An Informative, Practical Guide to Palms of the World
Their Cultivation, Care & Landscape Use
by Alec Blombery & Tony Rodd
Angus & Robertson, 1988, colour photographs throughout, hardback, dustjacket, ISBN 0207148481
Near Fine Condition, minor rubbing to book, dustjacket slightly sunned, edge/shelf wear
'This informative, practical guide surveys the most popular palms of the world, providing the information on each indispensable to careful choice, appropriate use and care. Following a general introduction giving advice on the cultivation and use of palms in gardens and as container plants, there is a definitive description of each palm type, each species discussed accompanied by a full-colour photograph, with habitat, landscape use and cultivation advice. At the end of the book lists of palms suited to particular conditions and uses (for containers, the tropics, frost areas, deep shade, full sun etc.) are given.'