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Fall Color Report – October 14, 2015

October 8, 2010

Pictured above: sugar maple – Acer saccharumlo  (location: just past front entrance kiosk to right as you are headed into Bernheim) Color will begin to increase quickly after the expected frost this week. Interior forests are still largely green, while lowlands and edges are well into change (the Sugar Maple above is on the forest […]

Fall Color Report – October 2, 2015

Vines of Poison Ivy turn red around trees.

Fall color is arriving at Bernheim Forest. Abundant rainfall earlier this year and the recent dry conditions mean we can expect vivid color in interior forests, while some plants along the forest edges have already begun to drop their leaves. Some of the highlights this week include dogwoods turning crimson, sugar and red maples turning orange […]

Not your average Leyland Cypress


Tired of the typical Leyland Cypress? Then try Cupressus leylandii ‘Gold’. This beautiful gold tip Leyland Cypress is located near the front gate in our Crabapple Collection. Leyland Cypress ‘Gold’ is a perfect conifer for a border and an excellent specimen in any yard.