The Lovell Quinta Arboretum


Last updated: 28 June 2019

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Address and contact details
Swettenham, Cheshire, CW12 2LF
Email: Rtaylor715@btinternet.com
Web site: www.tattongardensociety.co.uk
Latitude: 53° 12' 3" N
Longitude: 2° 18' 14"W
Background to the collection
Year founded:1950
Ownership:Tatton Garden Society
Umbrella organisation:Tatton Garden Society
Personnel
Curator:R. Taylor
Contact person:R. Taylor
Total Staff:1 p.t plus volunteers
Total Horticultural Staff:1 p.t plus volunteers
Policies
Accessions:The genus and species listed in Bean
Collections:Fraxinus and Pinus
Physical environment
Altitude:63 m
Soil type:Sandy loam
Aspect:Westerly
Total area:11 hectares
Weather recordsY
Plant collection
Families:86
Genera:243
Species:826
Accessions:2428
Plants:2428
Special families within the collections:
Fagaceae, Oleaceae, Pinaceae
Special genera within the collections:
Fraxinus, Pinus and Quercus
Special collections:
Conifer, ICCP
Families 3; Genera 12, species 24, taxa 102.
Pinus, NCCPG
Fraxinus, NCCPG
Record Keeping:Computerised
Record System:Pear Technology Arboretum DB
Phenological records:No
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Herbarium:No
Library:No
Research facilities:No
Publications:No
Identifications:internal Ids only
Teaching and Education:No
Interpretation:Noticeboard, Interpretive panels and plant labels
Friends Organisation:No
Visitor facilities:None
Access to the collections
Access conditions:By arrangement with the Curator
Public access:Every day of the year apart from Xmas day
Honesty Box
Visitors per year:5,000 approximately
Public opening hours:9am until dusk every day 7 days per week
Guiding principles behind the collection
A representative collection of trees and shrubs that are hardy in northern England
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