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Magnolia

Posted: 21/09/2013 at 23:34

Yes, the flower buds will start developing from now on...but will sit for the cold of winter, ready to open in the spring.

Have a look at Hazels... the male catkins are there already, waiting for spring.

Spurge?

Posted: 10/09/2013 at 22:29

Looks like Euphorbia peplus... common name Petty spurge.

Good id tips on link...

 

http://www.plant-identification.co.uk/skye/euphorbiaceae/euphorbia-peplus.htm

Should my honeysuckle look like this

Posted: 09/09/2013 at 12:44

I go with nutcutlet... Salix sp.

Notice the big  buds already .. waiting to burst open next spring.

acer care

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 21:03

I would recommend doing it once the leaves have dropped.... yet asap after that before soil gets too cold.

The tree will carry on growing new roots even without leaves on.

Water it  in... don't rely on rain too do  it.

Bay berries

Posted: 01/09/2013 at 20:14

Quote wiki...

 

"Unlike the rest of the plant, which is poisonous, the cherries are edible, although rather bland and with a somewhat astringent flavour compared to the fruit of apricots, true cherries, plums, and peaches, to which it is related."

 

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Horticulture/Prunus_laurocerasus

What tree is this?

Posted: 01/09/2013 at 20:11

Definitely Escallonia sp.

Trailing plant for chimney pot.

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 18:05

I once visited a posh stately home.

In a very old urn they had planted Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea"

It looked really good!

 

http://botanyofdesign.blogspot.co.uk/2009/03/our-current-top-10-favorite-plants.html

http://www.hishtil.com/htmls/page_1028.aspx?c0=18006&bsp=17961

 

chocolate-vine

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 15:31

Maybe someone in your neighbourhood has one as well.

chocolate-vine

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 12:45

Akebia quinata has male flowers and female flowers.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Akebia_quinata_in_Mount_Ibuki_2011-05-21.JPG

 

Female flowers...

 

http://www.botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/potd/2005/04/akebia_quinata_1.php

 

Male flowers of white Akebia...

 

http://www.botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/potd/2005/04/akebia_quinata_1.php

 

To get the seed pods/fruits you need 2 clones to get cross pollination.

 

http://www.botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/potd/2005/09/akebia_quinata_2.php

 

 

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