Monday, November 10, 2008

Autumn trees

Amelancheir canadensis - service berry, planted as understorey growth beneath massive trees in Riverside Park, and showing brilliant autumn colour. One of my favourite trees. We've planted quite a few this year on rooftops. They're tough. Their berries taste delicious and their airy white flowers are lovely in spring.

Below, good old gingkos. Not a candidate for rooves, but another favourite street tree of mine because of its saturated fall colour.

1 comment:

  1. Just don't plant the females! (Or you will be forever stepping on stinky berries)


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