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This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)There is nothing subtle about the Guaiacum (Guaiacum Officinale and the Guaiacum Sanctum) and as a matter of fact; they are perhaps some of the most delightful trees, a complete classical beauty. And is that although trends are great classics transcend and remain timeless. That is why both tree varieties mark a tone when it comes to landscaping, with their beautiful blue blooms that spread profusely like starry night into the canopy and gracefully court bees and butterflies. Made of strong wood and beautiful shiny foliage the Guaiacum Officinale and the Guaiacum Sanctum are exceptional landscape additions. The Guaiacum’s But before we do, we must talk about their nature. Starting with that they are both tropical evergreen members of the Zygophyllaceae. And the only two in its specie which produces the authentic ‘lignum vitae’ otherwise known as the ‘Guaiac’ a natural resin; is extracted from the wood. This is a colorless compound that slowly turns blue when it comes to contact with other substances. As a matter of fact, a lot of medicinal uses were attributed to this compound and carry in nature the origin of its common name. At least for the Officinale, that comes from medieval Latin epithets that denote the use of organisms which where mainly plants for medicinal purposes. Another interesting fact about the Guaiacum (Guaiacum Officinale and the Guaiacum Sanctum) is that is strongly related to no other than the Bulnesia Arborea, with beautiful yellow to golden blooms most known as the Verawood Tree. Now, to continue with our idea and focus more on its applications in the landscaping area, we want to highlight their attributes: Guaiacum Officinale ‘Tree of Life’ Starting with our tropical beauty the Guaiacum officinale, native to northern South America (Colombia & Venezuela) and the Caribbean. The Officinale which is best known as the ‘tree of life,’ falls under one of the most breathtaking trees. With closely-knit foliage of shiny yellow to green compound, small leaves (1 to 1.5 by .75 inches) appear interwoven in sets of 2 -3 by the stemless leaflets. Foliage only becomes more compelling by the distinctive round shape that ‘Tree of Life’ forms with the help of its flat-bottomed. Furthermore, the most bewitching blue blooms tend to cover up the shiny leathery foliage of the Guaiacum Officinale; illuminating what by its form was already a masterpiece. Borne in clusters at branch ends of 5 petals, dressed in a lovely deep blue which fades with time into paler tones providing striking variegation of color and the ultimate piece for any landscape project. Empowering and gracious, the Guaiacum Officinale is one of the most iconic trees and the perfect accent tree. Creating thanks to its breathtaking beauty the perfect focal point in any landscape design. As true artists may say it adds the finishing touch! As it takes into its nature to stand out from the crowd. Guaiacum Sanctum ‘Florida Lignum Vitae’ Close along the lines the native a lovely, Guaiacum Sanctum also known as the Florida lignum vitae. In the category of small tree or shrub, this lovely specimen normally […]Read more
This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)– Caesalpinia Granadillo – There are elements that, however subtle they may be, have the power to transform. This is exactly what the Bridalveil Tree (Caesalpinia Granadillo) does. And is that this Venezuelan native is one of a kind when it comes to turning spaces around. How would it not? Who does not dream with a lush, scenic garden? Embellished with a moderate- fine tracery of branches grow up to an open round to vase shape crown. And feature tiny, delicate leaves and small yellow blooms filling the canopy like little lights. Right? And believe us, if your decision is to include the Bridalveil Tree in your landscape project is something you will not regret. At TreeWorld we know that this tree is clear-cut when it comes to redefining spaces. But before we jump deeper into the subject, we need to cover the basics. First, it is important to note that this evergreen tree is highly drought tolerant and enjoys full sun. It’s round to vase like canopy creates the perfect space for shade and finally it has also proven to be the ideal ornamental plant. Average spread on mature specimen varies form 25-35 ft. The Caesalpinia Granadillo also known as the Bridal Veil tree, has taken the spotlight in the South Florida and the Caribbean thanks to its alluring appeal. The recommended USDA hardiness zones are 10B through 11 Caesalpinia Granadillo: All About Structure Delicate but fiercely strong. Are adjectives you might consider when referring to this beautiful tree. And is that you shouldn’t be fooled by its dainty appearance as it’s known for its strong wood and hardiness once its established. But delicate enough at sight to create them most beautiful silhouette as if the tree itself was a sculpture. Reaching up to an average of 25 – 30 feet height on South Florida, with upright branches that lead up to most beautiful foliage. When planning your project, you need to keep its average height in mind and don’t be fooled by its appearance as it falls under the category of a medium to large size tree. Furthermore, the tree has habit to form multi-trunk shape but you must know that you can find the Caesalpinia Granadillo, in its standard (std) form with single leader trunk or in its multi-trunk version; it all depends on what you’re looking for. Now tracing back to our structure idea, we must emphasize the outcome of this tropical tree once is planted in groupings. Creating the most harmonious visual lines and setting magical promenades. Perfect not only for private projects but for urban planning, they are great for paved public walks, like ones along the seafront or at a resort. And the best part about this summer-blooming tree is that its pods and blooms on dropping do not create a mess Eye-Catching Texture With its striking slender trunk, and a smooth, reddish-brown exfoliating bark that peels off to reveal a creamy to pale green surface. That really manages to set this tree apart. As it creates a landscape texture, highlighting its attributes and playing […]Read more
