Japanese Maples: Momiji and Keade / Edition 3

Japanese Maples: Momiji and Keade / Edition 3

by J. D. Vertrees, Peter Gregory
     
 

ISBN-10: 0881925012

ISBN-13: 9780881925012

Pub. Date: 06/08/2001

Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated


Among the first titles published in 1978, with more than 150,000 copies in print in three editions, Japanese Maples is a Timber Press classic. Japanese maples are unlike any other tree. They boast a remarkable diversity of color, form, and texture. As a result of hundreds of years of careful breeding, they take the center stage in any garden they are found.…  See more details below

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Among the first titles published in 1978, with more than 150,000 copies in print in three editions, Japanese Maples is a Timber Press classic. Japanese maples are unlike any other tree. They boast a remarkable diversity of color, form, and texture. As a result of hundreds of years of careful breeding, they take the center stage in any garden they are found. In the last decade, the number of Japanese maple cultivars available to gardeners has doubled and there is a pressing need for an up-to-date reference. This new fourth edition offers detailed descriptions of over 150 new introductions, updates to plant nomenclature, and new insights into established favorites. Gardeners will relish the practical advice that puts successful cultivation within everyone's grasp. Accurate identification is made simple with over 600 easy-to-follow descriptions and 500 color photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881925012
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/08/2001
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
8.79(w) x 11.26(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 9
Preface to the Third Edition 11
Preface to the Second Edition 15

Chapter 1 Character and History 21
What Is a Japanese Maple? 21
Momiji and Kaede 22
The Character of Japanese Maples 23
Variegation 27
In Regard to Fu 29
History of Japanese Cultivars 30
Old Literature on Japanese Maples 32

Chapter 2 Taxonomy and Nomenclature 35
The Taxonomy of Maples 35
Taxonomy of Acer palmatum 38
Nomenclature

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