Native Tree of the Week – Canada Plum

Native Tree of the Week – Canada Plum

Canada Plum As much as all of us at 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...
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, DeVos Tree Care talks 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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