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Help identifying wild Irish tree

I've been trying to identify this tree, found along the roadside in a hilly area of southwest Ireland (Cork). Some features: Small, stiff, serrated leaves that look slightly similar to holly but not ...
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Should I do something about the curve in this sapling?

Earlier this year I was given and planted a few oak saplings. I've noticed that one has a significant curve. The trunk comes straight up out of the ground and curves sideways. The new growth since it ...
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What's the fastest-growing variety of cherry tree?

I really want to add a tree to my garden, but logistics and budget demand that I plant a sapling and nurture it into a healthy tree. I really like cherry blossom, so a cherry tree would be ideal. It'...
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How can I fix / heal a small hole in a tree?

The people who lived in my house before me apparently screwed a hook into 2 of my trees. (It looks like they probably had a clothes line between these 2 trees.) The hooks are still there screwed in ...
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What is this tree? Tell me please

Here is the bark I am just curious and really want to find out
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What tree is it? (orange/yellow Jacaranda?)

It looks very similar to Jacaranda, which I have in my garden, but the flowers are orange (and see another similar trees with yellow flowers). Couldn't find its name, is it from the same family of ...
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What's this tree in Massachusetts?

This is the closest photo I could get of the leaves (it's a very tall tree). The leaves are large, bright green, and the tree has white flowers. Does anyone recognize it?
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How can I save my Cedar Bonsai?

This is the current state of my baby bonsai. I live in Istanbul. I put this in front of my window facing north. This is a 3 years old bonsai grew from the seed. This issue started 3 weeks ago, I ...
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Training a spindly oak tree

I have an oak sapling, self seeded (or by a squirrel) about 7 years ago. It is now over 2.5 meters (8 feet). It had a pair of leaders at about 1 meter, one of which was removed last year. In addition ...
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How to fix a partially uprooted tree? Please help

A few days back due to strong winds a peepal tree(i.e. Ficus religiosa or sacred fig) was partially uprooted near my house. It is approximately at a 45° angle. It is 7-8 meters tall. Almost half the ...
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Cherry Tree Leaves

I noticed today the out side perimeter of the cherry tree leaves are red is this a problem? I've had the cherry tree for two months and its in the ground here in sunny La Verne CA... I have attached ...
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Overwatered or Underwatered?

please help !I can't figure it out ... Is this from overwatering or underwatering ?
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Why is my new Acer tree dying?

I recently bought a small red Acer and moved it into a more permanent pot. It's about 2 1/2 feet tall and since I've moved it, the leaves have started to brown and shrivel like a dead leaf would in ...
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Any help to identify problem

I have inherided this tree with my house (evergreen but unsure of type) and I have just noticed this white soft pouch like thing under most of the large branches.... Spider nests? Or fungus? I'm in ...
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cherry tree with wilted and dried leaves

In the beginning of June bought a cherry tree seedling and transferred it from its pot to our yard. It was doing ok but, I saw that two days ago all of its leaves were wilted and some had dried and ...
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What to do with this Meyer Lemon Tree?

I have a Meyer Lemon Tree that used to be doing well, but has lately been losing most of its leaves. See How to tell if indoor lemons are ready to pick for what it used to look like. I had it outside ...
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What is this tree I found in Mississippi?

I moved to northeastern Mississippi and found this tree in my backyard. What is it?
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What type of trees are these two?

I have two trees along with a tomato plant that have sprung up in the garden, I suspect birds as I cant see anything else similar. I would like to know what they are to see if I should keep them and ...
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What is a good evergreen barrier plant in the midwest of the United States?

These plants will be near the base of another treelike and need to be ok with partial to no sun, and then obviously full sun in the winter time. EDIT: I forgot to mention that this shade would ...
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Letting a sucker replace a dead tree

We have a Kentucky coffee tree that we planted in April 2019. Last fall we had an early hard freeze that damaged many of the trees around here, and appears to have completely killed the coffee tree. ...
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Does mold on a seed always mean the death of that seed?

I recently germinated some coffee beans (soaked in water until a root appeared), and planted them in sterilized soil. I only lightly covered them in soil (based on this answer), so the tops of the ...
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Should I allow grass to grow around the base of trees?

I recently bought a house and the grounds were professionally landscaped, so all the trees have mulch circles around them of about 6-12 feet in diameter depending on the size of the tree. Originally ...
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What is this deciduous tree with sharp edged leaves and clusters of small flowers?

I've tried all the tree identifiers I could find and can't figure out what this tree is. Key terms: medium tree, perhaps 15 ft tall? deciduous (sheds leaves in winter) opposite leaves compound ...
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What kind of oak-like tree is this in New York?

There's only one tree of this kind around, and it's growing in a marshy field area. Does anybody know what it is? It looks oak-like but the leaves don't match up exactly with any oak variety I know of....
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What color are Commiphora Myrrha flowers?

Commiphora Myrrha is the tree species that is used to obtain the resin Myrrha. It is easy to find photos of the flowers of other Commiphora species, such as Commiphora Habessinica (Abyssinian) -- ...
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What type of fig to plant in the Netherlands

I have a garden that I would like to grow a fig tree in, currently it already has a fig, however the fig in question doesn't make a lot of fruit and we would like to get a 2nd one that does make a lot ...
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Mulberry tree dying

new mulberry tree from grower, dying off leaves not growing and drying. Noticed 2 separate holes where its weeping on trunk Is this some boring bug? See pics
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How to fix Young Eucalyptus Pauciflora Niphophila bending over?

