Kew’s Big Trees 2nd Edition

Kew’s Big Trees reveals the secrets behind one of the world’s best tree collections, with 20 profiles of Kew’s most intriguing species, including the English oak, Wollemi pine and monkey puzzle.

Trees are integral to our lives, deep-rooted in our history and culture, an invaluable resource, increasingly precious to our environment and the well-being of the planet. Kew cares for over 14,000 trees in its 132 hectares: a unique mix from around the world of the rare, ancient, useful and beautiful. Kew’s Big Trees reveals the secrets behind one of the world’s best tree collections, with 20 profiles of Kew’s most intriguing species, including the English oak, Wollemi pine and monkey puzzle.

Author information: Christina Harrison is editor of Kew magazine and has degrees in Plant Ecology and Garden History. She is author of Flowers of Love and co-author of Bizarre Botany (Kew Publishing, 2016) and Treasured Trees (Kew Publishing, 2015), The Botanical Treasury (Andre Deutsch, 2016) and Remarkable Trees (Thames & Hudson, 2019).

Author: Christina Harrison
48pp. Over 60 colour photographs. 200 x 200 mm. Paperback
ISBN 9781842466872
Kew Publishing, 2019

 


Type: Books