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The Timber Press Guide to Succulent Plants of the World

By Fred Dortort



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Author Fred Dortort
Binding Hardback
Date published November 2011
Number of pages 344
Publisher Timber Press
ISBN / Item No. 9780881929959


The Timber Press Guide to Succulent Plants of the World is a comprehensive guide to more than 2000 succulents. This groundbreaking book begins with an overview of where succulents are found and how they live, along with information on growing and caring for succulents.

The remaining chapters consist of comprehensive, richly illustrated descriptions of more than 2000 succulents, including both familiar species like Sedum morganianum,Aloe variegata, and Agave victoriae-reginae as well as less common, more exotic plants like Kalanchoe nyikae,Othonna euphorbioides,Cephalopentandra echirrhosa, and Adenia pechuelii.

Each entry includes information on the plant's native habitat, its cultivation requirements, and its horticultural potential, with more than 750 color photos for identification. As useful to growers as to collectors, this comprehensive, accessible volume will be the standard reference for years to come.

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