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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...

Yareta – A 3000 Years Old Alien-looking Plant

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Yareta is something green and alien-looking growing plant in South America. In the first inspection, you might consider that it is some extraterrestrial species. Which is using the remote grasslands of the continent to start a foothold on planet Earth. Yet though alien looks like a green mass of cells have their origins very much in this world. This...

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,...

World’s Oldest Individual Clonal Tree Discovered in Sweden

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It is believed that World’s Oldest Individual Clonal Tree is 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 in Sweden. And goes by the name of Old Tjikko well named after the discovering geologist's dog. Whereas this little shrub...

How to do Tabebuia Tree Care

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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.
The Tabebuia tree is commonly known as the golden trumpet tree. It is semi-evergreen/semi-deciduous shedding foliage for a short period in a late spring tree. Tabebuia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae and is very similar to Tabebuia ochracea. Tabebuia “Handroanthus chrysotrichus synonym Tabebuia chrysotricha,” is the national tree of Brazil. The golden trumpet tree...

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 transition into fall in a remarkable way 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....

Cherries from the Orient

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For hundreds of years, Cherries trees 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 to our towns and cities in spring. Among the most attractive of all the trees in Britain are the ornamental cherries. So-called because they are planted...

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...

The Best Ferns to Grow Indoor

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Ferns “Many Genera” give a better softening effect to an indoor environment that makes good houseplants. Many people are familiar with that old favorite, the Boston fern Nephrolepsis exaltata ‘Bostoniensis’ ” a very easy indoor plant with rich green, arching fronds. In the variety ‘Fluffy Ruffles’ they are rather upright and have frilled edges. Even more foolproof is its...

The Cylindrical Grandidier’s Baobab Tree

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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 the island of Madagascar. It is an endangered species mainly threatened by the encroachment of agricultural land. When you see this unusual tree, you’ll come to know that Grandidier’s baobabs...

Ginkgo biloba – Traditional Medicine Tree

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Ginkgo biloba during autumn at the Ewing Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Ewing, New Jersey
This family includes a single species, which now survives in the wild in only a small area in sw. China. Ginkgo Biloba is a common ornamental in North America. Trees are dioecious with separate sexes, some trees being female and others being male. Sadly, the all others species are being extinct. It is found in fossils dating back 270...

The American Basswood Tree

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The American basswood tree is native to eastern North America. The species is found from southeast Manitoba to New Brunswick, south to south Carolina and southwest to northeast Oklahoma.
The American basswood Tree is native to eastern North America. The species is found from southeast Manitoba to New Brunswick, south to south Carolina and southwest to northeast Oklahoma. It also grows in western Nebraska, from the Niobrara River to Cherry County, Nebraska. It is also used for furniture and other items. It is widely available in lumber and...

How to Take Care of Philodendron Plants?

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How to Take Care of Philodendron Plants?
Philodendron Plants Philodendron plants are a type of flowering plant that can be found in many homes today. They have a wide variety of colors and sizes, which makes them easy to grow and maintain. The following are some helpful tips on how to take care of philodendron plants: Give them enough light. Make sure they get at least 4 hours...

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 firs. Which they resemble, in two ways; spruce needles can be rolled between the fingers, whereas the needles of the fir and hemlock feel flat. And Picea cones hang from the branches rather then sit on top of them. A spruce...

Monstera Albo – The Rare White Monstera

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Monstera Albo is a slow-growing plant, and it can take several years to reach its full size.
If you're looking for a plant that is both rare and unusual, then you should consider growing a Monstera Albo. This plant is sure to add interest and intrigue to your home. Have you ever seen a monstera with white leaves? It's quite a sight to behold! This unique plant Monstera Albo is one of the most beautiful varieties...

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 “chip grafting”. His family lives in Pennsylvania Dutch 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...

What to Avoid While Growing Plants in a Grow Tents?

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What to Avoid While Growing Plants in a 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 the list of mistakes that you need to avoid while doing the same. 1. Overheating of plants Every...

5 Reasons Why You Should Add Clay Soil to Your Garden

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5 Reasons Why You Should Add Clay Soil to Your Garden
Clay is a thick, reddish soil, but it has a variety of nutrients. Some gardeners struggle with its thick texture and slow water absorption, and they avoid using it. But if you discover its usefulness and benefits as garden soil, you will be equipped to make it an asset in your garden. Here are some of the main reasons why you...

Unique and Interesting Facts About Limber Pine Cones

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Did you know that the limber pine cone is one of the longest cones in the world? It can grow up to 18 inches long!
Limber Pine Cones Did you know that the limber pine cone is one of the longest cones in the world? It can grow up to 18 inches long! These cones are also unique in that they hang from the tree branches rather than sticking out like other pine cones. In this blog post, we will discuss some more interesting facts...

Spectacular Yellow Flowering Golden Chain Tree

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Golden Chain Tree (13)
The spectacular springtime show of yellow flowers gives Laburnum its common name is Golden Chain Tree or golden rain. But the laburnum also has its dark side, for it is one of the most poisonous trees growing in the British Isles. Like so many of the more colorful trees that grow in Britain. This lovely tree is not native...

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...

Tabebuia and Handroanthus

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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 trumpet trees, named so because of the shape of the flowers. In 2007, about 30 species of the trees in Tabebuia were renamed Handroanthus when...

Pink Trumpet Tree Tabebuia heterophylla

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The palmately compound, green leaves are evergreen throughout most of its range but may be briefly deciduous as the new leaves emerge.
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 throughout most of it's range but may be briefly deciduous as the new leaves emerge. The showy display of pink or white, bell-shaped blooms appears...

Why Drunken Trees Behave in Mysterious Way

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The climate variations, or loss of surface vegetation from fire, flooding, construction, or deforestation, can thaw the upper extents of the permafrost.
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 wedges have melted, causing trees to tilt at various angles. Some trees survive their soil eroding and continue to grow. Others collapse or drown as...

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...