EPUB Timber Press Pocket Guide to Palms (Timber Press Pocket Guides) By dugisits.co.za – dugisits.co.za


  • Paperback
  • 240
  • Timber Press Pocket Guide to Palms (Timber Press Pocket Guides)
  • dugisits.co.za
  • English
  • 12 January 2018
  • 0881927767

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Timber Press Pocket Guide to Palms (Timber Press Pocket Guides) review ✓ 104 Read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ç dugisits.co.za dugisits.co.za Ç 4 review S to successfully growing 200 of the most common and easily obtainable palm species and hybrids and it highlights botanical characteristics that are of interest to gardeners and landscapers Each description includes details of trunk crownshaft leaf flower and fruit to assist in plant identification and selection The extensive cultivatio. This is a very good starter guide for people wanting to become familiar with growing palms and introducing many of the most commonly grown species I was new to Florida and wanted to determine the hardiness of some of the unusual palms and this book had the majority of them Some species were not as easy to grow as was indicated but this is so variable and depends on the microclimate of where they are planted and how they are cared for I would give it a 4 12 if that was an option Definitely worth adding to your collection

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Timber Press Pocket Guide to Palms (Timber Press Pocket Guides) review ✓ 104 Read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ç dugisits.co.za dugisits.co.za Ç 4 review Given their diversity and versatility it is surprising that palms are underutilized in landscapes and gardens even in tropical climes Several reasons account for this including misconceptions about the plants' growing reuirements and unfamiliarity with their ornamental ualities This pocket guide remedies both problems It unlocks the key. The introduction provides a brief presentation on Palm Structure Palm Habitat Palms in the Landscape Pruning Aesthetic Concerns Human Safety and Health of the Palm These sections are brief but the information is good and a pleasure to read The intro is followed by several pages listing palms in various categories such as water preference growth rate soil type size salt tolerance and climate range all by Latin names This is a handy section for selecting a palm to read about later in the book The heart of the book is an A to Z by Latin name encyclopedia style presentation of palms Each entry includes common names and a general description of size height width trunk crownshaft and leaves fruit growth rate climate sun exposure water needs soil preference indoor use and seed germination The entries are somewhat brief but pack in a lot of information There are 1 to 3 pictures of each palm The book is physically not large it is a nice size but the pictures are good It is a great book for a novice like myself who is seeking to plant a few wisely selected species of palm tree Organization by Latin name is not a problem the index includes both Latin and common names Add Betrock s Essential Guide to Palms for a great complimentary reference One negative the hardiness zone map at the end of the book is poor

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Timber Press Pocket Guide to Palms (Timber Press Pocket Guides) review ✓ 104 Read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ç dugisits.co.za dugisits.co.za Ç 4 review N notes include details of mature tree size cold hardiness and light soil and water reuirements Suggestions for using the plants indoors and out will help even novice gardeners know where to start and succinct information on seed germination will assist anyone who wants to grow palms from seed Illustrated with than 300 color photographs. Which is just what we got this for Something to take to the nurseries palm group meetings and botanical gardensWe purchased the hardbound CraftRiffle An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palmswhich is fantastic BTW but wanted something we could make notes in etc This turned out to be the perfect pair of books We shop at home wthe big book and out on the road wthe soft cover