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The Japanese black pine tree is an evergreen tree native to Japan and is known for its black or silver bark. They are typically found along Japan's coastline but may also be found in South Korea. More »

Pine trees are low-maintenance trees, so they do not require extensive pruning. However, regular pruning can promote denser foliage and maintain an attractive shape and size. More »

Pine tree roots are the underground woody growths of a pine tree that anchor it to the ground and take up nutrients and water from the soil. Pines are characterized by a preference for sandy and loamy soils, and their ro... More »

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Pine trees are low-maintenance trees, so they do not require extensive pruning. However, regular pruning can promote denser foliage and maintain an attractive shape and size. More »

The keys to identifying elms are height, leaf size and texture, bark and overall shape. All elms are deciduous or semi-deciduous trees with alternate, asymmetrical, toothed leaves that are uneven at the base. Native elms... More »

Oak tree types can be identified by their leaves, their acorns and bark, their habits, and the places where they grow. The sessile oak has leaves that are dark green on the top but pale and hairy beneath and that usually... More »