6 decorative maples that can be planted anywhere in the garden
Maples are attractive at any time of the year, under them you can find a saving shadow in the summer heat, and in the fall you can admire the splendor of bright colors. These trees not only create beautiful landscapes, but also cleanse the air of dust and pollution. If you want to have such a decoration in your garden, then take a look at the following varieties of unpretentious maple.
This species grows mainly in temperate climates, but is sometimes found in the Mediterranean and Central Asia. The Crimson King is a medium-sized tree with a height of 15 meters, maple can grow up to 20 meters, but it will take 30 to 40 years to do this.
It has a round crown, large five-lobed leaves reach 15-20 cm, they are smooth, shiny and painted in dark purple color for almost the entire season. In spring, when they bloom, they have blood-red tones, but over time they acquire darker shades, and in autumn they turn purple.
Flowering occurs from April to May, the yellow-orange flowers are collected in inflorescences and create a beautiful contrast with the blossoming red leaves. Fruits-lionfish 3-5 cm long hang in bunches and are almost invisible due to dense foliage, maple begins to bloom and bear fruit from the age of 17.
The tree needs fertile soil, it will not take root in poor, sandy or highly acidic environments. The culture tolerates heat and drought well, but does not tolerate stagnant moisture - it needs moderate moisture.
Durand Dwarf is an ornamental form of maple, which is a small shrub-like tree with dense branches. Its height is up to 1.5 meters, and its width reaches 2 meters.
Medium-sized, three-lobed leaves are oval-oblong and pointed at the ends. When blooming, the foliage is painted in pink-red shades, later it takes on a dark green color. In autumn, they become yellowish-orange, pink or bright red in color. Flowering occurs in May, when the leaves have already blossomed, small fragrant flowers are painted in yellow tones and are collected in oval inflorescences on long petioles.
Lionfish fruits are about 3 cm long, they are green in color, and in the sun they acquire a bright red blush. The shrub has a wide crown, its root system is shallow and capable of producing abundant young growth.
The species tolerates transplanting, shaping haircuts and growth in urban conditions well. He is not picky about the soil, but needs timely watering. Maple is light-requiring, but can grow in partial shade.
A frost-resistant and unpretentious tree, its height is from 5 to 7 meters, it grows up to 3 meters wide and has dense foliage. Oval leaves, pointed at the end, have small cuts along the edges, and reach 10 cm in length.
During the season, they change color three times - in spring, light green leaves on pink cuttings are decorated with a wide pale pink border, later the border turns white. In autumn, the foliage becomes yellow or red with a white border.
Maple blooms in April, even before the leaves appear, small flowers are yellow and have long stamens, after two months, lionfish appear. The tree is light-loving, but it is better to plant it in partial shade, because in the sun the leaves burn out and become pale.
Maple is not picky about the soil, but will grow well in fertile, loose soil and regular watering, which contributes to a brighter color. To preserve the pink color in spring, it is recommended to cut the maple on a stump every 3-4 years in summer or autumn - after that the leaves become larger and their color becomes brighter.
Norway maple reaches a height of 10-12 meters, the width of its crown is 5-7 meters, a tree reaches this size if it germinates for about 30 years in one place. The growth is moderate - about 30 cm per year, the crown is wide-pyramidal and dense.
Medium-sized, five-lobed leaves, well-defined, with sharp edges, color change occurs three times per season. When blooming, the foliage is painted in a pale pink color, later it acquires a light green tint with a uniform white border.
In autumn, the leaves turn yellow or brown. The tree prefers loose, fertile soil with adequate moisture. It does not tolerate overdried soil, stagnant moisture and salinity.
This type of maple reaches a height of 12 meters, it has a spreading dense crown. The leaves have soft outlines and change in color depending on the height of the arrangement - a darker shade prevails above than below.
Leaves can be three or five-lobed, differ greatly in shape and size. They are colored light green and covered with cream-white dots. Flowering occurs after foliage bloom, yellow-green small flowers bloom for 10-15 days.
