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The effect of nitrogen on container grown shrubs in peat based substrates


, : The effect of nitrogen on container grown shrubs in peat based substrates. Acta Horticulturae (26): 113-117

The results are presented of trials at Efford, Luddington and Rosewarne Horticultural Stations with Hebe parviflora angustofilia, Escallonia cvs Crimson Spire and Apple Blossom, Cupressocyparis leylandii, Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, Cytisus sp., Hydrangea macrophylla hortensia Miss Belgium, Ilex aquifolium Aureo-marginata, Elaeagnus pungens Maculata, Viburnum tinus and rose Super Star grown in UC Mix C, UC Mix D or GCRI substrates with different levels of N.


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