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Small tree for small garden

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 18:02

Rather depends on the available space.


I love all Amelanchier. But some do grow wide and spreading.


Pear..hmm!


Pyrus calleryana Chanticleer is  a super tree....an upgight tree.... it has beautiful flowers early in the spring ..so early they are rarely fertilised. Stunning autumn colour.


Can grow large.


https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Pyrus+calleryana+Chanticleer&rlz=1C1GNAM_en-GBGB687GB687&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwji48KP8fTTAhUpI8AKHWn1D5cQ_AUICigB&biw=1536&bih=759#tbm=isch&q=Pyrus+calleryana+Chanticleer+autumn

Small tree for small garden

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 08:35

My recommendation is for Amelanchier alnifolia Obelisk.


Neat, upright, flowers in spring, berries and good autumn colour.


https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Amelanchier+alnifolia+%E2%80%98Obelisk%E2%80%99&rlz=1C1GNAM_en-GBGB687GB687&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjIn-S38vPTAhVIIMAKHVfHCLQQ_AUICygC&biw=1536&bih=759


Or Sorbus Autumn Spire.


Upright, flower, berries beautiful autumn colour.


https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Sorbus+%27Autumn+Spire%27&rlz=1C1GNAM_en-GBGB687GB687&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi5vLSJ8_PTAhUDK8AKHS0dB4MQ_AUICygC&biw=1536&bih=759

Last edited: 16 May 2017 08:35:16

Can anyone identify this?!

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 08:29

If it had white flowers that rules out all the grass family.


Are you sure it isn't Libertia peregrinans.?


https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Libertia+peregrinans&client=firefox-b&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjZwL7m8PPTAhXKlxoKHa2eCJ4Q_AUICigB&biw=1536&bih=731#tbm=isch&q=Libertia+peregrinans+flowers


http://www.lowaters.co.uk/Images/products/Libertia_Peregrinnans.jpg


It has roots that run...then it sends up a new plant.


Over time it can spread to form enormous invasive patches which smother other plants.

Name of tree/shrub

Posted: 15/05/2017 at 20:24

Ooops...Forgot Cercis siliquastrum albida.

Name of tree/shrub

Posted: 15/05/2017 at 20:21

Cercis sp.


Either Cercis canadensis alba...or Cercis chinensis alba.


No idea how you tell one from the other.


https://www.burncoose.co.uk/site/img/products/large/cercis_canadensis_alba_4736.jpg


Ooops forgot..Cercis siliquastrum albida.

Last edited: 15 May 2017 20:26:04

Identification help please

Posted: 15/05/2017 at 18:05

Don't think leaves fit with Olearia macrodonta. See good clear pics here so that you can compare to your shrub......


http://www.terrain.net.nz/friends-of-te-henui-group/trees-native-botanical-names-m-to-q/new-zealand-holly.html


But there are other Olearia that  I am not familiar with.

Identification help please

Posted: 15/05/2017 at 17:23

Do the leaves look like this...


https://www.burncoose.co.uk/site/img/products/large/Olearia_Zennorensis_2.jpg


http://gardenbreizh.org/modules/pix/cache/photos_360000/GBPIX_photo_363598.jpg


Looks like Olearia zennorensis.

Last edited: 15 May 2017 17:25:54

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