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The arborvitae is a coniferous tree and is quite popular in many countries. It is an evergreen tree that can grow all the way up to 200 feet. It has a stringy texture, with a bark that is usually a shade of red or brown. The shoots of the tree are relatively flat, and it makes for a pretty great addition to any garden. If you have been thinking of adding some trees to your…

The peony plant is a gorgeous flowering plant that is popular in many parts of Asia, Europe, and Western America. The plant has several species that can be distinguished, and scientists usually disagree on the exact number. Some believe that it’s around 25, whereas some scientists say that the number is 40. In general, most scientists believe that there are 33 species in the genus. Like many other hybrid plants, the peony is quite popular…

The hibiscus is one of the most popular tropical plants that is grown all over the world. The plant prefers a lot of light and needs a great deal of water. The hibiscus is popular because of the fact that it has gorgeous flowers, and it really improves the aesthetic of your garden. The hibiscus plant grows really well in hardiness zones 9 and 10, and the large flowers can really improve the curb appeal…

The hibiscus is one of the most popular flowering plants that is grown across the world. If you have a hibiscus plant in your house, you should know that it’s going to bloom almost all year round. When the plant is growing vigorously vertically, the plant doesn’t necessarily bloom, but once the plant reaches its age of maturity or stops growing vertically, it will continue to give off flowers. The hibiscus flowers are generally quite…

Are you struggling with your Christmas Cactus not blooming? You aren’t the first because these aren’t your traditional cacti plants that favor desert like conditions. The Christmas Cactus, along with their relatives of holiday cactus plants (Easter and Thanksgiving Cactus) are part of the Schlumbergera family, all native to the jungles of southern Brazil. The native growing conditions are dry, and dark with moderately low temperatures. The only way to get a Christmas Cactus to…

Two of the most frequently cited questions by spider plant owners are 1) Why is my spider plant turning brown or yellow, and the other is why won’t my spider plant produce pups? They are both related issues because discoloring on the leaves of a spider plant is a sign of something wrong with its growing conditions. Until that’s addressed, getting it to produce pups will be more difficult. To get the best benefits of…

One of the most beautiful plants that you can grow in your house, or outdoors, is the peace lily. The peace lily is renowned for the quality of flowers that it produces, and the plant is also incredibly popular because of its unique appearance. It’s a genus of around 47 flowering plants that are generally native to the Americas and also many parts of Southeastern Asia. The plant is also commonly known as the spath.…

The maple tree is one of the most iconic and oldest types of trees in the world. Maple is one of the strongest kinds of woods available in the world, and it is commonly used in a variety of different applications. Maple wood furniture is incredibly popular, but also quite expensive. Maple trees are generally quite big and require a considerable amount of care, so you need to make sure that you care for them…

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