Fonds HDE - RBGE Plant Labels

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GB235 HDE

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RBGE Plant Labels

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  • 1900 - 1970 (Creation)

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7 labels in a small white box.

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Archival history

Labels 1-4 were found by Horticulturist S. Ainslie who transferred them to the RBGE Archives in September 2013.

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RBGE Horticulture Department

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Plant labels found by members of the RBGE Horticulture Department and transferred to the Archives:
1: Magnolia acuminata, United States - found to the east of the copse, RBGE; a label intended to hang from the tree, this type of label had the impressed letters painted white by hand, then the entire label was hand painted black - would have been surrounded by a metal holder which has since decomposed - probably dates to around 1940?
2: Ilex laevigata; a temporary label found during excavations for the new Alpine House, 2012 - small label attached to wire which would have been pushed into the ground - probably dates to c.1960?
3: Viburnum dilatatum, c.1960? - temporary label from new Alpine House area.
4: Viburnum farreri - 'layers' - found in Nursery, troughs area - used when 'layering' viburnum - obtaining shoots from roots or branches.
5: Alpinia calcarata
6: Rhododendron hodgsonii
7: LA47

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The box is added to as more labels are found and transferred.

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corroded

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GB235

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