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April Fool

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Alright, we confess… there is no magnolia with multi-coloured leaves here at Westonbirt.

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Rare Magnolia maudiae subsp, aprilis-stultus discovered at Westonbirt Arboretum

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At Westonbirt Arboretum we care for many rare and remarkable trees, and we are thrilled to announce that early this morning one of our Magnolia maudiae was discovered to be the incredibly rare Magnolia maudiae subsp.aprilis-stultus.

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Uncovering Acers in Vietnam

In early April 2017, Westonbirt’s Dendrologist, Dan Crowley, will be setting out on an exciting documenting expedition to Vietnam, thanks to funding from the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum.

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Tree of the Month - March 2017

Find out why the Prunus hirtipes Tree is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for March...

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Tree of the Month - February 2017

Find out why the Rhododendron moupinense is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for February...

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Living with trees

It’s wonderful that Westonbirt Arboretum is a place where 500,000 people come every year to escape the stresses and strains of everyday life.

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Tree of the Month - January 2017

Find out why the Cheng fir is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for January...

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Free entry to RHS Gardens has ended

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) are no longer offering Westonbirt members free entry to any of their gardens after July 2017 using their Friends membership card.

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Plant hunting...we're back!

After just over 3 weeks out in the field in Italy, we are now settling back into our daily routines here at Westonbirt.

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Tree of the Month - December 2016

Find out why the Fraser fir is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for December...

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Plant hunting...week two!

We've just left Naples to head for Arrezo in the north.

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Tree of the month - November 2016

Find out why the Black pine is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for November...

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Plant hunting...week one!

After an action packed 9 days in Calabria and Basilicata we have made a total of 45 collections from our target and associated species list.

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Tree of the Month - October 2016

Find out why the Nyssa sylvatica is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for October...

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