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Monkey Puzzle

10. April 2008

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Monkey Puzzle

Latin name: Araucaria araucana Y Description: This very prehistoric looking tree hails from the volcanic slopes of the Andes in southern Chile through to Argentina. It should really only be grown in larger gardens and well away from a house, never-the-less, they are very architectural plants indeed and look good from an early age. It […]

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Century Plant

10. April 2008

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Century Plant

Latin name: Agave Americana Description: Only in resent years has it been considered possible to grow spiky desert plants in our temperate gardens, but now with warmer winters very much in mind, many garden centres are now stocking some of these fabulously spiky plants. Agave americana is one of the most dramatically architectural plants available […]

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