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Can anyone identify this tree with green berries?

It's a wild grape vine, muscadine or something similar. https://dendro.cnre.vt.edu/dendrology/syllabus/factsheet.cfm?ID=654
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Think this rooted?

Looks like your plant has gone through a rough path. It has not one but multiple issues. It is definitely under stress. The leaves are dried and curling which shows that lack of humidity. If there ...
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Advice for taking care of trees in garden

Established trees find their own water deep down with their taproot. That is the job of the taproot, along with anchoring the tree. Surface roots find nutrients. You only need to baby newly planted ...
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Bark on plum tree concern

Older .vs. younger bark. Nothing more.
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I want Arborvitae tree grow horizontally just over the fence, not starting from the ground, how to prune it?

Arborvitae trees are used to create living walls, by planting lots of them close together. They grow tall. Pruning lower branches will not make any tree grow horizontally. Pruning the growing tip ...
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Date palm not growing

is it a old desert say: "plant a date palm, so your sons will see the fruits from it"? So: it is a very very slow-growing plant. My experience on a green house is similar (and a green house ...
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New shoots on spruce trees with photo

Most coniferous evergreens have new shoots from the branches and top every year. That's how they grow. New growth from the trunk where it's heavily shaded by the top branches is unusual, but not ...
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Plants near bonsai

My bonsais always accumulate weed seedlings (like yours is). I pinch off any which visually jar with the tree. This selects for moss and other little weeds which make a nice "forest floor". ...
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Accidentally grown oak trees

Cut them, repeatedly (or uproot them if they are still quite small and you can do that) unless you can find someone who wants to take them via transplanting before they get any larger. Like any other ...
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What's wrong with my apple tree?

Leafminers are responsible for the lines within the leaves shown in the first image. These are difficult to control even with using heavy duty pesticides about three times a year, so I wouldn't advise ...
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Are they snails in the mulch?

Snails eat anything, including each other, so they like fresh green and growing leaves (usually young leaves) and decaying matter such as dead leaves and other materials that may be present in mulch. ...
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Ginkgo Biloba (Autumn Gold) leaves curling up and turning pale / yellow

The faded yellow colour is what happens in autumn to the foliage,but this can happen earlier (as with your tree) if its not getting enough water; drought stress means the tree will sacrifice its ...
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Pecan trees growing from Roots

If I understand your question correctly, what you are doing should result in one of 2 things: New growth from the rootstock A dead plant Without knowing what rootstock was used for your pecan trees, ...
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Ants on my lemon tree

Ants are going to the lemon tree to harvest the sap from aphids. Get rid of the aphids and the ants will go elsewhere. Soap and water mixed at a rate of 5 ml soap to 1 liter of water and sprayed on ...
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How to straighten a bent tree trunk that occurs near the root

It's where it's been grafted. Just leave it alone. Here's some advice about how to properly stake a tree.
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Cherry tree has low shoots off of trunk

I suspect that those low branches are coming from the trunk below a graft, which is a relatively common occurrence (many fruit trees are "dwarfed" via grafting). The tree onto which a fruit ...
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Drying out of half of a norfolk island pine?

Norfolk Island pines are widely sold but not an easy plant to keep looking good in many homes. They prefer to grow in bright indirect sunlight where it is moist and cool which is unlike many homes. ...
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Oak Identification Ironwood MI,

You're right in that it's either a Red or Pin Oak. If it has poor fall color, then it's a pin oak; if reddish for more than a few days, then red oak. It looks to me like it was one of a pair, with one ...
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Didn't dig a wide enough hole for a tree sapling. How do I fix?

It depends a bit on the kind of soil you have. In a rather compact and dense environment, the wide hole is important because otherwise the tree can find itself sitting in what’s essentially a “pot” ...
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What is this tree where flowers grow on the main branches?

This is definitely a Judas-Tree, rather known as Cercis siliquastrum in the Family Fabaceae Cercis siliquastrum , commonly known as the Judas tree or Judas-tree, is a small deciduous tree in the ...
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Are my trees dead?

To quote from the RHS here: Scratch the bark (the “scratch test”) on the shoots of your trees or shrub with your thumb nail or a penknife. A stem with green under the bark is alive; a stem with brown ...
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How long does it take to grow Tagasaste (Tree Lucerne) from seed?

Do not cut your seeds. I have had huge success germinating the seeds with the "old seed method" which is to soak the seeds in 250ml water (preferably water with no chlorine or other ...
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Letting a sucker replace a dead tree

For what it is worth, I have encountered similar problems with a long row of planted tulip trees as well as sycamore trees planted along a pond. After removing the dead wood, I generally let three ...
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What type of fig to plant in the Netherlands

Ficus carica ‘Brown Turkey’. The best winter resistant variety for our Dutch climate.
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Crooked tree at the top. Bottom 50% is straight

That looks a nice little tree. With established trees, a prevailing wind can cause the trunk to bend. There's not much you can do about that. That isn't the case with your tree as you've only just ...
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Liquidambar/sweet gum - competing leaders and potential rot in crotches

Absolutely do NOT top the tree, this will only make things worse. Kudos for contacting arborists; it's a crying shame that they're not helping you. If this were my own tree, I'd cut off the limbs that ...
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Tree suggestion for shade but in pot

Any trees that naturally go in Pakistan should be fine. Visit a garden center or nursery and see what they have on sale. When I google it, I see that these flourish there apple pear peach plum I ...
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Mulberry leaves tips burning, new leaves deformed

As with most issues of this kind, round up the usual suspects. Look for insects. You seem to have at least a little insect damage. Look for fungus. Look to weather, too hot or cold, too wet or dry. ...
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Where can I plant with septic?

It's not weird to want to know where the septic is -- the holding tank, the pipes, and the leach field if there is one. You should not plant trees over any of this. The roots can damage this important ...
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Suckers on dead ash tree

Yes and yes, but the borers will return for never having left. Your call. Darn the Emerald Ash Borer: Emerald ash borer feeds primarily on ash trees, including green, white, black, and blue ash. ...
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