Introduction 1. Habitat, Classification and Botany 2. The History of Maples 3. Cultivation including open ground, container, feeding, pruning, pests and diseases 4. Propagation including seeds, grafting, layering, cuttings 5. Maples in the Garden including soil types, containers, watering, plant association 6. A-Z of Maples with full descriptions of 125 species and many more cultivars Index
James G. S. Harris owns a specialist maple nursery in Somerset called Mallet Court Nursery from which he sells direct and exports plants all over Europe with particular strong ties with France, Holland, Spain and Italy. He takes stands at all the major horticultural shows including Courson in France. James Harris sits on the Management Committee of the Hillier Gardens and Arboretum as a result of his expert knowledge of maples. He has contributed to specialist books on the subject and written for journals and periodicals.