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Not all plants are equally thirsty: a guide to watering your garden

Conocarpus Erectus

Mangrove Shrub

Conocarpus erectus, commonly called buttonwood or button mangrove, is a mangrove shrub in the family Combretaceae. This species grows on shorelines in tropical and subtropical regions around the world.

Use and Management. Capable of reaching a height of 40 feet with a 20-foot spread, buttonwood is often seen as a small.

Olea europaea

The olive tree is a small tree. Its scientific name is Olea europaea. A long time ago, it came from the coastal areas of the eastern Mediterranean, from Syria and the maritime (next to the sea) parts of Asia Minor and northern Iran at the south end of the Caspian Sea.


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