From the monthly archives: March 2015

It is a very decorative shrub, straight, with slightly pendulous branches, growing to 3 m of height.

It is decorative mainly because of its beautiful, campanula pink or white flowers, produced of several together. It is easy to cultivate because of its low soil requirements.

It grows the best on a permeable soil, with […]

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It is a coniferous tree, with narrow conical foliage, growing to 15 m  of height.

The leaves are of two types: needle-like and scale-like. The scale-like leaves dominate on adult trees. The fruit are numerous, fleshy, dark purple-blue berry-like cones.

The tree needs average, sandy, dry soils and sunny habitats. It is resistant to […]

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It is a dense shrub with straight, stiff branches. It grows to 2-3 m of height. The leaves are elliptic, dark green and shiny. They turn maroon, orange or yellow in the autumn.

The fruit are spherical, black and shiny, 8-10 mm in diameter. They appear in October and fall quickly.

Cotoneaster lucidus tolerates […]

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It is a short, branchy shrub which grows to 1 m of height.

It is the most popular from among all kinds of Berberis. Its various species, such as ‘Atropurpureum’ or ‘Tiny Gold’, having different types and colors, are widely used in home gardens and urban areas.

In the autumn, the leaves turn bright […]

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It is a leaved tree with a broad, shaggy foliage and smooth, grey bark with lighter strips.

The leaves are single, serrulate at the bottom, with a double serrated edge, dark green, turning yellow in the autumn.

Carpinus betulus is a little demanding plant. It tolerates drought and prefers shady habitats. It grows even […]

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It is a green tree or a big shrub growing slowly, 3-4 cm of height in 30 years. The leaves are dark green, shiny needles, arranged both sides of a stem. The fruit on feminine plants are covered with red aril.

It needs quite fertile, humid and permeable soils. It grows badly on dry, […]

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Today we present another hedge species – unusually charming Buxus sempervirens.

It is a green, leaved shrub, growing to 3 m of height. The leaves are small, 1-4 cm long, decussate, elliptic, leathery, naked, dark green and shiny.

It likes shady, screened habitats and light, semi-humid soil. However, it tolerates drought.

Buxus sempervirens also […]

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It is a high tree with dense, conical, low growing foliage. It grows 20 m of height and 15 m trunk diameter. It has smooth, grey bark. The leaves are lanceolate with crenate margins. They turn yellow, red or orange in the autumn.

Fagus sylvatica is one of the most beautiful forest trees, also […]

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It is a green tree, growing to a height of 2-3 m. Its force growth is moderate. The foliage is dense, almost perfectly conical, with short limbs and light grey cones which are 8-10 mm long. The scale-like leaves are green. It is poisonous. Because of its shallow root system, it doesn’t like droughts, […]

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