How and when to prune Pothos

Pothos or by its scientific name Epipremnum aureum, is a liana type plant belonging to the Araceae family. If the environment allows it, it can reach 65 feet tall, with stems up to 1.6 inches in diameter. It is perfectly suited to grow in a pot, making it very popular as a houseplant. One of […]

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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 gives it its name, has […]

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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 species is edible, and in […]

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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. It has the peculiarity that […]

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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 and North Asia, widespread in […]

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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 the most popular varieties, the […]

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How and when to prune Phormium or New Zealand Flax

The genus Phormium, commonly known as New Zealand flax, comprises two species of perennial plants native to New Zealand Phormium tenax and Phormium cookianum. The Maori people called these plants as harakeke and wharariki respectively. Since among the uses that this ancient town gave to the Phormium was the use of fibers to manufacture clothing, […]

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