Author: The Pruner

How and when to prune Passion Flower (Passiflora)

The passion flower is a vine that is mainly distributed in tropical and subtropical America with some species in Asia and Oceania. There are many species within the Passiflora genus, among them the most common are Passiflora caerulea, Passiflora Edulis and Passiflora Quadrangularis. The exotic beauty of its flower, which . . . Read more

How and when to prune Cornus or Dogwood tree

Cornus (commonly known as Dogwood) is a genus that encompasses both deciduous trees and shrubs, the group reaching between 30 and 60 species. They can reach between three and four meters in height and with exuberant foliage. In addition, all produce as a fruit a fleshy drupe, which in some . . . Read more

How and when to prune basil

Ocimum basilicum or popularly known as basil, is a small aromatic herb with an annual cycle whose height does not exceed one meter. It is characterized by its wide and aromatic leaves, widely used both in the kitchen and to prepare homemade medicines. It is known that this herb has . . . Read more

How and when to prune a fig tree

The fig is a tree of good size and corpulence, which reaches 8 to 10 meters high in favorable areas. On the contrary, in areas that are not so conducive to its development, it does not exceed the size of a shrub. Its branches, of great diameter, are covered by . . . Read more

How and when to prune Euonymus shrub

Euonymus is a genus of plants comprising a variety of shrubs, among them there are deciduous and evergreen, in addition to small trees. It is currently distributed by Europe, Asia, Australia, North America and Madagascar. With white flowers and fruit like berries, this shrub is commonly used for garden decoration. . . . Read more

How and when to prune Philadelphus / Mock orange

Philadelphus is a genus belonging to the Hydrangeaceae family, it has about 50 species of shrubs. Its origin is central and northern of the American continent and of Asia and eastern Europe. They are bushes of great growth that produce very beautiful flowers and very good aroma, which is why . . . Read more

How and when to prune lemon tree

Learn HOW AND WHEN TO PRUNE lemon tree. How to care citrus, how to prune lemon tree in pot, pruning dwarf lemon tree and pruning lemon tree in summer

How and when to prune birch trees

The birch is a tree that can exceed 20 m in height and its normal diameter reaches 50 cm or more. It is a leafy deciduous that sprouts in March (northern hemisphere), blooms in the month of April, also a time of pollination. It is a plant native to Central . . . Read more

How and when to prune Silver and River Birch trees

Birch is a deciduous tree that reaches between 10 and 30 meters high, it is generally grown as an ornamental species for parks and gardens. On this occasion we will not dedicate the article to talk in general about birch tree, but we will focus on specifically covering two of . . . Read more