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Last updated:
12/04/2024

Trees

Barrett, Rosemary -  Maples
A good introduction to these popular plants, covering their introduction to cultivation, the genus and species and cultivars, through their cultivation, uses etc. Well illustrated with colour photos. 2004 10 x 7 ½ 96 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £9.95), New
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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Braun, August -  Cultivated Palms of Venezuela
After brief introductory section on the Palms regions of the country, their use, cultivation in the tropics and diseases, the majority of the book is description of the plants illustrated with black and white photos. Reprinted from Principes, the Journal of the Palm Society 1968. 9 x 6 91 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Slight wear to cover, New
Price: £(GBP)12.00
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Church, Glyn -  Trees and Shrubs for Flowers
104 genera are covered detailing 425 species and cultivars, all well illustrated with 250 colour photos, show the wide range of visual displays available. 2002 11 ½ x 9 ¼ 159 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Slight wear to cover,  (RRP £14.95), New
Price: £(GBP)9.00
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Dirr, Michael -  Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs - An Illustrated Encyclopedia
Written by a well known American Horticulture expert, this book is primarily a marvellously illustrated volume of a very wide range of plants, both familiar and the less usual and also gives the basic information on cultivation and uses. 1997 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 493 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Very slight wear to dust jacket (RRP £52.5), New
Price: £(GBP)35.00
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Dowe ed -  Palms of the Solomon Islands
A modest booklet which describes the plants to be found illustrated with colour and black and white photos and sketches of fruit. 1989 8 x 5 ¾ 56 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Slight wear to the cover, New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Dowe, John -  Palms of the South-West Pacific
In addition to the detailed descriptions and black and white photos there are various other sections covering distribution, origin, uses, cultivation etc. 1989 10 ¼ x 7 ¾ 198 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)50.00
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Hodel, Donald -  Chamaedorea Palms
A very well illustrated book – at least 120 of the pages are of colour photos, which primarily focuses on describing the plants and also has the usual sections on history, ecology, distribution etc as well as cultivation and uses. 1992 11 ¼ x 8 ½ 338 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)75.00
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Kahn, Francis -  Palms of Eldorado
Written by a French botanist who has spent a lot of time studying Palms in the Amazon describes the plants relationship with the forest and with the Amazonians themselves. Illustrated with colour photos. 1997 10 ¼ x 5 252 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Leaser, David -  Palm Trees: A Story in Photographs
A good introduction to these widespread and important plants, divided into the geographical regions they come from, well illustrated with many good colour photos and with information about them including cultivation. 2005 12 ¼ x 9 ¼ 144 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Very slight wear to the cover., New
Price: £(GBP)45.00
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Meerow, Alan -  Betrock's Cold Hardy Palms
82 Palms which can survive colder than USDA Hardiness Zone 10, with horticultural and physical information plus colour photos of the leaves and complete tree. Sections also cover cultivation and other useful information. 2005 11 ¼ x 8 ½ 151 pages
 
Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)35.00
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Pakenham -  Meetings with Remarkable Trees
Almost too well known to need description, as many of the trees from the book have appeared in a TV program based on the book. The oldest, largest, highest etc trees know in the UK are described and attractively illustrated.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Compact edition 8 ¾ x 7 ¼, Very slight wear to dust wrapper (RRP £12.99), New
Price: £(GBP)8.50
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Palmer, Tim -  Trees & Forests of America
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Slight bump or wear to the dust jacket (RRP £20), New
Price: £(GBP)12.50
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Petherick, Tom -  Trees that shape the World
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Slight wear to cover (RRP £14.99), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Prescott, David -  The Bonsai Handbook
An attractively presented “How to” book, with many colour photos to show how it is done along with a selection of suitable plants to inspire you! 2001 11 x 8 ½ 160 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Slight wear/bump to corner and small remainder mark, New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'Camellias: A Practical Gardening Guide'Rolfe & Cave -  Camellias: A Practical Gardening Guide
A good introduction to growing these attractive and popular plants, written by a NZ enthusiast. Covers all that you’d expect from their nomenclature etc with the main emphasis on growing them and the species and cultivars . 1992 9 ¾ x 7 141 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: 2003 edition,  (RRP £14.99), New
Price: £(GBP)9.50
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Toomer, Simon -  Trees for the Small Garden
The author is curator of the Westonbirt Arboretum, and uses his wide knowledge of tress to recommend those which will suit the smaller garden, many less well known and seen, which provide it with year round interest and the widest range of attributes. 2005 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 176 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Slight tear and wear to dust jacket (RRP £19.99), New
Price: £(GBP)8.50
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Moderate wear to the dust jacket (RRP £19.99), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Very minor wear to the dust jacket (RRP £19.99), New
Price: £(GBP)12.50
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Tucker, Robert -  Palms of Subequatorial Queensland
After brief introductions to the area the species are described and illustrated with colour and black and white photos. 1987 10x 7 ½ 94 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Wear to cover, New
Price: £(GBP)25.00
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