The bay tree (Laurus nobilis), known by other names such as bay laurel, sweet bay, laurel tree, true laurel, is a shrub native to the Mediterranean, used by man for thousands of years. Under the right conditions, this shrub can reach 15 m in height, and its deep green oval . . . Read more
The Japanese aralia or by its scientific name Fatsia japonica is a shrub that can reach 5 m in height, with evergreen leaves and small white flowers. As its name indicates, the origin of this plant is the distant country of Japan, although it is currently cultivated in countries around . . . Read more
Cistus is a genus of evergreen woody shrubs with five-petal flowers that can range from purple, red, white, and pink. This shrub is widely used to beautify gardens or parks around the world, but due to its origin in the Mediterranean they are more common in Europe. Since it does . . . Read more
Beech or in its scientific name Fagus sylvatica, is a deciduous tree belonging to the Fagaceae family. If an isolated specimen is planted it can reach a spectacular size of up to 40 m in height. Although it is very common that it is grown in gardens forming ornamental hedges. . . . Read more
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
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
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
Learn HOW AND WHEN TO PRUNE Escallonia shrub. Tips the pruning of Escallonia hedge, Escallonia apple blossom, Escallonia Rubra and more.
HOW AND WHEN TO PRUNE Mahonias. Learn about pruning various varieties, mahonia japónica, aquifolium (oregon grape), charity, winter sun, etc.
HOW AND WHEN TO PRUNE azalea bushes. Pruning during spring or summer, pruning after blooming, hard pruning azaleas, prune evergreen and deciduous azalea.