I planted this Eucalyptus Pauciflora Niphophila last Autumn when it was about 2m tall. It is very healthy and has grown about a metre in the first year. It is straight up to about five feet high and ...
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How do I start tree seeds?

I've got some thornless honeylocust seeds (about 20). They've been stratified, and I'm ready to plant, but I'm not sure what the best approach is. I haven't started trees from seed before. Will they ...
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Why isn't my Victoria Plum tree fruiting?

I planted a Victoria Plum tree 3 years ago, but haven't had any fruit yet. It had quite a bit of blossoms last year, but no fruit, and very few blossoms this year. Any advice please.
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What is the carbon content of tree seeds and would they be suitable to balance nitrogen rich compost?

On top of my garage was a full 2 inches of densely composted material that I presume has built up over many years. Right above the garage are 2 trees that seem to shed hundreds of thousands of tiny ...
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How soon can I use newly cut sycamore logs?

I've just cut down two large sycamores (Acer pseudoplatanus), leaving me with a considerable quantity of logs to use for other projects. How soon can I use these logs for building, for example, a ...
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what kind of tree is this in central Florida?

Tree with dark green leaves on the right, not the pine on the left. in very sandy soil. wondering if will be difficult to transplant? does it have thorns? deep hard roots? What time of year good time ...
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Tree recommendation for Fort Collins, Colorado

I am shopping for a tree for my yard. I have tried the local government website, and it literally gives me just a list of hundreds of trees... https://extension.colostate.edu/docs/pubs/garden/...
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Mango Tree Young & Old Leaves Curling, Turning Crispy, Drooping, and Browning at the Tips

My tree is grown under a 2000W grow light a little over 3 feet away from the top of the foliage in 70F indoor weather. I figured I had a salt toxicity problem with my old clay pot full of salt all ...
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How to prune cherry tree to grow evenly?

I have a cherry tree that until September was overshadowed by much larger trees. As a result the tree has no growth on one side. I took the larger trees down and had hoped that this season would bring ...
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Avocado Tree Pot Size - Start Large or Increase Over Time

I am buying a 3 foot tall avocado tree (¼-½ in. diameter stem) that I want to keep potted long term as opposed to planting in the ground. Is it better to repot the new tree in a slightly larger pot ...
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What is this small spruce-like plant

Does anyone know what kind of tree this is? Should we keep it indoors, or is it better off outdoors. We're in the Ottawa, Canada area. Thanks.
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What plant/weed is this?

quick question, does anyone know what plant this is? Each branch has 5 leaves. My wife and I are not sure if it’s a weed. Many thanks! Ray
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What is this raised, brown growth on my maple tree?

My tree seems to be infected with something, and every week I notice more leaves have this raised, brown growth. What is it, and how do I treat it?
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Why is my mature mulberry tree not fruiting this year?

I've had a mulberry tree for the past forty five years. It was fruiting heavily with almost a carpet of fruits falling. This year there were only a few fruits. Can it be due to any disease of the tree ...
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Growing a zone 5 tree in a zone 3

I was turned on to the Empress by an answer that Jan Steinman gave to a question here on the forums. You can check it out here if your interested: How to grow a tree on steroids? I was showing my ...
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Is this Osage Silk Thorn - x Macludrania hybrida?

Anybody know what this species/family of thorny bush this is or how to propagate it? it was about 10' wide and high and very thorny. I saw this in Lake Placid Florida, just north of Okeechobee lake ...
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Is this palm tree at risk of falling over?

Photos: https://imgur.com/a/1LM43Ox It looks like it has grown around its container. Does anything need to be done about this? It is pretty close to the house. Thanks.
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Are my trees roots connected and supporting each other?

I planted these Emerald Arborvitae's 5 years ago. This year they have done incredibly well and seem to be growing stronger than ever. I remember reading something about trees roots connecting and ...
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Mexican palm tree boot trimming

While I can show that trimming the boots off a mexican palm tree is done by hand*, I'm trying to think why on some only the upper half is done, another only a small section is done, while others ...
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Pyrus Calleryana 'Chanticleer' aka Ornamental Pear tree, ALL leaves are browning and curling ?disease?pest?autumn

Its autumn here in Sydney Australia. Temps are dropping to below 20C by day 9-12C night. I have 5 Pyrus Calleryana 'Chanticleer' aka Ornamental Pear tree in the front yard, 6 years old 4m tall, never ...
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What is the green mush on the outside of the tree bark

What is the green sap on the bark of a fruitless magnolia tree. The tree has a lot of green on top of the bark. We know it already as water seeping into the tree Trunk and causing sap seeping out ...
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Newbie with yellow/falling avocado tree leaves

First time newbie here: I've received an avocado tree as a gift no so long ago (April 3rd) since I always wanted to have one (although planting it myself from scratch hehe). However, my plant has ...
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Peach tree yellowing leaves with red veins?

Does anyone know what’s going on here, and if there is a fix to this?

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