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Category: Fortunei (2 Entries)

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Golden Euonymus (Euonymus Fortunei)

Categorized as: Shrub

April 25, 2010 | 42931 Views | 0 Comments

Golden Euonymus In temperate climates, these deciduous or evergreen shrubs, small trees, ground covers or evergreen climbing vines are valued for their foliage and form. Use larger types as landscape plants, and prune to shape and control growth. Fruits are colorful, with pink, red, orange or yellow hulls. Their orange seeds attract birds. Flowers are inconspicuous. All grow in most soils. Some evergreens tolerate city and coastal conditions and are hardy in cold and hot climates. Water moderately until established. Prune to shape at any time.
Family: Celastraceae
Genus: Euonymus
Species: Fortunei
Cultivar: Aureo-marginata

Windmill Palm, Chusan Palm (Trachycarpus Fortunei )

Categorized as: Palm,Tree

April 24, 2010 | 59383 Views | 0 Comments

Windmill Palm The erect, single trunk of Windmill Palm is covered with dense, brown, hairlike fibers, and the three-foot-wide, fan-shaped fronds extend from 1.5-foot-long, rough-edged petioles. If one didn't know better, you might think the truck was wrapped in burlap. Windmill Palms are a very slow-growing palm that can reach up to 40 feet in height; though is often seen much smaller at 10 to 20 feet tall. It does well in confined areas and is hardy to 10-degrees F. or lower.
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Trachycarpus
Species: Fortunei
Cultivar: None Identified