A classic reference, now completely revised in a third edition.
Now in its third edition, this classic reference book for gardeners by the late, best-selling author Stirling Macoboy has been in print for almost 30 years.
The completely revised edition, with existing entries updated and new ones added, includes:
all the favourite trees from around the world and from different climates
more than 900 species and 300 genera
trees listed alphabetically by genus
beautiful colour photographs, often detailing the fruit and flowers a well as the whole tree
concise, practical entries giving the common names, origin, habits and cultivation methods
symbols at the beginning of each genus tell you the climate and light requirements at a glance
a botanical index listing more than 1500 species, giving growing habits, uses of their various parts and a description of foliage, flowers and fruit
an index of common names cross-references to the botanical index