Lacking an active, effective international process and accomplishment in cataloging new woody plants, the OROC program serves as the only active means of 100% free communication of these new landscape plants. In our role with the assistance of Cultivar.org, we continue to seek new ornamental plants and document their traits, history, and parentage.
Hatch's Cultivars of Woody Plants has been developed over 35 years by leading horticultural taxonomist Larry Hatch and now covers more than 2100 pages. It is thelargest encyclopedia of ornamental, landscape tree, shrub, and vine varieties, most described in detail with their history, nomenclature, and landscape uses discussed.Numerous high-resolution digital images accompany the entries.
Hatch's Cultivars of Woody Plants is the 35-year work of noted horticultural taxonomist Larry Hatch, founder of the New Ornamentals Society, Cultivar.org, and the first to create a new plant website on the internet in the 1990's. CWP is known for it's screen-wide, high-resolution digital images that no print publisher could afford to send out as well as origination study of cultivar level history and nomenclature.
Cultivars of Woody Plants is the product of more than 35 years of research by leading horticultural taxonomic Larry Hatch and is unique among all woody plant manuals for it's vast array of cultivars.
It is available in many formats including this PDF ebook, a website, JPG image, HTML table, and a variety of searchable and sortable spreadsheets like Open Office Calc and Excel. A new set of abbreviations makes it handy to use the system in reviews or describing hybrid brewing styles or when blending your own beer. A set of suffix codes specify specific treatments like as (B) bourbon wood aging, (UN) unfiltered, and (BO) for bottle conditioned.