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Wilting trees, fall yard cleanup can be toxic danger to horses

Antelope Valley Press - 19 Oct 2018
Prunus species trees and shrubs are very common locally, and these contain cyanide. The level of cyanide is highest when their leaves wilt, are damaged by frost, in the fruit and seeds. Young, quickly growing trees also can have higher levels of cyanide.

Wine Pick: Prunus DAO White

Winston-Salem Journal - 02 Oct 2018
The Prunus 2016 DAO White (Portugal, $16) is a dry white blend of native Portuguese grapes. It has aromas of flowers and stone fruit. And on the palate it's dry but juicy, with great acidity. A good wine for seafood. Available at Caviste wine shop.

A million tree seedlings' dream

Daily Nation - 19 Oct 2018
The seedlings farmer, Samuel Maina, in his seedlings enterprise in Makuyu, Murang'a. He grows over 400,000 assorted tree seedlings that include grevillea robusta, avocados, jacaranda, moringa, acacia, gmelina, Prunus Africana and white bottlebrush.

RHS show exhibitors hear updated biosecurity restrictions

Horticulture Week - 19 Oct 2018
Nine plants are banned because of Xylella risk, unless they have been in the UK for 12 months: lavender, rosemary, hebe, coffee, prunus, polygala, olive, oleander and Spartium junceum. The RHS said: "This year, in addition to the robust system already ...

Cours de jardinage : Les Prunus

Le Progrès - 10 Oct 2018
Mis à part leur production fruitière, les Prunus sont utilisés pour leur floraison abondante et spectaculaire au printemps. Certaines espèces ont des écorces brillantes très colorées, ridées, qui se desquament et sont étonnantes. En automne leur ...

Auction Preview: Asian Art at Bonhams, London, Nov 5 - 6

BLOUIN ARTINFO - 18 Oct 2018
"A cloisonne enamel 'Three Friends of Winter' bowl", 16th century - Brightly enamelled with variety of colours with bamboo, prunus and pine, between floral bands at the short flaring foot and everted mouth rim, the interior with four Buddhist lions ...

Gardening: Black knot of Prunus species

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 02 Mar 2018
It is a very common disease of members of the genus Prunus and is commonly seen on Maydays and Schubert chokecherries. Unfortunately many susceptible trees were planted in Saskatoon for a while. Not only that, we are surrounded: walking along the ...

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