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...

World’s Oldest Individual Clonal Tree Discovered in Sweden

It is believed that trees are 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...
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.

How to do Tabebuia Tree Care

Tabebuia tree is commonly known as the golden trumpet tree. It is semi-evergreen/semi-deciduous shedding foliage for a short period in late spring tree. Tabebuia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae,...

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

Once a year, this majestic 1,400-year-old tree showcases a transition into fall in a remarkable way and it's countless leaves change into a radiant shade of gold. The tree is located within the walls...

Cherries from the Orient

For hundreds of years, Cherries tree 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...
Juniper Tree is good variety in shape foliage textures specimen plants smaller look good in rock gardens tailing down over rocks

Juniper Tree – A Tree Useful in Landscape Plantings

Juniper Tree or Juniperus are trees what 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...

The Cylindrical Grandidier’s Baobab Tree

Grandidier’s Baobab Tree is the biggest and most re-known of Madagascar’s species of Baobabs. It is also known as “Adansonia Grandidieri”, actually an imposing and unusual tree endemic to island of Madagascar. It is...
Ginkgo biloba during autumn at the Ewing Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Ewing, New Jersey

Ginkgo biloba – Traditional Medicine Tree

This family includes a single species, which now survives in the wild in only a small area in sw. China. Ginkgo is a common ornamental in North America. Trees are dioecious with separate sexes,...

Spruce ! An Evergreen Symmetrical Spire Shape Tree

Spruces or Picea are tall, fast growing evergreen trees with symmetrical spire shapes. You can distinguish them from firs. Which they resemble, in two ways; spruce needles can be rolled between the fingers, whereas...
Tree of 40 Fruit

Unbelievable Tree of 40 Fruits

New York Based artist Sam Van Ken created a Tree of 40 Fruits using the ancient technique “chip grafting”. His family lives in Pennsylvania Dutch and he grew up on the family farm. He’s...

The Spectacular Golden Chains of Laburnum

The spectacular springtime show of yellow flowers gives Laburnum its common name is “golden chains” or “golden rain”. But the laburnum also has its a dark side, for it is one of the most...

Tabebuia and Handroanthus

Genus and Family: The genus, Tabebuia, is native to the Amazon rain forest and other tropical parts of Mexico, and Central and South America. It included nearly 100 species of trees commonly known as...
The palmately compound, green leaves are evergreen throughout most of its range but may be briefly deciduous as the new leaves emerge.

Pink Trumpet Tree ‘Tabebuia heterophylla’

The eye-catching Pink Trumpet ‘Tabebuia heterophylla’ Tree grows at a reasonable rate from a slim pyramid when young to a broad silhouette, 20 to 40 feet tall. The palmately compound, green leaves are evergreen...
The climate variations, or loss of surface vegetation from fire, flooding, construction, or deforestation, can thaw the upper extents of the permafrost.

Why Drunken Trees Behave in Mysterious Way

What are Drunken Trees? Drunken trees are a stand of trees displaced from their normal vertical alignment. This most commonly occurs in northern subarctic taiga forests of black spruce under which intermittent permafrost or ice...
One of interesting Oak Facts is it produce both male and female flowers.

Top 25 Oak Facts You Should Know

As you know, Oak is a tree or shrub. It belongs to genus Quercus of the beech family, Fagaceae. Their are approximately more then 600 species of Oaks. Mexico contains the largest number...

The Unusual Bottle Tree of Queensland

The Unusual Bottle Tree of Queensland is nature wonderful gift. The Brachychiton Rupestris also is known as a narrow-leaved bottle tree or Queensland bottle tree originally classified in the family of Sterculiaceae, which is...
The Black Sapote “Diospyros nigra” is a species of persimmon in the family Ebenaceae. It is also called “chocolate pudding fruit”

The Black Sapote – 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 tropical fruit mostly grown in Mexico,...
Larch Tree in Wild Nature

Larch – An Evergreen Wild Tree

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...

Magnolia Tree – A Handsome Ornamental Tree

The magnolias are handsome ornamental trees. The Magnolia Tree with there showy flowers, there dark green leaves and there relatively small size. Magnolia Tree is a large genus of about 210 flowering plant species...

Butcher’s Broom ! The Fruits Grow on its leaves

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...

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