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World’s Most Beautiful Tree Tunnels Revealed

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Wisteria Flower Tunnel, Kawachi Fuji Garden, Kitakyushu, Japan
Well, when true nature branches out it is nothing short of magical. Whether they’re formed unintentionally, naturally or with a slight help, “Mother Nature's” the finest tree tunnels in Europe, America, and Asia are a sight to see. Because from intertwined beech branches in Northern Ireland to blossom-covered streets in Japan reveals the most beautiful tunnels around, from maples...

Top 25 Oak Facts You Should Know

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One of interesting Oak Facts is it produce both male and female flowers.
Oak Facts The oak tree is a deciduous tree that grows in temperate zones around the world, and it is one of the most important trees in the world. Oak trees are evergreen, which means that they keep their leaves all year round. They can grow for hundreds of years and live for about 500 years. The oldest oak tree...

The Unusual Bottle Tree of Queensland

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The Unusual Bottle Tree of Queensland is nature's wonderful gift. The Brachychiton Rupestris also known as a narrow-leaved bottle tree or Queensland bottle tree originally classified in the family of Sterculiaceae, which is now within Malvaceae, is native to Queensland, Australia. Its grossly swollen trunk gives it an astonishing appearance and gives rise to the name. Bottle Trees can...

The Facts of Halesia tetraptera

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SilverbellThe Facts of Halesia tetraptera
The common silverbell is also known as the mountain silverbell, Carolina silverbell, or Halesia tetraptera. The Carolina silverbell can be planted along stream banks, in shrub borders, against a background of large conifers, or as a single specimen. However, it is not commonly found in American gardens. This species forms a rounded crown and has a low-branched profile, often with...

Birch (Betula alba)

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Birch (Betula alba)
Birch (Betula alba) is a graceful native tree that will refresh your life and fill it with excitement and passion. The bark of a tree will become whiter with age. However, the green summer foliage turns golden in autumn. The tree species is suitable for most well-drained soils though not shallow chalk. The Common Silver Birch, also known as...

The Whistler Tree in Portugal

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The Whistler Tree is more than 235 years old natural wonder in old cork oak from Águas de Moura, Palmela, Portugal.
The Whistler Tree is a more than 235 years old natural wonder in old cork oak from Águas de Moura, Palmela, Portugal. This cork tree is about 16.3 m (53 ft) tall and has a diameter of 14 ft. In 2018, The Whistler Tree is voted European Tree of the year. It is also known as the monumental Cork...

The Black Sapote – Chocolate Pudding Fruit

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The Black Sapote “Diospyros nigra” is a species of persimmon in the family Ebenaceae. It is also called “chocolate pudding fruit”
The Black Sapote “Diospyros nigra” is a species of persimmon in the family Ebenaceae. It is also called “chocolate pudding fruit” and black snap apple. Black Sapote is a tropical fruit mostly grown in Mexico, Central America, The Caribbean, and Colombia. Sapote means soft edible fruit and has no relation with white sapote or mamey sapote. The tree can...

Gloriosa Superba – A Precious Medicinal Plant

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Gloriosa superba is an important medicinal plant of Asia and Africa.
Gloriosa superba is an important medicinal plant in Asia and Africa. It is used in diseases and is in high demand in pharma industries as this is a source of colchicines and colchicocides, which are very costly. Due to the unnecessary use of the plant for various medicinal purposes, the species is on the edge of extinction and is...

Ficus – Most Popular House Plant

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One of the most popular houseplants is the weeping fig, also called Ficus benjamina”, normally just called “ficus”. Though related to the edible fig, it does not bear fruit, but it makes a beautiful display as an indoor plant. Thus, a bushy tree that might grow up to 50 feet in its native Malaya.  It can easily be kept...

Larch – An Evergreen Wild Tree

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Larch Tree in Wild Nature
Larches look for the entire world like evergreen trees. Larches are conifers in the genus Larix, in the family Pinaceae. Larch is also called Larix, is a long waving twigs that have tufts of small needles; they even have cones. But come fall those needles turn yellow and fall off just like the leaves of any deciduous tree. And...

Magnolia Tree – A Handsome Ornamental Tree

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The magnolias are handsome ornamental trees. The Magnolia Tree with its showy flowers, its dark green leaves, and its relatively small size. Magnolia Tree is a large genus of about 210 flowering plant species in the subfamily Magnolioideae of the family Magnoliaceae. It is named after French botanist Pierre Magnol. They are generally thought of as southern plants, but...

Butcher’s Broom – The Fruits Grow on its leaves

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The mysterious and rarely seen Butcher's Broom or (Ruscus aculeatus), is a low-growing permanent shrub. It has hard, erect, stems and very rigid leaves that lay off in a sharp spine. Thus, from the center of the leaves grow small greenish-white flowers. The flowers flourish in early spring and grow into red berries in autumn. The minute red berries...

The Grass Tree Xanthorrhoea glauca

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The grass trees are highly fire-resistant and are among the first to resprout after wildfire as the living growth is buried within the old dead leaf bases.
The Grass Tree is also known as “Xanthorrhoea glauca”, is a large plant in the genus Xanthorrhoea mainly widespread in eastern Australia. The tree has many branches and its trunk can grow in excess of 5 meters tall. The grass tree is sporadically seen in large communities in woodland on steep edges and sides of gorges. It is mainly...

