Fritz Joseph Encke
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Encke, the third and youngest son of the garden architect Fritz Encke , worked as a gardener in German and North American nurseries in the 1920s. In 1929 he came to the Frankfurt Palmengarten , of which he was director from 1945 to 1968.
- Plants for rooms and balconies . 1952 (1st to 8th edition 1964 under this title; 9th edition 1973 to 13th edition 1987 as "Indoor Plants").
- Summer flowers . 1961.
- The most beautiful cold and warm house plants . 1968 (2nd edition 1987 under the title "Cold and Warm House Plants").
- Dwarf rock gardens . 1978.
- Climbing plants for home and garden . 1980.
- Potted plants . 1982.
- Robert Zander : Zander. Concise dictionary of plant names. Edited by Walter Erhardt , Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold . 17th edition. Eugen Ulmer, Stuttgart 2002, ISBN 3-8001-3573-6 , p. 8 (year of death wrong here!).
|SURNAME||Encke, Fritz Joseph|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German horticultural writer and gardener|
|DATE OF BIRTH||August 1, 1904|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Cologne|
|DATE OF DEATH||March 4, 2000|
|Place of death||Greifenstein (Hesse)|