Tropical plants isolated on white background. Botanical foreground.

Tropical VS Temperate Plants

Is there a difference between the leaves of tropical and temperate plants? Tropical plants tend to have larger, broader leaves than temperate plants. These large leaf surfaces are covered with a wax-like layer that helps them retain moisture in humid environments. Tropical plants also typically have thicker cuticles on their

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wild palm trees

Wild Palm Trees VS Landscaping Palm Trees

Wild palm trees are those that grow the wild, usually in forests, jungles, and other natural settings. These trees have adapted to their environment over time and are often resistant to diseases, meaning they can thrive without much human intervention. Wild palms tend to be taller than landscaping palms, with

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jelly palm trees

About The Jelly Palm

The Jelly Palm (Butia capitata) is a unique and attractive palm species native to South America. Its distinct appearance and hardiness make it an ideal choice for gardeners who are looking for something different. The Jelly Palm has an open canopy and its fronds are arranged in a tight rosette

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American Desert Landscape

How long have desert plants been around for?

Desert plants such as yuccas and cacti have been around for millions of years. Fossil records show that they evolved in the arid regions of North America, South America, Africa and Asia more than 50 million years ago. Some species of desert plant, such as agave and saguaro cactus, are

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Cactus plants set in garden desert in industry farm in agriculture concept.

Desert Plants for Landscaping

Why do desert plants make great additions to your landscape? Desert plants are extremely hardy and tolerant of adverse conditions, making them perfect for warm and sunny climates. They also require less water than other plants, so they can help to conserve resources. Additionally, desert plants are known for their

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A saguaro cactus among the boulders in the Sonoran desert

Facts About The Saguaro Cactus

The saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) is a large, tree-like cactus that is native to the Sonoran Desert in Arizona and Mexico. The saguaro has become an iconic symbol of the desert Southwest and is one of the most recognizable plants in North America. It can grow up to 50 feet

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Desert cactus plants cacti in a botanical garden, arid climate, succulents,

Winter Desert Plant Care

How To Care For Desert Plants In Winter Desert plants are able to handle the extreme temperatures of summer, but they may struggle during the cooler winter months. To ensure your desert plants stay healthy and thrive throughout the winter season, here are some tips: – Provide extra insulation by

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