Prunus, also known as the ornamental plum, is a deciduous tree, with a characteristic dark reddish color of the leaves. It has small, fragrant pink flowers, which appear for about a month in early spring. The fruit of the prunus is small, round, orange in color and can be eaten. It grows well in all types of soils, although it prefers rich, fertile and well-drained soils.
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Schinus Molle is an evergreen tree with complex, hanging leaves that give a beautiful, creamy appearance. In spring it is filled with yellow flowers that are constantly renewed and in autumn small, crimson fruits appear. Its foliage and fruits have a strong pepper smell. It adapts to all terrains and prefers sunny places. Withstands low temperatures from -6 to -8.
Evergreen tree of great ornamental value, also known as Brazilian pepper, with a final height of 7-10m. It blooms in spring with white flowers, small, in extreme inflorescences, which transform into deep red, spherical fruits, 4-5mm in diameter. It is a plant very resistant to drought, strong winds and difficult soil conditions, ideal for coastal areas or with intense atmospheric pollution.
Pistacia lentiscus is an evergreen shrub or tree of slow growth and long life. It has green, complex foliage and bears red fruit. It likes low altitudes and thrives in coastal areas. Withstands drought, but not frost. The main use of this plant is the production of mastic, which occurs when the trunk cries. It has no special territorial requirements.
Lemon tree is an evergreen, slow-growing fruit tree with a spherical shape. It has glossy, green, leathery leaves and is of Mediterranean flora. It is not resistant to frost and during its fruiting it needs proper fertilization and watering. It has an aromatic flowering with white and purple-purple flowers and yellow fruits. It prefers sunny places in fertile soils and not calcareous.
Mango is a fast-growing, evergreen, tropical, fruit-bearing tree. It has a dense crown with deep green, leathery leaves and small, fragrant, yellowish flowers. It belongs to the stone fruits and its fruits are large, spherical or oval, they can weigh up to 0.5 kg and are quite juicy. It can not withstand very low temperatures and prolonged frosts. It prefers fertile and deep soils with good drainage because it does not tolerate moisture.
Papaya is a low-growing tree that resembles some species of palm, as the leaves are at the top of its trunk. It does not tolerate low temperatures, like all tropical plant species. Papaya fruit is ripe when it has an orange color and is quite similar to avocado. It is a plant with healing properties, which come from the leaves, as well as from the fruit. It is superficial and prefers well-drained and fertile soils.
Banana is a tropical, fruitful tree with large, wide and arched, green leaves 2-3 m long. forming an umbrella on top of a juicy, rigid trunk. It blooms in summer with light yellow flowers that then bear fruit. It thrives in fertile and acidic soils and can not withstand low temperatures.
Grapefruit is an evergreen, slow-growing fruit tree with shiny, green, leathery leaves and a compact appearance. It is not resistant to frost and during its fruiting it needs proper fertilization and watering. It blooms white in spring and golden-yellow or yellow-red, large, spherical fruits that ripen in late autumn. It prefers sunny places, in fertile soils and not calcareous.
The Cypriot olive is adapted to the dry conditions of the place, but where and when irrigated it yields much more. Many dry olives are usually planted like scattered trees. The fruit is of medium size with dual use. It is used both as an edible green and black olive, but also as an oil olive with a content of 20-27%. Its oil is fruity, rich in aromas and with a characteristic delicate taste.
The glaucous cypress or Arizona cypress is a beautiful tall tree, with a vertical growth in the form of a thin flame. Its evergreen foliage, from thousands of tiny leaves, in light blue-gray color, is organized in dense tufts and often has a mild natural aroma. It is a plant that loves the sun, so it asks to be planted in sunny or slightly shaded places.