CHERRIES! Sunday, April 19th 1:30 pm $20. fee
The 2015 Tubbs Lecture “Japanese Flowering Cherries: A 100 Year-Long Love Affair,” presented by Professor Anthony Aiello, Director of Horticulture at the Morris Arboretum, will detail the history of the cherry tree’s rise to popularity.
A tour of Willowwood Arboretum’s Cherry Collection will follow, along with light refreshments. The cost of this program is $20.00.
“Japanese flowering cherries were a favorite of Henry and Robert Tubbs and are an important component of the spring landscape at Willowwood. The Willowwood Cherry collection contains 41 different cultivars,” explains John Morse, Morris County Park Commission Manager of Horticulture.
This program is presented in partnership with the Willowwood Foundation.
The cost of this program is $20. To register, please call 973-326-7601.
The Morris County Park Commission has partnered with the Willowwood Foundation whose generous grant supports this first in a series of Horticulture Lectures.
For more information about Willowwood's Cherry Collection, please look at the "Photo" page for pictures of Willowwood's Cherries and visit "Garden Seasonal Highlights" for a list of Cherry plantings.
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