Tregrehan


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Address and contact details
Par, Cornwall, PL24 2SJ
Tel: 01726 812438
Fax: 01726 814389
Latitude: 50° 12' 55" N
Longitude: 4° 44' 23" W
Background to the collection
Ownership:Private, T. Hudson
Umbrella organisation:PlantNetwork individual
Personnel
Owner: T. Hudson
Contact person: T. Hudson
Total Staff:4
Physical environment
Altitude:50 m
Soil type:Loam, acid
Aspect:South
Total area:10 ha
Weather recordsNo records kept
Temperature
Absolute minimum:-10 °C
Wind
Direction:South
Plant collection
Genera:350
Plants:5000
Notable plants within the collection:
Approximately 15 Champion trees
Geographical area(s) of specialisation:
China, Eastern Asia, Indo-China, New Zealand, North and Central Mexico, Southern South America, Tasmania
Special families within the collections:
Aceraceae, Betulaceae, Ericaceae, Fagaceae, Flacourtiaceae, Lauraceae, Magnoliaceae, Pinaceae, Podocarpaceae, Rosaceae, Styracaceae, Theaceae
Special genera within the collections:
Camellia
Special collections:
Conifers, ICCP – 16 Genera, 27 Species, 27 Taxa, 27 Accessions, 42 Plants
Record Keeping:Kept since 1988
Computerised
Record System:Microsoft
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Herbarium:No
Library:No
Research facilities:No
Publications:No
Identifications:No
Teaching and Education:Potential for public education
Interpretation:Supervised guided walks
Friends Organisation:No
Visitor facilities:Café, plant shop
Access to the collections
Public access:Admission charge
Visitors per year:1,500
Public opening hours:Wed-Sun: 10.30am-5pm (mid Mar-mid June)
Wed only: 2pm-5pm (mid June-Aug)
Guiding principles behind the collection
Aims to cultivate woody, wild-collected material from warm, temperate regions and to maintain them in an aesthetic manner.
Location map
Location map

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