These small trees have been popular since they were introduced to the U.S. about 150 years ago. They tolerate bitter cold, summer heat, heavy pruning, road salt, a variety of soils, and some shade.
This shrub or small tree has dark purple flowers in the spring, bright red berries in the fall, and a fall coat with multiple shades of red and purple.
Tulip trees are also called tulip poplar or yellow poplar.
Gingko trees are dioecious, which means they are either male or female.
Gardeners grow many varieties of viburnums—most of them for their showy flowers. Some blooms are even sweetly scented.
Prune all lilacs immediately after they finish blooming to make sure you get flowers each year.
Italian stone pines, sometimes called parasol pines, become large, picturesque trees with 5- to 7-inch needles in bundles of two.
My crimson red maple has a vertical crack that runs down the trunk, with sticky, pungent liquid oozing out of it. What is happening?
Butterfly bush blooms on both new wood (new growth in spring) and old wood (branches that came through winter in good shape).
Sometimes wisteria are vegetatively hardy—meaning the stems and leaf buds make it through winter in good condition, but their flower buds are less hardy and might not survive.