Tree Species

Blog Archives

Find a collection of Tree Species posts on the Tree Topics Blog.

Buttonbush: A Plant that Thrives in Wet Soils

buttonbush

It’s tough to find garden plants that thrive in wet soils or areas where there is standing water. You want a plant that can live in less than hospitable conditions while also looking great. In these instances, buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)

Posted in Tree Species

Citrus Trees: A Favorite Since Ancient Times

lemon tree

People have grown citrus trees since ancient times and helped spread these fruit-bearing favorites around the world! Citrus are native to Southeast Asia. However, humans brought them to increasingly distant places over time. Moving along trade routes, various species arrived

Posted in Tree Species

The May Tree: Hawthorn Shines in Spring

hawhtorn blooms

During the month of May it seems fitting to mention a lovely species often called the May Tree. Aptly named for the month in which it blooms, the May Tree, or hawthorn, is a small, showy tree. It displays clusters

Posted in Tree Species

Add a POP of Color with Flowering Ornamentals

flowering ornamental

Every landscape looks great when flowering trees and shrubs are blooming. When the right plant is in the right place, it’s magic! Ornamentals are a great choice for adding a pop of color in a landscape since they are usually

Posted in Tree Advice, Tree Species

Ghosts in the Forest – Albino Redwoods

A shrub that looks like a white Christmas tree grows at the foot of some redwoods in several old-growth forests in California. Like albino animals, these plants lack pigmentation and have white needles instead of green. Scientists are not sure

Posted in Tree Species
Bartlett Tree Experts logo

Being a leader in the tree care industry means continually focusing on learning and innovation. Bartlett’s Tree Topics blog follows in that tradition by offering a place to receive advice on trees, tree pests, tree preservation, and more.

Facebook LogoTwitter Logo
bartlett arborist consultation with customerMake an appointment with your local Arborist Representative to discover why Bartlett is the leader in professional tree care.