East Asian Garden Lecture Series - The Introduction of Japanese Plants into North America

East Asian Garden Lecture Series - The Introduction of Japanese Plants into North America
Feb 20, 2018

Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.

Through the pioneering work of collectors and nurserymen, many new Japanese species were introduced to the American gardening public in the late 19th century. Peter Del Tredici, Senior Research Scientist, Emeritus, of the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University, will examine the history behind these early introductions, some of which had a profound impact on both cultivated and wild landscapes across America. Free; no reservations required. Rothenberg Hall

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