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The Timber Press Guide to Succulent Plants of the World: A Comprehensive Reference to More Than 2000 Species

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The plants are organized into 28 intuitively logical groups, such as succulent euphorbias, mesembryanthemums, bulbs, succulent trees, aloes, agaves, and haworthias. Each entry includes information on the plant's native habitat, its cultivation requirements, and its horticultural potential. As useful to novice growers as to collectors and those with an existing interest in succulents, this will be the standard reference for years to come.

About the Author

Fred Dortort has grown succulent plants and cacti for over thirty years. He has studied and observed succulents in locations as diverse as Baja California, mainland Mexico, South Africa, Namibia, and the American Southwest. He lectures widely on succulent plants, has taught classes at the University of California Botanical Garden in Berkeley, and has written numberous articles for the Cactus and Succulent Journal, as well as for publications such as Pacific Horticulture and Garden. Fred lives in Berkeley, California.

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ISBN:
9780881929959
Author:
Dortort, Fred
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Subject:
Ornamental Plants
Subject:
NATURE / Plants
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Gardening-Landscape and Design
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
344
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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