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Trees and shrubs

Chinese almond tree, a spectacular flowering

Very appreciated for its superb blooming in spring, the Chinese almond tree is also very spectacular! (Photo © vodolej) In summary, what you need to know: Name: Prunus triloba Family: Rosaceae Type: Shrub Height: 2 to 3 m Exposure: Sunny Flowering: Spring - Foliage: Caduc Plantation of Chinese almond It is recommended to plant in autumn for promote good rooting.
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Trees and shrubs

Tamarisk: a very easy shrub

The tamarisk is a shrub well known for its pale pink flowers, ideal by the sea for its resistance to the wind.In summary, what you should know: Name: TamarixFamily: TamaricaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 2 to 5 mClimate: Rather warmExposition: Sunny Soil: Ordinary Flowering: Spring, summer - Foliage: Deciduous It often grows naturally, in the wild, but it can also be planted and cultivated in your garden.
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Garden flowers

Thoughts for your garden

Here is a small rustic and easy to cultivate plant which offers a great diversity of uses. Pansy has an unstoppable advantage: it flowers in the middle of winter! From the violaceae family, it can be confused in the wild with the violet, her cousin. To find your way around, a tip: violets have two petals upwards and three downwards; pansies, four petals up and one down.
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Gardening

Brighamia insignis, the Hawaiian Palm

The Hawaiian palm is a pretty succulent plant native to the Hawaiian archipelago.Easy maintenance, it is the delight of our interiors In summary, what you need to know: Name: Brighamia insignisFamily: CampanulaceaeType: Succulent plantHeight: 100 to 120 cm Exposure: Bright Soil: Light, well drained Foliage: Evergreen - Flowering: winter The maintenance of the Hawaiian palm tree is within everyone's reach because it does not present many difficulties.
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Gardening

Bird of paradise: queen's strelitzie

The bird of paradise is a superb plant, offering beautiful flowering and dense foliage.In summary, what you should know: Name: Strelitzia reginaeFamily: StrelitziaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 1 to 3 mExposition: Sunny , partial shade Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Evergreen - Flowering: Summer Planting of the bird of paradise The bird of paradise fears frost and can only be grown in the ground in regions with sufficiently mild winters.
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Plants and Health

Persimmon: a fruit with multiple benefits

From its botanical name "Diospyros kaki", it can be recognized by its great similarity to the tomato. Its skin is smooth and orange to red in color depending on the variety and the degree of maturity. A tree of the Ebénaceae family and native to China, persimmon is still called persimmon. Of the same name, its fuit is also called “figue caque”, “plaquemine” or “persimon”.
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