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Leyland cypress

The Leyland cypress, Cupressus × leylandii, often referred to simply as leylandii, is a fast-growing coniferous evergreen tree much used in horticulture, primarily for hedges and screens. [1]

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Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Albert Bruce Jackson

Albert Bruce Jackson (born in Newbury, Berkshire on 14 February 1876; died in Kew on 14 January 1947) was a British botanist and dendrologist.

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American Journal of Botany

The American Journal of Botany is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal which covers all aspects of plant biology.

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Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003

The Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 (c.38) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which almost entirely applies only to England and Wales.

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An arboretum (plural: arboreta) in a narrow sense is a collection of trees only.

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Award of Garden Merit

The Award of Garden Merit (AGM) is a mark of quality awarded, since 1922, to garden plants (including trees, vegetables and decorative plants) by the British Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.

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Canker and anthracnose generally refer to many different plant diseases of such broadly similar symptoms as the appearance of small areas of dead tissue, which grow slowly, often over years.

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Castlewellan is a village in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Central Valley (California)

California's Central Valley is a large, flat valley that dominates the geographical center of the U.S. state of California.

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Chamaecyparis, common names cypress or false cypress (to distinguish it from related cypresses), is a genus of conifers in the cypress family Cupressaceae, native to eastern Asia (Japan + Taiwan) and to the western and eastern margins of the United States.

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A cultivarCultivar has two meanings as explained under Formal definition. When used in reference to a taxon, the word does not apply to an individual plant but to all those plants sharing the unique characteristics that define the cultivar.

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The Cupressaceae or cypress family is a conifer family with worldwide distribution.

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The genus Cupressus is one of several genera within the family Cupressaceae that have the common name cypress; for the others, see cypress.

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Cupressus arizonica

Cupressus arizonica, the Arizona cypress, is a North American species of trees in the cypress family.

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Cupressus lusitanica

Cupressus lusitanica, (cedro blanco; teotlate, distinctive names used in Mexico); cedro blanco means white cedar and is also known as Mexican white cedar or cedar-of-Goa, is a species of cypress native to Mexico and Central America (Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras).

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Cupressus macrocarpa

Hesperocyparis macrocarpa, commonly known as Monterey cypress, is a species of cypress native to the Central Coast of California.

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Cupressus nootkatensis

Cupressus nootkatensis is a species of trees in the cypress family native to the coastal regions of northwestern North America.

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Edward Kemp

Edward Kemp (25 September 1817 – 1 March 1891) was an English landscape architect and an author.

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In botany, an evergreen is a plant that has leaves throughout the year, always green.

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Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission is a non-ministerial government department responsible for forestry in England and Scotland (on 1 April 2013 Forestry Commission Wales merged with other agencies to become Natural Resources Wales).

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A fungus (plural: fungi or funguses) is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that includes unicellular microorganisms such as yeasts and molds, as well as multicellular fungi that produce familiar fruiting forms known as mushrooms.

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The gymnosperms are a group of seed-producing plants that includes conifers, cycads, Ginkgo, and Gnetales.

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Haggerston Castle

Haggerston Castle was a castle located in the county of Northumberland, England at Haggerston about south of Berwick-upon-Tweed.

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A hedge or hedgerow is a line of closely spaced shrubs and tree species, planted and trained to form a barrier or to mark the boundary of an area.

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Horticulture is the branch of agriculture that deals with the art, science, technology, and business of vegetable garden plant growing.

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International Association for Plant Taxonomy

The International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT) promotes an understanding of plant biodiversity, facilitates international communication of research between botanists, and oversees matters of uniformity and stability in plant names.

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Junipers are coniferous plants in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae.

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Leighton Hall, Powys

Leighton Hall is an estate located to the east of Welshpool in the historic county of Montgomeryshire, now Powys, in Wales.

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Mount Kenya

Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro.

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New Phytologist

New Phytologist is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published on behalf of the New Phytologist Trust by Wiley-Blackwell.

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Northumberland (RP pronunciation) is a county in North East England.

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In taxonomy, a group is said to be paraphyletic if it consists of all the descendants of the group's last common ancestor minus a small number of monophyletic subgroups of descendants, typically just one or two such subgroups.

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The order Pinales in the division Pinophyta, class Pinopsida, comprises all the extant conifers.

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The conifers, division Pinophyta, also known as division Coniferophyta or Coniferae, are one of 12 extant division-level taxa within the Kingdom Plantae (Viridiplantae) and 10 within the extant land plants.

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Plants, also called green plants, are multicellular eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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Plant nursery

A nursery is a place where plants are propagated and grown to usable size.

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Royal Forestry Society

The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) is an educational charity and one of the oldest membership organisations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for those actively involved in woodland management.

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Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) was founded in 1804 in London, England, as the Horticultural Society of London, and gained its present name in a Royal Charter granted in 1861.

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Snow is precipitation in the form of flakes of crystalline water ice that falls from clouds.

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Systematic Botany

Systematic Botany is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the study of systematic botany.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph is a British daily morning English-language broadsheet newspaper, published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed throughout the United Kingdom and internationally.

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Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) is a regional group of United Kingdom national museums and the county archives service located across the Tyne and Wear area of north-east England.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Western Mail (Wales)

The Western Mail is a daily newspaper published by Media Wales Ltd in Cardiff, Wales owned by the UK's largest newspaper company, Trinity Mirror.

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William Dallimore

William Dallimore (1871 – 7 November 1959) was an English botanist who published a “Handbook of Coniferae” and who played an important role in the start and development of Bedgebury Pinetum.

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Workman Publishing Company

Workman Publishing Company is an independent publisher of trade books and calendars, known primarily for non-fiction books along with calendars.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leyland_cypress

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