Plant of the week 5.9 – 5.13 ~ New Zealand Flax/Phormium

Phormium May 9-13Plant of the week 5.9 – 5.13 ~ New Zealand Flax/Phormium ~ Phormium is an evergreen shrub with low to medium water requirements and thrives in full sun.   Phormium has showy flower spikes in the summer. Natural pruning is recommended. The plant looks best when damaged leaves are removed from the base (not tip cut), and old brown leaves are pulled/cut out to keep it tidy.  Phormium are quite hardy, but need to watch for mites and powdery mildew and especially mealy bug.  The mealy bug is a white fuzzy insect which you will find in the leaf base, often just below the soil line. 

 

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Absolutely stunning pic from our Senior Plant Healthcare Technician Alberto Ayala. This is from one of the projects we just completed in the East Bay under Cesar Martinez, one of our senior project managers.

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Beautiful Picture Alberto Ayala!!

A beautiful pic showing the impact of how a thoughtful and well-installed renovation can enhance a site. A wonderful example of a coordinated team effort. Thank you.

Alberto Ayala great pic!!! Thanks for sharing!!

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