As you put up the Christmas decorations, have you ever wondered what a Fir tree is? Any child can draw one, but what makes it a Fir? Lots of trees are called…
Ephedra genus (Joint fir). This genus consists of evergreen shrubs, which are grown for their habit and green shoots. They will make good ground cover in dry soils. They are grow for the male and female plants together in order to obtain the fruits. They are fully hardy and will require full sun and well drained soil. You can propagate by seed in the autumn or by division in the autumn or spring.
Rocky sites of Med. to China and The Americas
Grown for their habit and green shoots. Makes good ground cover in dry soil. Suitable for coastal conditions.
Grow male and female plants together in order to obtain fruits.
Seed in autumn or by division in autumn or spring.
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