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BIRCH RIVER (Betula nigra)

Evergreen: No Size: Large Bloom Period: Inconspicuous Flowers Exposure: Sun Category: Trees Landscape Uses: Plant as a specimen.accent or in a group. Ideal for wet areas but will adapt to heat and drought once established. The foliage flutters in the breeze and turns a golden yellow in the fall. Plant Description: River Birch is a deciduous ornamental tree that displays beautiful contrasting shades of gray and copper within the exfoliating bark.  The oval green leaves have serrated margins and fade to a yellow in the fall. Most often seen in a multi-trunk form, the River Birch can reach a mature size of fifty feet tall and thirty feet wide here in North Texas.  Native to the Northeastern United States the trees are found growing in very organic...
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BUCKEYE (Aesculus x pavia)

Evergreen: No Size: Small Bloom Period: Spring Bloom Color: Red Exposure: Sun, Part Shade Category: Trees Landscape Uses: Plant as an understory tree in part shade. An unusual accent plant in a casual garden. Plant Description: Buckeye displays large green palmate leaves up to six inches in length.  A dense branching structure creates a beautiful rounded crown.  Long panicles of red flowers bloom on the tips of the branches during the spring.  The Red Buckeye prefers growing conditions with partial shade, and moist well drained soils....
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CHASTE TREE (Vitex angus-castus)

Evergreen: No Size: Small Bloom Period: Summer Bloom Color: Purple Exposure: Sun Category: Trees Landscape Uses: Plant as an ornamental tree. The beautiful flowers bloom most of the summer. Plant Description: Chaste Tree is a small deciduous tree that reaches a mature size of twenty feet.  Throughout the summer this tree is covered with long racemes of violet flowers.  The palmate leaves are a greenish-gray color, and aromatic when crushed.  This tree is drought and heat tolerant....
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