Episode 82: Spring Timber

Regardless of there aloof being snow on the bottom proper right here throughout the Northeast, we’re pondering spring. Sure there are daffodils and tulips to witness forward to, however most seemingly much more spectacular is the present of spring flowering bushes. It’s a out of the peculiar examine to witness a woody plant that was as soon as nothing however naked brown branches a number of weeks earlier, explode right into a flurry of pastel blooms. Our picks at the present time are spectacular, and most are fairly sized in pronounce that they’re simple to include throughout the smallest of properties. Are you suffering from the winter doldrums aloof? Then give this episode a hear and also you’ll quickly be dreaming of extra vibrant days to terminate encourage.

Educated testimony:

Matt Lobdell is the curator on the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois.


Steve’s  Timber

Dove tree (Davidia involucrata, Zones 6-8)

Carolina silverbell (Halesia carolina syn. Halesia tetraptera, Zones 4-8)

White fringetree (Chionanthus virginicus, Zones 4-9)

‘Cherokee Chief’ flowering dogwood (Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Chief’, Zones 5-9)

‘Cherokee Chief’ flowering dogwood
White fringetree
Carolina silverbell

Dove tree

Dove tree pack up.

Danielle’s Timber

‘Elizabeth’ magnolia (Magnolia ‘Elizabeth’, Zones 5-8)

‘Hally Jolivette’ flowering cherry (Prunus ‘Hally Jolivette’, Zones 5-8)

Purple buckeye (Aesculus pavia, Zones 4-8)

‘Summer time Snow’ Japanese tree lilac (Syringa reticulata ‘Summer time Snow’, Zones 3-7)

‘Elizabeth’ magnolia
‘Summer time Snow’ Japanese tree lilac
Purple buckeye
‘Hally Jolivette’ flowering cherry

Educated’s bushes:

Matt Lobdell is the curator on the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois.

‘Louisa’ crabapple (Malus ‘Louisa’, Zones 4-8)

‘Butterflies’ magnolia (Magnolia ‘Butterflies’, Zones 5-9)

Japanese snowbell  (Styrax japonicus, Zones 5-9)

Fragrant snowbell  (Styrax obassia, Zones 5-8 )

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