Arbour Tree

Romantic arbor trees in the garden

Betula pendula ‘Youngii ”

Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’

Morus alba ‘Pendula’

Of the many forms that there are trees, weeping trees, speaking perhaps most to the imagination. They have something special, elegant and confident. The large forms such as the weeping willows in the parks, are certainly impressive, others rather lovely. There are a cascade of flowers there are, and some have closed the browser right from their mantle down to the ground. But especially the smaller ones are definitely deserve a ereplekje in every garden. There are enough that even a very small garden and it fit perfectly romantic and safe radiate. You can hide from them. Not for nothing are called the arbor trees, idyllic living gazebos.

A few suggestions
When it comes to early flowering, be sure to treurwilgje Salix caprea ‘Kilmarnock’ thinking. A tree of about 2 m high with long, curved drooping branches covered in spring with soft, silvery gray catkins that bloom during the yellow. The weeping cherry that blooms a little later, especially Prunus serrulata ‘Kiku-shidare “highly recommended, 2.5 m high and early in the year overloaded with bright pink, double flowers. Very nice with a pond.

The narrow leaves wilgbladige weeping pear (Pyrus salicifolia ‘Pendula’) reminiscent of green, gray morning mist. Halfway through the spring white flowers appear. The gazebo birch (Betula pendula ‘Youngii’) is a white with black bark crevices under the ground wire shaped leaves with finely occupied, drooping twigs. In early spring, the yellow catkins. The leaves of the purple weeping beech (Fagus sylvatica ‘Purple Fountain’ takes a color in the garden that many people like it. In Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’ fade to blue-green leaves in the autumn to brilliant orange. The weeping honey tree (Sophora japonica ‘ Pendula ‘) is about 3 m high and has very dark green leaves. In the autumn, clusters of creamy white flowers appear. A very special pea shrub (Cara Gana arborescens’ Walker’) is actually a flat creeping shrub, but weeping tree is he on February 1 m high grafted rootstock. Blooms in spring with legume, yellow flowers.

There are many more, also fruitful as the weeping hornbeam (Carpinus betulus ‘Pendula’) with its winged nuts. And the elegant weeping form of the white mulberry (Morus alba ‘Pendula’), the kind where silkworms are reared on.

The care is very simple
Plant them in the circumstances they ask. That varies from species to species, but most are happy sunny in normal, nutritious garden soil. Put a pile of tree that you take away again after one year. Unlike pollarded trees weeping trees are not pruned rigorously. It is the intention that they keep their beautiful weeping form. Cut only long nascent branches at the ends of some. Give the tree a good foundation in the spring fertilization and during dry periods to ensure sufficient water. For the rest it’s particularly enjoy.

April Garden Tips
In April incredible bloom in the garden and everything is evolving. An ideal time to plant trees and shrubs, especially evergreen with the root ball to be delivered, and especially birch. Shrubs that bloom on wood formed in the same year, can now be trimmed back, such as butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii). Give the lawn a good turn out and remove the moss. Replace perennials that did not survive the winter


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