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Jun
28
2017

Exciting New Conifers of Northern Vietnam

By Scott McMahan, Manager of International Plant Exploration, Atlanta Botanical Garden I have had the pleasure of botanizing in many areas of southeast Asia over the past 20 years, but few places have provided such botanical surprises as northern Vietnam. Most people would probably guess that the climate throughout Vietnam is tropical and for the…

Mar
20
2015

ACS Supports Conservation Efforts for Longleaf Pine

  The longleaf pine, Pinus palustris, once dominated the landscape from Virginia to east Texas, covering an estimated area of over 90 million acres. With the arrival of the British explorers in 1607 and their subsequent exploitation and destruction of the longleaf pine forests, this tree virtually disappeared in many areas. In cultivation, Pinus palustris…

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