Trees

Types of Coconuts
10 Different Types of Coconuts (Pictures and Facts)
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There is only one species of Coconut Palm tree in the world, and this is Cocos nucifera. However, many cultivars exist within this species, which bear a wide variety of different types of coconuts. The Coconut Palm cultivars are split into two groups; dwarf varieties and tall varieties.

Types of Redbud Trees
10 Inspiring Types of Redbud Trees (with Photos)
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Redbud trees belong to the pea family (Fabaceae) and are very versatile, being suitable for use as both shrubs and trees. They are reliable bloomers, often signaling the first sign of spring when their branches light up with masses of small flowers before their leaves emerge several weeks later.

Types of Palm trees
Palm Trees Buying & Growing Guide
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With over 2,600 species of palm in existence, choosing the right palm for you might seem challenging. We’ve narrowed down the most popular types of palms into manageable categories to help you discover the best type of palm for your home or garden.

Close up of bees on a vitex tree
Vitex Chaste Trees Buying & Growing 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 Trees Buying & Growing 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.

Unripe Pecan Nut
Pecan Trees Buying & Growing Guide
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If you want a plentiful harvest, make sure to water the pecan tree abundantly in well-draining soil. You may also want to add zinc each year, depending on your soil composition.