This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)Because Steven Tyler said it best back in 1997, “pink is my favorite color.” And you can guess it we are talking about how the Pink Cassia formally known as the Cassia Bakeriana is rocking the Florida streets with it is spectacular blooms. But before starting the obvious we must talk about how this Rockstar has continuously, year after year become one of our favorites and has earned this month’s “tree of the month.” BASICS ON THE PINK CASSIA (CASSIA BAKERIANA) So, let’s dig deep into the Pink Cassia (Cassia Bakeriana) and learn exactly what makes this tree so spectacular. Native to the northern part of Thailand, it is considered to be a small tree as it averagely measures up to 30 feet in height with a wide-spreading crown that holds the long arching branches. Achieving a perfect structure in its form, especially when it blooms as it encourages a dramatic result. We will expand further on its blooming habit along the lines of this text. Leaves are arranged in 5-7 pairs of leaflets, with a 6 to 8 x 1.7- 2.8 cm leaf. Which are naturally rounded at both ends or with a very short tip. Bluish-green leaves are densely silky and hairy when they are young. While mature leaves have short velvety hairs below and no glands. On occasions, they measure up to 1 foot or more in length. Being a semi-deciduous flowering tree, the Pink Cassia drops all leaves just in time for spring when its flowering season commences. With the showiest display of fragrant pink-purple flowers with yellow stamens, the Cassia Bakeriana dresses up in pink. Exhibiting upright, unbranched clusters of 10-20 cm individual stalks of pink fading to almost white blooms. Each flower measures around 3 to 4.5 (petal) cm and exhibits 3 yellow stamens in the middle. Bursting out the pink palette even more. Its spectacular spring flowering habit attracts bees and butterflies! Furthermore, flowers are followed by large bean-like seed pods. Each pod (to 16” long) has 30-40 seeds. THE SOUTH FLORIDA LANDSCAPE & THE PINK CASSIA Introduced about 20 years ago to the ‘sunshine state.’ It has slowly become one of the favorites of many landscape projects. Not only does is it a full-sun lover a perfect climate match for Florida. It’s also undemanding, as its main requirements are sun exposure and soils with good drainage. In return, the Cassia Bakeriana has a fast-growing habit, a moderate drought tolerance, no known pests, and flexible branches to endure harsh winds. LANDSCAPE APPLICATIONS The Pink Cassia (Cassia Bakeriana) with spectacular flowering and medium-size shape tree. It makes a great avenue or street tree, specimen tree, and in public open spaces; such as civic centers (Regatta Park, Metro Zoo Miami, etc). As a street tree, we highly recommend planting them in groupings of 2 or 3 to ensure a breathtaking spectacle when blooming commences. Also, it is a great floral addition for residential houses, making a great front yard tree to embellish the entrance or as an accent tree in the back yard. TREEWORLD AVAILABILITY Find them at […]Read more
This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)-Blooming Alert- We can officially mark spring in our calendars, as March 20 (spring equinox) approaches; and although Florida is not known for its season. There is definitely something special about Spring. For many this season is a synonym for resilience, beauty, and new opportunities. As it is It is the moment when we hatch, bloom, and stand proud because there is life and color. Blooming season has arrived! Blooming is something we really need right now as the world is going through some difficult times; but setting politics aside we are here to focus on nature. Next our top bloomers for 2022, Spring flowering edition: Pink Cassia (Cassia Bakeriana) Perfect in pink! The pink shower cassia (Cassia Bakeriana) is like a fairytale vision, as this semi-deciduous tree has already dropped is leaves as prelude of one of the most stunning displays of fragrant pink-purple flowers with yellow stamens. Building up in long drooping racemes (4-10”), these large and showy blooms have a 2-inch stem with 3 long extended stamens. Native to Myanmar, Thailand this tree is not only alluring on its own, but it also attracts butterflies creating the perfect spring flowering scene. Furthermore, other aspects to have in mind if you’re considering the pink shower cassia (Cassia Bakeriana) for your project is that it is a full-sun lover, of a fast growth rate and a wide canopy. A great performer in the South Florida and the Caribbean climate. Find it at TreeWorld in 25, 45, 65, 100, 200 and 300 gallons. Other Cassia trees that may interest you: Cassia Fistula, Cassia Grandis, Cassia X Nealie Ironwood (Mesua Ferrea) Graceful, beautiful and with an indisputable foliage! Our next spring bloomer is one of a kind. With its droopy green-grayish foliage that shows off tints of pink to red with new flush. This evergreen beauty also features some striking large fragrant white petal flowers with yellow stamens, measuring around 1 1/2 to 3 inches wide. Just perfect as it most certainly makes an interesting addition to any landscape project. Adding color, texture and beautiful blooms. A fun fact about this tree is that aside from being a great ornamental tree the ironwood is also prized for its wood as it’s known too very heavy, hard, and strong. Earning his common name of Ironwood. Golden trumpet (Handroanthus) Next on the list could be no other than the Golden Trumpet Tree (Handroantus chrysotricha)! Formerly known as the Tabebuia. Making a grand entrance, as this deciduous tree drops all leaves only to ensure the most graceful and vibrant spectacle of golden trumpet shape blooms. But this is not the only Handroanthus (Tabebuia) that is in bloom right now as the Purple Trumpet tree (Handroanthus Impetiginosa) and the Pink Trumpet Tree (Handroanthus Heterophylla) are starting to show their colors as well! So, if you’re on the query for a spring flowering favorite, the Handroanthus genus has a wide selection. At TreeWorld Wholesale as we’ve got a wide variety to choose from, including: Handroanthus Bahamensis (white tabebuia), Handroanthus Caraiba/Argentea (Yellow Trumpet), and Handroanthus Roseoalba (White Ipe) Purple Glory Tree (Tibouchina […]Read more