual color of needles

Spruce Belobok (Picea pungens Bialobok) is a popular beauty with a spectacular color of needles. In the thirties of the 20th century, a Polish breeder by the name of Bialobok noticed and fixed an interesting mutation of the blue Colorado Christmas tree. In honor of him, the variety was named (although for many, the name of the Christmas tree is associated with its "white sides")

Features of Atlas cedar - a thermophilic plant with an original crown

Atlas cedar is a powerful evergreen giant that grows in Africa. This species is especially common in Morocco and Algeria. It was named after the native African mountains - Atlas. In Europe began to be grown from the middle of the 19th century. Features of Atlas Cedar View brief information Color : bluish-green, gray, silver