The Tree Book: Superior Selections for Landscapes, Streetscapes, and Gardens

The Tree Book: Superior Selections for Landscapes, Streetscapes, and Gardens

by Michael A. Dirr, Keith S. Warren

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Overview

“A boon to all those who plant, care for, and love trees.”—Nina Bassuk, author of Trees in the Urban Landscape
 
The Tree Book is the go-to reference to more than 2,400 species and cultivars, from two of the biggest names in horticulture—Michael A. Dirr and Keith S. Warren. The featured trees include those widely available in the nursery trade, some new and promising choices, and a selection of overlooked options that deserve renewed interest. Each tree profile includes the common and botanical names along with details on foliage; flowers, seeds, fruits, and cones; native range; adaptability; and popular uses in landscapes. The Tree Book is a must-have resource for landscapes architects, city foresters, horticulturists, and enthusiastic home gardeners.  
 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604697148
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/30/2019
Pages: 900
Sales rank: 206,583
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.10(d)

About the Author

Michael A. Dirr is a Professor Emeritus of horticulture at University of Georgia. He is widely acknowledged as one of the leading experts on trees and shrubs for landscapes and gardens. He holds BS and MS degrees in horticulture from Ohio State University and the PhD from University of Massachusetts. Dirr has introduced over 200 woody plants to cultivation and holds 29 patents with the UGA Research Foundation. 

Keith S. Warren, tree breeder and nurseryman, has significantly reshaped the tree palette of the American landscape through introduction and promotion of improved tree cultivars. As Director of Product Development for J. Frank Schmidt and Son Co., one of the world’s largest nurseries, he created an extensive tree evaluation program, testing virtually every new deciduous cultivar during his 40-year career. 

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