I took these photos this weekend along a fence in Berkeley, I think its Ceanothus thyrsiflorus, but could very well be wrong or not specific enough (cultivar?). Its nearing the […]
This is one of my favorite Ceanothus varieties, called ‘Julia Phelps’, originally thought to have originated from a seedling hybrid of Ceanothus roweanus and C. impressus. Here’s a closer photo […]
Native to South America – Argentina, Chile, and Southern Brazil – this interesting member of the Rhamnaceae family, known variously as Barbed Wire Bush, Crucifixion Thorn, and Anchor plant (for […]
Click to enlarge. Info coming…
These are photos from a Jujube (Ziziphus mauritiana) farm near Fang Ranh, Vietnam. Farmers in the area cultivate the sprawling tree/shrub on a horizontal trellis, very similar to the way […]
These photos might depict two different species.
Jujube is one of the five primary fruits in China, having been cultivated thereabouts for 4,000 some odd years, probably longer. The fruit is very common in parts of Asia, […]
I’m experimenting with growing two unconventional tropical/sub-tropical trees in Greece, Moringa olieifera and Ziziphus mauritiana. I’ve posted some initial photos below and will update as time goes by… Below is […]
Here’s a list in progress of plant families, ordered alphabetically. Click a family name and the link will take you to a page listing corresponding entries. I am in the […]
Here’s a list-in-progress of plant families, ordered alphabetically. Click a family name and the link will take you to a page listing corresponding entries. I am in the process up […]
I took these photos at Buena Fortuna, Gabriel Howearth’s botanical garden in Baja, Mexico. The tree seemed to be highly productive and was continuously dropping fruit through the day and […]
Interesting article. I’d be planting Ziziphus trees in my yard if I lived in Great Britain.
Following is a list of plant species I work with. The list mostly consists of species from around the world, typically those species I have encountered while living, traveling and […]