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Always inspect a gift horse -- if it's a plant

The Hutchinson News - 01 Aug 2018
A Johnny-come-lately investigation on my internet horticulture sites brought forth a veritable Greek tragedy of woes and horror stories about small farmsteads and backyards completely succumbing to prunus americana. Unfortunately, I didn't find a ...

Fruit hybrids are popular, can be confusing

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - 15 Aug 2018
“The Prunus family is so wantonly profligate, dallying with any sibling, cousin, and even offspring that chances by, it is surprising they aren't illegal in some states,” wrote Jack Staub in his book, “75 Remarkable Fruits for your Garden.” The plumcot ...

Milk MakeUp | Sunshine Oil

GlobalCosmeticsNews (press release) - 18 Aug 2018
Net Weight: .5 OZ/ 15 ML Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Citrus Grandis (grapefruit) Peel Oil, Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine) Peel Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil ...

O Damasqueiro, Prunus armeniaca (Família Rosáceas)

Portal do Jardim - 10 Aug 2018
Também conhecido por alpercheiro, albricoqueiro, alperce iro e aprico. Embora não seja considerada árvore espontânea na nossa paisagem (origem China), é sobejamente conhecida nos nossos pomares e encontrando-se distribuída no Norte litoral, ...

Gareth Carter: Much to do in the vegetable garden

New Zealand Herald - 17 Aug 2018
The Prunus Campanulata Felix Jury in flower are one of my favourites attracting Tui and Wood Pigeon. Another favourite and especially good for smaller gardens is Prunus Jims Delight. Almond trees are in flower and buds on many plums trees are showing ...

Sweet Cherry

The Kashmir Images Newspaper (satire) - 12 Aug 2018
BY: Prof (Dr) A K Bhat. Cherry and allied species fall under stone group of genus Prunus mostly grown in temperate regions of globe. In view of geographical location, Kashmir Division has assumed near monopoly in producing and export of this seasonal ...

Flores ya para alegrar la vida

Diario La Opinión de Rafaela (Comunicado de prensa) - 16 Aug 2018
Quien no se ha preguntado cuál será esa planta que nos esta regalando flores antes de que sus ramas se cubran de hojas. Y para que no se queden con la duda les cuento que son los famosos Prunus. Es un género botánico que agrupa especies tanto ...

High Expectations Of Plantarium 2018

PerishableNews (press release) - 15 Aug 2018
Great for on the terrace or balcony. Prunus laurocerasus Copperbell ('Procup') is a Novita-type and has striking bright red, new shoots. Prunus laurocerasus 'Obelisk'®, by contrast, has light green, new shoots which also contrast with the dark green ...

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 ...

Apricots are at their peak this time of year

Sun Sentinel - 08 Aug 2018
This seasonal favorite originated in China about 4,000 years ago, but apricots are famously associated with Armenia (the scientific name is Prunus armeniaca). Spanish explorers brought them to the missions in California, where they are prolific today ...

Wild Cherries: A Widespread and Tasty Summer Fruit

Mother Earth News (press release) (blog) - 01 Aug 2018
Wild cherries are one of the most widespread wild shrubs throughout all of North America, according to botanists. The Prunus genus not only includes all wild and domestic cherries, but also nectarines, peaches, plums, and almonds. This is a large group ...

Well Seasoned: Stone Fruit in Longmont

Longmont Observer - 28 Jul 2018
Of the stone fruits, Prunus armeniaca or apricots are especially noteworthy. They are the favorite fruit of the Hunzas, the healthy inhabitants of the Himalaya mountains, many of whom live well past 100. The only culture in the world that uses apricots ...

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