After planting cuttings in open ground in the first winter, they must be covered. Maple grows slowly, tolerates drought and urban conditions well, but does not withstand stagnant moisture.
The spectacular maple tree grows up to 15 meters in height and 10-12 meters in width, has a rounded, loose crown and has a perfectly straight, thin trunk. The leaves are very large and shiny, reaching 18 cm in length. They are five or seven lobed, with pointed lobes and a wide range of colors.
When blooming, they are painted in pink and light brown shades, by summer they darken and become greenish-red, burgundy or almost black. In autumn, they acquire orange-red and purple tones.
It blooms with yellow flowers, which are located on the perianth with a red petiole and calyx. The tree will thrive in sunny locations and needs fertile, moist and well-drained soil.
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Red maple varieties
The old maple knocks on the window and waves its branches in a friendly way, inviting us to go outside and enjoy the surrounding beauty.
So familiar and familiar - red and greenish-yellow flowers in spring, gentle shade of green plants in summer and a riot of bright colors in autumn.
Cherry fine-sawed Amanogawa (Prunus serrula Amanogawa)
A good option is to choose a small tree for the site, which in the spring will delight with its lush flowering. One of these is the cultivated form of the finely sawed Amanogawa cherry. This tree has a dense columnar crown up to 2 m wide and grows up to 4-7 m in height. In the spring, beautiful clusters of double, pale pink flowers appear on it. Amanogawa does not bear fruit, so you will hardly be able to enjoy the fruits of ripe cherries. But on the other hand, she will delight with flowering every spring.
For planting this cherry, sunny, protected from the cold wind places with fertile, moderately moist soil are suitable. Amanogawa is afraid of severe frosts, therefore it is recommended for cultivation in regions not to the north of the sixth climatic zone (from –23 to –18 ° С).
It is also important that this decorative cherry is beautiful not only in spring during flowering, but also in autumn, when its leaves acquire a fiery red color.
In memory of soldiers, admirals and nurses
"Victory Volunteers" in the spring of 2020 became the main initiators of the action in the country and abroad. Representatives of the movement take part in almost every public action. Today the team also helped the participants in the creation of the "Garden of Memory", but also remembered their heroes.
The forestry staff also have their own stories. Senior district forester Nikolay Belinsky planted a tree in memory of his grandfather, to whom he owes not only a peaceful sky, but also his name and choice of profession.
“My grandfather Nikolai Dmitrievich Dengin worked as an assistant forester almost all his life - with a break only for the Great Patriotic War. He began his combat path from the Kaluga region, from the defense of Moscow. He graduated in Königsberg with the rank of major. I dedicated this tree to him and many others that I planted earlier, ”the forester admitted.
Not the first and not the last tree in memory of his hero was planted by another participant of the action - a descendant Admiral, twice Hero of the Soviet Union Sergei Georgievich Gorshkov.
“He met the war in the Crimea - provided the defense of the Crimea, liberated Kerch, Novorossiysk. He spent the whole war with his family and young children, - shares memories that are passed down from generation to generation as a family heirloom, First Deputy President - Chairman of the Board of Post Bank Georgy Gorshkov... - It seems to me that it is very symbolic that the history of heroism, which affects every person in our country, turns into an environmental initiative. Trees are also an extension of us, they are a good memory. I am glad that Post Bank is participating in this initiative, and our clients have planted more than 4 million trees in several years. "
Anyone can still take part in the international action "Garden of Memory", the organizing committee recalled. To do this, you need to plant a tree at home or in the country and put it on the card of the garden memory2020.rf stock. In September, in the Patriot park near Moscow, the defense ministers of Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan joined the action and planted apple trees. Landings take place abroad as well.
