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Osmanthus fragrans (Fragrant olive)

Other names: Sweet tea, Sweet olive, Kwei

O. fragrans is a vigorous, upright, borderline hardy, evergreen shrub or small tree with ovate to oblong, leathery, glossy, sometimes finely-toothed, dark green leaves and clusters of small, tubular, strongly fragrant, white flowers in autumn with sporadic bloom throughout the year. Flowers are followed by oval, blue-black fruit.
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Ultimate spread 10m
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Ultimate height 10m
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Time to ultimate size 10-20 years
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Malus domestica 'Sweet Society' (Apple 'Sweet Society')

'Sweet Society' is an apple tree with pale-pink flowers in spring, followed by flavourful, sweet, red fruit with russet streaks from late autumn.
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Ultimate spread 8m
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Ultimate height 8m
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Time to ultimate size 5-10 years
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Castanea sativa (Sweet chestnut)

Other names: Sardian nut, European chestnut, Spanish chestnut, Common chestnut, Eurasian chestnut

C. sativa is a large fast-growing tree with grooved bark and glossy, serrated, oblong leaves. Yellow catkins in autumn followed by spiny fruits containing edible nuts.
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Ultimate spread 12m
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Ultimate height 15m
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Time to ultimate size 20 years
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Magnolia doltsopa (Sweet michelia)

Other names: Temple magnolia, Michelia doltsopa , Michelia manipurensis

M. doltsopa is a large, bushy, evergreen shrub or small tree bearing long, oval, glossy, dark green leaves with silky, grey hairs beneath. Fragrant, bowl-shaped, cream to pale yellow flowers in late spring and early summer.
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Ultimate spread 10m
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Ultimate height 15m
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Time to ultimate size 20-50 Years
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Betula lenta (Sweet birch)

Other names: Black birch, Cherry birch , Mahogany birch, Mountain mahogany, Wintergreen

B. lenta is a conical, deciduous tree with aromatic shoots bearing ovate, matt, yellow-green leaves turning yellow in autumn and yellow-brown catkins in early spring.
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Ultimate spread 12m
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Ultimate height 15m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 20-50 years
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Liquidambar styraciflua (Sweet gum)

Other names: American red gum, American sweet gum, Bilsted, Copalm balsam, Red gum, Satin walnut

L. styraciflua is a mid-sized tree with palmate leaves that change to shades of reds, oranges and purples in autumn. This tree could be mistaken for an Acer however it has alternate leaves, whereas an Acer's leaves are opposite.
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Ultimate spread 12m
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Ultimate height 25m
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Time to ultimate size 20 years
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Aesculus flava (Sweet buckeye)

Other names: Common buckeye, Yellow buckeye, Aesculus octandra

A. flava is a broadly conical, deciduous tree with palmate, glossy, dark green leaves divided into ovate to oblong leaflets turning red or yellow in autumn and conical panicles of yellow flowers in late spring and early summer followed by smooth, rounded or pear-shaped, pale brown fruit.
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Ultimate spread 15m
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Ultimate height 25m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 20-50 years
to maturity
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Castanea dentata (American chestnut)

Other names: American sweet chestnut

C. dentata is a vigorous, rounded, deciduous tree with deeply furrowed bark, pointed, oblong to lance-shaped, toothed, dull, mid-green leaves turning yellow in autumn. Catkins of small, fragrant, cream or pale yellow flowers in summer are followed by spiny, green fruit turning pale brown when ripe. Fruit contains edible nuts.
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Ultimate spread 22m
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Ultimate height 22m
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Time to ultimate size 20-50 years
to maturity
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Castanea sativa 'Variegata' (Sweet chestnut 'Variegata')

Other names: Vareigated sweet chestnut, Spanish chestnut 'Variegata', Sardian nut 'Variegata', European chestnut 'Variegata', Castanea sativa 'Aureomarginata'

'Variegata' is a spreading, deciduous tree bearing oblong, toothed, glossy, dark green leaves with creamy-white margins, the entire leaf turning yellow in autumn. Pale yellow male catkins in summer are followed by spiny fruit containing edible nuts.
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Ultimate spread 15m
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Ultimate height 30m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 20 years
to maturity
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Liquidambar styraciflua 'Stared' (Sweet gum 'Stared')

Other names: Liquidambar styraciflua 'Stella', American red gum 'Stared', Bilsted 'Stared', Satin walnut 'Stared', Copalm balsam 'Stared', Liquidambar styraciflua 'Star Red'

'Stared' is an upright, broadly conical, deciduous tree with deeply-lobed, glossy, mid-green leaves turning bright red in autumn. Insignificant greenish-white flowers in spring and are followed by clusters of woody, burr-like fruit capsules.
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Ultimate spread 12m
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Ultimate height 18m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 20-50 years
to maturity
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