Betrock's Guide to Landscape Palms

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Betrock Information Systems, 1992 - Nature - 153 pages
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Landscape palms are a universal symbol of the tropics and are receiving more attention than ever before. In full-color, 102 species of palms are illustrated, and the first section of the book is an encyclopedia of these species. Given are scientific name, common name, subfamily, tribe, origin, hardiness zone, typical height, growth rate, salt and drought tolerance, soil and light requirements, uses, propagation, and more. Characteristics of each palm are listed including leaf size and color, trunk or stem characteristics, flowers and fruits, and other attributes.

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Contents

What Is a Palm?
107
Fertilizing Palms
114
Cold Protection and Treating ColdDamaged Palms
124
Key to Landscape Palms
134
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map
141
Index to Common Names and Synonyms
147
About the Author
153
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