Types of Tulip Trees

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Two types of tulip trees and their cultivars, belonging to the genus Liriodendron, are suitable landscaping tools. One is a native tree in North America, while the other hails from China and Indochina. These tulip trees take their name from their flowers, which bear a close similarity to regular garden-variety tulips. The American version of…


How to Trim Tulip Trees

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Tulip trees (Liriodendron tulipifera) are members of the poplar family and are easy-care trees once established. Pruning is vital to the proper shape for the tree and to deal with over-hanging limbs later in the tree’s life. Pruning is otherwise unnecessary, unless your goal is to keep the tree in an unnatural shape or much…


Information on White Flowering Dogwood Trees

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The flowering dogwood (Cornus florida), which is the state tree of Virginia and Missouri, is a popular ornamental tree. Native to North America, the flowering dogwood is an adaptable tree that grows well in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 5 through 9. Description Dogwood blooms consist of a cluster of small flowers surrounded…


When Do You Prune Flowering Dogwood Trees?

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The spring-blooming flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) naturally attains a spreading, tiered branch form that rarely needs pruning to look pleasant and remain healthy. Choose well-structured and healthy plants at the nursery before planting so less pruning maintenance is warranted in future. Time Frame Structural pruning is best undertaken in very late winter or early spring…


Life Span of Flowering Dogwood Trees

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The white flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) is best known for its striking white blossoms, which consist of four large showy bracts surrounding lime green centers. Leaves are typically 3 to 6 inches in length and oval in shape. More than 100 varieties of flowering dogwood exist. They may produce pink or red blossoms, in addition…


Red Flowering Dogwood Trees

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The red flowering dogwood, also called sweetwater red, is a beautiful addition to any landscape. For two to three weeks in the spring, the spreading branches are filled with deep-red or dark-pink blossoms. In the fall, the leaves turn bright crimson. The red flowering dogwood is native to North America and grows in the middle…


Central Highlands rubber bounces

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Provinces in the Central Highlands have planted rubber trees on more than 64,000ha in the last two years, taking the region’s total area under rubber to 174,720ha, the Tay Nguyen Steering Committee said. Kon Tum, Gia Lai and Dak Lak provinces have the largest areas under rubber. The trees have mostly been planted on infertile…


How to Prune Bird of Paradise Trees

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The bird of paradise tree is a variety of palm that produces orange or white flowers which resemble a bird’s head. The palm is a multi-stemmed version that grows in clumps rather than in a true tree form. Although the tree is native to South America, it will grow in the southern tip of Florida…


Types of Flowering Dogwood Trees

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The dogwood genus (Cornus spp.) consists of a number of deciduous trees and shrubs, many of which are cultivated in temperate climates across the globe for their small size and showy flowers. Gardeners interested in cultivating dogwood trees have a number of flowering types to choose from. Kousa Dogwood Also known as Chinese dogwood, kousa…


How to Grow Bonsai Trees : How to Plant a Bonsai Tree

Learn professional tips on how to plant a bonsai tree, in this free video. Expert: Mike Hansen Bio: Mike Hansen, owner of Midwest Bonsai, has been growing, caring, selling, and instructing others in bonsai care for years. Mike is an expert bonsai master.


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