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Jamaica Dogwood Herbal Remedies

Jamaica dogwood (Piscidia pispcipula or Piscidia erythrina) native herbal plant of Caribbean, Central and South America and United States (Texas 2 & Florida 8), treatment as a sedative, antispasmodic and pain killer (“The bark of the root works similarly to aspirin pain relievers by blocking an enzyme that produces inflammatory and pain causing chemicals called ...

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Propagating Variegated Dogwoods

The variegated dogwood plant is a nice plant to grow in any landscape. During the winter, the red or yellow stems stand out against the snow. When spring and summer comes, the leaves are variegated with light and dark green patterns. Depending on the variety you want to grow and propagate, the variegated dogwood is ...

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Flowering Dogwood State Tree of Missouri

The state tree of Missouri is the Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida). This tree is also known as cornel, arrowwood, white cornel, and Cornelian tree. This understory tree has wood that in finely grained, hard, and durable. The flowering dogwood is one of those trees that some people call a shrub. The tree is multi-stemmed and ...

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All About the Flowering Dogwood Tree

Native Americans and early American settlers have prized the flowering dogwood tree as far back as the 1700’s. Today they are primarily valued for their delicate white or pink flowers and purplish fall leaves. They are popular in home landscaping as well as commercial and are still prevalent in forest stands as understory trees, peeking ...

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Diseases of Dogwood Trees

Dogwood Trees are known for their delicate early spring blooms in pink or white. Found as an understory tree in forests, it does equally well in the home landscape in full sun. The problem is the dogwood is susceptible to a number of diseases. Here are the more major ones and their symptoms to watch ...

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Five Good Trees to Use for Patio Trees

Patio trees provide aesthetic appeal and shade over a patio area. Normally, planting is done in the ground rather than in containers though both can be done. A container tree, preferably in a lightweight container placed on the patio provides an interesting splash of color. When searching for a patio tree, look at your site ...

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How to Relocate a Young Dogwood Tree

The dogwood tree, (Cornus florida) is a cross between a shrub and a small tree. It is hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture zones 5 through 9. The flowers are yellowish-green followed by small red berries that the birds love to eat. This tree can grow to heights of 30 feet tall with an equal ...