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Pinus

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Widely grown pine tree with distinctive umbrella shape. In addition to its beauty however Stone pine trees have traditionally been cultivated for their seeds which are edible (pine nuts)

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Catalpa

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A deciduous trees typically growing to 12–18 metres. A 10-year-old sapling will stand about 6 metres. Large heart-shaped leaves showy white or yellow flowers in broad panicles and in the autumn fruits that resemble a slender bean pod

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Conifer (minature)

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Miniature conifers normally grow less than three inches a year. Dwarf conifers will grow at least three inches a year but less than six inches each year.
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Willow

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Tortuosa' is a fast-growing medium-sized deciduous tree of upright habit, with narrow, twisted leaves glaucous beneath. Branches and shoots are strongly contorted. Insignificant yellowish catkins. Common name Crorkscrew Willow.

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Pomegranate

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The pomegranate can range from a dwarf shrub of 1m to a small tree of 6 - 10m'. The average size of a standard pomegranate shrub is 4m tall with a round shape.
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Birch

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Silver Birch is an attractive tree in all seasons with soft green lacy foliage creating dapple shade in the summer. In the autumn the foliage turns gold and in winter you have a brilliant white trunk with red hanging branches

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Almond

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Flowering Almond grows best in sun or partial shade. It transplants well and grows fairly rapidly. The double pink flowers appear in mid-spring. Can be planted in a mixed border to give height.
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Cupressus

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Conifer evergreen tree dwarf tight columnar juvenile form estimated height in 10 year about 1.8 m tall and 60 cm wide. Foliage bright yellow with a green tint. Good for containers
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Beech

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A tree with smooth grey bark and copper and russet autumn foliage. It makes a superb hedge retaining its foilage through winter but as a tree it is too large for all but the biggest gardens.

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Rhus

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The North American stag's horn sumach is a small tree/large bush that has been grown in gardens for over 350 years. It produces upright panicles of flowers in spring that look like yellow-green conical pyramids and is spectacular in autumn when its foliage turns fiery orange gold scarlet or purple.

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