Chamaerops No.12

Autumn Edition 1993

cover   A misty and moody day in Aburi Botanic Garden, Ghana.


Cycads in South Africa
Tony King
Tony's report on the 1993 Cycad Conference held in Pretoria, South Africa, a paradise for enthusiasts of these ancient plants.

Postcard from Cyprus
Craig Snell
On holiday on this historic Mediterranean island, Craig gives a guided palm tour

M.P.R.R.: The Secret of Filiferas
Philippe Byrne
Forget so-called ultra hardies that don't grow, and invest in a bale of straw.

The Frost Report
Angus White
Everything you always wanted to know about frost, but were too cold to ask.

Round About Aburi
Colin Crooks
Continuing our occasional series of little-known Botanic Gardens, Colin takes time off to visit Aburi, in Ghana.

Home & Away
Charles Jackson
Having learned much about palm growing in his native New Zealand, Charles is putting his experience to work here in his adoptive home.

Araucaria araucana
Richard Darlow
A portrait of the Monkey Puzzle tree, a unique and wonderful South American conifer.



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