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Identifying different types of pine trees can be difficult, but an educated observer can focus on specific characteristics to help with the process. This education includes observing the quantity and appearance of needle... More »

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Purdue University's Native Trees of Indian River Walk website contains a list of trees by common and scientific name. Each clickable link takes users to a new page that features a map of the tree's growing area and a pho... More »

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Some trees that are common in the United States are the red maple, loblolly pine and sweetgum. Other common trees include the douglas fir and the quaking aspen. More »

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Pine cones come from pine trees, the most common type of coniferous tree in the world. Pine cones are part of the reproductive process of the pine tree, and there are both male and female cones. Male pine cones produce p... More »

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To grow pine trees, first decide if you want to plant from seeds or seedlings. Harvest seeds from female cones as they fall during autumn. Select viable seeds and germinate them in a container kept indoors. Transplant ou... More »

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The optimal time to prune pine trees is when the new growth has completely elongated, which usually occurs in mid-June to mid-July in the United States. Pruning one-third of the new growth can encourage the tree to becom... More »

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The needles on pine trees turn brown for a variety of reasons, most often including root death or damage, dehydration, fungal diseases and bark beetle infestation. Unfortunately there is little in the way of remedy where... More »

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