TITLE

Hackfalls Arboretum revisited

AUTHOR(S)
Berry, Bob
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
New Zealand Tree Grower;Nov2007, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the Hackfalls Arboretum in New Zealand. The main maintenance requirements of the arboretum are cleaning up after storm damage and tree surgery. According to the author, there are four white oaks at Hackfalls. There are also Mexican species of both red and white oaks. Quercus insignis, which has large leaves that are dark and downy when they first appear, is the most outstanding species. Acorn, maples and rhododendrons are other collections at Hackfalls. Some of the maples are Acer palmatum cultivars while the rest are species from wild seed, as well as a few hybrids. With regards to the cataloguing, the Hackfalls plant collection are kept in a compact printed form and a more extensive compact disc (CD) form.
ACCESSION #
27731373

 

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