Trees

Close up of bees on a vitex tree
Vitex Tree (Chaste Tree) - Varieties, Growing & Care Guide
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The vitex tree can be grown as a tree or shrub and features beautiful fragrant lilac flowers that bloom throughout the summer. It grows easily, to the point of becoming invasive in some areas, to heights of between 15 and 20 feet. The foliage of the tree resembles the cannabis plant, with five leaflets splayed out like an open hand. The leaves have a similar scent to that of sage.

Fruits and foliage of Bay laurel
Bay Laurel Tree - Easy Growing & Care Guide
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Bay laurels are an evergreen plant hailing from the Mediterranean and are known as one of the oldest trees to be cultivated. It is now grown for its ornamental beauty, but also for use in cooking, in which its dried leaves are commonly used to flavor soups, stews, broths, casseroles, and sauces.

Locust Trees
8 Different Types of Locust Trees & Their Uses
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Locusts are part of the pea family, Fabaceae, and can take the form of both trees and shrubs. They are all native to regions across North America, where they have since been cultivated for multiple reasons, including for use as hedging or erosion control.

Crabapples - all you need to know
Crabapples - All You Need To Know (Types, Care, Recipes & Photos)
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Crabapple Trees are typically grown for their ornamental value, as well as the fragrance they give off in a garden. Little thought is given to the fruit. However, Crabapples are edible, and there are many ways you can utilize the fruit from this beautiful tree. In this article, we'll learn everything about it.