. Arboretum et fruticetum Britannicum; or, The trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, hardy and half-hardy, pictorially and botanically delineated, and scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture, management, and uses in the arts, in useful and ornamental plantations, and in landscape-gardening; preceded by a historical and geographical outline of the trees and shrubs of temperate climates throughout the world . ley Park are many fine specimens, one of which contains nearly14 loads of timber ; at Hackwood Park, three oaks were felled in 1836, which measure

. Arboretum et fruticetum Britannicum; or, The trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, hardy and half-hardy, pictorially and botanically delineated, and scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture, management, and uses in the arts, in useful and ornamental plantations, and in landscape-gardening; preceded by a historical and geographical outline of the trees and shrubs of temperate climates throughout the world . ley Park are many fine specimens, one of which contains nearly14 loads of timber ; at Hackwood Park, three oaks were felled in 1836, which measure Stock Photo
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. Arboretum et fruticetum Britannicum; or, The trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, hardy and half-hardy, pictorially and botanically delineated, and scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture, management, and uses in the arts, in useful and ornamental plantations, and in landscape-gardening; preceded by a historical and geographical outline of the trees and shrubs of temperate climates throughout the world . ley Park are many fine specimens, one of which contains nearly14 loads of timber ; at Hackwood Park, three oaks were felled in 1836, which measureil 101ft, 115 ft., and 116 ft. in length, and 8 ft. 4 in., 9 ft. 4 in., and 10 ft. 4 in., in girt; at Sharfield, near Basingstoke, on another estate of Lord Boltons, there is a fine growing oak, 12 ft. in girt at 3 ft. from theground, 80 ft. high, and with branches projecting 3<l ft. from the trunk ; in the New Eorest there are12 oaks, calkxl the Twelve .postles, which arc fine sound trees, though somewhat stag-horned in thebranches, the largest hasatrunk mea8uring22ft. 6in. in circumference. In Kent.at Cobham HM, aremany fine spicimens, with trunks 24 ft. in circumference. The Bounds Park Oak, near TunbridgeWells, is figured in the folio edition of Strutts Sylva Britannica :— At 2 ft aUive the ground, it is22 ft. in circumference; its trunk is straight and uniform; it throws out a great number of limbs, and 1838 ARBORETUM AND FRUTICETUM.. bears a grand head ; it is G9ft. high; and the extent of its boughs, from east to west, is IH ft.{Lauders Gilpin, ii. p. 256.) There are several fine oaks in the park of Karl Stanhope at Chevoning, near Seven Oaks. One of these is l* ft. 6 in. in girt at 3 ft. from the ground ; and the diameter of thehead is 84 ft. From a leaf of this tree sent us by Earl Stanhope, it would appe.ir to be Q. sessilifibra;but of this we are not certain, tn Somersetshire, at Brockley Hall, it is Soft, high, with a trunkabove 36ft. in circumference; at Nettleco

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