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18 trees with beautiful bark

By: Networx Systems on Jan. 4, 2012, 5:07 p.m.
The tall stewartia's brown bark makes it stand out against the green.

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Tall stewartia

Growing best in well-drained and acidic to neutral soil, tall stewartia (Stewartia monadelpha) reaches between 20 to 25 feet tall. The tree's cinnamon-colored bark is very "showy." The tree does best in zones 6 to 8.