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March 7, 2021

Tree of the Week: Callery Pear

#treeoftheweek is #callerypear Each April, like a spring snow storm, a thick blanket of brilliant white flowers covers the trees lining many of Missouri’s major highways, […]
March 15, 2021

Tree of the Week: Lacebark Pine

Missouri is not a great place to grow needled evergreens. We have only two natives of this description, shortleaf pine and eastern red cedar, that favor […]
April 1, 2021

Tree of the Week: Yoshino Cherry

For over 1000 years, the people of Japan have observed the spring tradition of hanami, “flower viewing,” which does not just refer to any old flower. […]
April 6, 2021

Tree of the Week: Serviceberry

Serviceberry (Amelanchier spp., in our region typically A. canadensis, A. arborea and A. x grandiflora) has easily climbed its way to the top of nearly every […]
April 13, 2021

Tree of the Week: Redbud

Flowering dogwood might be our state tree, but Eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis) is our most reliably beautiful flowering tree. It’s ubiquitous both as a cultivated plant […]
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