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Laurier-cherry: a beautiful hedge shrub
Trees and shrubs

Laurier-cherry: a beautiful hedge shrub

Cherry laurel is a shrub just as attractive in summer as in winter.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Prunus laurocerasusFamily: RosaceaeType: Shrub, laurelHeight: 1 to 4 mExposition: Sunny to shadeSoil: OrdinaryFlowering: AprilFoliage : Evergreen Cherry laurel blooms beautifully in spring and pretty berries in fall.

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Eucryphia: his majesty of the trees

A remarkable tree with a slender port, the Eucryphia is also distinguished by its magnificent immaculate white flowering and very fragrant.Eucryphia in summary: Latin name: EucryphiaFamily: CunoniaceaeType: TreeHeight: From 10 to 40 m depending on speciesWidth: From 2 to 3 mExposition : Sun to partial shade Soil: Non-calcareous, cool and well drained Rusticity: -7 ° C to -15 ° CFliving: Summer Foliage: Persistent (only Eucryphia glutinosa is deciduous) Planting Eucryphia Where to plant Eucryphia?
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Anisodontea: all maintenance tips

Anisodontea is a beautiful summer flowering shrub that deserves a great place in the garden or on the terrace.In summary, what you need to know: Name: AnisodontheaFamily: malvaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 1.5 mExposition: Sunny Soil: Well drainedFoliage: Evergreen - Flowering: April to October Planting anisodontea Planting anisodontea is preferably done in spring, after any risk of frost.
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Red tourbillon: superb variety of Camellia

Eugène Boussaud, president of the Floralies Committee, sponsors a new variety of Camellia from Pépinières Joël Lemaitre The president of the Floralies Committee association, Eugène Boussaud, took part on Sunday March 3 in the baptism of three new varieties of Camellias, of which he is one of the sponsors.Tourbillon rouge (in photo opposite), superb camellia, will have found a name and an audience.
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Pruning trees and shrubs

It is better not to prune than to prune badly.Before you rush on your pruner, read these tips.Read also: Pruning trees and shrubsPruning cloud treesPruning rosesPruning apple and pear treesPruning hedges, the right period pruning? It has various objectives: directing the growth of the shrub or tree, giving it a harmonious shape, stimulating its flowering and removing diseased or dead branches.
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Common acacia: planting, caring for, pruning

The acacia is a very beautiful ornamental tree that can grow very tall.Name: AcaciaFamily: Fabaceae or Robineae Category: Ornamental tree Height: 10 to 20m Exposure: Sunny Soil: All types Size: Not necessary Foliage: Deciduous Flowering: May June Avoid: Planting Acacias in small trees Soils too calcareous Planting, maintenance and pruning should participate in the good development of your acacia.
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How to plant a tree and a shrub well

Planting a shrub or tree is an important stage in the life of the subject you have just purchased.After being grown in a container, at a nursery or horticulturalist, it arrives in a new environment in which it will need to adapt, so follow each of the steps below carefully and your shrub will develop perfectly!
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Exochorda: the pearl tree

Exochorda is one of the most spectacular flowering shrubs thanks to its abundant white spring flowering.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Exochorda x MacranthaFamily: RosaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 2 to 3 mExposition: Sunny or semi-shade Soil: Ordinary, well drained Foliage: Deciduous - Flowering: April to June Easy to grow and maintain, it is an ideal shrub in beds but also in flowered hedges or in pots on a terrace.
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Cedar: a superb conifer

Cedar is surely one of the most beautiful conifers and one of the most majestic.In summary, what you need to know: Name: CedrusFamily: PinaceaeType: ConiferHeight: 2 to 40 mExposition: Sunny Soil: OrdinaryFoliage: PersistentCedar is resistant and hardy, it can grow to large sizes and live for several millennia.
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Pruning hydrangeas, what you need to know

Hydrangea is a magnificent flowering shrub, the size of which improves flowering and the plant's health. Pruning a hydrangea is an easy gesture to perform but a few rules must nevertheless be observed to put the odds in your favor. ! Follow our tips for having beautiful hydrangeas year after year: Also read: all hydrangea articles When to prune a hydrangea For the ideal hydrangea pruning time, two seasons are important, fall and late of winter.
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Umbrella pine: a majestic conifer

