Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Woodland Strawberry

Fragaria Vesca "Wild form" (Alpine/ Woodland Strawberry)

Here we talk about Fragaria Vesca - Alpine/Woodland Strawberry- You can purchase Fragaria Vesca - Alpine /Woodland Strawberry though our website or our eBay store by clicking on the link provided.

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Also known as woodland strawberry, this wild variety of strawberry can be found growing widely throughout the northern hemisphere. Archaeological records indicate that the berries have been enjoyed by humans for thousands of years. The fruits tend to be smaller than cultivated strawberries, but they have a superior taste and texture. They are ideal for making jams and liquors. Woodland strawberry is a perennial with a long fruiting period. Fruits can begin as early as June and can continue forming as late as the end of October. The berries are a source of antioxidants and vitamin C. The leaves, stems and flowers have also been a traditional remedy for stomach ailments and diarrhea. Just be sure to cover your plants with netting or you are likely to lose them all to sneaky birds and rabbits.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Acacia Maidenii - Maiden's Wattle

Also known as maiden's wattle, acacia maidenii is one of the more popular acacia species although it is becoming increasingly scarce in the wild. Native to Austrailia, the acacia maidenii - maiden's wattle, perennial evergreen can be found growing at the edges of rainforests. Reaching 20-50 feet, acacia maidenii - maiden's wattle, forms a dense canopy of phyllodes with golden blooms. This fast-growing tree is hardy to about 20 degrees Fahrenheit and enjoys full sun to partial shade. A well-draining soil is required. In its first years, the soil should be kept fairly moist. However, Visit My eBay Store: SeedBlocacacia maidenii is somewhat drought-tolerant with age.

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