20 November 2016

Growing Season 2016 Ends


Patchy Frost Last Night!



Angel Trumpets
Brugmansia






Eggplant
Solanum melongena
aubergine


collards
Brassica oleracea









Now to enjoy the Winter Crops





Collard greens

Brassica oleracea







And Flowers:







Camellia sasanqua

22 October 2016

A round leaf variety of Ficus microcarpa -Green Island fig



October 2016
Ficus microcarpa -Green Island fig


Robust tree that does well both indoors and out. Can tolerate low light, but grows more strongly with high light & warmth. Grows extensive banyan roots & has fruits. Ficus are tropical-prefer 55F°+. Never allow Ficus to freeze. Slightly moist soil, But do not let the soil dry out. Fertilize at one-third strength. Prune to maintain the size & shape. When the latex dries, it forms its own natural seal. Be aware that this latex can produce skin rashes on those who are sensitive. 



August 2012
Ficus microcarpa -Green Island fig



Fruits: Green, turning purplish black when mature,
fruits through much of the year.



Ficus microcarpa-Green Island fig
Figs are about 1/3 inch in diameter







Ficus microcarpa-Green Island fig















14 October 2016

Hawaiian Schefflera Schefflera arboricola





Robust tree that does well both indoors and out
Can tolerate low light, but grows more strongly
with high light and warmth
Shefflera are tropical trees and
prefer to be above 55F
and appreciate being outdoors in summer



Umbrella Tree  
Hawaiian Schefflera
Schefflera arboricola



Hawaiian Schefflera
Schefflera arboricola


Umbrella Tree  
Hawaiian Schefflera
Schefflera arboricola


Hawaiian Schefflera


Schefflera arboricola


08 October 2016

Juniperus procumbens nana


Juniperus procumbens nana
  • Green Mound Juniper
  • Japanese Dwarf Garden Juniper
  • the "Karate Kid" tree

Green Mound Juniper
Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'






  • Keep Outdoors in a sunny location.
  • WILL TOLERATE FREEZING
  • PROTECT FROM STRONG WINDS & SEVERE COLD.
  • Spray water daily through the foliage.
  • Water when the soil moderately dries, but do not let the soil dry out.
  • Fertilize at one-third strength during the growing season.
  • Finger-pinch the new growth to maintain the size & shape
  • A great plant for beginners.


Green Mound Juniper .
























Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'







Green Mound Juniper need to
experience seasonal changes
and should be kept
outdoors year round.
Juniperus procumbens 'Nana' is strongly identified with the art of bonsai.




Green Mound Juniper
Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'




Green Mound Juniper
Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'
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