Tag Archive: Apalachee

Apalachee Intro to Beekeeping Shortcourse February 22

Course Objective: To introduce participants to the basics of successfully caring for a honeybee colony. Rotating, Hands-On Group Sessions will include: Hive Assembly Nutrition, Forage, Bee Health Open Hives Demonstration, Tools & Safety Management, Pests & Integrated Pest Management Register today, because registration is limited to 100 attendees and ends February 12th. The registration fee …

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Plant Profile: Apalachee Crapemyrtle, Lagerstroemia indica × fauriei ‘Apalachee’

‘Apalachee’ has light lavender flowers. Photo by Gary Knox ‘Apalachee’ crapemyrtle is a statuesque small deciduous tree with lavender flowers, dark green leaves and cinnamon-orange bark. Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Apalachee’ is one of the hybrids released in 1987 from the breeding program of the U.S. National Arboretum. It grows as an upright to vase-shaped, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/01/07/plant-profile-apalachee-crapemyrtle-lagerstroemia-indica-x-fauriei-apalachee/