Trees

The encyclopedia of trees lets you browse until you find the perfect trees for your home. Look through the encyclopedia of trees to learn the ins and outs of taking care of trees.


Oh Christmas tree — how did you get your signature shape? These iconic symbols don't naturally grow into a perfect pyramid, but that doesn't stop us from expecting it.

At one time, tourists could drive through this mighty California icon. Then only hikers could traverse it. Now only worms and bugs will be able to pass through.

Why would an ex-prime minister of a former Soviet state uproot an enormous tree to ship across the Black Sea? It's not the first controversy for Bidzina Ivanishvili.

Learn how to grow a buckeye tree and bring yellow, red and orange blooms to your garden. Learn about how to grow a buckeye tree in this article.

You can plant a pine tree from a seed or from a sapling. Learn how to plant a pine tree in this article.

You'd like to plant a peach seed in your garden, but you don't know how. Learn how to plant a peach seed in this article.

You planted a nectarine tree, and you now need to learn how to prune it. This article will tell you how to prune nectarine trees.

Mango is your favorite fruit and you'd love to learn how to plant a mango tree from a seed. Go no further because in this article you will learn how to plant a mango seed.

Japanese maples grow slowly, but they are beautiful and colorful in the fall. Learn how to care for them in this article.

If you're thinking about planting trees in your yard, consider learning how to plant pecan trees, which will provide both shade and delicious pecans. Read this article to learn how to plant pecan trees.

Nothing is as satisfying as growing a plum tree from a pit. This article shows you how to grow a plum tree from a pit.

You know it's important to prune your pine trees, but you're not sure how to do it. In this article we will teach you how to prune pine trees.

Most trees out there have the ability to overpower your yard, your neighbor's yard, and maybe even the street. But they don't necessarily have to. There are some small trees that can fit perfectly in any space.

These tree pictures will allow you to stroll through the world of walnuts, maples, redwoods and more.

Unlike model trains or dollhouses, bonsai is a living landscape. It's the vision of the bonsai artist applied to a tree, shrub or plant.

The ruby horse chestnut tree is a medium to large tree that reaches 40 to 60 feet of height at maturity. Learn how to grow and use ruby horse chestnut tree in your yard.

Eastern white pine, reaching heights of 100 feet, makes an indelible mark in the yard with blue-green needles and a pyramid shape. Learn more about pruning the eastern white pine.

Smoke tree leaves vary from bluish green to violet between varieties. Smoke tree can reach heights of 15 feet. Learn more about controlling height, foliage and flowers through pruning.

Sargent cherry tree combines strength and beauty by being easy to transplant and displaying rich pink flowers. Dark-colored fruit make it a friend of birds. Learn about how to display this tree, which can live as long as 50 years.

Tree roses are a way of growing roses, not a separate class of flower. Learn how to achieve the manicured presentation of tree roses in your own yard or garden.

Bird's nest spruce, a small conifer, is a good choice for rock gardens. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using bird's nest spruce.

Common alder is an easy-to-grow tree that reaches 50 feet. It has deciduous, dark green leaves and conelike brown fruits. Common alder is great for wet conditions and prefers some shade.

Common apple trees are small to medium trees that bear pretty white flowers in spring and colorful and edible fruit in fall. These trees are usually round-topped with a short trunk and spreading branches.

Common hackberry trees are particularly resilient. In fall they produce red to dark purple berries and their bright green leaves turn yellow. They are great for attracting birdlife.

American holly comes in more than 1,000 varieties. With leaves like Christmas holly and red berries (on female plants), they are beautiful and attract birds throughout winter.

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