How do you identify a Fir tree? (With Pictures)

fraser fir

The Fir tree belongs to the family of towering conifers. It is a native of North and Central America, Europe, Asia, and North Africa. The Firs like to grow on mountainous slopes. These trees belong to the species Abies and are woody in nature. It is available in more than 50 species and a lot … Read more

Everything you need to know about Spruce Tree

spruce tree

The Spruce tree is a magnificent evergreen tree. People plant it for ornamental purposes, for privacy, and as a Christmas tree. It belongs to the family of conifer trees (Pinaceae), genus Picea. The Spruce tree is the native of the cold regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The Spruce wood pulp is a major raw material … Read more

Types of Locust Tree: Identify Locust Trees with Pictures

honey locust

Locust trees belong to a family of flowering plants called Fabaceae, they are fast-growing. The locust trees have good hardwood and extraordinarily colorful flowers, which bloom in spring. The locust trees generally grow in the eastern part of the USA. The locust tree grows very long and has sharp thorns. These thorns are sturdy and … Read more

How do you identify an Elm tree? (With Pictures)

Elm Tree

Elm is a beautiful deciduous tree found in the Northern Hemispheres.  It belongs to the Genus-Ulmus and family-Ulmaceae. It has a variation of about 30 species, and some of the species are semi-deciduous in nature. The Elm tree not only adds beauty to the landscape, but the timber of the Elm tree has lots of … Read more

Liriodendron Identification Guide: What does a Tulip tree look like

American tulip tree

The Tulip tree is deciduous and grows in the Southeastern parts of the United States. It is known as Liriodendron Tulipifera. The Tulip tree is also commonly known as the yellow poplar, Tulip or Tulip poplar. Strictly speaking, all these names are not right, because it is neither a poplar tree nor is it a … Read more

Where do Birch trees grow best?

Birch tree

The Birch tree is related to the famous Oak family and grows in the north part of the northern hemisphere. It has a large number of varieties. It has very typical flowers, which are clustered together and are known as the ‘catkins’. It has green, oval or elliptical leaves with single or double serrations at … Read more

How big do Boxwoods get?

boxwood

It is an evergreen variety of trees found in Asia, Africa, Europe, South America, Central America, Caribbean Islands. It develops very dense foliage and is very suitable for the hedges. They are also popular as ornamental plants. Boxwood is very famous for its dense wood. The wood lends itself to carve decorative pieces, chess pieces, … Read more

How fast does Loropetalum grow?

loropetalum chinense

The word Loron in Greek means a strap and the meaning of petalon is a petal. It is from these two Greek words that this plant gets its name. The Loropetalum plant has gorgeous but typical four-petal flowers. The petals of the flower are long and thin like straps, and a bunch of these flowers … Read more

Questions about Pine Tree

Bunge Pine

How Fast Do Pine Trees Grow?     Pine trees are huge tall trees that can grow up to the height of 100 – 110 feet. The Monterey pine, which is the fastest-growing pine, grows 160 feet tall. Pine trees as a family have inhabited earth for a long time. Some trees are 4600 years old since … Read more

10 Things about the Persian silk tree

Persian Slik Tree

What does a silk tree look like? The ornamental Persian Silk tree is usually a very attractive and beautiful sight. It is a deciduous tree, that is, it shed its leaves during the fall, and new leaves come in the spring. It has lovely leaves like ferns.  They are multi-compound leaves. The leaf is dark … Read more