Category Archives: Trees

Flowering Dogwood Trees and Shrubs: Types, Leaves, Bark – Identification (With Pictures)

Dogwood Trees

Dogwoods are beautiful flowering deciduous trees and shrubs with distinctive flowers, berries, bark, and leaves. Most species of dogwood are fast-growing ornamental trees that are ideal for garden landscapes. Some types of dogwoods look like shrubs as they are small shrubby multi-stemmed plants. Flowering dogwood trees thrive in full sun and provide year-long interest in residential gardens.

Types of Cherry Trees with Their Leaves and Flowers – Identification Guide (Pictures)

Cherry trees (Prunus) are spectacular flowering fruit trees that bloom in spring. There are hundreds of varieties of cherry trees—some produce delicious cherry fruits, whereas others are ornamental cherry blossom trees. Cherry trees have beautiful whitish-pink blossoms covering bare branches in spring. Cherry trees have glossy green oval leaves with pointed tips and serrated edges.

Types of Cherry Blossom Trees (With Japanese Cherry Blossom Pictures)

Cherry Blossom Trees

Cherry blossom trees are ornamental deciduous trees that produce masses of stunning white or pink flowers in spring. Flowering cherry trees are ideal for planting in sunny garden landscapes to add spring color to your yard. Growing cherry blossom trees is easy as they require minimal care and reward you with spectacular blossoms.

Dwarf Weeping Cherry Trees – Including Care Guide (With Pictures)

Dwarf Weeping Cherry Trees

Dwarf weeping cherry trees are beautiful deciduous flowering trees, ideal for compact garden landscapes. When cherry trees blossom in spring, these small weeping trees produce masses of pinkish-white flowers that cover the drooping branches. With their short stature and cascading spring blossoms, weeping cherry blossom trees are a spectacular addition to your front or backyard.

Weeping Cherry Trees: Types and Care (Including Dwarf Weeping Cherry Trees)

Weeping Cherry Trees: Types and Care

Weeping cherry trees are spectacular flowering trees, producing masses of beautiful pinkish-white flowers in spring on cascading branches. Although the blossoms on weeping cherry trees are short-lived, they turn garden landscapes into magnificent colors. Their pendulous, arching branches give the tree an eye-catching drooping, umbrella-like growth habit.

Eucalyptus Plant: Care, Growing Guide and Uses of the Leaves

Growing Eucalyptus Plant Indoors

Eucalyptus is a genus of ornamental plants with attractive aromatic leaves. Although eucalyptus trees are enormous, many eucalyptus plants can grow in pots and make stunning indoor houseplants. The round or lance-shaped eucalyptus leaves are useful for drying to create dried eucalyptus bunches to enhance your interior décor.

Crabapple Trees (Malus): Types, Flowers, Fruits (Pictures)

Flowering Crabapple Trees

Crabapple trees are stunning ornamental flowering trees. Crabapple flowers come in spectacular shades of pink, white, cream, purple, orange, and red. Crabapple trees produce small fruits called crabapples that generally have a tart taste. The colorful miniature apples often stay hanging on the tree long after the leaves have dropped in the fall.

Types of Cypress Trees: Bald Cypress, Lemon Cypress, and More (Pictures)

Cypress trees are coniferous trees in the cypress family Cupressaceae. True cypress trees have soft, feathery evergreen foliage and produce cones that look like large acorns.

Types of Eucalyptus Trees: Leaves, Flowers, Bark – Identification Guide (With Pictures)

Types of Eucalyptus Trees: Bark, Leaves, Flowers - Identification Guide

Eucalyptus trees are species of large flowering trees and shrubs with aromatic leaves and attractive smooth peeling bark. Some types of Eucalyptus trees are called gum trees, and fruit from eucalyptus plants are called gumnuts. Eucalyptus plants are native to Australia but also grow in tropical and temperate climates throughout the world.

Ash Tree: Types, Bark and Leaves – Identification Guide (Pictures)

Ash Tree: Types, Bark and Leaves - Identification Guide

Ash trees are medium to large deciduous trees with a rounded crown of dark green foliage. Ash trees have lanceolate pinnate leaves that grow in groups of five, seven, or nine leaflets. Most species of mature ash trees have gray bark with diamond-shaped ridges.