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Strawberry tree: the strawberry tree
Trees and shrubs

Strawberry tree: the strawberry tree

The strawberry tree is a remarkable shrub thanks to its fruits and its pretty berries in the shape of strawberries.In summary, what you should know: Name: Arbutus unedoFamily: EricaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 2 to 5 mExposition: Sunny and partial shade : Ordinary Foliage: Evergreen - Flowering: Summer - Harvest: Autumn Planting, pruning and maintenance of the arbutus will improve the proper development of your shrub.

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Chestnut tree: a very ornamental tree

Unmissable in parks and gardens, the chestnut tree is a majestic and very ornamental tree Name: Aesculus hippocastanum Family: Spindaceae Type: Tree Height: 15 to 45 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Rich and fresh Foliage: Deciduous - Flowering: Spring - Harvest: Autumn Plantation of the horse chestnut tree is usually done in October when the first chestnuts start to sprout.
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Albizia: a superb flowering tree

The albizia is a spectacular tree, well known for its beautiful summer flowering.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Albizia julibrissinFamily: FabaceaeType: TreeHeight: 6 to 12 mExposition: SunnySoil: OrdinaryFoliage: Deciduous - Flowering: SummerL maintenance and pruning are all actions that will participate in the beautiful flowering and growth of your albizia.
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Japanese cherry tree: beautiful

The Japanese cherry tree is one of the most beautiful spring flowering trees. It is also an emblematic tree of the Japanese garden. In summary, what you should know: Name: Prunus serrulata Family: Rosaceae Type: Tree Height: 5 to 12 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary, well drained Foliage: Deciduous - Flowering: February-April planting at pruning, every gesture is important to have beautiful flowers in spring and good growth throughout the seasons.
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Japanese maple: superb foliage

Flamboyant, the Japanese maple is a beautiful shrub, thanks to the shape and color of its foliage.In summary, what you should know: Name: Acer japonicumFamily: SapindaceaeType: TreeHeight: 8 to 10 mExposition: Part shadeSol : Regular, well-drained Foliage: Deciduous Japanese maple planting Japanese maple is planted in the fall but can also be planted in the spring when purchased in a container.
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Céanothe: a spectacular blue bloom

The ceanothe is one of the most beautiful ornamental shrubs thanks to the unique blue of its flowering.In summary, what you should know: Name: CeanothusFamily: RhamnaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 2 to 5 mExposition: Sunny and partial shadeSoil: OrdinaryFoliage: Persistent Flowering: Spring Planting, pruning and caring for the ceanoth are actions that will help you to have magnificent flowers and a beautiful growth of the ceanoth.
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Bohemian olive tree: a beautiful shrub

The Bohemian olive tree is a beautiful shrub which takes its name from its resemblance to the olive tree. Bohemian olive tree in summary: Name: Elaeagnus angustifolia Family: Elaeagnaceae Type: Shrub Height: 2 to 4 m Exposure: Sunny, semi-shade Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Deciduous - Flowering: May to June Ideal in hedge or isolated, it is an easy to maintain and very decorative shrub.
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Privet: appreciated for its foliage

The privet is a beautiful shrub, often used as a hedge for its beautiful seasonal foliage. Privet in summary: Name: Ligustrum Family: Oleaceae Type: Shrub Height: 1 to 3 m Exposure: Sunny and partial shade Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Semi-evergreen - Flowering: Spring Planting, pruning and maintenance are all things you can do to ensure good privet growth.
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Obier viburnum: well known for its flowers

The obier viburnum is a very beautiful shrub, particularly appreciated for its beautiful spring flowering.In summary, what you should know: Name: Viburnum opulusFamily: CaprifoliaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 2 to 5 mExposition: Sunny, semi-shadeSoil: Ordinary, good Drained Foliage: Deciduous - Flowering: Spring Planting, maintenance and pruning play a large part in the good growth of viburnum as well as in its flowering in spring.
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The "snowball": pretty flowers in spring

The snowball viburnum or obier viburnum is a very beautiful shrub, appreciated in our gardens for its beautiful flowering.In summary, what you should know: Name: Viburnum opulusFamily: CaprifoliaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 2 to 5 mExposition: Sunny or mid -shade Soil: Ordinary, well drained Foliage: Deciduous Flowering: April to June Planting, maintenance and pruning play a large part in the good growth of the snowball viburnum.
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Mexican orange tree: superb flowering shrub

