Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum; Or, the Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Hardy and Half-Hardy, Pictorially and Botanically Delineated, and Scientifically and Popularly Described with Their Propagation, Volume 4

Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum; Or, the Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Hardy and Half-Hardy, Pictorially and Botanically Delineated, and Scientifically and Popularly Described with Their Propagation, Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...high, with a trunk 4ft. Gin. in diameter, clear of branches to the height of 55 ft: at Kid brook e, it is 80 ft. high, with a trunk 4 ft. in diameter. In Wiltshire, at Longleat, 180 years old, it is 138 ft. high, the diameter of the trunk 5 ft. 8 in., and of the head 44 ft.; at Wardour Castle, 50 years planted, it is 60ft. high, the diameter of the trunk 5 ft. 4 In., and of the head 42 ft; at Longford Castle, it is 60 ft high, with a trunk 2 it. in diameter.--North of London In Bedfordshire, at Woburn Abbey, the tree already mentioned, p. 23.12., is 114 ft high; at South ill it is 80 ft. high, the diameter of the trunk 3 ft 4 in., and of the head 54 ft In Buckinghamshire at Temple House, 40 years planted, it is fto ft high. In Cheshire, at baton Hall, 14 years plained, it is 20ft. high. In Derbyshire, at KedUMon, are several trees, from 150lttolft high, and girtingVioir 1 ft. to 16 ft. In Denbighshire, at Llanbedc Hall, 45 years planted, it is 50ft. high. In Durham, at Stan wick Park, u one with a trunk 4 ft. in diameter. In Essex, at Audley End, 60 yearn planted, it is 50 ft. high, the diameter of the trunk 2 ft, and of the head 21 ft In Hertfordshire, at Cheshunt, 0 years planted, it is 3t ft. high. In Leicestershire, at Donnington Park, 49 years planted, it is 72 ft, high. In Nottinghamshire, at Clumber Park, it is HO ft high, the diameter of the trunk 3 ft 11 in., and of the head 44 ft. In Northamptonshire, at Wakefield Lodge, 16" years planted, it is 20ft high, In Northumberland, at Hart burn, 83 yean planted, it is 138 ft high, the diameter of the trunk 4 ft, and of the head 40 ft.; another is 96 ft high, the diameter of the trunk 3 ft., and of the head 38 ft. These two trees, on account of being superior in height to all the trees...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236587197
  • 9781236587190