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Trees Shrubs & Climbers

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Abelia
Abelia

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Abutilon (Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern)
Abutilon spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Acca (Pineapple Guava, Feijoa)
Acca sellowiana; syn. Orthostemon sellowianus

 Feed Sparingly

Acer (Maple, Japanese Maple)
Acer spp.

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Angel's Trumpet (Angels Trumpet) - Brugmansia
Brugmansia spp.

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Apple (Tree)
Malus domestica

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Apricot (Tree) (Flowering Apricot, Japanese Flowering Apricot)
Prunus armeniaca; Prunus armeniaca mume

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Ash (Common Ash, European Ash, Narrow-leafed Ash)
Fraxinus spp.

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Avocado Tree (Alligator Pear, Avocado Pear)
Persea Americana, syn: Persea gratissima

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Azalea
Rhododendron spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Banana (Plantain) (Plant)
Musa acuminata; Musa balbisiana

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Bay Tree (Bay Leaf, Bay Leaves, Bay Laurel)
Laurus nobilis

 Feed in Moderation

Beech (European Beech, Common Beech, Copper Beech, Purple Beech)
Fagus spp

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Berberis (Barberry, Berberry)
Berberis spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Birch (Silver Birch, White Birch, Paper Birch, Yellow Birch)
Betula spp.

 Do not Feed

Birthwort (Aristolochia, Pipevine, Dutchman's Pipe)
Aristolochia spp.

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Bittersweet
Solanum dulcamara

 Do not Feed

Black Locust (False Acacia)
Robinia pseudoacacia

 Do not Feed

Black-eyed Susan (Black Eyed Susan, Thunbergia)
Thunbergia alata

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Blackthorn (Sloe)
Prunus spinosa

 Do not Feed

Boston Ivy
Parthenocissus tricuspidata

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Bottlebrush
Callistemon spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea spp.

 Do not Feed

Box
Buxus sempervirens

 Feed in Moderation

Bramble
Rubus spp., esp. Rubus fruticosus

 Do not Feed

Broom (Common Broom, Spanish Broom, Scotch Broom, English Broom, French Broom)
Cytisus; Genista, Chamaecytisus; Spartium

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Bryony (White Bryony, Red Bryony)
Bryonia spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Buddleia (Butterfly Bush, Buddleja)
Buddleia spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Camellia
Camellia japonica

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Cape Fuchsia (Cape Figwort)
Phygelius capensis

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Ceanothus (Blue Brush)
Ceanothus spp.

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Cedar
Cedrus spp.

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Cherry (Tree)
Prunus spp.

 Do not Feed

Chilean Potato Vine (Solanum Crispum, Chilean Nightshade)
Solanum Crispum

 Feed in Moderation

Cistus (Rock Rose, Rose of Sharon)
Cistus spp.

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Citrus Tree (Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit, Satsuma, Mandarin)
Citrus spp.

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Clematis
Clematis

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Cordyline (Cabbage Tree, Cabbage Plant, Ti Plant)
Cordyline spp. esp. C. australis, C. indivisa. and C.terminalis

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Cotoneaster
Cotoneaster spp.

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Crab Apple
Malus sylvestris

 Feed in Moderation

Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica

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Crown of Thorns
Euphorbia millii

 Do not Feed

Daisy Bush (Brachyglottis)
Brachyglottis.greyi; syn. Senecio greyi

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Daphne
Daphne spp.

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Datura (Jimson Weed, Angel's / Angels Trumpet, Devil's Weed, Thorn Apple)
Datura spp.

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Dogwood (Common Dogwood, Red Osier Dogwood, Rough Leaved Dogwood)
Cornus spp.

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Elder ( Elderberry)
Sambucus spp.

 Safe to Feed

Elm (Lacebark Elm, Slippery Elm, Wych Elm, Chinese/American/European White/English Elm)
Ulmus spp.

 Feed Sparingly

Escallonia
Escallonia spp.

 Do not Feed

Eucalyptus (Gum Tree, Blue Gum, Silver Dollar Tree)
Eucalyptus spp.

 Do not Feed

Euonymus
Euonymus spp.

 Feed in Moderation

False Castor Oil Plant (Japanese Aralia, Aralia)
Fatsia japonica

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Field Maple (Hedge Maple, Common Maple)
Acer campestre

 Do not Feed

Fig Tree
Ficus carica and Ficus spp.

