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RE: got my loquat planted/ now need tree recommendation


I've never seen them that big here either, but in Los Angeles there are
big ones like that. Maybe it's a variety thing?

Cyndi

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Theresa G.
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2008 8:10 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] got my loquat planted/ now need tree recommendation

Really-  I've never seen a tree-sized crepe myrtle around here!  Hmmm-
maybe our hot dry weather stunts their growth??

andreah wrote:
> What crepe myrtle are you referring to? Just curious-'Natchez' (which
> is white) gets 25-30 ft tall and is gorgeous with peeling cinnamon
> colored bark.
> A
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa G."
<macycat3@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2008 12:47 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] got my loquat planted/ now need tree
recommendation
>
>
>> Naw- don't really want another pear.  They are Ok, but they are
>> everywhere here.  Crepe myrtles don't get very big and I want shade
>> for the south side of my house again someday....  Thanks for helping
>> me think about this...
>> Theresa
>>
>> andreah wrote:
>>> Theresa-there is another ornamental pear that is stonger than
>>> bradofrd- Calliope, or calypso, or something with a "C"   It was
>>> bred after all the bradfors started splitting down the middle. Just
>>> a suggestion in case you want another.  How about a crepe myrtle?
>>> Those are always great IMO.
>>> A
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa G."
>>> <macycat3@sbcglobal.net>
>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> Sent: Monday, October 20, 2008 8:11 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] got my loquat planted/ now need tree
recommendation
>>>
>>>
>>>> Thanks for the advice - but I already know the tree is my
>>>> responsibility. They came out and cleaned up the half that fell
>>>> into the street earlier this year when it split, but made it clear
>>>> that the tree was on my property, not the right of way (apparently
>>>> the right of way only includes the sidewalk and area between the
>>>> sidewalk and street).
>>>>
>>>> Theresa
>>>>
>>>> Donna wrote:
>>>>> Better check your zoning/city/something before you take out that
>>>>> tree and buy
>>>>> another.
>>>>>  When we moved here, the subdivision planted trees there.  Mine
>>>>> died, so I was
>>>>> going to replace it.  Found out there was a 'list' of trees that
>>>>> could be
>>>>> planted here enforced by the village.  I didn't care for any of
>>>>> them, so I let
>>>>> them replace it with whatever they wanted....and I must say, they
>>>>> do take care
>>>>> of 'that' tree coming thru pruning etc.....
>>>>>  Donna
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --- On Mon, 10/20/08, Theresa Gannon <macycat3@sbcglobal.net>
wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On to a new tree issue:
>>>>> I need to replace the stupid bradford pear along the street (in
>>>>> the hell
>>>>> strip). Any suggestions of what to plant? I want something
>>>>> deciduous- so
>>>>> that I get the south sun on the house in winter....
>>>>>
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