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Ficus virens (White Fig)

April 17, 2015

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A common and widespread species. Produces large spreading branches with numerous aerial roots. Ficus virens var. sublanceolata grows alongside the related white fig in the northern part of its range.

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Carpinus betulus

December 8, 2014

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A graceful tree that is underutilised in Australian landscapes. The Hornbeam can develop a finely branched crown, which is densely foliated and forms a beautiful oval or vase shape in the landscape. Dense foliage turns attractive yellow in autumn.  The cultivar ‘Fastigiata’ is most often offered by nurseries.  Although tolerant of a range of soil […]

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Quercus canariensis

July 2, 2014

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As a consulting arborist, much of my time is spent behind a keyboard, and my enjoyment of being among trees curtailed by the reality of office work. When I do venture out, it is often to view trees that have been compromised by the urban environment, or are earmarked for removal to make way for […]

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Angophora costata (Smooth-barked Apple)

December 12, 2012

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Angophora costata (Smooth-barked Apple) is a large, broad domed tree with pink, grey or cream smooth bark with profuse white flowers in December-January.  It is an excellent tree for large gardens, broad streetscapes and public landscapes. 

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Trees for Schools Competition Winner

September 12, 2012

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Trees for Schools Competition Winner Wales Street Primary Congratulations to Wales Street Primary School cialis buy online in Thornbury who are worthy winners of Tree Logic’s annual tree planting competition, Trees for Schools. An historic red brick building and some some very impressive mature Peppercorns (Schinus molle L) are definitely a feature but, as we know, […]

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Ulmus minor ‘Variegata’ (Silver Elm)

September 12, 2012

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The Ulmus minor ‘Variegata’ (Silver Elm) is an impressive shade tree with a graceful open habit. It has aesthetic qualities well worth considering for specimen planting in larger parks and gardens, as well as stately avenues in streets where space allows. Origin Cultivar. Variegated cultivar of U. minor, origin France in 1770s. Habit Narrow-domed to pyramidal, graceful, […]

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