The Plantsman

The Plantsman, published quarterly, is the RHS premier publication dedicated to a deeper understanding and appreciation of plants

No other regular publication balances such an authoritative and accessible mix of plant profiles, horticulture, botany and plant development. Published quarterly, each 68-page colour issue covers subjects such as:

  • Profiles and evaluations of plant genera, species and cultivars of horticultural merit
  • Recent plant introductions and descriptions of new plants
  • New or advanced cultivation and propagation techniques
  • Detailed accounts and findings from RHS trials
  • Developments in plant taxonomy and changes to names of garden plants
  • Plant exploration and travel
  • Opinions and viewpoints of prominent horticultural figures
  • Conservation of garden plants and wild plants of horticultural interest
  • Advances in plant breeding and development of new garden plants
  • Profiles of plant experts, breeders and horticultural personalities
  • Botanical illustration and its development

Back issues 2010 to present

£8.50 (£9.50 non-RHS members)
Tel    020 3176 5820

Back issues 1991 to 2009

Sale price £4.00
View back issues 1991 to 2009 contents (144kB pdf)
Tel    01733 294676


View The Plantsman Index 1994 - 2009 (550kB pdf)

For indexes after 2009 please click on the December links below.
A published index for 1979 to 1994 is available to consult in the Lindley Library, but it is not yet available online.

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