Synopses & Reviews
With fruit colored orange, yellow, black, and white in addition to the familiar red, sometimes lasting six months or more, hollies are ideal ornamentals. Hollies represents years of research by one of the giants of American horticulture, covering all the hollies in cultivation with descriptions of many of the 30 deciduous and 780 evergreen species, including upright trees of 60 feet to creeping prostrate forms.
"A wealth of information for avid amateurs, students, educators, and other professional horticulturists." Choice, March 1998 Choice
"Fred Galle has struck a fine balance between the academic and applied portions of the text."—Pacific Horticulture, Spring 1999 Pacific Horticulture
Do you need a broadleaf evergreen, color in winter, or a barrier hedge? The versatility of this genus is explored with descriptions of many of the 30 deciduous and 780 evergreen species.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 526-535) and indexes.