The organizers of the action are "Victory Volunteers" and the Victory Commanders' Memorial Fund. The project is being implemented with the support of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, the Federal Forestry Agency, the Presidential Grants Fund within the framework of the national project "Ecology"
Our land plant nursery are located in the Priozersk region, as well as in the south of St. Petersburg (Obukhovo). Plants in our nursery are grown only in the open air, there are no sissies in the nursery, and the seedlings are adapted for life to the climatic conditions of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region.
Our plant nursery was originally conceived for the cultivation of conifers, namely, cedars, fir, juniper, thuja, oil etc.
I really wanted to see in the Leningrad region not only spruce with common pine, but also Far Eastern exotics, to make them familiar and familiar to our region.
But having come to grips with landscaping and landscaping, we began to need ornamental perennial plants: shrubs, trees, herbs and flowers, and their assortment must necessarily meet the needs of our chief landscape designer, and they are great.
Creating gardens for years to come, in our nursery We began to grow plants that, in the context of global warming, we were able to adapt to constantly changing conditions, when thaws are replaced by frosts, and the snow cover is replaced by stagnant ice water.
Our North-West has taken to its lands a lot of introduced species - flowering and variegated trees and shrubs: chestnuts, lindens, maples, spireas, lilacs, chubushniki, hydrangeas, roses, cinquefoil, turf, weigel, colquicia, action, vesicle, forsythia, rhododendron, honeysuckle, tree-nose pliers - tall tapeworm plants, dwarf for rock gardens, climbing vines, soil.
Skillfully selected in terms of shapes, flowering times and colors of foliage and flowers, they undoubtedly decorate any garden and, with minimal care, create the effect of continuous flowering from early spring to late autumn.
Conifers: pine trees, our favorites cedars, junipers, thuja, fir, spruce, larch, microbiota - round, horizontal, pyramidal, weeping, tall and dwarf all year round delight the eye with their greenery, although it is impossible to talk simply about greenery alone - there are golden, blue, salad and cream colors. The composition made of conifers against the background of pure white snow makes your garden lively and colorful even in winter. A large, thoroughbred, live Christmas tree.
Always there, always at hand, and there is no need to take a sin on the soul and destroy another forest beauty.
The choice of perennial flowers is fundamental: for flower beds, mixborders, ridges, for northern and shady places, for open sunny, for alpine slides, for damp and vice versa, dry and poor soils. Powerful beauties: peonies, black cohosh, rogeria aconites, delphiniums, buzulniki collections from variegated host, geyher, astilbe, phlox, daylilies, irises, primrosesmeeting spring and late autumn asters - the flow of flowering is continuous throughout the season.
Especially loved by us roses: ground cover, climbing, floribunda, hybrid tea, park. Our open-air wintering roses are at your service from early spring.
And more about favorites - this is lilies: Asian, Oriental, LA and OT hybrids, their collection changes every year. The most promising varieties in terms of beauty and weather resistance are selected, new items are introduced into the collection.
In addition to the plants already familiar to many gardeners, we took up the cultivation of plants such as exotic plants in our nursery. bean Golden rain (Laburnum an), kerria (Kerria), columnar oak (Guercus robur Fastigiata) (seeds brought from Canada), balsam fir (Abies balsamea), white acacia (Robinia pseud. L), the softest chestnut (or Chinese) etc.
In recent years, we have been fascinated by the cultivation fruit grapesresistant to our zone and have one of the largest collections in the northwest (more than 100 varieties). Here there are table varieties, and technical (wine), and raisins, uncovered and for greenhouses.
We sell our plants through your store "YOUR SAD", and from May to October also works trading floor in the Priozersk region, we entered into an agreement with the market located at the station "67 km" (this is between Orekhovo and Sosnovo). There are sales on Saturdays and Sundays for the entire planting season.
Our plants can be pre-ordered in the store, and we have learned how to successfully ship plants through transport companies to residents of other cities.
For complete information on the assortment, planting techniques, care - call 8921-952-09-15 or send a request from the website.
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