Scientific Name - African Sparmannia
Popular names - German linden, linden African, African hemp.
Distribution and Habitat - a native of southern Africa.
Description - shrub or small tree, 2 feet tall. Green leaves, cordiforme, tomentoase, 15-20 cm long. Umbele white flowers clustered in terminal, calyx white, pubescent, the corolla consists of four white petals, yellow or red stamens. Global Fruit capsule with four valves.
Growth rate - vigorous growth.
Tolerance - do not tolerate temperatures below 7 ° C.
Requirements - prefer soils rich in humus, well-drained, sunny exhibitions.
Management - needs regular trimming. After flowering is shown to be shear blossoms. If grown in pots, it should be changed every year, spring or toamna.
Propagation - by seedlings, rooted in place on the sand wet well at first and then less frequently wet.
Properties and Uses - as a species grown across the globe or outdoor ornamental pot.
Trees and shrubs
Carpinus betulus - hard wood shaft with durable but less humid conditions. Suprta trimming and better suited for bonsai training.
Acer platanoides - norway maple
Acer platanoides - used as an ornamental species in parks and gardens, but also the green street.
In the United States was introduced around 1700 in East Pensilveniei. It was introduced as ornamental species, the green street, in many areas of culture out of control and become invasive species.
Lonicera xylosteum - shrub originating from Europe, the Caucasus and Siberia, growing at the edge of deciduous forests, from lowland to 1600 m altitude. They prefer warm places and limestone associated with Cornus sanguinela, Ligustrum vulgare, Prunus padus and Rubus idaeus.
Evergreen shrub or small tree, 1-2 m high. Branched or with a single stem, thin, often branched stalk with fine hairs, covered with scars of fallen leaves. Leaves alternate, elliptic-round, 5-15 x 5-10 mm, top and tapered-round basis, margins finely toothed or entire, glossy dark green on upper side, more pale green inside; countries, glabra, occasionally glandular, ribbed very short.
Firmiana simplex - also known as Sterculia platanifolia, was named in honor of Karl Joseph von Firmiana (1718-1782).
Firmiana simplex - ornamental species grown in parks and gardens in shady and protected from winds exhibitions.
Morus nigra - mulberry tree
The fruit of Morus nigra contain 9% sugar, organic acids, pectin, tannin, vitamins A and C, minerals and other substances. Berries can be eaten raw or dried, in puddings, jams, or sauce.
Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) JWMoore
Shrub or small tree, 7.5-15 m high; ritidom thin, scaly, producing a scaly trunk. Leaves pungent rum, obovata to elliptic, 3-15 x 1.2-7.5 cm, acute to round at the narrow top, coriacee.
Thunberg mysorensis is used as an ornamental species for rapid growth and flowers arranged in raceme. Blooms in July-September.