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Over grafting apple trees – new varieties on existing trees!

Yes you can actually grow different varieties of apples on an existing tree! Over grafting simply explained – a must watch! Multiple cultivars of fruits such as apples are sometimes grafted on a single tree. This so-called “family tree” provides more fruit variety for small spaces such as a suburban backyard, and also takes care […]

Rhododendron

Rhododendron (syn Azalea) heath family (Ericaceae)

Rhododendron The Rhododendron is an evergreen flowering plant that belongs to the heath family. There are more than 1000 species of rhododendron, densely branched it can grow to 5m in height. also see Trees & Shrubs – Flowering Trees & Shrubs Rhododendron, often called “rhodies”, is a genus of 1,024 species of woody plants in […]

The Guelder Rose (Viburnum opulus) – fruits-guelder-rose LondonTreeSurgeons

Guelder Rose – Viburnum opulus

Guelder Rose – Viburnum opulus added to Trees & Shrubs Viburnum opulus (common name guelder-rose) is a species of flowering plant in the family Adoxaceae (formerly Caprifoliaceae) native to Europe, northern Africa and central Asia The common name ‘guelder rose’ relates to the Dutch province of Gelderland, where a popular cultivar, the snowball tree, supposedly […]

holly

Tree of the Month – December – Holly

London Trees & Shrubs – The Holly Bush London Trees & Shrubs – The Holly Bush – A top 5 recommended native tree for gardens from the RHS. Ilex aquifolium (holly, common holly, English holly, European holly, or occasionally Christmas holly), is a species of holly native to western and southern Europe, northwest Africa, and southwest Asia. I. […]