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Walnut

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Juglans regia – Walnut trees originate in the Kyrgystan region, where you can still find large walnut forests. The tree has spread across Europe where it is loved for its delicious nuts.

European Oak

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Quercus robur – Oaks are close relatives of beech trees, and both are strong forest trees that can grow very old and impressive in size. Willows, alders and many others don’t stand a chance against this king of the forest.

Willow Oak

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Quercus phellos – Although this is actually an oak tree, its leaves are almost identical to those of willow trees. It prefers the water rich environments of the South Eastern US.

Field Elm

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Ulmus minor – Field elm trees once roamed free in many cities, until they were decimated by the Dutch elm disease. These beautiful trees come grow in many shapes and characters.

Common Linden

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Tilia ✕ europaea – Common linden. Linden trees are popular street trees. It’s abundant flowers are a bee’s favorite.

London Plane

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Platanus ✕ acerifolia – Londen plane trees line city streets all around the world. Its striking camouflage bark and deep green foliage make this tree stand out.

Paper Birch

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Betula papyrifera – Paper birches have an attractive white bark, with flaky white sheets resembling sheets of paper. Their leaves are quite large when compared to the silver birch, and its bark even whiter. Its fall color is an intense yellow.

Western Redcedar

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Thuja plicata – Western redcedar trees are quick to grow into massive green columns. It’s a popular tree for landscaping.

Pacific Silver Fir

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Abies amabilis – The silver fir originates from the Pacific Northwest. Fir trees are the furry part of the spruce family. Instead of spiky tips, the leaves (needles) are rounded and soft to the touch.

Tulip Tree

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Liriodendron tulipifera – Tulip tree. Despite its tropical appearance, this close relative to magnolia’s endures harsh winters and prefers the climate of the Northeastern United States, where it originates.

Sycamore Maple Fall

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Acer pseudoplatanus – Maple trees are very diverse in color, bark and leaf shape. This one is called pseudoplatanus for its resemblance to Plane Trees. Maples carry the brilliantly engineered helicopters which carry their seeds across long distances.

Brush Box

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Lophostemon confertus – Brush box is a lush green tree with its roots in Australia. There and in other parts of the world, it is often used as a street tree.

Red Oak

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Quercus rubra – Red oak trees are native to Eastern North America and have very attractive lobed leaves with saturated autumn colors.

Cappadocian Maple

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Acer cappadocicum – Maple trees are very diverse in color, bark and leaf shape. This vatiety has thick leaves, the top side being leathery glossy. Maples carry the brilliantly engineered helicopters which carry their seeds across long distances.

Black Alder

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Alnus glutinosa – Alder trees are often found on watersides. Its woody, pine cone like catkins adorn the tree all year round. When growing at the right place, an Alder can grow into a beautiful conical shape.

Common Linden – Fall

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Tilia ✕ europaea – Common linden. Linden trees are popular street trees. They are also a bee favorite, which love the abundant flowers.

Japanese Cherry

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Prunus serrulata ‘Kanzan’ – Intensely rich pink flowering, one of the most lush and romantic trees around. When it starts flowering, it steals the show.

Oak Leaf Mountain Ash

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Sorbus thuringiaca ‘Fastigiata’ – As many of the eye catching flowering trees, rowans are related to the rose family. It’s clusters of white flowers later turn into bright orange berries that birds love.

Bird Cherry

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Prunus padus – A bushy tree from the rose family, providing it’s attractive white flowers in spring. These will transform into fruits that birds love, hence its name.

Manna Gum

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Eucalyptus viminalis – Manna gum. A koala favorite, with dark green leaves full of yummy sugar. The sturdy leaves are accompanied by attractive clusters of seed pods, typical of eucalyptus species.

Bottlebrush

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Callistemon – Bottlebrushes owe their name to their resemblance to the long brushes used to clean bottles, especially when they flower with long cylindrical clusters.

Blue Gum

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Eucalyptus globulus – Blue gum. A fast growing, big tree. Originally from Australia, the tree is very popular and has spread to California, Southern Europe and other areas with a similar climate.

Hungarian Oak

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Quercus frainetto – King of oaks, it’s immense leaves dwarf that of other oaks. The longest leaf on this particular twig is 21 cm long, but they can easily grow another 10 cm. Its leaves have a leathery glossy finish over a deep green color.

Sweet Chestnut

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Castanea sativa – Part of the Beech family. It produces the well known chestnuts, an edible fruit. Sweet chestnut trees have attractive dark green foliage clustered in pointy fans.

White Willow

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Salix alba – Willows love water and when they get it, they literally shoot out. Twigs easily grow more than 20 leaves long. Its leaves are covered with tiny hairs, shading the tree a whitish, pale green color.

Ash

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Fraxinus excelsior – True to its name, the ash is an all conquering spear. It grows large twigs, but many of them are lost in winter. Resulting in an airy tree. The eye-catchers for ash trees are their leaves, each one consisting of 11 small leaflets.

Grey Poplar

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Populus canescens – A cross of white poplar and quaking aspen. It oddly shaped leaf stalks make its leaves clapper in the wind, producing an ambient sound resembling beach waves. This is a big king of a tree with its thick, white main branches.

European Beech – Fall

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Fagus sylvatica – European beech. One of the most majestic forest trees. Impressive branches fluently branch into big fans of leaves. Outside the woods, beech trees are often used as ornamental trees in parks and large gardens.

Serviceberry

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Amelanchier lamarckii – An all seasons star. Lush flowering early spring makes it hard to miss. Clusters of white flowers against intense red and green leaves. Blue berries in summer and lush red autumn colors.

Saucer Magnolia

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Magnolia soulangeana – Magnolia’s are an odd bunch. They thrive in a northern temperate climate, yet they appear tropical. Their big bold flowers open up in early spring when it’s still quite cold. Come summer, all flowers will be gone, but even then magnolias are beautifully dense green.

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The beauty of nature is its diversity. Capturing this diversity takes time and attention to detail. The Grove is hard at work creating a global library of trees. Each season brings opportunities for amazing new twigs.

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