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A Concise Profile of Euonymous europaeus (Spindle Tree)

Euonymous europaeus. (Spindle Tree) The European spindle is a hugely adaptable tree. Growing throughout Europe it can be found from Ireland and parts of Scandinavia in the north, to Spain in the south and as far east as Lithuania. Its range also … Continue reading

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Clematis microphylla ‘Miss Bateman’

Clematis ‘Miss Bateman’ A hybrid of Clematis ‘Fortunei’ x Clematis ‘Standishii’ raised by Charles Noble and introduced in 1869. White rounded flowers, initially striped green. Reddish-brown stamens. Charles Noble was born in Bromham, near Bedford in the UK, in 1817 … Continue reading

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The short history of Metasequoia glyptostroboides or Dawn Redwood ( 3 Million Years)

Metasequoia glyptostroboides A short history of Metasequoia glyptostroboides or Dawn Redwood (over 3 million years!) Metasequoia glyptostroboides is known to have grown in many parts of the world in prehistoric times from its fossilised remains. That it had existed as a distinct species was … Continue reading

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