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Posts Tagged: Pittenger

Drought in the Landscape: Water Conservation Q & A

photo by UC ANR

[From the August 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Q.  How much water do landscapes use in California? A.  Landscape irrigation accounts for only about 9% of total statewide developed water use, but the percentage varies widely among...

Posted on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 9:41 AM
Tags: conservation (4), drip (1), drought (25), grass (3), irrigation (5), landscape (25), lawn (6), native (2), Pittenger (2), sprinkler (1), sprinklers (1), tree (16), trees (10), UCCE (10), water (19)

Victorian Box Decline

Figure 1. This healthy Victorian box (Pittosporum undulatum) tree exhibits a dense canopy, glossy green foliage, and fragrant white flowers, making it an attractive landscape subject. [Photo by D. Hodel]

[From the December 2014 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Victorian box (Pittosporum undulatum) is an evergreen tree native to Australia that grows moderately fast to about 50 feet high and wide. It was much planted as an ornamental landscape subject...

Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 9:39 AM
Tags: box (1), decline (3), Hodel (3), landscape (25), Pittenger (2), pittosporum undulatum (1)
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