Trees

Types of Arborvitae

13 Different Types of Arborvitae Trees

by Max on Sun, 03/29/2020 - 04:50
Arborvitae trees, also known as ‘Thuja’ trees, are a type of evergreen plant which can be grown as both trees and shrubs. They belong to the Cupressaceae family and are popularly used as specimen plants and for hedging. The word ‘arborvitae’ has French origins, translating to ‘tree of life,’ which it was called because it was used by Native Americans for its healing powers.
Prunus x yedoensis (Yoshino Cherry Tree)

Yoshino Cherry Tree - Growing & Care Tips For Prunus x yedoensis

by Max on Fri, 01/31/2020 - 15:31
Yoshino Cherry Trees are a hybrid between Prunus speciosa and Prunus subhirtella ‘Rosea.’ This hybrid can occur naturally or via cultivation. It is highly regarded in Japan as one of the most beautiful flowering trees and has become popular around the world as an ornamental tree since its introduction to North America and Europe in the early 1900s.
Close up of bees on a vitex tree

Vitex Tree (Chaste Tree) - Varieties, Growing & Care Guide

by Max on Sun, 11/24/2019 - 20:21
The vitex tree can be grown as a tree or shrub and features beautiful fragrant lilac flowers that bloom throughout the summer. It grows easily, to the point of becoming invasive in some areas, to heights of between 15 and 20 feet. The foliage of the tree resembles the cannabis plant, with five leaflets splayed out like an open hand. The leaves have a similar scent to that of sage.
Crabapples - all you need to know

Crabapples - All You Need To Know (Types, Care, Recipes & Photos)

by Max on Mon, 07/22/2019 - 21:09
Crabapple Trees are typically grown for their ornamental value, as well as the fragrance they give off in a garden. Little thought is given to the fruit. However, Crabapples are edible, and there are many ways you can utilize the fruit from this beautiful tree. In this article, we'll learn everything about it.
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