Collection Details

Meconopsis 'Mrs Jebb'

Quercus (Sir Bernard Lovell collection) NEW


Tatton Garden Society

Cheshire

Description

The collection began in 1948 and has proved, over the long term, to be a good site for a wide range of Quercus taxa. The soil is a deep sand or sandy loam. This free-draining soil is suitable for many oaks. In Cheshire, rain falls on average 10 days per month, spread evenly throughout the year of 40-80mm. Average monthly temperatures range 2-22°C. The topography is of a fairly level nature falling away to the river basin at the western end. The site is exposed to westerly winds but has a shelterbelt to the north.

Contact

David Skidmore

Address

The Lovell Quinta Arboretum

Swettenham Lane

Swettenham Village

Near Congleton

Cheshire

CW12 2LF

Telephone

01565 831981

E-mail

admin@tattongardensociety.org.uk

Website

https://lovellquintaarboretum.co.uk

Statistics

47 species
16 cultivars
63 taxa

Best time to view

Summer and autumn.

Opening Times

Open daily except Christmas Day, 9am-dusk.

Entry

£2.50 donation

Directions

The Arboretum is located behind the Swettenham Arms public house in the village of Swettenham, Cheshire.

  • Disabled access
  • Dogs Permitted On Leads
  • NGS
  • Parking
Quercus marilandica
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