Plant Culture: How to grow Pennisetum alopecuroides spp.

Family: POACEAE Scientific name: Pennisetum alopecuroides. spp. Common Name: Foxtail Grass Pennisetum alopecuroides spp. are a tall growing grass which has delicate soft flowers that emerge on long stems during the summer months. They are a reliable drought tolerant plant once established and are low maintenance. They require the annual prune towards the end of their flowering season which … More Plant Culture: How to grow Pennisetum alopecuroides spp.

Starting off with Indoor Plants? Try Mother in Law’s Tongue

Family: ASPARAGACEAE Scientific name: Sansevieria trifasciata Common Name: Mother in Law’s Tongue In the ASPARAGACEAE family is Sansevieria trifasciata also known as the Mother in Law’s Tongue plant. They are a fashionable indoor plant which require little maintenance and can tolerate low light positions in the home. If you are new to growing indoor plants … More Starting off with Indoor Plants? Try Mother in Law’s Tongue

Plant Culture: How to grow Melianthus Major

Family: MELIANTHACEAE Scientific name: Melianthus major Common Name: Honey Bush Native to South Africa Melianthus major, also referred to as the honey bush, is a large shrub growing to a height of 3 metres with a spread of 1 – 1.5 metres. These fast growing perennial shrubs look great planted up in large decorative pots as an ornamental feature in patios/courtyards … More Plant Culture: How to grow Melianthus Major

Plant Culture: How to grow a Box Elder Tree

Family: ACERACEAE Scientific name: Acer negundo var. violaceum Common Name: Box Elder Tree, Pink Tassel Tree Acer negundo var. violaceum, referred to as the Box Elder, is a large, fast-growing deciduous tree. Growing to a height of 7-10 metres and 5-6 metres wide, they can be a great feature tree in any garden. Box Elder can be planted in pairs or … More Plant Culture: How to grow a Box Elder Tree