Several commonly planted trees have white bark, including varieties of birch, sycamore and poplar. Among these trees, however, the look of the bark and trunk and their particular shade of white can differ greatly. Thus, an inspection of both, as well as the trees' leaves, can help with identification.
In particular, paper birch trees have whitish bark, while the Heritage variety of the river birch peels to reveal a white or salmon-white trunk. Among sycamore trees, the American sycamore and London planetree have creamy-colored and olive-colored bark, respectively. White poplars, also known as sliver poplars, are known for their cream-colored bark.Learn More
A common disease afflicting pecan trees is scab. Brown spot, downey spot, gnomonia leaf spot, liver spot and zonate leaf spot are several fungal diseases that pose a threat to the leaves on pecan trees.Full Answer >
A semi-dwarf black tartarian cherry tree should be planted in a sunny place, and it's best suited to USDA Hardiness Zones five through eight. The black tartarian prefers six to eight hours of full sunlight each day. It needs loamy soil with a pH level between 6.0 and 7.0.Full Answer >
As one of the most drought-resistant trees in the world, mature olive trees only need an occasional watering during prolonged periods of little rain or drought. Young trees may require up to 2.5 gallons weekly until they are established, depending on levels of rainfall.Full Answer >
Trees should be pruned in the winter or summer, depending on the reason they are being pruned. According to the Arbor Day Foundation, it is best to avoid pruning in the fall, though dead wood may be discarded at any time.Full Answer >