Despite the huge controversy around Sassafras Tree’s safety and the safety of its active compound Safrole, once a flavorful medicinal plant, this ornamental tree is still favorable by many gardeners. Due to its canopy-like, rich and colorful foliage, it is a very attractive tree for landscaping. Here are some interesting facts and useful information on Sassafras tree and products made of Sassafras.
Polka Dot Plant(Hypoestes Sanguinolenta), sometimes called Freckle Face is an exceptionally decorative ornamental plant. The stunning and vivid foliage is the main reason for the widespread popularity of Polka Dot in landscaping design, but it’s also grown as a houseplant that provides a great visual interest to the home. Read these tips to learn how to grow a healthy Polka dot plant.
A decorative, easy-care flowering plant and an air cleanser – that are main reasons for the widespread interior use of Peace Lily. Among many Peace lily species and hybrids, Spathiphyllum kochii, a mid-sized variety, it is renowned as an ornamental landscape plant. Read on to learn how to care for this plant and Spathiphyllum in general.
The most gorgeous of all succulents, echeverias are popular due to their flower-shaped, ornamental rosettes and a wide range of wonderful colors, shapes, and textures. They are native to warm climates, but there’s no reason why you shouldn’t grow them in a cold climate as houseplants.
Have you ever dream of growing a chocolate on a tree? Or wishing to try a fruit that tastes like chocolate? This unusual tree will make your wishes come true. Not only the Black Sapote fruit has a chocolate-like flavor, but it’s also a healthy alternative to chocolate. Black Sapote, also called Chocolate pudding fruit (Diospyros nigra), is a tropical plant cultivated for its tasty, chocolate-like flavor fruits. Native to Central America, Black Sapote is a culinary delight in Mexico, Guatemala, Caribbean, Colombia and Central America. The tasty Black Sapote fruit can be eaten raw, but it can be used as an ingredient in desserts, smoothies, and various beverages. Learn how to grow your own Black Sapote and how to enjoy its healthy and delicious fruits.
Trumpet Vines are often cultivated for their exotic flowers and interesting, creeping growth habit. ‘Balboa Sunset’, the selection of North American species, will enrich your garden with a dense foliage and trumpet-shaped, orange-red flowers whose nectar attracts hummingbirds and bees. Some gardeners say Trumpet Vine is an invasive plant, but adequate care and pruning can keep the plant from taking over your garden or yard. Read on to learn how to properly care for ‘Balboa Sunset’ Trumpet Vine and Trumpet Vines generally.
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