A cedar tree has flat leaves that spray out into the shape of a fan, according to About.com. Small cones or pink flowers often are connected to the leaves.
A northern white cedar tree grows up to 50 feet tall and up to 4 feet wide, according to the Wilderness Classroom. The leaves of the northern white cedar tree are yellowish-green. The bark of a young tree is shiny and reddish-brown, while an older tree sports long strips of bark that turn darker with age. The bark spirals to the left as it grows for the first 100 years or so, then it changes the pattern and spirals to the right.Learn More
The American linden tree, also known as basswood, is a large tree native to North America that can grow to more than 80 feet tall. The soft, light tree has many uses in wood products, such as hand carving, and as a source of fiber for making baskets and mats.Full Answer >
According to Home Guides, gardenia bushes grow best in areas with plenty of sunlight and humidity. Gardenia bushes require low salt soil, as well as soil with a pH level below 7.0. The National Gardening Association recommends not planting gardenia bushes near concrete walls or walks due to high levels of soil acidity.Full Answer >
The scientific name for a grapefruit tree is Citrus X paradisi. The name was altered in 1948 from Citrus paradisi when the grapefruit was found to be an accidental hybrid between a pummelo and an orange. Varieties include Duncan, Marsh, Flame, Red Blush, Texas Star Ruby, Melogold and Oroblanco.Full Answer >
Acorns, the seeds of oak trees, fall off their parent trees when they mature, which typically occurs between September and early November in the United States. The exact time of maturation varies slightly with different types of oak trees.Full Answer >