 Do not Feed

Fir (True Fir)
Abies

 Do not Feed

Firethorn (Pyracantha)
Pyracantha spp. (esp. Pyracantha coccinea)

 Safe to Feed

Flowering Currant (Ribes)
Ribes sanguineum

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Flowering Quince (Japanese Quince, Chinese Flowering Quince)
Chaenomeles speciosa; C. japonica; C. cathayensis

 Feed in Moderation

Forsythia
Forsythia spp.

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Frangipani (Plumeria)
Plumeria spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Fuchsia
Fuchsia spp.

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Gardenia (Cape Jasmine)
Gardenia spp., esp. Gardenia jasminoides

 Feed Sparingly

Ginkgo (Maidenhair Tree, Gingko, Ginko, Ginkgo Biloba)
Ginkgo biloba; syn. Salisburia adiantifolia

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Gorse (Furze, Whin)
Ulex spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Grape Vine
Vitis spp.

 Do not Feed

Hawthorn
Crataegus spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Hazel (Filbert, Kentish Cob, Cob)
Corylus spp.

 Safe to Feed

Hebe
Hebe spp.

 Safe to Feed

Hibiscus (China Rose, Shoeblackplant, Chinese Hibiscus, Mediterranean Hibiscus, Shoe Flower)
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

 Safe to Feed

Hibiscus (Rose of Sharon)
Hibiscus syriacus & spp.

 Do not Feed

Himalayan Honeysuckle (Leycesteria, Pheasant Berry)
Leycesteria formosa

 Do not Feed

Holly
Ilex aquifolium

 Feed in Moderation

Honeysuckle
Lonicera spp.

 Do not Feed

Hops
Humulus lupulas

 Do not Feed

Horse Chestnut (Chestnut, Conker Tree, Buckeye)
Aesculus spp.

 Do not Feed

Indian Bean Tree
Catalpa spp.

 Do not Feed

Ivy (English Ivy)
Hedera spp. (esp. Hedera Helix)

 Do not Feed

Juniper
Juniperus communis

 Do not Feed

Kerria (Bachelor's Buttons, Bachelors Buttons, Japanese Rose)
Kerria japonica (Pleniflora)

 Do not Feed

Laburnum (Golden Chain Tree, Golden Rain Tree)
Laburnum spp.

 Do not Feed

Lantana (Shrub Verbena)
Lantana spp.

 Do not Feed

Laurel (English Laurel, Cherry Laurel)
Prunus laurocerasus

 Safe to Feed

Lavatera
Lavatera plebia

 Feed in Moderation

Lavender
Lavandula spp.

 Safe to Feed

Lilac
Syringa spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Lime (Linden, Lime Tree, Common Lime, Basswood)
Tilia spp.

 Feed Sparingly

Liquidambar (Liquid Ambar, Red Gum, Sweetgum, Sweet Gum, American Sweetgum, Storax)
Liquidambar spp.

 Do not Feed

London Plane (London Planetree, Hybrid Plane)
Platanus x acerifolia

 Feed in Moderation

Magnolia
Magnolia spp.

 Do not Feed

Mahonia (Oregon Grape)
Mahonia spp.

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Mandevilla (Dipladenia, Brazilian Jasmine, Chilean Jasmine)
Mandevilla spp., syn. Dipladenia splendens

 Feed in Moderation

Mexican Orange Blossom (Mock Orange)
Choisya ternata

 Do not Feed

Mimosa
Acacia dealbata

 Do not Feed

Mistletoe
Viscum album; Phoradendron leucarpum

 Do not Feed

Mock Orange
Philadelphus coronarius

 Feed Sparingly

Mountain Ash (Rowan)
Sorbus aucuparia; S. americana; S. glabrescens; S. cashmiriana

 Safe to Feed

Mulberry Tree (Mulberry Bush, Paper Mulberry)
Morus spp.; Broussonetia papyrifera

 Feed in Moderation

Myrtle (Common Myrtle; True Myrtle; Sweet Myrtle)
Myrtus communis

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Nectarine (Tree)
Prunus persica, var. nectarina

 Do not Feed

Oak tree
Quercus spp.

 Do not Feed

Oleander
Nerium oleander

 Feed in Moderation

Olive
Olea europaea

 Do not Feed

Passion Flower (Passionfruit Vine)
Passiflora spp.

 Feed Sparingly

Peach (Tree)
Prunus persica

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Pear Tree
Pyrus spp.

