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“The Family Tree” – Plant of the week.

The Family Tree 17.09.20   A "family tree" is a name of tree which has several varieties grafted on to one trunk and are perfect for gardens with little space. This unique apple tree produces 5 different varieties of apples, which ensures excellent pollination during flowering. These 5 different varieties…

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Dahlia – Plant Of The Week

28th July 2020 Dahlia This week we have some stunning large Dahlias in store, they are almost as big as Carol from our Houseplants department. Dahlias put on a show in summer and autumn. They come in a wide range of colours from pastels to brights. Very floriferous, they're also…

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Physalis – Plant of the week

21st July 2020 Physalis Physalis alkekengi is a distant relative of the new world P. peruviana. This species is native to Asia unlike the rest of Physalis that is native to the Americas. It is easily identifiable by the large, bright orange to red papery covering over its fruit, which…

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Cirsium – Plant of the week

Cirsium A hardy, speading perennial with large, pricky dark green leaves.¬† In summer it bears deep crimson thistle-like flowerheads on erect stems. Ideal in moist soil in sun - effective in a wild garden or steamside. Height¬† x Spread 1.2m x 60cm (4ft x 2ft)   Other common names -…

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