Coombes, Allen J.; Coates, W. Nigel
December 1996
International Oaks;Winter1996, Issue 7, p24
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the young oak tree from Georgia that was planted in the walled garden at the Meath Home in Godalming, England to commemorate General James Oglethorpe. The oak tree was donated by Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and Arboretum which holds the National Collection of Oaks. James Edward Oglethorpe was a former member of Parliament for the Haslemere division. The Oglethorpe oak can be found on poorly drained bottom land associated with Acer rubrum L.


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