Evergreen outdoor plants, types
There are several species of evergreen outdoor plantsin this article we will see that type of cold resistant plants.
The species most suitable for a garden are the aca sellowiana, the chamaerops humilis, the magnolia, the olive tree and the holm oak.
There are many other species of perennials, even these outdoor plants resistant to the sun and cold, less known and consequently less available on the market. These that we will see in the article can be easily found in nurseries or online retailers.
On many online nursery sites, in addition to the sale of plants, it is also possible to find various soils and garden equipment, with delivery times usually within 24/48 hours from the order, based on availability and the area of delivery.
Shipping prices vary according to the type of product to be sent as well as the method.
The different species of frost-resistant outdoor winter plants they need some precautionsWhich:
- the positioning;
- a particular soil;
Evergreen outdoor plant with flowers
The first type of large evergreen outdoor plant is the one with flowers, namely the Magnolia. The latter is a tree that must be inserted in a protected part of the garden, not totally exposed to the sun and not suitable for dry soils.
They are outdoor plants majesticmanage to reach important heights, some even manage to reach 25/30 metersgiving the garden a touch of unique color.
However, there are some such Magnolia species eight. These stop at about 10 meters tall and are suitable for small gardens, even the care will be easier to manage.
The Magnolia it needs some precautions, among which the pruningwhich must always take place at the end of winter and always after flowering.
The ideal period is in the month of Junejust before the summer heat arrives.
If you were to start the pruning process too early or too late there would be a risk of it getting penetrated frost or cold air.
Il prezzo of a 24 cm Magnolia is about 18 euros, to which shipping costs must be added.
Wind resistant evergreen outdoor plant
L’Acca cellowiana it is a type of evergreen plant very similar to the olive tree, both in size (it almost never exceeds 4 meters) and in color.
It is a tree that features gray-green leaves and produces showy flowers.
Its main peculiarity is that of resisting the sea wind, which in most cases damages vegetation and plants.
Therefore, it is one perennial garden plant suitable for different areas of our peninsula. In fact, they can be seen in various gardens of houses along the coasts.
These types of low garden evergreen plants need a light one pruningto be carried out in autumn or winterunless it is in an area subject to winter frost: this will favor the growth of flowers and fruits.
The price of that hardy outdoor plantvaries by size.
For a 5 cm plant you will have to pay approx 7 euro to buy it, for a plant from 60 cmon the other hand, you will have to pay approx 24 euro.
Shipping costs must always be added to these costs, in case of online purchase.
Fragrant evergreen garden plant
Il Chamaerops humilis it is an evergreen tree that will give a beautiful scent to the garden, it is characterized by light green ornamental leaves and is usually inserted inside those gardens that need color.
This type of evergreen garden plant is the only one capable of growing spontaneously in Italy. Its dimensions are low and we usually find them in many gardens or fields in seaside areas.
The peculiarity of this plant is that it should not be pruned: it is necessary, in fact, to remove only the dry leaves, those placed at the bottom, so as to prevent them from contracting parasites.
This will allow to give more vigor to the evergreen plant and to continue to perfume the surrounding environment.
The purchase price ranges from 19 euros for the one inserted in a 19 cm vase, to 847 euros for the one inserted in a 60 cm vase.
Classic evergreen outdoor plant
A classic evergreen garden plant is theOlive treethis type of garden plant, in addition to having a beautiful foliage, has an almost unique feature: its trunk, which most of the time has extremely suggestive, almost sculptural shapes.
Another peculiarity is the shape you want to give it, making it fascinating and suitable for any garden.
This garden plant species is very distinctive. Its shape, as well as its stature, varies from tree to tree, reaching even i 20 meters and the diameter of its trunk can reach 12 meters.
The olive tree is therefore a tree imposingbut which can be shaped to your liking depending on the use you want to make of it, for example planting several olive trees and letting them grow in height to generate a massive production of olives, or use it as an ornamental plant and cut it.
Another key feature is the pruning.
It can be done in due different moments of the year, that is between January and Marchthe main intervention, or during the summerthe so-called green pruning.
Prices of this species vary from 15 to 25 euros plus shipping costs, prices referring to heights ranging from 20 cm to a maximum of 60 cm.
An evergreen plant suitable for dry lawns
Finally we find the Holm oaka kind of plant suitable for dry gardens.
It is a species of Mediterranean evergreen plant and is usually used for in groups of similar plants or to create thickets.
Also in this case, this species of evergreen plant can reach important heights, in fact it can reach 30 metersforming a dense foliage of dark green color, combined with a sturdy trunk that can exceed 2 meters in diameter.
The best time for prune the holm oak is during the autumn season.
In fact, this is the right time to intervene and thin out the foliage.
In this way, its growth exponent will be contained by giving it a shape.
Another necessary action is to eliminate the main dry branches; this will allow to rejuvenate its appearance and give vigor to the plant.
The price of these garden plants is of about 11 eurosreferred to those with a height of approx 70 cmto which the usual shipping costs must be added, which for thesmall treeto be planted in the garden and grown, are around 10 euros.
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