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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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Hemlock trees are characterized by wide, linear needles with short, rounded ends. Unlike many types of evergreen trees, the hemlock's needles grow on small stems attached to twigs and are one of the tree's most distingui... 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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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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To grow sugar baby watermelons, start the seeds indoors for three to five days, then transfer to an outdoor area in full sun that has highly fertile soil. As sugar babies are early season watermelons, only start seeds ou... More »

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While some seeds require light to germinate, other types of seeds germinate better in the dark. Most seeds are indifferent to light when germinating. Seeds from plants native to forests, rain forests and jungles are more... More »

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