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Maple trees are identified by their leaf shape, opposite branching and special winged seeds called samaras. Leaves on maple trees have three to five lobes, and they vary in length from 3 inches to 12 inches. Opposite bra... More »

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Elm tree identification involves looking for distinct characteristics in the tree's leaves, stalks, seeds, shoots and bark. These parts vary based on the type of elm and look different in a healthy tree versus a diseased... More »

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Many different fruit tree identification guides are available. They can be found in print as desktop or pocket field guides, online, and as iPhone apps. Tree identification guides are usually divided by region. These gui... More »

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Types of maple trees can be identified by the shapes and sizes of their leaves, their bark and their winged seeds, which are called samaras. They can also be differentiated by the habitat where they're found, their matur... More »

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Elm tree identification involves looking for distinct characteristics in the tree's leaves, stalks, seeds, shoots and bark. These parts vary based on the type of elm and look different in a healthy tree versus a diseased... More »

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To plant sunflower seeds, sow the seeds directly in the garden in an area with full sun. Cover the seeds with loose soil, and water each seed thoroughly. After the seedlings develop, thin the plants, add mulch and water ... More »

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The Paragon online outlet does sell live plants, as well as seeds and bulbs for some plants. For example, live amarylis plants can be purchased on the site, but are seasonal. More »

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