Category: Garden

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 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 . . . Read more

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 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 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

How and when to prune iris plants

Learn how and when to prune iris plant. Pruning african iris or dietes bicolor, how to prune bearded iris. Cutting back iris in spring and after bloom.

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 . . . Read more