Australian Native Plants Kings Park Exp

Australian Native Plants Kings Park Exp

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9780643103214
Edited by Mark Webb
2013
Paperback
129 pages
21.1cm x 27cm

Australian Native Plants provides a comprehensive guide to the horticulture of our native plants. Based on nearly 50 years of experience at Kings Park and Botanic Garden in Perth, the book describes the necessary growing conditions for mainly Western Australian native plants and covers some of the more technical aspects such as plant propagation and grafting, the use and benefits of tissue culture, methods of seed collection and storage, and the role of smoke in improving germination.

Western Australia is home to about five per cent of the worldIs vascular plants and contains AustraliaIs only terrestrial biodiversity hotspot. Written by experts with an in-depth knowledge of how to grow these plants outside their natural habitat, Australian Native Plants provides the more technically minded professional or enthusiast with information based on decades of research, experimentation and application. It aims to encourage the growing of Australian plants so that they can be used more widely and contribute to interesting, attractive and diverse private gardens and public landscapes in a changing environment.