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Book preview by The Royal Horticultural Society:-

"Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Conifers: A Comprehensive Guide to Cultivars and Species by Aris G. Auders and Derek P. Spicer 2 volumes
ISBN 9781907057151 Published in July 2012

The Royal Horticultural Society encyclopedia is a much needed reference book on conifer cultivars and species, both hardy and tropical. The two volumes of this extensive and lavishly illustrated 1,500-page work feature about 8,000 cultivars, over 5,000 photographs and all of the world’s 615 conifer species, plus their subspecies and varieties."

 

A Tree a Day provides lists of trees ( click on name in each list to get details and photo ) suitable for:-

 

You can select a Conifer by clicking on the Thumbnail to see its Plant Description from the:-

  • Flower Colour
  • Leaf Colour
  • Shape
  • Cone Colour or
  • Bed Pictures Comparison Pages in the menu on the right

or you can select one of the 7 CONIFERS by clicking on its:-

  • Conifer Description Page name in the list below

Conifer Trees

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Topic - Wildlife on Plant Photo Gallery
Butterfly

 

CONIFER TREE GALLERY PAGES
Site Map of pages with content (o) *

Introduction

FLOWER COLOUR
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Blue
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Orange
.Other Colours
.Pink
.Red
.White
.Yellow

LEAF COLOUR
Black
Blue
Brown
Bronze
(o)Green
Grey
Purple
Red
Silver
Variegated White
Variegated Yellow
White
Yellow
Autumn Colour
4 Season Colour

SHAPE
(o)Columnar
Oval
Rounded
Flattened Spherical
(o)Narrow Conical
(o)Broad Conical
Egg-shaped
Broad Ovoid
Narrow Vase-shape
Fan-shaped
Broad Fan-shape
Narrow Weeping
Broad Weeping

CONE COLOUR
(o)Cone

BED PICTURES
Garden

Conifer INDEX link to Conifer Description Page

Height x Spread in feet (cms)

Foliage Colour

Use

Abies koreana

30 x 20
(900 x 600)

Dark Green, Silver beneath

Best grown as a specimen tree, or in a bed - surrounded while small - with ornamental grasses and ground-hugging callunas, especially those with coloured foliage.

Cryptomeria japonica

80 x 20
(2400 x 600)

Mid to Deep Green

Screen

Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans'

9 x 6
(270 x 180)

Juvenile Dark Green turning Bronze in Winter

Useful accent plant in bed of heathers and as screen

Juniperus communis

10 x 10
(300 x 300)

Deep Green

Ground-cover. A small conical tree may make a good specimen tree but has also been known to make a good avenue.

Juniperus recurva

30 x 15
(900 x 450)

Grey-Green

Ornamental tree valued for its drooping foliage.

Juniperus recurva 'Densa'. Correct name is Juniperus squamata

2 x 4
(60 x 90)

Dark Green

Ground-cover, container and hedges

Juniperus viginiana

70 x 20
(2100 x 600)

Grey-Green with Bronze cast in Autumn

Windbreak, screen or speciman. Nesting and cover for wild animals and birds

 

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