Archive for the ‘Trees’ Category

Hamamelis virginiana

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on October 9th, 2015

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15 year old Hamamelis virginiana (Common Witchhazel)  Blooming at Brenton Arboretum.

 

Populus koreana

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on October 8th, 2015

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A couple of Populus koreana (Korean Poplar) at Brenton Arboretum.

Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Moraine’

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on October 7th, 2015

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Some young Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Moraine’ trees at Brenton Arboretum.  A total of 10 of them were in the area.  Planted in 2004, so are 11 years old now.

Cladrastis kentukea

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on October 5th, 2015

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Yellowoods with with lots of seed pods at Iowa State University.

Liquidambar styraciflua

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on October 4th, 2015

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A couple of nice sized Sweet Gums (Liquidambar styraciflua) growing at Iowa State University.

Fagus sylvatica ‘Tricolor’

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on June 29th, 2014

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Very nice looking beech, but grows very slow.  This tree is 4 years old and still hasn’t grown much.

Acer saccharinum ‘Aureum’

Posted under Trees by Bigfoot on June 22nd, 2014

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A rare bright colored Silver Maple