The foxtail palm tree, or Wodyetia bifurcate, is the most common palm in the southern U.S. Growers smuggled seeds out of the country until export was legalized in 1995.The Foxtail Palm TreeThis fast-growing tree can gain as much as three feet of trunk height a year, reaching approximately 30 feet at maturity with a bushy 20-foot spread of full, dark green, feather-like -- properly called pinnate -- fronds; the crown usually consists of 10 to 12 fronds.
Poppy seed heads image by Alison Bowden from Fotolia.comWhile many garden poppy varieties are tender perennials, they are grown as an annual since they don& 39;t survive winter freezing. Poppy seeds, such as those harvested from oriental poppies, are also used to flavor a variety of baked goods. Each poppy flower produces hundreds of small, black seeds, so you don& 39;t need many flowers to harvest a bounty of seeds.
Systematic classification and distributionClass: ReptilesOrder: SquamatiSubordinates: SauriFamily: IguanadaeGender: IguanaSpecies: I. iguana Linnaeus, 1758The common iguana or also called green iguana is native to South America. It is a species highly appreciated by amateur breeders. Morphology Iguana babies measure about 30 cm, adults vary from 150 cm to a maximum of 200 cm and weigh from 6 to 10 kg.
Holly image by david purday from Fotolia.comAmerican holly (Ilex opaca) trees are a member of the Aquifoliaceae family and serve a variety of uses. Holly trees have also been used as decoration for many cultures.GrowthAt maturity, holly trees reach a height of 35 to 50 feet and a width of 15 to 25 feet.
Jupiterimages/PhotoObjects.net/Getty ImagesIf you don& 39;t have a large yard, you may have to resort to growing your flowers in a flower pot. Squirrels, raccoons, deer and even stray cats are often the cause. It is best to protect your potted plants to keep them safe, healthy and vibrant.Bring your potted flowers and plants indoors at night.
Bitter melon image by Antonio Oquias from Fotolia.comBitter melon (Momordica charantia), also known as bitter gourd, is an odd-looking, cucumber-shaped melon that is native to Asia. Bitter melon seeds require soil temperatures of at least 60 degrees F in order to germinate, and they grow best with daytime temperatures of 75 to 80 degrees F.