Category: Bush

How and when to prune Forsythia

A group of 7 species of shrubs native to Asia and Europe is known as Forsythia. In good conditions this deciduous shrub can reach three meters in height. Being a plant that requires very little care, and also has a beautiful and abundant flowering, it is highly sought after to . . . Read more

How and when to prune bay tree (Laurus nobilis)

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

How and when to prune Fatsia japonica

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

How and when to prune Cistus shrubs

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

How and when to prune beech tree and hedge

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

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 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