Small weeping tree, it has dense, purple foliage when it sprouts out, turning later to bright green colour in summer. It will change again in fall time to warm tones of orange-apricot. The leaves have a very caracteristic fragrance of caramel in fall. Blooms are not showy, followed by long banana-shaped pods. Trimming is not necessary.
Small upright tree, more or less wide, with a short trunk. It has dense, purple foliage when it sprouts out, turning later to bright green colour in summer. It will change again in fall time to warm tones of orange-apricot. The leaves have a very caracteristic fragrance of caramel in fall. Blooms are uninteresting,followed by a few pods.
Small decorative tree with zigzagging, hanging branches. Lavender-pink flowers appear before the foliage. Heart-shaped leaves are reddish in early season, turning dark green later on. Pod-like fruits. Must be planted sheltered from cold winter winds. Use as a specimen.
Small size tree with an irregular, rounded wide shape. Its main trunk is more or less straight with reddish bark. It bears oval, green leaves, glossy on top, turning yellow in fall. Purple red buds open into pink flowers with purple tinges. Pod-like fruits appear in fall. Must be planted sheltered from cold winter winds. Use as a specimen.
Small globular shaped tree, spreading and flat at the top with a short leading trunk. Thornless variety. Lustrous, dark green leaves turning light orange to red in fall. Bears corymbs of white flowers in May-June with a disagreeable odor. It produces red fruits in August (traditionaly named "snelles"), persisting until January.The fruits are edible and appreciated by birds.
Oval to rounded tree, irregular shape with horizontal branches and sagging ramifications. It has prickly, sharp needles and dense, glossy dark green leaves in summer time. They turn orange-red in fall time. Corymbs of white flowers appear in mid-June and are followed by oranges berries in September that attract birds. They will persist until February.
Thorny tree, dark green foliage changing to yellow in fall. Double white flowers, mid-may. Scarlet fruits, ripens in september/october, eatable, persisting in winter and attract birds. For restricted areas.
Small, slender tree, with a rounded habit. Glossy green foliage, turning coppery red in fall. Fragrant large double white flowers, turning to pink as they mature. Red fruits persist all winter, appreciated by birds. Good tolerance to pollution. Use isolated or in small groups, for small areas.
Tree with a rounded habit. Glossy dark green foliage turning purple-red in fall. Clusters of white flowers in spring followed by red fruits in fall that persist throughout the winter, appreciated by birds. Largely spineless, with only occasional small thorns. The silvery bark of older trunks often exfoliates to expose an orangish brown inner bark. Tolerant of urban pollution. Disease resistant.
This eye-catching beech selection have purple leaves with a wide margin of pink or cream, and the foliage is brightest in spring. By late summer, the lighter portions of the leaves may burn, thus the plant appreciates some shade. It is more tolerant to compacted soils, heat and drought once established. Use alone as a specimen plant.