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Pine trees can be identified by examining their needles, bark, cones and growth form and comparing the results to a field guide or dichotomous key. Additionally, considering the geographic location of the trees can reduc... More »

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Pine trees have adapted to winter weather and a shorter growing season with a conical tree shape that allows them to shed snow, and by staying green year-round so they can produce food through photosynthesis early in spr... More »

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A pine tree does not need constant watering unless it is freshly planted, in which case it needs water two to three times a week for a year. Fully grown pine trees capture most of the moisture they need in their soil. More »

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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 »

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Eastern white pine trees grow more than 100 feet tall and are up to 4 feet in diameter, with needles that are bluish-green in color that are anywhere from 2.5 to 5 inches long in bundles of five. Cones, which bear the se... More »

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Several commonly planted trees have white bark, including varieties of birch, sycamore and poplar. Among these trees, however, the look of the bark and trunk and their particular shade of white can differ greatly. Thus, ... More »

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Pine trees are found in such places as Europe, Africa, Asia, the United States and Canada. Pines are mostly native to the Northern Hemisphere. There are 115 types of pine trees found all over the world. More »

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