Trees & Plants

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...

Albino Redwood – An Intriguing And Fascinating Species

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Due to their lack of chlorophyll, albino redwoods have white or yellowish needles and bark. A green pigment is known as chlorophyll aids plants in the process of photosynthesis.
The albino redwood tree (Sequoia sempervirens) is a rare and unique form of the coast redwood tree. Due to their lack of chlorophyll, albino redwoods have white or yellowish needles and bark. A green pigment is known as chlorophyll aids plants in the process of photosynthesis. Albino redwoods cannot survive without chlorophyll. The albino redwood is an intriguing and fascinating...

What to Avoid While Growing Plants in a Grow Tents?

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What to Avoid While Growing Plants in a Grow Tents?
Growing Plants in Grow Tents Grow tents can undoubtedly make your life easier when it comes to growing plants. However, you are susceptible to making a few common mistakes. Only when you avoid this can you grow the plants easily in the grow tent. We will share with you a list of mistakes that you need to avoid while doing...

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 helping hand, “Mother Nature's" finest tree tunnels in Europe, America, and Asia are a sight to behold. From intertwined beech branches in Northern Ireland to blossom-covered streets in Japan, the most beautiful tunnels around, from maples to oaks,...

Spruce – An Evergreen Symmetrical Spire Shape Tree

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Spruces or Picea, are tall, fast-growing evergreen trees with symmetrical spire shapes. You can distinguish them from the fir. They resemble each other in two ways: spruce needles can be rolled between the fingers, whereas the needles of fir and hemlock feel flat. And Picea cones hang from the branches rather than sit on top of them. Spruce is...

Shajarat-al-Hayat – Miraculous Survival of Tree in the Desert

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The miraculous survival of a tree in the desert is the pure power of nature. The Tree of Life, or Shajarat-al-Hayat, is an astonishing natural marvel in Bahrain. The tree is situated 10 kilometers from Askar and 3.5 kilometers west of Jaw. This 32-foot-tall Prosopis cineraria has been making a seemingly impossible living out of dry sand for roughly 400...

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...

Sculptural Plants – How shape and texture add a spectacular new dimension to the garden

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The Sculptural Plants recommended in this article have mostly been chosen for the beauty of their flowers, foliage, fruit, or bark.
The sculptural plants recommended in this article have mostly been chosen for the beauty of their flowers, foliage, fruit, or bark. But some plants have another valuable attribute: a Sculptural Plant's quality — that is, a dramatic, graceful, or otherwise interesting shape, or perhaps texture. Sculptural Plants have several functions. It may be needed in the center of a...

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 Thinking Tree: A Strange Ancient Tree in Puglia Italy

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In Puglia, Italy, there is a strange old olive tree that is thought to be at least 1500 years old, and possibly as old as 4000 years.
In Puglia, Italy, there is a strange old olive tree that is thought to be at least 1500 years old, and possibly as old as 4000 years. This olive tree is known as "The Thinking Tree," which is unmistakably one of nature's ways of giving us something new to marvel at. It is believed that the thinking tree is...

A Rare Sight of Double Tree of Casorzo

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A rare sight of a double tree of Casorzo growing atop another tree Of course, it's not a sight that you get to see every day. But here you can learn about a unique tree growing between Grana and Casorzo in Piemonte, Italy, recognized as the “Double Tree of Casorzo” or Bialbero de Casorzo in Italian. This is a...

Unbelievable Tree of 40 Fruits

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Tree of 40 Fruit
New York-based artist Sam Van Ken created a tree of 40 fruits using the ancient technique of “chip grafting." His family lives in Pennsylvania, and he grew up on the family farm. He’s an associate professor of sculpture at Syracuse University. Therefore, each tree produces forty different types of stone fruit of the genus Prunus, ripening sequentially from July...

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...

Rhododendron calophytum – Magnificent Evergreen Tree

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Rhododendron calophytum is a species of flowering plant in the family Ericaceae.
Rhododendron calophytum is a species of flowering plant in the family Ericaceae. This is also known as beautiful-face rhododendron, which is growing to some 15 m high, with a spread of 10 m.  This magnificent evergreen tree rhododendron is no plant for a confined space. It needs to be grown on the edge of a copse or in a...

Pando – The One Tree Forest

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However, various trees spread through flowering and sexual reproduction; quaking aspens normally reproduce asexually, by sprouting new trees from the expansive lateral root of the parent.
The Pando or “The Trembling Giant” of one tree forest is a massive grove of quaking aspens that takes the “forest as a single organism” metaphor and literalizes it. Although, the grove is a single organism, roughly 47,000 trees are genetically similar to having a single root system. However, various trees spread through flowering and sexual reproduction; quaking aspens...

Stevia rebaudiana – An Incredibly Versatile Food Ingredient

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There is no plant that offers as much sweetness as stevia, and no plant produces as safe a sugar substitute for diabetics as Stevia rebaudiana.
Stevia rebaudiana No plant offers as much sweetness as stevia, and no plant produces as safe a sugar substitute for diabetics as Stevia rebaudiana. Stevia syrup is nothing short of fabulous, unlike the fresh and dried leaves. Stevia flowers are preserved in honey by Brazilian visitors to the Herbal Center gardens as a winter medicine. The origins of Stevia can...

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...

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...

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...

What is Succulent Plant?

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A beginner garden wants to know, what is Succulent plant. Well, the succulents have moved in and out of American gardens and homes on the tides of popularity.
A beginner garden wants to know, what is Succulent plant. Well, the succulents have moved in and out of American gardens and homes on the tides of popularity. They are dramatic, exciting, and always interesting. A succulent garden can be a beautiful landscape specimen that blends perfectly with contemporary architecture, a beautiful house plant that requires almost no maintenance,...

The Blue Puya Flower: Nature’s Breathtaking Delight

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This South American plant is a natural hybrid in the genus Puya of the pineapple family (Bromeliaceae).
Yes, blue puya (Puya berteroniana) is a real plant! This incredible bromeliad is endemic to Chile. This South American plant is a natural hybrid in the genus Puya of the pineapple family (Bromeliaceae). Approximately 200 species make up this family, which includes the tallest bromeliad, P. gigas (P. raimondi), which is indigenous to northern South America. Certain plants flourish...

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...

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,...

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 remarkable transition into fall, 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. Therefore, as the...

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...