Coffee Tree – Combination of Foliage and Flowering Plants

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Coffee Tree is an ideal choice for a strong display of foliage makes a dramatic feature in combination with foliage or flowering plants.
Although it doesn’t produce coffee beans when grown as a house plant, the Coffee Tree, with its glossy green leaves. It is an ideal choice for a strong display of foliage. The Coffee Tree makes a dramatic feature on its own or in combination with foliage or flowering plants. The Coffee Tree originally from Africa was introduced to Europe in...

Maples Leaf (Acer), Grow Nature’s Most Favorite Tree

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Well, everyone knows what a Maples Leaf looks like, right? It is the leaf on the Canadian flags as well, the one that lends its shape to maple sugar candies. Well, yes and no? While most maple leaves do have a three-lobed outline, they vary enormously in size and shape. Therefore, with some the lobes are barely indented with...

Linden Tree – Tall, Fast Growing Dense Shade Tree

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Linden Tree is tall and fast-growing, with an attractive, dense shape. They are used as shade trees and often as street trees. They bear dangling clusters of fragrant white flowers in early summer. Little leaf Linden or Tilia cordata a European tree is among the best. It grows up to 90 feet tall in a dense compact pyramid and...

Hyperion ! World’s Tallest Knowing Living Tree

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Hyperion is the name of a coast redwood (Sequoia Sempervirens) in Northern California. It was measured at 115.61 metres (379.3 feet). Which ranks it as the world's tallest known living tree. Hyperion is the world’s tallest tree. The tree is estimated to contain 18,600 cubic feet (530 m3) of wood and to be roughly 700–800 years old. Therefore in Feb...

Yareta – A 3000 Years Old Alien-looking Plant

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Yareta is something green and alien-looking growing plant in South America. In the first inspection, you might consider that it is some extraterrestrial species. Which is using the remote grasslands of the continent to start a foothold on planet Earth. Yet though alien looks like a green mass of cells have their origins very much in this world. This...

Wildlife Values of Conservation Trees and Shrubs

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Wildlife Values of Conservation Trees and Shrubs
Wildlife Values of Conservation Trees and Shrubs SHRUBS CARAGANA (SIBERIAN PEASHRUB) (Caragana arborescens): Used for nesting by several songbirds and the seeds are occasionally eaten. Not a preferred food for browsing animals. It provides good cover. (Introduced from Siberia). COTONEASTER (Cotoneaster acutifolia): It provides roosting and loafing cover for numerous songbirds and game birds, and some utilize the fruits for food (esp. catbird,...

World’s Oldest Individual Clonal Tree Discovered in Sweden

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It is believed that World’s Oldest Individual Clonal Tree is some of the longest living organisms on earth, and this disheveled spruce is no exception. The robust ancient 16-foot-tall Norwegian Clonal Tree grows high atop the Fulufjället Mountain in Sweden. And goes by the name of Old Tjikko well named after the discovering geologist's dog. Whereas this little shrub...

How to do Tabebuia Tree Care

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Tabebuia trees are attractive and adjust too many growing conditions. Adding this tree to your landscape is worth as the rewards are great and the care is minimal.
The Tabebuia tree is commonly known as the golden trumpet tree. It is semi-evergreen/semi-deciduous shedding foliage for a short period in a late spring tree. Tabebuia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae and is very similar to Tabebuia ochracea. Tabebuia “Handroanthus chrysotrichus synonym Tabebuia chrysotricha,” is the national tree of Brazil. The golden trumpet tree...

1,400-Year-Old Ginkgo Tree Still Sheds Golden Leaves

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Once a year, this majestic 1,400-year-old ginkgo tree showcases a transition into fall in a remarkable way and its countless leaves change into a radiant shade of gold. The tree is located within the walls of the Gu Guanyin Buddhist Temple, in the Zhongnan Mountain region of China. This wonderful autumnal display entices travelers from all over the world....

Cherries from the Orient

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For hundreds of years, Cherries trees have been cultivated in the Far East for their ornamental blossoms. These same trees are now being planted in Britain there they bring a welcome splash of color to our towns and cities in spring. Among the most attractive of all the trees in Britain are the ornamental cherries. So-called because they are planted...

Juniper Tree – A Tree Useful in Landscape Plantings

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Juniper Tree is good variety in shape foliage textures specimen plants smaller look good in rock gardens tailing down over rocks
Juniper Tree or Juniperus are trees that we call red cedar is really a juniper. But many others are shrub-like and as such are extremely useful in landscape plantings especially since they will tolerate poor soil. They do well by the seashore as well as in hot dry places, and they cover banks beautifully. Juniper Tree is great variety in...

The Best Ferns to Grow Indoor

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Ferns “Many Genera” give a better softening effect to an indoor environment that makes good houseplants. Many people are familiar with that old favorite, the Boston fern Nephrolepsis exaltata ‘Bostoniensis’ ” a very easy indoor plant with rich green, arching fronds. In the variety ‘Fluffy Ruffles’ they are rather upright and have frilled edges. Even more foolproof is its...