The Mexican orange tree amazes from the beginning of spring with its magnificent white flowers.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Choisya ternataFamily: RutaceaeType: ShrubUse: Hedge, isolated, tub and clumpHeight: 2 to 3 mExposition: SunnyFoliage : Persistent - Flowering: April to June Read also: our articles on the Mexican orange tree Planting, maintenance and pruning improve the flowering and growth of this exceptional shrub.
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Cherry: the wild cherry

The cherry tree is a very beautiful wild tree well known for its wood and for its fruits.In summary, what you should know: Name: Prunus aviumFamily: RosaceaeType: TreeHeight: 5 to 12 mExposition: SunnySoil: Humus, well drainedFoliage: Deciduous - Flowering: March-April The pruning and maintenance of the cherry tree participate advantageously in its growth and flowering.
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Photinia: superb foliage

The photinia is a shrub appreciated, often in hedge, for its pretty evergreen foliage with green and red tones.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Photinia x fraseriFamily: RosaceaeHeight: 1 to 3 mExposition: SunnySoil: OrdinaryFoliage: EvergreenFlowering : Spring Planting, maintenance and pruning will allow you to improve the flowering and growth of your photinia.
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Birch: a very beautiful ornamental tree

Birch is a magnificent ornamental tree, well known for its very decorative white bark.In summary, what you need to know: Name: BetulaFamily: BetulaceaeHeight: 10 to 20mExposition: SunnyFlowering: Spring - Foliage: Deciduous Planting, pruning and the maintenance of the birch contribute to the good development of the tree over the seasons.
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Abélia: pretty little flowering shrub

Abelia is a beautiful shrub that offers a pretty flowering during the summer.In summary, what you should know: Name: AbeliaFamily: CaprifoliaceaeHeight: 1.5 to 2mExposition: Sunny and semi-shadeSoil: OrdinaryFoliage: Semi-evergreen or evergreen - Flowering: June to September Small in size, it is ideal for small gardens and in pots for terraces.
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Escallonia: a shrub of great beauty

Escallonia is a shrub that has very pretty flowers and is therefore very decorative. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Escallonia Family: Escalloniaceae Type: Shrub Height: 1 to 3 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary, well drained Foliage: Persistent - Flowering: Summer Planting, maintenance and pruning are largely involved in flowering and good development of escallonia.
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Charcoal: very decorative foliage

Charcoal offers a very original and very decorative foliage.In summary, what you need to know: Name: EuonymusFamily: CelastraceaeType: ShrubHeight: 0.5 to 5 mExposition: Sunny and semi-shadeSoil: OrdinaryFoliage: Deciduous or evergreen - Fruiting: September-October Maintenance, from planting to pruning, will allow you to improve the growth of your spindles.
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Arbutus unedo: beautiful Mediterranean shrub

Arbutus is a Mediterranean shrub appreciated for its fruits, leaves and beautiful bark.In summary, what you should know: Name: Arbutus unedoFamily: EricaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 1 to 10 mExposition: Sunny and partial shadeSoil: OrdinaryFoliage : Persistent - Flowering: September - Harvest: Autumn Planting, pruning and maintaining the arbutus, or arbutus, will improve the proper development of your shrub.
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Thuja: a true hedge trust

The thuja planted in hedge is an excellent screen, to hide from all eyes.In summary, what you need to know: Name: ThujaFamily: CupressaceaeType: ConiferHeight: up to 20 mExposure: Sunny to shade Soil: ordinary, well-drained Foliage: Evergreen Cedar is not the best suited conifer for biodiversity, but it grows rapidly and is among the most widely used in evergreen hedges.
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Flowering currant: a beautiful and early flowering

The flowering currant offers a magnificent spring flowering.In summary, what you should know: Name: Ribes sanguineumFamily: GrossulariaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 1 to 3 mExposition: SunnySoil: OrdinaryFoliage: Deciduous - Flowering: SpringEasy maintenance, planting and pruning will help you promote growth and have beautiful flowers.
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Ceanothes, variations in blue

Blue in the garden is not common. It is one of the merits of the ceanoth that to offer a beautiful palette, from pale blue to indigo.Depending on the varieties, the ceanoths decline their flowering in infinite shades.Often intense blues, the spring ceanoths like the sun and do us the grace to keep their foliage in winter.
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