TITLE

OGLETHORPE AND THE OGLETHORPE OAK

AUTHOR(S)
Coombes, Allen J.; Coates, W. Nigel
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
International Oaks;Winter1996, Issue 7, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
49120363

 

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