Category Fruit and Vegetables

Pesco - Prunus Persica
Fruit and Vegetables

Pesco - Prunus Persica

The Prunus Persica is a plant originating from Persia from which it derives the Latin name "persica", it grows spontaneously also in China. The peach tree is a fruit tree of modest size, in fact, in its natural state it reaches only 4-5m in height. It has lance-shaped leaves up to 20cm long, the flowers are generally pink in color and bloom very early, making the peach particularly sensitive to spring frosts.

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Lici, Chinese Date - Litchi chinensis

Evergreen, medium-sized tree, originating in China, now widespread in cultivation in most of Asia, central-western America, Africa and Australia. These are long-lived trees, which in nature easily reach 15-20 meters in height, with a short erect stem, and dense, roundish foliage.
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Berries

They are all gathered in the group called the wild berries, although in reality not all of them are widespread in the forest, or rather, not all could develop in the same forest, one next to the other; these are blueberries, strawberries, currants, blackberries, raspberries; small fruits rich in flavor and fragrance.
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Kumquat - Fortunella margarita

Kumquat Kumquat (also called Chinese mandarin) is a citrus fruit belonging to the Rutaceae family. The real botanical name is actually Fortunella (from the English scholar, Fortune, who introduced it for the first time in Europe, in 1848) and originates mostly from central China and secondarily from Malaysia Dense shrub or small tree, which reaches into years the 3-4 meters of height, origin of Asia; once the kumquats were considered in the citrus species, given the numerous similarities with this species.
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Kaki cultivation - Diospyros kaki

Khaki Kaki is a very common fruit in our country, although its origin is eastern and relatively recent. This success is due to its many virtues: first the fruits ripen between autumn and winter, when the other crops offer very little; the tree, after a few years of acclimatization, is very resistant and productive.
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Exotic fruits

By now they have become an increasingly constant presence in the supermarket counter, while once they were consumed only on special occasions, such as Christmas or other holidays. These are exotic fruits: fruits from tropical areas of the world, where delicacies with bizarre and peculiar shapes and colors are produced.
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Japanese medlar - Eriobotrya japonica

Eriobotrya japonica is a small evergreen tree originating in China, which can reach 5-6 m in height. It has dark bark, sinuous branches and rounded crown, often open like an umbrella. The leaves are very large, 25-30 cm long and 8-10 cm wide, oval, cuoiose, dark green on the upper side and gray-brown on the lower side.
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Orchard treatments

Spring treatments In order to have a lush or pest-free orchard it is good to engage in every season, to prevent the appearance of the most common pests, or to eradicate them when the infestation is still in its initial state. At the end of the winter we start with a nice cleaning of the orchard, in order to wait for the coming spring.
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Avocado - Persea americana

Persea americana is an evergreen tropical tree, native to Central America; this fruit has been cultivated for centuries in most of the tropical areas of the world: in North and South America, in Africa, Australia, Asia, New Zealand and on the Mediterranean coasts. It has dense and dense crown, rounded and erect stem, these are very long-lived trees, which can reach 9-18 meters in height over the years.
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Radicchio - Cychorium

The many varieties of radicchio cultivable in the garden all belong to the genus chycorium, as well as scarola, endive and other salads. There are numerous varieties of Cychorium, the most famous being surely the radicchio of Treviso, elongated, with very pronounced ribs and dark red leaves, the radicchio of Castelfranco, with yellow-white leaves and red streaks, the radicchio of Chioggia and Verona , which forms rounded tufts with red leaves.
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The Medlars

The fruits of two different species of plants are commonly called loquats, the first is a fruit tree of central European origin, the Mespilus germanica, with brown fruits, at autumn maturation; the other is a plant of central Asian origin, now widespread in much of the globe, the eriobotrya japonica, with orange fruits, which ripen in early spring.
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Strawberries - Fragaria sspp.

Strawberries are fruits produced from small perennial herbaceous plants, widespread in most of the globe; in Europe some species of fragaria occur naturally in the undergrowth, and generally produce very small and aromatic fruits, such as the Fragaria vesca species, the typical wild strawberry, also present in Italy.
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Terrain analysis

Question: earthly analysis Can you tell me if to examine chemically the composition of the soil in my garden you have to be an expert with expensive equipment or if it is something that even an amateur can do? If I can't do it, who should I contact? It is very expensive? Soil Phmeter, 4 in 1 Soil Analyzer, Soil Tester, Soil Survey Instrument, for Moisture, PH, Sunlight, Temperature Price
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Apple tree, however

Question: Graft, however, - apple excuse my dementia question! since both species are of the same family, is it possible to graft a pear tree on an apple tree? Thank you for your kind regards Best regards Plant Citrus Tree Lemon Tree Lunario 4 Seasons from Terrace Price
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Tomatoes

Answer: Tomatoes have been suffering from a disease that causes them to turn black in the lower extremity three years ago: last year I lost about 75% of the harvest. In agriculture they tell me it's a water supply problem; but I don't believe it, because tomatoes have always grown in the garden without problems, water or no water.
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Sowing of the caper

Question: Sowing of the caper I have some caper and Sophora japonica seeds, how and when can I sow them? regards Annamaria Jify 7 - peat in sowing and gardening disks, pack of 100, 33 mm. Price
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Cultivation of capers

Question: caper cultivation I would like information, if possible, concerning the cultivation of capers, all that concerns this plant ... Waiting for your reply I send you my best regards. SAFLAX - Set for cultivation - Caper - 25 seeds - Capparis spinosa Price
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Apricot

Question: Apricot tree I have grown an apricot tree in a vase that has flowered this year, but the flowers fall and there are no fruits. I would like to know why. My name is Enzo Morino and my e-mail is [email protected] Thanking you, kind regards. 1 PLANT OF ALBICOCCO SAN CASTRESE TREE FROM FRUIT MATURE IN JUNE Price
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Sow the avocado

Question: Sow the avocado bye, my name is Edward and I would like to ask a question: some time ago I bought an avocado fruit in a shop and I put the stone in a glass of water. helped by toothpicks, I avoided contact with the glass and kept the water level so that the core was always immersed for 5 or 6 mm in the liquid. Now after 5 weeks the core has opened a small root in water.
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Fruit plants

Question: Fruit plants As I wrote to you I am new, I found your site very interesting, and since I am interested in the cultivation of orchards in general, I wanted to ask you if in this period, where some plants like peach trees are already in bloom , new plants could be planted such as the olive tree, the peach albiccocche etc, and if there is still time to carry out the pruning of all the plants that I have listed.
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Vegetable mulch

Question: Mulching the garden I would like to know if there is a bio way to add calcium to the soil and if the black polyethylene mulch is carcinogenic. using mulching than you can generally anticipate the planting of vegetables? thanks Blinky 83940 Tarpaulins for mulching, in envelope, 10 mt, 200 cm price
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