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Nine-leaved dentaria - Cardamine lyrata

Nine-leaved dentaria - Cardamine lyrata

The nine-leaved dentaria is a perennial, evergreen or lively aquatic plant, native to East Asia. It forms dense tufts consisting of thin, elongated, flexible stems of green color, which bear numerous compound leaves, consisting of three elements, which are arranged enlarged so as to make the whole leaf appear as rounded.

Bonsai cuttings

Bonsai cuttings

Question: Bonsai cuttings SECOND YOU IS 39; IS IT POSSIBLE TO CREATE SUITS FROM ANOTHER BONSAI? Bonsai cuttings: Answer: Bonsai cuttings Dear Angelo, We thank you for contacting us about your bonsai questions through the Expert section of Our site. The union of the words Bon and Sai translated literally mean tree (Sai) and vase-tray (Bon), hence potted tree.

Breeds of chickens: Livorno black

Breeds of chickens: Livorno black

Origin, diffusion and economic characteristics The Livorno (or Livornese) or Italian chicken breed is internationally known with the name Leghorn.The origins are not clear: the name derives from the port from which, in 1828, these animals left for North America. In 1874 it was included in the American Standard of perfection in white, black and brown colors.

Grafting

Grafting

Question: Hi I would like to ask you since I have never tried to do it !! if you can graft two scions on a wild pear rootstock, one pear and one apple? Answer: Grafting Dear Cristian, grafts are usually done to ensure that future plants have both the peculiar characteristics of the rootstock and those of the plant grafted onto them; typically pear and apple trees are grafted onto the quince, as this plant favors the development of plants of good size, very resistant to the most common fungal diseases; theoretically, if two plants belong to the same family, it is possible to graft them one on the other, so it is possible to graft an apple tree on a pear tree, or even vice versa a pear tree on an apple tree; however, consider that some varieties may show incompatibility problems, which can also occur several months after the grafting has been successful.

Breeds of dogs: Sabueso Espanol

Breeds of dogs: Sabueso Espanol

Origin, classification and historical background Origin: Spain FCI classification: Group 6 - hounds and dogs by blood trail. The Sabueso Espanol (Chien courant espagnol - Spanischer Laufhund - Spanish hound) is described in the "Hunting Book" of King Alfonso XI ( XIV century) and also in numerous other works.

Pine, Five-needle pine - Pinu pentaphylla

Pine, Five-needle pine - Pinu pentaphylla

Generalities evergreen conifer native to Asia, and in particular to Japan; in nature these trees can reach 25-30 meters in height. It has an erect trunk, with smooth bark in young specimens, which becomes thick and wrinkled with the years; the crown is pyramidal, very dense and branched, tends to be slightly rounded in mature specimens; the needles are bluish-green in color and clustered in bunches of five, as the name suggests.