 Do not Feed

Photinia (Red Robin)
Photinia spp. esp. Photinia x fraseri

 Do not Feed

Pieris (Forest Flame, Japanese Pieris, Lily of the Valley Bush)
Pieris japonica

 Do not Feed

Pine
Pinus spp.

 Do not Feed

Pittosporum (Cheesewood)
Pittosporum spp.

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Plum (Tree)
Prunus domestica

 Do not Feed

Plumbago (Leadwort)
Plumbago spp.

 Do not Feed

Pomegranate (Shrub)
Punica granatum; syn. Punica malus

 Do not Feed

Poplar (Black Poplar, Lombardy Poplar, European Aspen, Cottonwood, Water Poplar, White Poplar)
Populus spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Potentilla (Cinquefoil) Shrub
Potentilla fruticosa

 Do not Feed

Privet
Ligustrum spp.

 Do not Feed

Purple Bell Vine (Rhodochiton)
Rhodochiton spp

 Feed Sparingly

Quince (Tree)
Cydonia oblonga

 Do not Feed

Red Maple
Acer rubrum

 Do not Feed

Rhododendron
Rhododendron spp.

 Feed Sparingly

Rosemary
Rosmarinus officinalis

 Do not Feed

Russian Vine (Mile-a-Minute, Mile a Minute)
Fallopia baldschuanica (Polygonia baldschuanica)

 Do not Feed

Sambucus Nigra (Cut Leaved Elder, Common Elder/Elderberry; Black Elder)
Sambucus Nigra

 Do not Feed

Silk Tree (Persian Silk Tree, Mimosa)
Albizia julibrissin

 Do not Feed

Silky Oak (Red Silky Oak/Kahili Tree)
Grevillea banksii

 Do not Feed

Skimmia (Japanese Skimmia)
Skimmia japonica

 Do not Feed

Snowberry
Symphoricarpos spp.

 Safe to Feed

Spiraea (Baby's Breath Spirea, Steeplebush, Spirea)
Spiraea spp.

 Do not Feed

Spotted Laurel, Japanese Laurel, Japanese Aucuba
Aucuba japonica

 Do not Feed

St John's Wort (St Johns Wort, Rose of Sharon)
Hypericum perforatum and spp.

 Feed Sparingly

Staghorn Sumac (Stag's Horn Sumach)
Rhus typhina; syn. Rhus hirta

 Do not Feed

Star Jasmine (Confederate Jasmine)
Trachelospermum jasminoides

 Do not Feed

Sweet Box (Christmas Box)
Sarcococca confusa

 Do not Feed

Sweet Chestnut (Chestnut, Marron)
Castanea spp.

 Do not Feed

Sycamore ( Sycamore Maple)
Acer pseudoplatanus

 Do not Feed

Tamarisk (Tamarix, Salt Cedar, Smokebush)
Tamarix spp.

 Do not Feed

Traveller's Joy (Old Mans Beard, Old Man's Beard, Wild Clematis, Travellers Joy)
Clematis vitalba

 Do not Feed

Tree of Heaven
Ailanthus altissima

 Feed Sparingly

Trumpet Vine
Campsis radicans

 Do not Feed

Umbrella Tree (Dwarf Schefflera, Miniature Schefflera, Umbrella Plant, Dwarf Umbrella Tree)
Schefflera arboricola; syn. Heptapleurum arboricolum

 Do not Feed

Viburnum
Viburnum spp.

 Do not Feed

Virginia Creeper
Parthenocissus quinquefolia

 Do not Feed

Walnut tree (Black Walnut, White Walnut, Butternut, Common Walnut, English Walnut)
Juglans spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Weigela
Weigela spp.

 Feed Sparingly

Whitebeam (Common Whitebeam)
Sorbus aria

 Feed in Moderation

Wild Rose (Dog Rose)
Rosa spp.

 Do not Feed

Willow (Weeping Willow, Pussy Willow, White Willow, Sallow, Osier)
Salix spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Winter Jasmine
Jasminum nudiflorum

 Do not Feed

Wisteria
Wisteria spp.

 Feed in Moderation

Witch Hazel (Winter Bloom)
Hamamelis spp. (esp. Hamamelis virginiana)

 Do not Feed

Wolfberry (Duke of Argyll's Tea Tree, Goji Berry)
Lycium barbarum

 Do not Feed

Yew (English Yew, Common Yew, European Yew)
Taxus baccata