There are thousands of species of trees in the rainforest, including the Euterpe precatoria, Ceiba pentandra, Cecropia engleriana, Socratea xorrhiza and Cocos nicifera. Rainforests cover approximately 6 percent of the Ea... More »

Coconut fruits grow on a Cocos nucifera tree, otherwise known as a coconut palm. The slender, ringed tree trunk reaches heights up to 80 feet, with a swollen base and a crown of giant leaves that splay outward like feath... More »

Some deer-resistant trees include the Carolina laurel cherry, the bishop pine and species of eucalyptus trees. The Carolina laurel cherry grows to about 35 feet tall. Its leaves and stems are toxic, and it prefers acidic... More »

The approximately 40 species of hornbeam trees are mostly found in northern China, but they are also found in other northern regions in Asia. Outside of Asia, two of the species are found in Europe, and one in North Amer... More »

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The number of apples produced by apple trees varies depending on the species — small varieties, such as the dwarf apple, may produce 3 to 6 bushels of fruit, while larger varieties may yield 6 to 10 bushels in a growing ... More »

With over 200 species of magnolias, the tree is as varied as it is beautiful. Magnolias have large white, pink, red, purple or yellow flowers, depending upon the type. They are a subtropical native, thriving in southeast... More »

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The European crabapple tree, malus sylvestris, is the most common flowering crabapple species. It attains a mature height of 40 feet with white blooms that occur in mid-spring and red fruits in summer. Sargent's crabappl... More »

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