Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Conifers

Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Conifers : A Comprehensive Guide to Cultivars and Species

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Covering all recognized conifer cultivars and species, both hardy and tropical, the two volumes of this extensive and lavishly illustrated book feature names, synonyms, and brief descriptions as well as information about height and spread after 10 years, where known for more than 8,000 cultivars and all of the world s 615 conifer species, plus their subspecies and varieties. The descriptive text is complemented by thousands of color photographs taken specifically for this encyclopedia. The species descriptions follow the most recent botanical classification, with reference to the Royal Horticultural Society International Conifer Register and Checklist, including as-of-yet unpublished data."show more

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  • Hardback | 1507 pages
  • 312.42 x 408.94 x 213.36mm | 8,958.4g
  • Royal Horticultural Society
  • Woking, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 5000 colour photographs
  • 1907057153
  • 9781907057151
  • 1,880,134

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"The wealth of detail and information is truly astonishing. The authors are to be commended on their efforts and I would advise all serious gardeners and landscapers to get a copy; it will be well worth it." Chris Reynold, curator, Bedgebury National Pinetum"show more

About Aris G. Auders

Aris G. Auders is a conifer collector, a photographer, a writer, and a garden designer. He has one of the largest collections of conifer cultivars in Europe. Derek P. Spicer is a founding member and the chairman of the British Conifer Society. He is also a member of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Woody Plant Committee and the RHS Advisory Subcommittee on Conifer Registration. He has been collecting and propagating conifer species and cultivars on his wholesale conifer nursery since the late 1960s.show more

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