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If proper care is taken, a weeping birch tree has a lifespan of 40 to 50 years. Pruning a weeping birch keeps it healthy and gives it a better shape. Items needed to prune a weeping birch tree are gloves, pruning shears ... More »

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The average height of a birch tree is around 40 feet tall, but the paper and yellow birch can grow up to 80 feet tall. Of the 60 different types of birch trees, the most notable are the paper, European white, gray and ye... More »

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Trees used for lumber include oak, maple, birch, cherry, walnut, pine, redwood, hemlock, fir and spruce. These trees are classified as hardwood or softwood; hardwood typically consists of deciduous trees. More »

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Common names of trees include oak, ash, maple, birch and pine. Among the oaks, there are red oaks, with leaves having pointed lobes, and white oaks, which have leaves with rounded leaf lobes. White oaks include the chink... More »

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Some fast-growing shade trees includes hybrid poplar, red maple, American sycamore, Leyland cypress and river birch. These trees will not only provide quick shady retreat, but also furnish a display that will add visual ... More »

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The Penquis Virtual Nature Center provides a list of hardwood trees that includes species of alder, poplar, birch, beech, oak, cherry, sumac, maple and ash. Each tree species has its own distinct characteristics, but all... More »

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Elder, oak, ash, cedar, birch and holly trees all produce high levels of pollen. Airborne pollen may produce a range of symptoms, including itchy eyes, congestion and sneezing. Certain trees produce more pollen than othe... More »

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