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For questions about trees: selection, planting, care, diagnosis, pruning, identification, etc.

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Tree with long seed pods

Unfortunately where I am Google is blocked so my searching for this tree is somewhat crippled. Found by a staircase to an overpass in the city of Urumqi, with temperatures ranging from -/+ 34 deg ...
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Damage to Arboerivities

I have flat cedars/Arborivitaes in front of my house planted 5’ above the road and 5 ft back from the road stand 30’ h. Recently the town redid our blacktop road by heating and relaying the top layer,...
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Should I replace my Colorado Blue Spruces?

I have two Colorado Blue spruces, both looked to be damaged at installation. One is missing about 2 feet area of twigs near the top. They looked to have broken off during transit? The other has had ...
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What types of tree are these?

I would like to know the names of these trees. And whether the small black berry looking fruits are edible. Edit: The small tree is not doing well, so I want to learn more about this tree in order to ...
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Anyone know What type of tree is this

Small tree in northern Indiana has small pea-sized metallic blue/purple berries. Were small white flowers before the berries came out.
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Name of this tree?

Can someone identify this tree? The top of the leaf is soft like velvet.
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What’s wrong with my tree?

I just noticed what seems to be rot in the main limb crotch. Should I cut off the limb? Can I save the tree?
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How much damage did I do to my Maple Tree?

I received some bad advice from a neighbor and now I want to know how much damage did I do and also ask for some advice on what I can do to help ensure the tree doesn’t die. I live in NC and have ...
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Birch trees with peeling bark and black area on trunks

I am wondering about my trees in our front yard. They seem to be peeling much more than others in the neighborhood and have black patches on the trunk. Any info on what I should do?
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How much dirt can I put on pine tree roots?

How much dirt can I safely add on top of an established pine tree's roots without harming the tree? I want to add berming for landscape interest around and near the pine, which is 29 years old so ...
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Should I cut off this weak branch on my crepe myrtle or try and support it?

I have this great "pink velour" crepe myrtle tree that I planted last summer. I'm really happy with how fast it grows and how much it flowers. Recently, the weakest branch from the ground has started ...
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Need help identifying species of Bonsai tree

There's a folder in google drive where there are pictures attached. Bought it in a local store but I do not know the species. Could anyone help me? Link to Google Drive click here.
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Is this tree perhaps a mespilus?

Fruit is 1 inch diameter. Public area, zone 7. Very showy. Bark as if exfoliating, in a beautiful way. Fruit partially falling. It looks mature, at least 20 years old. 20-25 ft high.
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What is this tree with red seeds in france

On a field trip in Strasbourg france I noticed this tree. What is it?
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Another poorly bay tree

I don't believe any of the previous sick bay tree questions have shown the same symptoms: large brown patches on some leaves. It's one of two standard bays I've got by the front door, both in pots ...
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What is this 10ft high decorative tree?

Zone 7. What is this decorative tree in a park?
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Can I get fruit from an olive tree in the UK?

Our local garden centre has some mature olive trees reduced substantially, but still by no means cheap. We're in a secluded spot in North East England; is getting fruit from an olive tree this far ...
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Is this oak sick?

I have an oak that presents many ants on its bark, and I feel that its bark looks sick (even though I'm not an expert, so it's just a feeling). Furthermore, there is a big fungus at the trunk's base. ...
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What tree is it and worth keeping?

I have this tree in my backyard and I am not sure if it's any "special" to keep. I need to area for kid. Can you tell what tree is it?
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Chicago Fig tree care

My daughter bought me two Chicago Fig trees and I had no idea what to do with them. They need no help in south Alabama, but south east Nebraska is a different story. They are temporary in shipping ...
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Zone for planting a Chicago Fig tree outdoors. I am in zone 5

I have 2 Chicago fig trees and I need to know planting, soil type and zone safe to plant outdoors.
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Autumn Blaze Maple Tree 2 years old

My Maple tree is losing all of it’s leaves and it’s only mid July. It was doing well, then all of a sudden the leaves turned brown pretty quick. I don’t see any bugs. It’s been pretty dry over the ...
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What’s wrong with my mango tree

I have watered it just trimmed all the really bad ones off but still has black on edge of leaves. What can I do?
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What tree is this and why aren't its leaves staying green?

My brother has a tree on his balcony and he forgot what kind it is. Its leaves turned brown pretty quickly when it got there which I assume is caused by a too fast exposure to too much sunlight. I ...
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What tree is this(maybe wild tobbaco)?

A friend using a tree identification app, said it could be a wild tobacco tree. We don't know who planted it, and is not a common tree in our place. My location is Cyprus (island in eastern ...
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Why are my mango tree leaves drying out before growing?

