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Ascocentrum

Ascocentrum

Ascocentrum (Ascocentrum) is a flower from the orchid family. There are from 6 to 13 representatives in the genus, which have the properties of both lithophytes and epiphytes. Natural plantings of the ascocentrum orchid are found in the Philippines and in Asia. Description of the ascocentrum orchid The plant is characterized by a monopodial type of growth, which implies the presence of one unbranching stem.

Controlling Mexican Primrose Spread – Tips For Getting Rid Of Mexican Primrose

Controlling Mexican Primrose Spread – Tips For Getting Rid Of Mexican Primrose

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Each spring, novice green thumbs and eager homeowners visit plant nurseries and garden centers in search of beautiful additions to their flower beds and garden landscapes. Tempted by the beauty of spring, even the savviest shoppers may be lured in by the promise of summer flowers.

Fig Tree Problems: Fig Tree Dropping Figs

Fig Tree Problems: Fig Tree Dropping Figs

By: Heather RhoadesOne of the more common fig tree problems is fig tree fruit drop. This problem is especially severe with figs that are grown in containers but can also affect fig trees grown in the ground. When fig fruit falls off the tree it can be frustrating, but knowing why your fig tree won’t produce fruit and how to correct the problem will make dealing with this easier.

How many potato tubers do you need per hundred square meters

How many potato tubers do you need per hundred square meters

Our regular author is the potato grower G.D. Sherman, based on many years of experience, has made a table that allows a novice gardener to determine the need for planting material for potatoes. We hope that it will be useful to all our readers, allowing them to avoid unnecessary expenses when purchasing planting material.

Petunia

Petunia

Petunia Petunia (scientific name "Petunia") is a herbaceous plant belonging to the Solanaceae family. The name petunia derives from the Portuguese “petun” which means tobacco, due to the similarity between these two plants, belonging to the same family. It is native to South America, in particular Brazil, where it grows spontaneously; it arrived in Europe brought by botanists who explored the forests in search of unknown species.

Drupa: definition and meaning

Drupa: definition and meaning

BOTANIC DICTIONARY The drupe is an indehiscent fleshy fruit (which does not open when ripe) with a membranous epicarp (the peel), the pulpy mesocarp, and the hard and lignified endocarp that surrounds the seeds commonly called stones.Typical drupes are peaches, cherry, apricot, almond, olive etc.