Identification: Handbook with Color Photos of Cherries

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  1. Ron B

    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    Coombes, Eyewitness Handbooks - Trees (1992, Dorling Kindersley, New York) has close-ups of

    P. 'Accolade'*
    P. 'Amanogawa'*
    P. avium*
    P. avium 'Plena'*
    P. cerasus*
    P. incisa
    P. jamasakura*
    P. 'Kanzan'*
    P. 'Kiku Shidare'*
    P. maackii*
    P. padus*
    P. padus
    'Colorata'
    P. padus 'Watereri'
    P. 'Pandora'
    P. sargentii*
    P. x schmittii
    P. serotina*
    P. serrula*
    P. 'Shirofugen'*
    P. 'Shogetsu'*
    P. 'Spire'*
    P. x subhirtella 'Autumnalis'
    P. x subhirtella 'Autumnalis Rosea'*
    P. x subhirtella 'Pendula Rosea'**
    P. x subhirtella 'Stellata'*
    P. 'Tai Haku'*
    P. 'Ukon'*
    P. verecunda*
    P. x yedoensis*

    *Known to be in Seattle, outside of the arboretum and might therefore be expected to be seen in Vancouver parks, gardens and parking strips

    **Listed by Jacobson in 1996 as a synonym of P. pendula 'Pendula Rosea' and in 2006 as a synonym of P. pendula
     
  2. wcutler

    wcutler Esteemed Contributor Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout 10 Years

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    Thanks for the recommendation, Ron. I finally found the book at Powell's in Portland and I really like it. I particularly like the explanation of how to measure a tree's height using a piece of stick that's the same length as the distance between your eye and your fist. I was just in Portland for a ukulele festival, and one of my ukuleles is exactly that length.
     

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