How To Prune Rubber Tree Plant

Rubber plant (Ficus Elastica) is a popular indoor house plant. Their leaves are very attractive. If you wish your rubber tree to have a vertical look, then do not prune it. Slim and tall rubber plants are good for rooms with high ceiling. But if you prefer a lower bushy look, then you should prune it. You can prune a rubber plant to give it a desired shape. A bushy rubber plant looks good on a table or table shelf.

The pruning of the rubber plant will confine your rubber plant in a pot or in ground to a lower height but thick and bushy.

Mango Pruning Guide: When, Why And How To Trim A Mango Tree

Mango Pruning Guide: When, Why And How To Trim A Mango Tree
Mango trees (Mangifera Indica) can grow as high as 20 feet and more. Several years ago, my yard had many old mango trees, all more than 20 ft high. They were never pruned in 20 years so they became huge, both in height and width. The trunk of each tree was more than 15 feet high. Also the production of mango fruits in each tree was too less.  It used to be very difficult to harvest the mango fruits from them. A person used to climb the trees to pick the fruits.

Continuing reading below to learn why training and pruning a mango tree is important and when, why and how to prune a mango tree.

Magnolias : How To Care For Magnolia Tree

Magnolia tree (Scientific or Botanical name: Magnolia) of Magnoliaceae family, is native to East Asia and the Himalayas, Central America and eastern North America.  It is one of the most magnificent of the fragrant trees, the Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) is very fragrant.  It is named after French botanist Pierre Magnol, Professor of Medicine and Botany at Montpellier.

Continue reading below to know all the magnolia tree facts including magnolia tree types, fertilizer for magnolia and how to care for magnolia tree.

No Mango Fruit On Tree : How To Force A Mango Tree To Flower

Some mango varieties bear fruits every year and some in alternate years. The mango trees of age 10 years and more may fruit only alternating years. There are many trees that fail to produce any fruits for several years, actually their fruiting cycle is disturbed. So what to do to make the trees bear fruits? There are several reasons for not fruiting and  there are some methods to induce flowering and fruiting in "off" years.

Read below to learn about the reasons of a mango tree not fruiting and the methods and sprays to force a mango tree to induce fruits on a not-fruiting mango tree.

How To Regrow Plants From Scraps

Normally vegetables are grown from seeds. But there are some vegetables that can be regrown from kitchen scraps.
Are you new to gardening? Do you often fail to grow vegetables and herbs from seeds? Then continue reading below to find details on how to regrow plants from scraps and a list of such foods that can be regrown again and again. For example, you can regrow coriander from roots after cutting from coriander you buy from supermarket.
There are many advantages of regrowing foods from scraps.

Money Plant Questions and Answers

Although growing a money plant is very easy, but many people face several problems while growing it in their home garden or indoors. Many people observe that their money tree leaves turn yellow and fall off. Some are concerned about how to water the money plant and how often, while others are confused on the various types of the money plant and what is the advantage of putting it in the house.

Continue reading below all the questions and answers on money plant. You can also ask a question if you do not find the answer of your problem regarding your money tree.

Questions And Answers On Gourd Plants

People face several problems while growing bottle gourd in their home garden. Many people have asked questions, why the small gourds do not grow and fall off, what are the types of gourds, what is the best fertilizer for bottle gourds.

Continue reading below all the questions and answers on gourds and their use.

10 Common Poisonous Foods We Love To Eat

Everyday we eat plant food that carry deadly poisons. Most of the time they are usually safe, but it may be fatal if wrong parts of a plant is consumed. From time to time people accidentally kill themselves by eating these foods.

You may be wondering what these poisonous or harmful foods are. Find a list of most common food in your kitchen which are deadly poisonous or harmful. You should be careful when consuming these poisons to ensure that you remain safe.

Mango Seeds That Grow Fruits in 2 to 4 Years

When I posted a video showing that my mango tree grown from seed had produced fruits in just 2 years, there was lot of reactions from the viewers. They were of the view that it was not possible to get fruits from a mango tree so quickly, and my tree must have been a grafted tree.

But it is really true that the mango tree can produce fruits in 2 to 4 years, if they have been grown from a poly-embryonic seed. The mango tree grown from poly-embryonic seed do not need to be grafted.

Find a list of polyembryonic mangoes which can grow fruits in 2 to 4 years time.  Also learn about mango seed viability and how to store them.

How To Grow Magnolia Tree From Cuttings

Magnolia tree is one of the most attractive trees one can have at home. The magnolia trees are attractive due to their large glossy dark green leaves and fragrant blossoms. These attractive trees find an important place in any landscape.

These trees are quite costly, $100 for a small tree. So, it is quite interesting to propagate magnolia tree at home. Continue reading below to learn how to grow a magnolia tree from cuttings at home successfully. The procedure is the same for propagating different types of magnolia cuttings including Japanese, Southern, Little gem, etc.