Cherry trees start as seeds, which are the pits found in cherries. These seeds are planted, and they grow into nursery trees that turn into young trees and then bear fruit.The cherry fruit then matures and falls to the g... More »

Flowering cherry trees are susceptible to a number of fungal diseases, including brown rot (also called blossom blight), black knot and Eutypa dieback. Once a tree is infected with a fungus, there's no cure. The damaged ... More »

The coconut tree grows from a single seed, which is an entire coconut, taking between six and 10 years to bear fruit, and living between 60 and 80 years. Each coconut takes a year to develop from a flower into a fruit. T... More »

An oak tree begins its life cycle with the germination of an acorn which produces a small root, resulting in the growth of a sapling tree. Flowers that have a greenish color appear in the spring on mature trees, producin... More »

To grow cherries, select the correct cultivar for your location. Decide if you are growing in the ground or in a container, and prepare the space with rich soil that drains well. Select a sunny area for your tree that re... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

Popular varieties of cherry bushes include the Carmine Jewel, Crimson Passion, Nanking cherry and the Meader bush cherries. Most of these popular cherry bushes are the result of hybridization. More »

Keep your flowering cherry tree looking good by pruning it regularly into a vase shape. This type of pruning requires regular care, pruning shears, bleach and paper towels. More »