The Timber Press Guide to Succulent Plants of the World

The Timber Press Guide to Succulent Plants of the World

A Comprehensive Reference to More Than 2000 Species

Book - 2011
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The plants are organized into 28 intuitively logical groups, such as succulent euphorbias, mesembryanthemums, bulbs, succulent trees, aloes, agaves, and haworthias. Each entry includes information on the plant's native habitat, its cultivation requirements, and its horticultural potential. As useful to novice growers as to collectors and those with an existing interest in succulents, this will be the standard reference for years to come.

Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780881929959
Branch Call Number: 635.9525 D739t 2011
Characteristics: 344 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Timber Press (Portland, Or.)


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Greg_library Dec 10, 2012

A great overview of the diversity of succulents around the world. Covers the families and (exclusive of cacti or cactus) and includes some notes about cultivation at the beginning of the book. Many of the species are photographed in habitat. Recommended for people fascinated with this group of plants or those simply curious about the subject. Not recommended for people who are prone to be obsessive about growing the unusual.


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