Revue de presse
First published in 2003 the award winning Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms has been a must have reference for all palm enthusiasts. The new second edition brings onboard world renowned and respected palm expert Scott Zona. It takes the opportunity to include many of the new palm species and varieties that have been discovered and introduced into cultivation over the best part of a decade since the first edition was published... With information on 825 species accompanied by over 900 colour illustrations this is a must have reference for every palm enthusiast and collector. It is great value for money and I cannot recommend it highly enough. --European Palm Society Journal
Présentation de l'éditeur
A definitive account of all palms that can be grown for ornamental and economic use. Illustrated with 950 photos, of which 730 are previously unpublished, this volume documents every genus in the palm family. 850 species are described in detail, including cold hardiness, water needs, height and special requirements. This valuable practical handbook doubles as an identification guide. It is an essential reference for horticulturalists, students and palm enthusiasts.