A Guide to the Trees of Utah and the Intermountain West - download pdf or read online

By Michael Kuhns

ISBN-10: 0585033684

ISBN-13: 9780585033686

ISBN-10: 0874212448

ISBN-13: 9780874212440

Available and informative, this accomplished advisor to the all local and brought timber of the Intermountain West is a great addition to the library of the home-owner, landscaper, recreationist, vacationer, or pupil during this huge and distinct area of the yankee Rocky Mountain West. comprises id keys and enormous quantities of authoritative illustrations.

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Twigs/Buds: Stout; light brown first year, becoming gray with stringy, peeling bark; short spur shoots on older twigs. Buds with overlapping scales, brown. Flowers/Fruit: Green male flowers borne in 1" long catkins in spring; female flowers inconspicuous; dioecious. Fruit plum-like in shape and size; about 1" to 1-1/2" long; tan to orange; fleshy covering very messy and bad smelling. Bark: Light gray-brown; tight ridges with darker furrows on older stems. Wood: Unimportant. General: A native of China and Japan, where it has long been cultivated in temple gardens.

1949. Trees: The Yearbook of Agriculture. S. GPO. Finally, I thank my family for their support and encouragement during the several years it has taken to write this book. I couldn't have done it without them. LOGAN, UTAH 1998 Page 1 Introduction Trees provide us with beauty, wildlife habitat, wind protection, shade, fruit, and wood. Individual types of trees, or species and cultivated varieties (cultivars), have different requirements for water, light, nutrients, and soil conditions. In order to know what trees to plant, and to properly manage existing trees, you need to know these requirements.

Tolerates a very broad range of soil and environmental conditions. Shade intolerant. Page 33 Landscape Use: Does very well in cultivated landscapes in Utah. Very strong, upright growth form. Tolerates urban environments including smoke, compacted soil, and salt. Does well in soils with high pH and tolerates heat. Only trees known to be male should be planted because of bad smelling, messy fruit born by females. Excellent golden fall color, though it doesn't last long. These are excellent landscape trees that should be planted more often.

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