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Elderberry Tree

One of the unique trees around is the Elderberry tree. This tree has the distinction of growing flowers and berries on the leaves. Therefore the tree is among the most versatile tree around. This tree grows up to about 20 feet in height and has a very narrow trunk. The leaves are green and usually grow white flowers and red or purple berries. It can be grown in some different environments as long as there is plenty of rainfall, quality soil, and sunlight. For landscaping purposes, this tree is best grown in large fields or spacious yards. These locations give it plenty of space to grow and stand. With its flowers, berries and pretty leaves, this tree is among the better trees to have as part of your landscaping.

 

Who wouldn't want to plant a Farkleberry?
Any gardener will tell you that spring is their favorite time of year. It’s a time to marvel at the wonders of nature as flowers planted the year before return and that joy of thinking of new plants that you are going to add. As you make your list of plants to buy why not try something new, a farkleberry plant. As part of the Vaccinium arboretum species, the farkleberry is a plant that has many advantages. Growing mostly in the southeastern states, the farkleberry can grow in a variety of environments including forest, hillsides, and bottomlands in partial to full sun. It’s a perennial with a long lifespan and can be grown in containers or planted in the ground. It’s a tree that can grow as high as 30 feet tall and has gorgeous elliptical green leaves. The farkleberry is a colorful tree not only because of its leaves but, for its bark that can be one color or a combination of red, grey and brown. The farkleberry also has white or pink flowers that bloom in the spring which are later replaced with black berries that birds love to eat. Besides being a stunning tree, the wood of the farkleberry is used for making the handles for tools, and the bark of the farkleberry can use a cure for diarrhea as well as leather tanning, making this marvelous tree addition to any landscape.