Hardcover: 512 pages
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd (October 4, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 1.8 x 11.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 6.2 pounds
Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #1,008,678 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #61 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > By Climate > Tropical #231 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > Trees #751 in Books > Reference > Encyclopedias & Subject Guides > Gardening
To me there are are endless books on tropical plants and flowers but it is a bit more difficult to find a comprehensive book on trees. This book is a wonderful example providing many pictures combining full size and close up shots and citing a wealth of information on the suitable growing conditions, native environment and more. It is evident that much research and effort went into this book and I would strongly recommend it as a great reference book for tropical and sub-tropical trees.
This is a must have reference book for anyone who constantly improves home landscape, or wants to know the name of "that wonderful tree down the street". The information is concise and correct to my knowlege.
The book is not a *complete* encyclopedic listing, but it does cover many of the most common tropical horticultural species.
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