Chinese tallow tree


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Chinese tallow tree

n.
An ornamental tree (Sapium sebiferum), native to China and Japan and naturalized in the southern United States and having a thick waxy seed coat that is used in making candles and soap. Also called vegetable tallow.
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Chinese tallow tree (Triadica sebifera) is one of the most difficult invaders to control.
Systematics and biology of Caloptilia triadicae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), a new species of leaf-mining moth of the invasive Chinese tallow tree (Triadica sebifera (L.
By the end of January, a majority of seeds had been removed from every Chinese tallow tree on the two properties.
The practice of planting tree at the Memorial Garden is unique in the world that began on February 21, 1964, when Zhou Enlai, the first Premier of the People's Republic of China, sowed a seed of the Chinese tallow tree.
Two of the most common trees that thrive in border vegetation, particularly east of the Rockies, are Osage orange (also called bois d'arc, hedge, hedge apple, and horse apple) and, in the southeast, Chinese tallow tree (a non-native species that has become naturalized).
The tradition of tree plantation by visiting guests at the garden began on February 21, 1964, when Zhou Enlai, the first Premier of the People Republic of China, sowed a seed of the Chinese tallow tree.
This forest has been surveyed several times since the abandonment of agriculture in 1886, and these studies have documented the regrowth and maturation of secondary forest and the invasion of the introduced Chinese tallow tree, Triadica sebifera (L.
Chinese tallow tree is a noxious, invasive plant in the Southeastern United States.
Another spurge that changes color this time of year is Chinese tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum), one of the most desirable small- to medium-size ornamental trees.
Abiotic stress tolerance may play a role in the invasion and spread of Chinese tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum).
Until recently, Chinese tallow tree (Saplum sebiferum), an attractive small tree with outstanding fall color, was considered suitable for all residential landscapes.

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