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Name That Holiday Cactus

University of Minnesota ExtensionJulie Weisenhorn Is your grandmother’s pass along Christmas cactus blooming really early? Do the leaf segments have “teeth” along the edges?  Are the “stringy things” sticking out of the flowers yellow in color? Well, I hate to tell you this, but that is not a Christmas cactus, (Schlumbergera bridgesii).  It is a …

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What is the Name of this Tree?

It is time for another question of the week. What is the name of this tree? is it a native? Answer will be posted below the pictures next week !        Author: Matthew Orwat – mjorwat@ufl.edu Matthew J. Orwat started his career with UF / IFAS in 2011 and is the Horticulture Extension Agent …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/14/what-is-the-name-of-this-tree/

The Chinese Tallow: Invasive by Any Name

With autumn fast approaching, many landowners are looking to add fall color to their landscapes. Unfortunately, many will choose tree varieties based on their fall foliage rather than the possibility of it being an invasive species. One tree that provides beautiful fall color is the Chinese Tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum (L.) also known as the Popcorn …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/30/the-chinese-tallow-invasive-by-any-name/