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Birchas Ilanos at night

Can you make Birchas Ilanos at night? (sources)
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Birchas Ilanos on Fig Trees

Can one say Birchas Ilanos on a fig tree?
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Timing of Birchas Illonos

From when until when are you allowed to make the bracha,and what is optimum?
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Is Birkat Ha'Ilanot (blessing on seeing fruit trees' first blossoming in the spring) said on shrubs?

If a plant is botanically a perennial and identical to a fruit tree, but it grows within a few inches of the ground, many authorities say its fruit warrants a borei pri ha'adama, as if it were a ...
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Were Haman's possessions hung on a tree?

In Maoz Tzur we say: רב בניו וקנייניו,‏ על העץ תלית His many sons and his possessions, You hung on a tree Were Haman's possessions really hung on a tree?
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Tree is it Eitz or Illan

What is the Diffrence between Eitz and Illan?
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What would be an example of permitted vs prohibited cross-grafting with fruit trees?

I haven't studied Tractate Kilayim. I know you can't plant grapes with wheat. What about, say: Jazz apple = Royal Gala apple X Braeburn apple ? Nectarine = Peach X Plum ? Nectaplum = Nectarine X ...
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Correct Brocho on Hearts of Palm

What's the correct Brocho to say on Hearts of Palm?
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Eat of its fruit

How can we say in Al Hamichyah ונאכל מפריה (eat of its fruit) after ובנה ירשלים (and you will rebuild Jerusalem) You are not allowed to grow trees in ירשלים?