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Evergreens

Evergreens


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Evergreens


These are generally ornamental plants of various types:
- arboreal plants
- shrubby plants
- climbing plants
- herbaceous plants
- flowering plants
- fat plants
- plants belonging to the Mediterranean Macchia.

TREES ALWAYS



° OLIVE
It is an evergreen tree with a woven and knotty stem, covered with a greyish-green bark, very aromatic.
The leaves are elliptical or lanceolate, covered with scaly hairs, of silver green color.
The hermaphroditic and odorless flowers are gathered in cluster-like inflorescences called: mignole.
The fruits are oval in shape, with a fleshy consistency and an intense green color.
They are used widely for culinary purposes.
It requires a deep and well drained soil, not acid or clayey component, possibly without other adjoining vegetation, to allow the plant to develop at its best.
It lives well in sunny areas and in mild or temperate climates, as it fears the cold.
° EUCALYPTUS
It is an evergreen and aromatic tree, very imposing, with a majestic trunk of height up to 20 30 meters, covered with a smooth ash gray bark.
The leaves, in the juvenile phase, are heart-shaped and blue-green in color, while in the adult phase they are lanceolate and arched, coriaceous and green in color tending to blue, with central veins.
The flowers have a corolla provided with 4 petals welded together, rich in stamens.
The fruit is a woody capsule.
It requires a very deep, well-drained, neutral or slightly acid component.
It must be housed in sunny and climatically temperate areas.
° SEQUOIA
It is a monumental evergreen tree, up to 110 meters high, very long-lived (lives up to 2000 years), with a columnar trunk covered by a thick and fibrous reddish bark, which supports a thick, extended and shaped crown pyramidal.
The leaves are needle-like and flattened, dark green and arranged in a spiral.
Those that are not affected by sunlight appear more flattened and give off a characteristic scent of wax.
The male flowers are small, apically arranged, of yellow color; the feminine ones are oval, elongated and woody cones, with winged seeds.
It requires deep, well-drained soil with an acid component; it lives well in mild temperatures and in sunny areas.
It does not tolerate any kind of air pollution.

ARBUSTI SEMPERVERDI



° MIMOSA
It is a flowering evergreen shrub, with a woody stem up to 15 20 meters high, which supports dark green, very delicate bipinnate leaves.
The flowers are small and very fragrant, gathered in flower-shaped inflorescences, soft and feathery, of an intense yellow color.
The flowering is very early, but has a short duration: from January to March.
It requires a deep, well-drained soil with an acid component.
It must be planted in sunny and climatically mild areas, as it does not live at temperatures below 15 degrees.
° GINEPRO
It is an evergreen shrubby plant, up to 10 meters high.
It has an erect and branched stem, which supports needle-like leaves, of an intense green color.
The male flowers are small yellow cones, the female ones are greenish and not very showy.
The fruit is called galbulo and is a brownish edible berry for humans.
It is an adaptable variety, which lives well in all types of soils, even salty, uncultivated or mountainous ones.
It prefers a temperate and humid climate, with temperatures never below zero.

HERBACEOUS PLANTS ALWAYS



° LAVENDER
It is an evergreen herbaceous plant with a bushy, flowery and very fragrant habit.
It has a medium height herbaceous stem (up to 1 meter), which supports narrow and elongated leaves in silver green.
The flowers are small and inconspicuous, gathered in spike inflorescences of violet color and very fragrant.
It is a plant adaptable to all types of soil and resistant to climatic variations, being a rustic species.
It forms thick, fragrant tufts, used mainly for ornamental purposes.
° FELCE
It is an evergreen herbaceous plant (or evergreen seeds depending on the variety), which has underground rhizomes from which erect and rigid stems of an intense green color are born.
The leaves are pinnate or bipinnate, with central ribs, of an intense green color, with slender, arched or hanging posture.
It forms compact tufts that live well in cool and shady areas, it must never be exposed to the sun and prefers temperate or mild climates.
To ensure a soil that is always moist but well drained, it is advisable to alternate watering with crown spray to avoid damaging water stagnation.
We need to fertilize at least once a month, using liquid fertilizers rich in mineral substances, alternating with slow-release ones.