The umbrella pine is a tree characteristic of Mediterranean regions whose shape is reminiscent of a parasol.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Pinus pineaFamily: PinaceaeType: ConiferHeight: up to 20 mExposure: Sunny or partial shade Soil: Non-calcareous and well-drained - Foliage: Evergreen The fruit, the pine nut, is widely used in cooking and that is why it is sometimes called, as such, pine nut.
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Hamamelis: floriferous and original

Witch hazel is a sublime shrub that blooms in winter, from January.In summary, what you should know: Name: HamamelisFamily: HamamelidaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 2 to 5 mExposition: Sunny, semi-shadeSoil: Rather richFoliage: Deciduous - Flowering : January to March Read also: health benefits and virtues of witch hazel Pruning and maintenance are actions that will improve flowering and growth of witch hazel.
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Cherry blossom: one of the first to bloom

The flowering cherry, also called Japanese cherry or prunus is a very beautiful ornamental tree.In summary, what you should know: Name: Prunus serrulataFamily: RosaceaeType: TreeHeight: 5 to 12 mExposition: SunnySoil: Ordinary, well drainedFoliage: Deciduous - Flowering: March-April Pruning and maintenance participate advantageously in its growth and flowering.
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Create a hedge of evergreen shrubs

Choosing evergreen shrubs is often a very good solution to protect yourself from prying eyes or simply to delimit your garden with that of a very close neighbor. They have the advantage of keeping their leaves throughout the year and providing greenery during the winter. A hedge of evergreen shrubs will therefore have the advantage of being green all year round. and will not lose its leaves, which will also save you some collection work ... But you can also embark on the creation of a free hedge, ie made of persistent and deciduous shrubs, it will have the advantage to be more varied and to offer a panel of flowers and foliage a little more important.
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Palm laurel: ideal as a persistent hedge

Palm laurel is an evergreen shrub that often appears as a hedge shrub.In summary, what you should know: Name: Prunus laurocerasusFamily: RosaceaeType: Shrub, laurelHeight: 1 to 5 mExposition: Sunny to shadeSoil: OrdinaryFlowering: April - Foliage: Persistent Easy to maintain, it is appreciated for its rapid growth and its opacifying foliage.
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Gorse: superb flowering shrub

A gorse is a formidable shrub, with generous and luminous flowering.In summary, what you should know: Name: Ulex europaeusFamily: FabaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 1 to 3 mExposition: SunnySoil: Ordinary, sandyFoliage: Evergreen - Flowering: March to June Maintenance and pruning are easy and will allow you to have beautiful flowers in your garden.
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Laurier-cherry: a beautiful hedge shrub

Cherry laurel is a shrub just as attractive in summer as in winter.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Prunus laurocerasusFamily: RosaceaeType: Shrub, laurelHeight: 1 to 4 mExposition: Sunny to shadeSoil: OrdinaryFlowering: AprilFoliage : Evergreen Cherry laurel blooms beautifully in spring and pretty berries in fall.
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Cistus: a beautiful flowering shrub

Cistus is a beautiful flowering shrub, with beautiful evergreen foliage.In summary, what you need to know: Name: CistusFamily: CistaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 1 to 2 mExposition: SunnySoil: Rather poorFoliage: PersistentFlowering: SpringWhite color or pink it has slightly wrinkled and very decorative flowers.
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Lonicera standishii: a winter shrub honeysuckle

The shrub honeysuckle, Lonicera standishii is one of the essential winter-flowering shrubs.The maintenance is easy and the foliage, like flowering, very decorative.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Lonicera standishiiFamily: CaprifoliaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 1 to 2 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Deciduous or evergreen - Flowering: End of winter Read also: our articles and advice on honeysuckle Planting shrub honeysuckle, Lonicera standishii Honeysuckle is planted in the fall but can also be planted until spring.
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Cytise: magnificent yellow clusters

Laburnum is a small tree or shrub incredibly floriferous, hardy and easy to maintain.In summary, what you need to know: Name: LaburnumFamily: FabaceaeType: TreeHeight: 7 m Exposure: SunnySoil: OrdinaryFoliage: Deciduous - Flowering: April to JulyIdeal as a hedge, in a container or isolated, it has its place in all gardens for its great decorative power.
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