Native Tree of the Week – Canada Plum

Native Tree of the Week – Canada Plum

Canada Plum As much as DeVos Tree Care love trees for their natural beauty, their shade, and their environmental benefit, trees that also produce food for humans hold a special place in our hearts. We’ve already covered an unusual fruit-bearing tree in this series,...
Native Tree of the Week – Balsam Poplar

Native Tree of the Week – Balsam Poplar

Balsam Poplar As Old Man Winter once again sends his frosty chill across Ontario and we seek refuge from the cold, let DeVos Tree Care talk about a native tree that isn’t chilled at all by Hamilton’s winter, a tree that can take even more frigid environments. Balsam...
Native Tree of the Week – Sugar Maple

Native Tree of the Week – Sugar Maple

Sugar Maple For us at DeVos Tree Care we ask; is there a more Canadian tree than the sugar maple? The national tree of Canada is, of course, cherished for its production of the sap that becomes maple syrup, a Canadian household staple. The leaf on the Canadian flag is...
Native Tree of the Week – Basswood

Native Tree of the Week – Basswood

Basswood Our company boasts more tea drinkers than coffee drinkers, so the basswood tree is among our favorites. Why? Because its flowers are often used to produce a sweet, honey-flavored tea that’s among the most popular teas in Europe, and it’s a tree native...
Native Tree of the Week – Pawpaw Tree

Native Tree of the Week – Pawpaw Tree

Pawpaw Tree DeVos Tree Care is a sucker for trees with unusual names and features (see also: Gingko Balboa), so a fruit tree that resembles vegetation in the tropics but is indigenous to Southern Ontario is right up my alley. This is the Pawpaw tree, a veritable gem...

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