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Fagus sylvatica - Beech Aesculus hippocastanum - Conker Tree
Tilia petiolaris - Weeping silver lime Acer pseudoplatanus - Sycamore Maple
Sorbus aucaparia - Rowan Fraxinus excelsior - Ash
Quercus robar - Oak Acer campestre - Field maple
Betula pendula - Silver Birch Cercidiphyllum japonicum - Caramel tree

 

 

Fagus sylvatica -   Beech

  • Height in meters: Fagus sylvatica can reach an impressive height of up to 30 meters.
  • Flowering Season: This tree species produces inconspicuous flowers in spring.
  • Care Tips: Fagus sylvatica prefers full sun or partial shade and well-drained soil. It is a low-maintenance tree that requires minimal pruning.
  • Pruning: Prune Fagus sylvatica during late winter or early spring to remove dead or damaged branches.
  • Soil: This tree thrives in moist, fertile soil but can tolerate a wide range of soil conditions.
  • Watering: Water Fagus sylvatica regularly, especially during dry periods, to keep the soil evenly moist.
  • Benefits: Fagus sylvatica provides excellent shade, has attractive foliage that changes color in autumn, and is a valuable habitat for wildlife.

 

Tilia petiolaris  - Weeping silver lime

 

 

  • Height in meters: Tilia petiolaris typically grows to a height of 15-20 meters.
  • Flowering Season: This tree species blooms with fragrant, pale yellow flowers in early summer.
  • Care Tips: Tilia petiolaris thrives in full sun or partial shade and well-drained soil. It is a relatively low-maintenance tree.
  • Pruning: Prune Tilia petiolaris during late winter or early spring to maintain its shape and remove any dead or crossing branches.
  • Soil: This tree prefers moist, fertile soil but can tolerate a variety of soil types.
  • Watering: Water Tilia petiolaris regularly, especially during dry spells, to ensure the soil remains moist.
  • Benefits: Tilia petiolaris offers a beautiful canopy of heart-shaped leaves, provides shade, attracts pollinators, and has medicinal properties.

Sorbus aucuparia  - Rowan

  

  • Height in meters: Sorbus aucuparia typically grows to a height of 5-10 meters.
  • Flowering Season: This tree species produces clusters of white flowers in late spring.
  • Care Tips: Sorbus aucuparia thrives in full sun or partial shade and well-drained soil. It is a hardy tree that requires minimal maintenance.
  • Pruning: Prune Sorbus aucuparia during late winter or early spring to remove any dead or diseased branches and maintain its shape.
  • Soil: This tree adapts well to various soil types, including sandy, loamy, and clay soils.
  • Watering: Water Sorbus aucuparia regularly, especially during dry periods, to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged.
  • Benefits: Sorbus aucuparia offers beautiful clusters of red berries in autumn, attracts birds, and adds ornamental value to gardens and landscapes.

Quercus robur - Oak

 

  • Height in meters: Quercus robur can grow up to 30 meters tall.
  • Flowering Season: The English Oak produces small, inconspicuous flowers in spring.
  • Care Tips: Plant the tree in well-drained soil and provide regular watering during dry periods. Prune in late winter or early spring to remove dead or damaged branches.
  • Soil: Quercus robur prefers moist, fertile soil but can tolerate a wide range of soil types.
  • Watering: Water the tree deeply once a week, especially during hot and dry weather.
  • Benefits: The English Oak is a majestic tree that provides shade, habitat for wildlife, and adds beauty to any landscape.

    Betula pendula - Silver birch

    • Height in meters: Betula pendula can reach a height of 25 meters.
    • Flowering Season: The Silver Birch produces catkins in spring.
    • Care Tips: Plant the tree in well-drained soil and provide regular watering. Prune in late winter or early spring to maintain its shape and remove any dead or diseased branches.
    • Soil: Betula pendula prefers moist, acidic soil but can tolerate a wide range of soil conditions.
    • Watering: Water the tree deeply once a week, especially during dry spells.
    • Benefits: The Silver Birch is known for its graceful appearance, attractive bark, and ability to tolerate urban environments.