I grew a mango tree from seed five months ago. At first, it grew normally, but when other leaves were about to grow, they just dried out, got really hard and fell off. They had cca five millimeters. ...
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Black Hills Spruce Leader Drooping and Brown

I have a black hills spruce tree, about 8 feet tall. It was planted a year and a half ago. The leader has new growth at the top, but parts of it are drooping and browning (to about 1 foot down from ...
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Why are my Ginkgo Tree leaves yellowing after transplant?

I transplanted a 7 ft Ginkgo Tree within the same zone 1 month ago. We dug a 5' diameter hole, approximately 3' deep to make sure it had ample space to grow. We did not bury any more of the tree ...
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Can anyone help me identify this tree?

So I have this tree in my yard that I have been trying to ID for sometime and so far neither the internet, nor any close friends/family, have been able to help me figure out what this tree is. The ...
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Need help identifying this small tree

It's a small tree in a very shaded area approx 7 feet tall. Northern Indiana BJ
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Should I prune this 3 year-old Tamarind tree fork?

I have a 2.5 year old Tamarind in a container. It has what looks like a tree fork. I'm considering cutting the least straight one (it's the outer/right-leaning one on the picture). Even though the ...
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What could be causing my top kakis' leaves to turn yellow and sick?

These two kaki were planted last year, and I was thinking there were doing pretty good. But as you'll see on the pictures, leaves are really light green, and the topmost ones show brown and black ...
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What to use - seed grown citrus as rootstock?

I have been growing a "clementine tree" from seed for about three years now and decided that I might want to experiment with some grafting onto it. So, I went away to try and went way overboard (as ...
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Does anyone know what type of tree this is?

This is one of many trees that are growing in a very shaded area in my new yard. They range from about to 2 - 8 feet in height.They have thin branches with big leaves than range from about 6-12 inches ...
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Anyone know what type of tree this is?

This is a small tree with clusters of small white nice smelling flowers. Also has many tiny insects That do bite!
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Was wondering what type of tree this was

Small/Medium tree had small nice smelling flowers and now had some type of fruit. Possibly pear but looks like small apples
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Just purchased a home and was wondering what types of trees the were

Small tree had green leaves but they turned purple in early summer and now they also purple sweet smelling berries
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I need help deciding on what tree to plant in my backyard

I would like to plant a tree in my backyard next to my house. I initially thought a big tree that throws the leaves would be a good idea but now i am worried about how would that affect my house and ...
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Amanogawa cherry branches are floppy

I have an amanogawa cherry tree which I planted a year ago. It's been under attack from aphids and ants and we have been having some extremely hot weather. A couple of its branches are extremely ...
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What type of tree is this? (found in a Tokyo Park)

I'm curious which species of tree this is found in Igusa Mori Park.
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Train two branches together?

I have an olea europa that I bought at 3-4ft and allowed to grow as it wished. I've now pruned it quite heavily, and would like to train its 'leader' branch back to being more central: as it is, it ...
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Tips for raising a Ginkgo from a seed?

This will be my first post; hopefully I included enough information from the get-go. Not sure if I'm asking too much for one question, but I assume growing a plant may require a couple paragraphs at ...
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Is there a way to keep a carrotwood tree from bearing fruit? Something similar to a solution used for olive trees?

Want to find a way to keep a carrotwood tree from bearing and dropping fruit
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Can root sprouts from a very old Baldwin apple be from a different rootstock?

We had a very old Baldwin apple tree (more than 100 years old) that finally fell down last year. It now seems to be developing sprouts from the roots. My question is: since this is a very old tree, ...
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Pruning a young honey locust tree

I have planted a honey locust tree about three years ago. Ordered online. I believe it is the kind that is thornless. It is growing nicely as far as branching out but has not grown in height. My ...
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Can a very recently planted B & B cypress tree be moved 2'?

The Leyland Cypress is now blocking the view intended so we'd like to have someone move it a couple of feet to the left. Is this a cause for concern for the survival of the tree?
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White marks on magnolia.

I posted about similar marks on one tree I had. Now I see the same on another. Still looking for info about what this could be...
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Is there a way I can keep my plant cuttings humid indoors?

I just started trying to root cuttings in a hydroponic cloning system I built. Is there any way I can keep my cutting humid indoors? Thanks.
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problems with adults Brachychiton

A bout 20 years ago I planted Brachychiton acerifolius and Brachychiton populneus.I could not get any of that flower.Now the Brachychiton populneus are losing leaves.  Does anyone know why? Soils ...
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Is it safe to put mushroom plugs in living trees?

I'm looking at ordering about 500 spawn plugs, and was wondering if it's safe to put mushroom plugs directly into live trees, and let them sap over while temporarily using tape caps to protect the ...