arboretum

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The Moorhaven arboretum: a variety of ornamental trees and shrubs planted September 25 2004 by about 30  residents under the supervision of Matt Morgan. A number of existing mature trees were retained.

Moorhaven Village

Trees 1 and 2: Cornus controversa: Wedding cake trees

wedding cake tree

... a species of flowering plant in the genus Cornus of the dogwood family Cornaceae, native to China, the Himalayas and Japan. It is a deciduous tree growing to 50 ft (15 m), with multiple tiered branches. Flat panicles of white flowers appear in summer, followed by globose black fruit. The leaves turn a rich red-purple in autumn

Trees 1 and 2: Cornus controversa: Wedding cake trees

wedding cake tree

... a species of flowering plant in the genus Cornus of the dogwood family Cornaceae, native to China, the Himalayas and Japan. It is a deciduous tree growing to 50 ft (15 m), with multiple tiered branches. Flat panicles of white flowers appear in summer, followed by globose black fruit. The leaves turn a rich red-purple in autumn

Tree 3: Ginko biloba:   Ginko, Duck's foot tree, Maidenhair tree

Deciduous conifer with fan-shaped leaves turning a clear yellow in autumn. Ginkgo biloba is the oldest living tree species, a living fossil with fossils recognisably related to modern ginkgo from the Permian, dating back 270 million years. A single tree can live as long as 1,000 years and grow to a height of 120 feet.

Tree 4: Cercis canadensis: Forest Pansy

Cercis

Deciduous spreading tree with pink flowers in spring followed by red-ish purple leaves.

Tree 5: Fig and Spindle

Trees 6: Buddleia lindeyana: Buddleia

Medium shrub with purple/violet flowers

Betula utilis var.jaquemontii: West Himalayan birch

Elegant tree with bright white bark. Leaves turn clear yellow in autumn.

Euonymus europaeus 'red cascade'

deciduous bushy shrub with narrow green leaves that redden in autumn with red fruits.

Tree 7: Hawthorn

Trees 8: Betula utilis var.jaquemontii: West Himalayan birch

Buddleia lindeyana: Buddleia

Euonymus europaeus 'red cascade'

deciduous bushy shrub with narrow green leaves that redden in autumn with red fruits.

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Tree 11: Buddleia lindeyana: Buddleia

Medium shrub with purple/violet flowers

Betula utilis var.jaquemontii: West Himalayan birch

Elegant tree with bright white bark. Leaves turn clear yellow in autumn.

Tree 12: Sorbus aria: Common whitebeam

Tree 13: Apple

Trees 14: Cercidiphyllum japonicum: Katsura

Deciduous tree. Young leaves are bronze, turning rich green then  yellow in autumn. Fallen leaves smell of toffee.

Skimmia: evergreen shrub

Tree 15: sorbus

Tree 16: sorbus

Tree 17: cupressus

Tree 18: Trudy's tree

Tree 19: Group of 19 evergreens