Recognize elm leaf: 13 characteristics to determine

Elms are deciduous trees. The elm leaf has typical characteristics, whereby the difference between the individual elms is often difficult, since there are numerous hybrids in addition to the natural species. Ulmen Elms, also known as rustics or elves, are a plant genus (Ulmus) from the elm family (Ulmaceae). Of the approximately 40 species in Central Europe,…

Flowering time and allergy: when do birches bloom?

With their mostly black and white bark, birches are popular ornamental trees for the garden if it weren’t for their pollen count. The blossoming season of the trees is a problem for many allergy sufferers in spring. Birken (Betula) The plant genus Betula includes about 100 species. The most important birch species in Europe are the downy…

Overwintering eucalyptus in a pot: 11 care tips

The eucalyptus (scientific name: eucalyptus) is a popular ornamental plant with an intense aroma. As a tropical plant, care in our region is a bit more complex. Here you will find care tips on how to overwinter eucalyptus in pots. Care tips for eucalyptus In order for your plants to survive the winter , you need to consider a…

Maple Flowers: Appearance, Characteristics and Flowering Time

Because of their color and size, maple flowers are not as showy as those of other trees. Still, they’re worth a look if you take a closer look. Appearance and Features Maple flowers are instantly recognizable by their appearance when you look for them among the foliage. Depending on the species, they are easier to spot because…

Pruning a hazelnut tree: when and how?

The hazelnut tree (Corylus avellana) is one of the most undemanding plants in Central Europe. However, its willingness to grow pushes many a garden owner to the limit. With the right instructions, pruning the hazel is uncomplicated at the optimal time. Utensils needed Proper pruning tools are required to prune a hazelnut tree. It depends on the size…

How hardy is the Japanese maple? | hibernate

The unique play of colors, the intensely glowing autumn colors of the leaves and the sometimes filigree leaf shapes make Japanese maples a special eye-catcher. But how can you overwinter these beauties? Hardiness of Japanese Maples According to their natural origin, most of the Japanese maples offered in this country are hardy. They are adapted to the…

Pruning plants in autumn: Cut back 30 plants

When pruning plants in the fall, remove unwanted shoots and branches that are preventing the plants from growing. With a proper pruning, gardeners can improve the health of their plants. The following article is dedicated to the specimens that you should cut in the fall. fruit plants If you have fruit plants in your garden, you want…

Draw a chestnut tree – bring chestnuts to germinate

Chestnuts are stately trees that are also a visual eye-catcher in a large garden. A distinction is made here between edible and horse chestnuts. The following article explains how these can be extracted from the fruit. Horse or noble/edible chestnut When talking about a chestnut tree, a distinction must be made between the inedible horse chestnuts (Aesculus…

20 trees with red leaves in autumn

Not every tree wears a colorful foliage dress in autumn. If you want to experience the Indian Summer in your own garden, you have to plant the right trees. The following species prefer the color red. 5 trees with yellow-red leaves Eberesche – Sorbus aucuparia also called rowan berries a medium-sized tree up to 15 m tall pinnate leaf,…