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A documentary inspired by a painting of an oak in Israel.
Ezra Barnea | Oct 10, 2020
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Oaks have been featured in several operas. Here is a list...
Roderick Cameron | Oct 09, 2020
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One of the world's leading oak collections is located in...
Francisco Garin Garcia | Oct 01, 2020

Plant Focus

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A guest post by Matt Candeias, host of the In Defense of Plants podcast and blog

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Barking up the Right Trees

A young and vigorously growing Quercus ‘Maya’ that we planted in 2007 showed a minor crack at the base of the trunk after the winter of 2011-2012...

In the Trompenburg Arboretum archive, where we keep our letters, I recently found a letter from Heino Heine dating back to 1973. Attached to it was a postcard and herbarium specimens of Quercus macrocarpa.

Quercus ‘Tromp Deerpon’, an Extraordinary Hybrid

A hybrid selected at Trompenburg Arboretum has parents that are oceans apart, yet closely related.

Warming Up for an Oak Tour to Ireland

The IOS has been invited to view the collections of two of our members in Ireland: that of Sir Brendan Parsons, the Earl of Rosse, at Birr Castle; and that of Johnny Couchman, near Carlow. There are many splendid gardens and collections to visit. Last year I visited some of them.

Good Oaks in South Africa

Peter Young's book Oak and an anecdote about South African oaks.

Jo Bömer (1943 - 2015)

Very unexpectedly, in her home in Klein Zundert, The Netherlands, Jo Bömer passed away on March 4th 2015.

Taiwan Proud of its Oaks!

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