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Who was Francis Masson? Read our blog to find out

Francis Masson was a plant hunter in the 18th century. Read on to find out where he was and why he spent nearly 12 years of his life there, exploring, recording, collecting and dispatching seeds, bulbs and plants back to Kew including what is now the probably the world’s oldest pot plant!

How Francis Masson found the world’s oldest pot plant…and a few other things  Posted on 25/06/2016


The further adventures of Francis Masson – the man with itchy feet  Posted on 02/07/2016