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 a bark that at first […]

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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 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 they are planted in gardens […]

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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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