Known to be a "must-have" plant, Acer palmatum can even be made into a delicacy.
Lagerstoemia not only blooms in vivid red, pinks, and purples but also lasts until autumn.
A variety of people use some part of Juglans trees in their daily lives -- chefs, carpenters, cabinet-makers, carvers, and common folk.
The symmetrical Platycladus orientalis is known as the "tree of life" (and for good reasons).
Producing delicious yellow fruits, Eriobotrya japonica can be found all over the world.
The seeds of Acer trees spin like helicopters when they fall to the ground in autumn.
Wood of trees in the genus Picea can be found in paper, pianos, and planes.
Containing a toxic compound, Pittosporum tobira was once used as bait to kill fish.
Ginkgo biloba, one of the oldest surviving tree species in the world, has no living relatives.