Different Types of Trees in Vancouver

Vancouver is known for having almost over 50 different types of trees. Here are our top 5 trees that we recommend for you to see if you plan to visit Vancouver, especially their wilderness:

1)    Yellow Cedar

It is also known as Nootka False-cypress for it is believed to be a False Cypress instead of a Cedar. West of the Coast Mountains is where it can be found, growing in mountains in Southern BC, and extending to sea level on the northern coast. It grows in small groups and can reach a height of 24 meters. It likes deep and moist soils and grows there more efficiently. Yellow Cedar has a very interesting appearance. Its leaves appear as a dark, bluish-green. It is very slender and has a scale-like structure. Its wood has a pale-yellow color. It is hard and can do well in resisting decay, also has a distinctive fragrance. It can be very useful especially when it comes to modern boat building and for making other stuff like paddles and dishes. You can contact Tree service Vancouver if you want to learn more.

2)    Vine Maple

It appears as a small tree or shrub that grows into a dense thicket. It is a warped trunk not too long that can grow in a horizontal way, though not all the time, and may root where it touches the ground. It also has to spread limbs that are quite twisted in a way. In Southwestern British Columbia is where it usually grows, low to mid elevations. It commonly likes wet sites, maybe somewhere along the river on a shade or open area. It has a beautiful but small flower, normally reddish or purple that grows one fruit each. Vine Maple has a unique appearance. Its woods are hard and flexible, … Read More...