Which tree produces palm oil?

Answer The oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) bears fruit that, once matured, is cultivated and processed to produce oil. The oil is constantly researched for health, nutrition and alternative fuel properties. ... Read More »

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Is the West African raffia palm tree used for palm wine?

The raffia palm (Raphia hookeri), also known as the Ivory Coast raffia palm or the wine palm, is one of a species of palms of the genus Raphia. Native to West Africa, the raffia palm provides vario... Read More »

What Kind of Tree Produces Root Suckers?

Basal shoots, also known as root suckers, are canes or shoots that grow from the base of a shrub or tree. These shoots help trees damaged by humans, fire, lightning, disease or cold regrow from the... Read More »

Fig Tree That Produces Fruit Year-Round?

Names can be deceptive, and the "everbearing" fig cultivars set up gardeners for disappointment. All fig trees are deciduous, losing their leaves and going dormant in the winter. Fig fruit appears ... Read More »

How old will a black walnut tree be before it produces nuts?

Black walnut trees start bearing nuts when they are 10 years old, but begin to produce the best nuts after 30 years. Trees with large crowns growing in open areas tend to produce more nuts than sma... Read More »