Beyond the Camellia Belt by William L. Ackerman
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Beyond the Camellia Belt
By William L. Ackerman

Beyond the Camellia Belt

Breeding, Propagating and Growing Cold-Hardy Camellias

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Beyond the Camellia Belt by William L. Ackerman

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Gardeners seeking to adorn landscapes in more northerly climates with delicate camellia blossoms will learn how to in this comprehensive guide. Following a brief history of the genus Camellia and the breeding process which has enabled strains to survive in colder climates, this guide outlines the steps to success--from siting, planting, and fertilizing to pruning, propagating, and controlling pests and diseases. Besides offering a wealth of time-tested advice--from one who for more than 40 years has mounted extensive research in the cultivation of camellias suitable for areas outside of their natural habitat and has had a type of camellia named after him--this handbook provides a list of camellia varieties that will thrive in zones five and six, as well as appendices identifying camellia societies, nursery sources, collections, and suggested readings.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781883052522
ISBN-10: 1883052521
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Ball Publishing
Publisher: Ball Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - William L. Ackerman

William L Ackerman is a former president of the Camellia Society of the Potomac Valley and the author of Growing Camellias in Cold Climates. A research horticulturist at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, DC, until his retirement, he continues his research and experimentation with hybridisation of cold-hardy spring- and fall-flowering camellias and the development of commercially acceptable yellow camellias. He lives in Ashton, Maryland.

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