Tree Mob™! Cherries Galore

by Pam Thompson, Manager of Adult Education
April 16, 2016

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Tree Mob™! Cherries Galore

Cherries Galore

The Arboretum’s collection of cherry trees includes some rare native species, some plants collected early in E. H. Wilson’s career, and many not easily found in the nursery trade. Join horticultural technologist Kit Ganshaw, who cares for plants in the Bradley Rosaceous Collection, as she shows off some gems in the genus Prunus. We’ll gather near the Forest Hills Gate where, in a small area, we will be able to explore a diversity of unusual cherries in bloom. Meet at Acc. # 706-31*B Prunus cyclamina on Tuesday, April 19 at 3:00pm.

Directions to the Arnold Arboretum.

Parking: Park along the Arborway near the Arborway Gate or in front of the Hunnewell Building (for the duration of the mob only). Follow Willow Path or Meadow Road to the Forest Hills Gate. Public Transportation: Take the T to Forest Hills. Exit the upper level of the station and cross South Street. Turn right on South Street and head uphill, parallel to the exit ramp, to the Forest Hills Gate.

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