Trees
7 years ago Posted in: 25 Gallon, All, Trees 0
Black Olive

Latin Name: Olea Europaea Description: Few trees enjoy the historical fame and legend of the ancient Olive tree. These evergreen trees, known botanically as Olea Europaea, have been cultivated since before recorded history. The fruit and oil have played a significant role in the development of civilization, and the tree’s importance is well documented by [...]

7 years ago Posted in: All, Palms, Trees 0
Bottle Brush Palm Hyophorbe lagenicaulis

Description: Four or five arching leaves are carried at the top of a trunk which becomes swollen at the base. Soil Type: A GOOD general purpose potting soil (a soil that retains water yet drains well) will suffice. Check purchased soil to see that it is well aerated and add sand or perlite and peat [...]

7 years ago Posted in: All, Trees 0
Elm / Florida

Latin Name: Ulmus americana Plant Type:      Tree Description: The American Elm, or Ulmus Americana, is a species of elm native to eastern North America, also occurring from Nova Scotia west to southeast Saskatchewan, and also south to Florida and central Texas. Also referred to as White Elm or American White Elm, it’s an [...]

7 years ago Posted in: 15 Gallon, 2 Gallon, 25 Gallon, 3 Gallon, 45 Gallon, 7 Gallon, All, Trees 0
Bougainvillea / Bush

Latin Name: BOUGAINVILLEA Plant Type: Shrub, Climber Description: Widespread vines in tropical areas which are surprisingly adaptable to basket use by choosing the correct varieties. Brilliant papery bracts cover the plant with color when blooms. Origin: Brazil Environment: Suitable only for a greenhouse Flowering: Yes Fragrant: No Foliage: No Season: EJK Growing Ease: Requires extra [...]

7 years ago Posted in: All, Trees 0
Ficus / Standard

Latin Name: Ficus benjamina variegata Plant Type: Shrub, Tree Description: A number of named varieties of benjamina have variegated leaves. The white or cream color is strongest in high light situations. Origin: Man Made Hybrid Environment: Suitable for the home or a greenhouse Foliage: Yes Flowering: No Fragrant: No Growing Ease: Will grow for anybody [...]

7 years ago Posted in: 3 Gallon, All, Trees 0
Bougainvillea / Dwarf

Latin Name: BOUGAINVILLEA Plant Type: Shrub, Climber Description: Widespread vines in tropical areas which are surprisingly adaptable to basket use by choosing the correct varieties. Brilliant papery bracts cover the plant with color when blooms. Origin: Brazil Environment: Suitable only for a greenhouse Flowering: Yes Fragrant: No Foliage: No Season: EJK Growing Ease: Requires extra [...]

7 years ago Posted in: 3 Gallon, All, Trees 0
Dipladenia

Latin Name: DIPLADENIA Plant Type: Shrub Description: Moderately vigorous vines that do well on a trellis or in a basket. Leaves are dark green and the flowers an open trumpet shape. Origin: Paraguay Environment: Suitable only for a greenhouse Foliage: No Flowering: Yes Season: DI Fragrant: No Growing Ease: Requires extra care Temperature: 60-85°F, 16-29°C [...]

7 years ago Posted in: 3 Gallon, All, Trees 0
Dracaena / Song of India

Latin Name: Dracaena reflexa ‘Song of India’ Plant Type: Tree Description: The narrow leaves are dark green having a white or yellow edge. Origin: Man Made Hybrid Environment: Suitable for the home or a greenhouse Season: DG Growing Ease: Will grow for anybody Temperature: 60-85°F, 16-29°C Humidity: High humidity Lighting Needs: Does best in bright [...]

7 years ago Posted in: 1 Gallon, All, Trees 0
Daisy Bush

Latin Name: Felicia amelloides Description: Generally about 12-15” (30-38cm) tall, well-branched and with the branches tipped with bright blue daisy flowers having a yellow center. Origin: South Africa Environment: Suitable only for a greenhouse Flowering: Yes Growing Ease: Requires a little extra care Temperature: 10-24°C, 50-75°F Humidity: Medium humidity Lighting Needs: Does best in full [...]

7 years ago Posted in: 1 Gallon, 3 Gallon, All, Trees 0
Boxwood

Latin Name: Cornus florida Plant Type: Tree Description: Flowering dogwood is one of the most popular ornamental trees. Wildlife feast on its seeds fruit, flowers, branches, leaves and bark although its fruit is poisonous to humans. Because of its shallow root system, the dogwood grows in various conditions, from moist soils along streams to light, [...]