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Growing and Using Camellias ebook out now



NEW gardening ebook out now

Growing and Using Camellias ebook out now

ACS Distance Education and John Mason have recently released a new ebook- Growing and Using Camellias. This ebook is beautifully illustrated covers everything that you will need to know about the camellia. It provides a guide to choosing, using and successfully maintaining one of the most popular garden plants grown across the world, from Japan and north America to Europe and Australasia. The book is based upon decades of experience and observation by horticulturists, particularly in Australia, England and Germany.

Camellias are medium to large evergreen shrubs that grow from 2m through to 8 metres tall, according to the species. The plants have thick, leathery, glossy, alternate leaves (i.e. they alternate on the stem – rather than being opposite each other) to 10cm long. Flowers vary in colour, form and

flowering time according to the species but range in colour from white, pink through to red, some species are also creamy or yellow.

This ebook was written to provide inspiration and reference information to both amateur and professional gardeners, and be a valuable resource and source of information to students of horticulture to make the most of this colourful and versatile plant.

 

The ebook covers the following chapters:

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION: HISTORY, BOTANY AND TAXONOMY

CHAPTER 2 CULTURE – GROWING AND CARING FOR CAMELLIAS

CHAPTER 3 PROPAGATION

CHAPTER 4 USING CAMELLIAS

CHAPTER 5 SPECIES AND CULTIVARS

This ebook is now available for purchase for $32.95 including GST from our online bookshop and there is also a free sample available to have a look at:

http://www.acsbookshop.com/product-growing-and-using-camellias-pdf-ebook-6021.aspx

If you would like a review copy of this ebook, please contact admin@acs.edu.au .