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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 lifespan of the weeping willow tree is approximately 50 years. This is considered short for a tree. A weeping willow that lives until 70 is considered to be very old, and almost no weeping willow lives for 100 years. More »

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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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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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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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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A list of trees in alphabetical order includes aspen, birch, chestnut, deodar and elm trees. Aspens are deciduous trees whose trunks are encased in a smooth, white bark. They are found in the northern areas of North Amer... More »

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