Cypress essential oil comes from this tree! It can be used for skincare, for soothing jangled nerves, and as part of a detox protocol
Cupressus sempervirens Italian Cypress. Cupressus sempervirens is an evergreen Tree growing to 30 m (98ft) by 5 m (16ft) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone 7. It is in leaf 12-Jan It is in flower from Jan to February. The flowers are monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and are pollinated by Wind.
Espalier Ginkgo, I posted this a few months ago. I am repining it because I am installing one next week in a Mediterranean zen garden I designed.
Traditionally espalier was exclusive to fruit trees, but now a variety of trees are being trained to branch horizontally, offering new design possibilities, particularly in small spaces. Plant crabapples inches from an exterior wall to soften a space and add spring color