Ornamental trees are species with a very high landscape and ornamental value which for this reason are used to embellish parks, gardens or as edging of avenues. These are very widespread plants due to their adaptability to different climatic and solar radiation conditions; they prefer moist and well-drained soils, with multiple composition and enriched with nutrient-rich fertilizers. Depending on the species considered, they can reach very considerable dimensions. There are infinite varieties of ornamental trees, species characterized by a spectacular flowering, others capable of producing tasty and juicy fruits, others still have leaves with particular and unique chromatic varieties. Let's see the most popular and loved together.
Magnolia is one of the ornamental trees most loved, highly appreciated for its abundant flowering. It has a very large, cone-shaped crown that fits on an erect stem that can reach up to 25 meters in height. The leaves are large, elliptical, alternate, leathery in consistency and with an intense green color on the upper page, while with a darker coloring on the lower page. The flowers are large, white or yellow, with fleshy and soft petals, very fragrant. The fruits are similar to dark-colored pine cones, containing reddish seeds. It prefers neutral or acidic soil, well drained, rich in organic matter and enriched with humus and peat. It requires exposure in full sun, even in direct sunlight, and does not tolerate cold climates or even worse late frosts.
Loves temperate and warm climates. We recommend carrying out fertilization cycles at least twice a year, with nitrogen-rich fertilizers.