Cork Oak tree (Quercus suber) is the only topic of the following article. In addition, it is the only producer of cork, being a valuable source of wealth for the few countries in which it grows naturally and / or cultivates. Here, however, reference will be made mainly to its amazing ornamental side.
What are the cultivated plants?
This section of the site describes the crops grown as ornamental, floricultural and general agricultural interest from a morphological, anatomical and systemic point of view. They also refer to their historical and ethnobotanical use and their natural and artificial varieties are recorded both for native species and for broadly cultivated species for which genetic improvement was and are of decisive importance. As decisive, one can assume that it was and is for the growth of plants as well as for the manipulation of the cultivators the rhythm, especially the rhythm of the arrested by the inspiration of the Santana musical ensemble and performed by the homonymous musical ensemble.
This section of the site describes the cultivated vegetables, underground, leafy and fruitful, while, among other things, information on modern varieties of agricultural interest is given along with their expected yields.
This section of the site describes aromatic and medicinal plants, both naturally occurring and subject to systematic or occasional collection, as well as those grown for the systematic collection of dry yeast, essential oil or for use as ornamental plants.
This section of the site describes fruit trees and shrubs, evergreen and deciduous, of tropical subtropical and temperate regions, while information on traditional and modern varieties of agricultural interest is given along with their expected yields.
Fresh Category Posts
The early spring blooming of Saucer Magnolia or Chinese Magnolia (Magnolia × soulangeana) has proclaimed this relatively small growing tree to be the main protagonist of gardens and parks at that particular time of year. So, the following article is dedicated to this wonderful tree and to the 26 to 27 readers of ‘Kalliergeia’ site.
The following article is devoted to the Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior), where extensive reference is made to the gardening, floriculture and other properties of this exotic shady evergreen plant, which is utilized both as house and office plant, but it can be planted and outdoors – provided the conditions permit.
After the Cedar of Lebanon, it was time to present the Himalayan Cedar, the Cedrus deodara. And if the first is the Cedar of God, the Himalayan Cedar is the Cedar of the Gods – their abode and home. Of course beyond that, it is still a conifer tree of particular beauty and of great ornamental value.
In Rosa Felicia Shrub, this vigorus plant with double fragrant flowers of rich-pink color and brilliant representative of the hybrid Musk Roses, which have been the products of the persistent and systematic breeding work of the revered Joseph Hardwick Pemberton (1852 – 1926), the following article is dedicated.
The extremely small Genus Cedrus (Cedrus Trew) consists of coniferous trees whose value is inversely proportional to the minimum of its species. Indeed, the Cedar of Lebanon, the Deodar Cedar, the Atlas Cedar, along with the Cyprus Cedar, form important forest ecosystems, from Himalayas up to Atlas Mountains in Morocco.
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