The Tuberous Begonia

Author: Brian Langdon
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  • : $16.00(NZD)
  • : 9780304934317
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  • : Colour photographs, B&W Illustrations
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Barcode 9780304934317
9780304934317

Local Description

1 x Tidy copy, dj has some minor tearsĀ 

1 x torn dj, owners name on fep, ex-lib, tape on fep

Description


The Tuberous Begonia is a 98 pg book packed full of information on tuberous begonias. There are 21 gorgeous colour plates in the middle of the book. The book opens with a histroical account of the development of the tuberous begonia, including quality black and white sketches of each of the early species begonias used to develop the modern begonia. The book also includes well written sections (and quality B&W sketches) on Raising from Seed, Growing from Tubers, Treatment after Flowering, Propagation, Greenhouse Management, Pests and Diseases, Soils, Hybridizing, Growing for Show, and using blooms as cut flowers. This is a "must have" book for those who want to grow prize winning tuberous begonias.