    Aesculus hippocastanum  - Horse chestnut

     

  • Height in meters: Aesculus hippocastanum can grow up to 30 meters tall.
  • Flowering Season: The Horse Chestnut produces showy white flowers with pink or yellow markings in spring.
  • Care Tips: Plant the tree in well-drained soil and provide regular watering. Prune in late winter or early spring to remove dead or crowded branches.
  • Soil: Aesculus hippocastanum prefers deep, fertile soil but can tolerate a range of soil types.
  • Watering: Water the tree deeply once a week, especially during dry periods.
  • Benefits: The Horse Chestnut is prized for its beautiful flowers, distinctive foliage, and shade-providing canopy.
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      Acer pseudoplatanus - Sycamore Maple

       

      • Height in meters: Acer pseudoplatanus can reach a height of 35 meters.
      • Flowering Season: The Sycamore Maple produces small, greenish-yellow flowers in spring.
      • Care Tips: Plant the tree in well-drained soil and provide regular watering. Prune in late winter or early spring to remove dead or crossing branches.
      • Soil: Acer pseudoplatanus prefers moist, fertile soil but can tolerate a range of soil conditions.
      • Watering: Water the tree deeply once a week, especially during dry spells.
      • Benefits: The Sycamore Maple is valued for its large, lobed leaves, attractive bark, and fast growth rate.

      Fraxinus excelsior - Ash

       

      • Height: The Ash tree can reach heights of up to 40 meters.
      • Flowering Season: Ash trees typically bloom in spring, producing small clusters of inconspicuous flowers.
      • Care Tips: Ash trees are relatively low-maintenance. They prefer full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. Regular watering is important, especially during dry periods.
      • Pruning: Pruning is generally not necessary for Ash trees, but it can be done to remove dead or damaged branches.
      • Soil: Ash trees prefer moist, well-drained soil. They can tolerate a wide range of soil types, including clay, loam, and sandy soil.
      • Watering: Regular watering is important for Ash trees, especially during dry periods. They prefer moist soil but can tolerate short periods of drought.
      • Benefits: Ash trees provide shade and can help reduce energy costs by cooling surrounding areas. They also support a variety of wildlife, including birds and insects.

        Acer campestre- Field Maple

         

        • Height: Field Maple trees typically reach heights of 10 to 15 meters.
        • Flowering Season: Field Maple trees produce small yellow-green flowers in spring.
        • Care Tips: Field Maple trees are adaptable and can tolerate a wide range of soil conditions. They prefer full sun to partial shade and regular watering.
        • Pruning: Pruning is generally not necessary for Field Maple trees, but it can be done to maintain shape or remove dead or damaged branches.
        • Soil: Field Maple trees can tolerate a wide range of soil types, including clay, loam, and sandy soil.
        • Watering: Regular watering is important for Field Maple trees, especially during dry periods. They prefer moist soil but can tolerate short periods of drought.
        • Benefits: Field Maple trees provide shade and can help improve air quality. They are also attractive to birds and butterflies.

         

        Cercidiphyllum japonicum - Caramel Tree

          

        • Height: The Caramel Tree can reach heights of up to 20 meters.
        • Flowering Season: Caramel Trees produce small clusters of inconspicuous flowers in spring.
        • Care Tips: Caramel Trees prefer full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. They require regular watering, especially during dry periods.
        • Pruning: Pruning is generally not necessary for Caramel Trees, but it can be done to maintain shape or remove dead or damaged branches.
        • Soil: Caramel Trees prefer moist, well-drained soil. They can tolerate a wide range of soil types, including clay, loam, and sandy soil.
        • Watering: Regular watering is important for Caramel Trees, especially during dry periods. They prefer moist soil but can tolerate short periods of drought.
        • Benefits: Caramel Trees are prized for their stunning autumn foliage, which turns shades of yellow, orange, and red. They also provide shade and can help improve air quality.

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