“I went to the woods because I wished to livedeliberately, address only the facts of life and see if I could learn what she had to teach. I wanted to live deep and discard anythingthat is not life ... To not realize at the time of his death, he had not lived.” David Thoreau Henry
PINSAPO (Abies pinsapo Boiss)The pinsapo is a hardy tree that can reach 30meters. Has a conical bearing branches arearranged horizontally. For register] he leavesspirally on the twigs, the whole is cylindrical.They bloom in spring. In September or Octoberthe blunders, which are erect and cylindrical,mature and dismantle spreading the seeds.It is located on mountain slopes and summits
Pine (Pinus pinea L.) Medium-sized tree. Adults have the umbrella-shaped crown. Its bark is composed of plates separated by cracks reddish gray. It has well-developed secondary roots to extract water from deeper layers. Juveniles have [as blue-green leaves and those of adults show a light green living. It blooms in spring, no pine nuts ripen, it can maintain its ability to germinate for several years. It is a long-lived tree, reaching up to 500 years to livePrefers sandy soils, deep and rich. Lives in interior and coastal dunes,supporting strong winds, including coastal salt impregnated. Does notrequire a lot of rain, but requires full sun.
SOUTH OAK (Quercus rotundifolia Lam.)The oak tree is more characteristicof Spain. Cup is wide, rounded anddense, with shallow roots that canemit shoots. The leaves areevergreen and almost round.Usually flowers in spring andspread the fruits in autumn. Theacorn is a long oval, with a veryshort stalk and a dome, like a capthat covers the base.It has a fast growing and is one ofmy long-lived trees, being able tofind individuals with 700-800years. It presents a wide ecological amplitude. It grows in all soil types especially limestone, resistant to cold, heat and drought, and is located to 1,400 meters above sea level. Isolated individuals and shrubs can reach up to 1,900 meters.
CAROB (Ceratonia siliqua L.)Ceratonia The name refers to the shape of ahorn with fruits and siliqua is the name ofcarob and other fruit is a pod.The carob tree is a little high, generallydoes not exceed six meters, gray bark, broadcrown and thick evergreen leaves andcompound. The fruit, carob is a legumeseeds elongated shiny and hard.It flowers in autumn. The completion ofthe seeds is difficult. Its kind of slowgrowth and poor support transplantation.It adapts to all soil types but prefers thelimestone. Supports well the drought butnot cold, so preferably installed in lowareas and sheltered.Usually found as small stands or mixedwith other species, notably oak and corkoak.
Wild Olive Tree (Olea europaea var. Sylvestris)The wild olive tree is a dense roundedcrown, but usually present horn bush.The branches are thorny ends and theleaves are laceoladas and perennials.Flowers in clusters, are white. The fruit,the acebuchina, is a drupe ellipsoid,slightly fleshy, blackish at maturity.It blooms in May or June and the fruitsripen in autumn and winter. Its a verylong-lived species. The olive tree is thermophilic, resisting drought and heat, but sensitive to frost frequent and intense. It prefers rich soils and basic and low-lying areas, although in the Andalusian mountains bound itself to 1,500 meters.
THE MIERA JUNIPER (Juniperus oxycedrus L.) Although usually a shrub or small tree 3 to 5 meters, known copies of 20 m. It rnuy branched and has a pointed crown. The bark peels off in sheets or narrow strips rnuy developed roots, allow them to fasten even rocks. The leaves, which are triverticiladas is Anqui have an almost straight with the branches. Flowers at the beginning of spring and the fruit ripens the second year, which is abayas, globose and red.Need light, as is found inmushrooms and sun-drenchedslopes of the mountains. Itdevelops on all soil types,selecting the loose and rocky.It is very resistant to cold anddrought.
Cork oak (Quercus suber L.)The cork oak is an Achieves its optimumevergreen tree and middle ecoi6gico siliceous soils,class that highlights its loose and fresh, warm andthick, spongy bark, cork, temperate climates,made up of dead plant something wet and nomaterial. When uncorked, frost, tempered by the sea.the trunk appears smooth Choose low elevation slopesand reddish. The crown is sheltered from northerlyirregular or umbrella- winds.shaped.Flowering is continuous, Where compliance withsince April even fall. acorns these requirements as theirhave annual maturation own forests, cork oakin three stages, the first in forests, displacing the oak.September, the second in But normally foundautumn and the third in dehesa.late January.
MORA sabina (Juniperus phoenicea L.) It is an evergreen shrub or small sapling, up to 8 m. high. The crown is dense, very similar to the cypress. The trunk may appear twisted or bent by the wind and years. the leaves are tiny and are closely tied to the branches. Flowering occurs in late winter or spring. Originate a fleshy fruits globose, green at first and that after maturing next year turn red. It takes place in all soil types and conditions. Usually in such inhospitable places as coastal dunes, volcanic soil and rock fissures. It can handle very dry climates, frost and strong winds.
MELOJO (Quercus pyrenaica Willd.)The horn is usually presented melojo a sapling, but can be a tree of mediumheight and broad crown. Has highly developed the ability to sprout from theroots surface. The leaves are deciduous and are split in 4 to 8 pairs of deep,irregular lobes. Has its flowering in May or June, and acorns, bitter taste,ripen in autumn, as the gall, also may have guts.This oak is well adapted to continental climates, frost and drought enduring.It is located mainly on the slopes and foothills siliceous, between 400 and 1,500meters.
"Each generation takes the Earth astrustees. We ought to bequeath toposterity as many forests and orchards aswe have exhausted and consumed."J. Sterling Morton "The forest is a peculiar organism of unlimited kindness and benevolence that "Plant trees. They give us two of makes no demands for sustenance and the most crucial elements for our extends generously the products of its life survival: oxygen and books." and activity, and offers protection to all A. Whitney Brown beings." Buddhist Sutra