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Mistletoe For New Year’s Eve With Botanist Mariko Whyte

Mistletoe from Charlton was selling well at the Town Hall Country Market before Christmas. But the seasonal favourite is relatively scarce in Dorset and Wiltshire.

Mistletoe does grow readily across an area from Somerset to the West Midlands, though. Nick Crump learns more about these parasitic plants and the insects that depend on them.

Mariko Whyte

Nick talks with local botanist Mariko Whyte on Park Walk.

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