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Succulents / Terry Hewitt.

By: Hewitt, Terry, 1942-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: New plant library: Publisher: London : Southwater, 2002Description: 64p. : color illustrations ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1842155679.Subject(s): Succulent plantsDDC classification:
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This practical yet inspiring series of books will tell you all you need to know about your favorite plants. The Grower's Guide contains the secrets of growing, cultivating, buying, propagating, pruning, and controlling pests or diseases--all in an easy-to-use, step-by-step format.

Originally published: London: Lorenz, 1998.

Includes index.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction
  • What is a succulent? (p. 8)
  • History (p. 10)
  • Succulent plant groups (p. 11)
  • Indoor cultivation (p. 14)
  • Greenhouse cultivation (p. 16)
  • Outdoor cultivation (p. 18)
  • Plant Catalogue
  • Aconium (p. 20)
  • Agave (p. 22)
  • Aloe (p. 23)
  • Cheiridopsis (p. 24)
  • Conophytum (p. 25)
  • Cotyledon (p. 27)
  • Crassula (p. 28)
  • Dudleya (p. 29)
  • Echeveria (p. 30)
  • Euphorbia (p. 31)
  • Faucaria (p. 32)
  • Gasteria (p. 32)
  • Haworthia (p. 33)
  • Hoya (p. 34)
  • Kalanchoe (p. 34)
  • Kleinia (p. 35)
  • Lampranthus (p. 35)
  • Lithops (p. 36)
  • Pachypodium (p. 37)
  • Pelargonium (p. 37)
  • Pleiospilos (p. 38)
  • Portulacaria (p. 38)
  • Sedum (p. 39)
  • Testudinaria (p. 39)
  • The Grower's Guide
  • Care and cultivation (p. 40)
  • Planting succulents (p. 43)
  • Routine maintenance (p. 46)
  • Repotting (p. 48)
  • Propagation in the wild (p. 50)
  • Propagation by seeds (p. 52)
  • Propagation by cuttings (p. 54)
  • Pests and diseases (p. 57)
  • Calendar (p. 58)
  • Other recommended succulents (p. 59)
  • Index (p. 64)