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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

Acer palmatum Dissectum Atropurpureum Group "Trees for Urban Spaces: New Cultivars and Proven Performers"
Mike Worthington, Worthington Farms

October 6, 2011 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Mike Worthington grows small flowering trees, shade trees, large hollies, and conifers on more than 300 acres at Worthington Farms, a wholesale nursery in Greenville, North Carolina. The lecture will feature trees that will tolerate drought, heat, and space constraints. Mike looks forward to sharing the plants that his nursery and his clients have found to be well adapted to our area along with some new and exciting selections currently under evaluation.

Cost: Free for Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum members, NC State University students (with ID), and Department of Horticultural Science faculty and staff, all others $5.00.
Registration: Advance registration is not available.
Location: Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Directions: Need directions? Click here.
Parking: Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Questions: Please call (919) 513-7005 for more information about this lecture.

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